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    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll
    Oct27

    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamenta… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine election: Pro-Western assembly emerging as ballots counted
    Oct27

    Ukraine election: Pro-Western assembly emerging as ballots counted

    Pro-Europe parties secured a big win in an election in Ukraine, a partial vote count showed on Monday, with President Petro Poroshenko hailing people’s support for his plan to end a separatist war and pursue democratic reforms sought by the West. …read more Source:...

    2 pro-European parties take joint lead Ukraine parliamentary election
    Oct27

    2 pro-European parties take joint lead Ukraine parliamentary election

    With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamentary election. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll
    Oct27

    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamentary election. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Darth Vader Not Allowed To Vote In Ukraine Elections
    Oct27

    Darth Vader Not Allowed To Vote In Ukraine Elections

    Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side… except maybe in Ukraine, where it turns out being a Sith Lord isn’t all that.Darth Vader, a candidate running for a seat in the nation’s parliament, was turned away at his polling place when he refused to take off his mask. Hours later, it looked like he had little chance of...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Oct27

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. Dilma Rousseff narrowly beat her rival Aécio Neves for another term as Brazil’s president. 2. Investors have not taken the re-election news well. 3. Twenty-five banks failed the European Central Bank’s stress test due to capital shortfalls. 4. Nine of those banks were in...

    Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote
    Oct27

    Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted in several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the former Soviet nation’s drift away from Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine voters embrace West and peace with rebels
    Oct27

    Ukraine voters embrace West and peace with rebels

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Western and nationalist parties were on course Monday for a crushing Ukrainian election win, boosting President Petro Poroshenko’s bid to merge his country with Europe and make peace with pro-Russian rebels.Early results and exit polls indicated overwhelming support for Poroshenko’s drive to break his war-torn...

    Ukraine leader: voters want ‘path to Europe’
    Oct27

    Ukraine leader: voters want ‘path to Europe’

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko hailed exit poll results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections, saying the projected outcome gives “a powerful and irreversible backing to Ukraine’s path to Europe.” …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Oct. 27
    Oct27

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Oct. 27

    Two exit polls indicated that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s party would secure a narrow victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election, falling substantially short of an outright majority. The Lebanese army moved tanks and commando forces into the northern city of Tripoli on Sunday, where fighting with Muslim militants has...