Mon, 17 Dec 2018

Why Moscow and St. Petersburg aren't Russia

Life in Moscow and St. Petersburg is unlike that in other Russian towns and cities. It is so different in ...

New Ukrainian Orthodox Leader Gives First Liturgy, Urging Unity

KYIV -- In his first liturgy as leader of the new Ukrainian national Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Epifaniy has urged Ukrainians ...

Protesters Detained Outside Moscow FSB Headquarters

MOSCOW -- Russian police have arrested seven people protesting outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB) in Moscow, ...

Kremlin-Backed Candidate Wins Rerun Vote In Russia's Far East

A Kremlin-backed candidate for governor of Russia's Far East region of Primorye has won a repeat election for the post ...

Kremlin Candidate Wins in Repeated Vote in Russia's Far East

MOSCOW - Russians living in the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai elected a Kremlin-backed candidate for governor on Sunday ...

Georgia's First Woman President Sworn In Amid Opposition Protests

Salome Zurabishvili has been sworn into office as Georgia's first woman president, as the opposition continued to denounce her election ...

After Rare Misfire, Kremlin Set to Win Regional Vote

MOSCOW - A Kremlin-backed candidate is on track to be governor of a region on Russia's Pacific coast, voting results ...

New Ukrainian Orthodox Leader Gives 1st Liturgy, Urges Unity

MINSK, BELARUS - In his first liturgy as head of the newly christened Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Epiphanius called for ...

Kremlin-Backed Candidate Leads Vote Count In Russia's Primorye Region

A Kremlin-backed candidate for governor of Russia's Far East region of Primorye was on track to win a repeat election ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on December 16

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, December 16, 2018, and picked headlines ...

Putin Says Rap Music Should Be 'Directed'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the rising popularity of rap music among Russian youth. Speaking at a ...

Putin Says Rap Music Should Be Controlled

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the rising popularity of rap music among Russian youth. Speaking at a ...

Voters Try Again In Russia's Far East Primorye Gubernatorial Election

Voting stations have opened in Russia's Far Eastern Primorye region in a rerun of a scandal-hit gubernatorial election. Four candidates ...

Voters Try Again In Primorsky Gubernatorial Election In Russia

Voting stations have opened in Russia's Far Eastern Primorsky Krai in a rerun of a scandal-hit gubernatorial election. Four candidates ...

Putin: Rap Cant Be Banned, Must Be Controlled

MOSCOW - Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise ...

Ukraine Announces Creation Of Independent Church, Selects Leader

Ukrainian Orthodox leaders have agreed on the creation of a new national Orthodox church and elected a leader to head ...

Ukraine Orthodox Priests Form Unified Church, Elect Leader

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced a historic church council has agreed on the creation of an independent Orthodox church ...

Putin Says Rap Music Should Be 'Controlled'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the rising popularity of rap music among Russian youth. Speaking at a ...

Ukraine Orthodox Priests To Hold Historic Meeting In Kyiv

Senior Ukrainian Orthodox priests are due to hold a historic council on December 15 in a bid to form a ...

Kasparov: Russia Increasingly Losing Its Standing On World Stage

A prominent Kremlin critic says Russia has been rapidly losing its standing on the world stage due to President Vladimir ...

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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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