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 2018-12-16 12:54 

RT.com

'Blatant & brazen': Russian lawmaker lambastes US 'interference' in Nord Stream 2 deal...

Washington has absolutely no say in the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline deal, and pressuring Germany into dumping the project equates to meddling in other nations' domestic affairs, Senator Konstantin Kosachev said....

 2018-12-16 12:47 

Sputnik International

Qatar to Invest $20Bln in US LNG Projects Over Next 5 Years - Energy Minister...

DOHA (Sputnik) - Doha intends to invest $20 billion in US energy projects over the next five years, Qatari Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said on Sunday....

 2018-12-16 12:42 

RT.com

'World's most beautiful team': Russian women's handball stars gear up for Euro final (PHOTOS)...

Russia's women's handball team take on France in the European Championship final on Sunday in a repeat of the 2016 Olympic showdown in Rio De Janeiro in which Russia claimed a stunning gold....

 2018-12-16 12:19 

RT.com

'Golliwogs for rich people': Prada pulls 'racist' dolls following outrage (PHOTOS)...

High-end fashion label Prada has said it will recall a controversial line of toys after it faced a barrage of criticism and cries of racism for the blackface-like characters....

 2018-12-16 12:15 

TASS

Zurabishvili sworn in as Georgia's first female president...

The inauguration ceremony was held in Batonis-Tsikhe, the residence of King Heraclius II...

 2018-12-16 12:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Skopje, Sofia Not Speaking Same Language When It Comes To Macedonian...

A Bulgarian minister has threatened to try to block Macedonia's bids to join the EU and NATO over Skopje's insistence that Macedonian is its own language....

 2018-12-16 12:10 

Radio Prague

Jobs database for former soldiers, military veterans launched...

The Interior Ministry the and Union of Industry and Transport have createda job database to help veterans of the armed forces find work in theprivate sector after ending their military service. Defense Minister Lubomr Metnar said soldiers will have direct...

 2018-12-16 12:07 

KyivPost.com

Religious, political worlds react to creation of Ukrainian Orthodox Church...

The news that Ukraine had finally created a unified national Orthodox Church on Dec. 15 brought swift reactions from the religious and political worlds — mostly positive, some negative. The Unification Council, held in Kyiv's Saint Sophia Cathed...

 2018-12-16 12:00 

Zero Hedge

Psychoanalysing NATO: Schizophrenia...

Authored by Patrick Armstrong via The Strategic Culture Foundation, NATO sorrowfully explains its problems with Russia on its official website : For more than two decades, NATO has worked to build a partnership with Russia, developing dialogue and practic...

 2018-12-16 11:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Rescuers' average monthly salary to increase to 1,000...

The 2019 state budget recently adopted by the Riigikogu will allow for rescuers's monthly salaries to be increased by an average of 23.6% to 1,000, the Rescue Board said....

 2018-12-16 11:50 

Sputnik International

E Europe May 'Gravitate' to Russia, China Amid Falling US Clout - Slovenian FM...

The statement came after Miro Cerar travelled to the US on Friday to sit down with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton, in what became the first official visit by a Slovenian Foreign Minister to Washington since 2010....

 2018-12-16 11:40 

Sputnik International

Chelsea FC Fans Caught Displaying Nazi Symbol in Budapest (PHOTOS)...

The controversial images surfaced on social media as Chelsea FC is being investigated by UEFA over an anti-Semitic chant which was sang by the club's supporters....

 2018-12-16 11:34 

Sputnik International

Father of Stuttgart FC Captain Dies at Stadium After Match...

Herbert Gentner, father of Christian Gentner, a professional footballer and the captain of Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart, died at the Mercedes-Benz Arena after watching a match featuring his son, club officials have confirmed....

 2018-12-16 11:30 

Sputnik International

Tour Bus Crashes in Switzerland Killing One, Injuring 44 (PHOTO)...

One person died and 44 sustained injuries on Sunday following a bus crash outside the city of Zurich, local police reported following the incident....

 2018-12-16 11:29 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Activists, Journalists Detained As Kazakhstan Marks Anniversary Of Independence...

Police in Almaty have detained several human rights activists who attempted to stage a demonstration as the country marked the 27th anniversary of its independence from the former Soviet Union....

 2018-12-16 11:24 

romea.cz

Lety after the Romani genocide, Part Two: Survivors erect a cross, protests against pig farm ignored...
 2018-12-16 11:23 

KyivPost.com

UNIAN: Moscow Patriarchate's Onufriy loses title of Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine...

Following the Unification Council held in Kyiv on Dec 15 head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) of the Moscow Patriarchate, Onufriy, after the Unification Council officially lost the title of Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, according to a press...

 2018-12-16 11:17 

Sputnik International

'Lucky Leg': Russian NHL Hockey Player Saves Gates with His Heel...

Andrey Vasilevskiy, the goaltender of "Tampa Bay Lightning" hockey team, who just recovered from leg injury, showed tremendous skills in a game against "Toronto Maple Leafs", making 48 saves throughout the game....

 2018-12-16 11:16 

TASS

Senator slams US statement on Nord Stream 2 as meddling in sovereign partners' affairs...

According to Konstantin Kosachev, this stance runs counter to the interests of Russia and other countries, which are not US satellites...

 2018-12-16 11:14 

KyivPost.com

RFE/RL: Armenian election commission confirms landslide victory for Pashinian's bloc...

Armenia's Central Election Commission has officially confirmed the landslide victory of acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's My Step alliance in the Dec. 9 snap parliamentary elections. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Armenian election commiss...

 2018-12-16 11:14 

Sputnik International

UK Drops Deportation of Iranian Rapist Who Pretended to Be Christian on Twitter...

An Iranian illegal alien, who had served a jail term for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl, claims that he cannot be deported to his native country because he has left Islam to follow Jesus. The judge took his side, saying that even though his conver...

 2018-12-16 11:05 

RT.com

Butina may have pleaded guilty under 'pressure' & in order to get back home ex-state senator to RT...

The US may have used months of solitary confinement to "pressure" jailed Russian gun activist Maria Butina into pleading guilty, international law attorney and former Pennsylvania State Senator Bruce Marks told RT....

 2018-12-16 11:03 

KyivPost.com

Wall Street Journal: Ukraine creates 'a church without Putin'...

Ukraine declared the founding of a national Orthodox church independent of Russia, stripping the Kremlin of an instrument it has used for centuries in efforts to dominate its neighbor. Read more here. The post Wall Street Journal: Ukraine creates 'a c...

 2018-12-16 10:58 

KyivPost.com

Hromadske Radio: 'Ukraine calling' interviews global political analyst Michael Bociurkiw...

Editor's Note: The following is the English-language transcript of Hromadske Radio's "Ukraine Calling" program on Dec. 16, interviewing global political analyst Michael Bociurkiw on the latest events in Ukraine. Hello and welcome to this w...

 2018-12-16 10:54 

Sputnik International

At Least 5 Injured in Helicopter's Hard Landing in Russia's Tomsk Region...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least five people were injured as a result of a hard landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Russia's Tomsk Region on Sunday, a representative of the dispatch office of the administration of Kedrovy town, where the incident occurred, tol...

 2018-12-16 10:53 

RT.com

Father of Stuttgart captain Christian Gentner dies in stadium after Bundesliga game...

The father of Stuttgart captain Christian Gentner died suddenly inside the team's stadium after watching his son play in the Bundesliga victory against Hertha Berlin on Saturday....

 2018-12-16 10:50 

Sputnik International

WATCH Protest Against UN Migration Pact in Brussels...

People have taken to the streets of the Belgian capital of Brussels in order to protest against the controversial UN migration pact....

 2018-12-16 10:47 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Armenian Election Commission Confirms Landslide Victory For Pashinian's Bloc...

Armenia's Central Election Commission has officially confirmed the landslide victory of acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's My Step alliance in the December 9 snap parliamentary elections....

 2018-12-16 10:38 

RT.com

Modern army or dark age relic? Twitter erupts after Indian general says women not ready for combat...

The Twittersphere is gone into meltdown after an Indian army chief said that women are not suitable for combat roles since they have children to raise. Plus, male soldiers may be peering at them when they change clothes, he added....

 2018-12-16 10:36 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistan Complains To Iranian Ambassador About Militants' Border Attack...

Islamabad has lodged a formal protest with Tehran about an attack by militants who killed six Pakistani paramilitary troops as they were patrolling a mountainous area near the Iranian border....

 2018-12-16 10:35 

The Moscow Times

Ukraine's President Names Leader of New Church in Historic Split From Russia...

Kiev says Moscow-backed churches on its soil are a Kremlin tool to spread propaganda....

 2018-12-16 10:33 

Sputnik International

You Can Clearly Hear They Planned Khashoggi's Murder in Advance - Turkish FM...

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that voice recordings allegedly pertaining to the Khashoggi case prove the murder was planned in advance....

 2018-12-16 10:32 

KyivPost.com

Washington Post: Mounting legal threats surround Trump as nearly every organization he has led is under investigation...

Two years after Donald Trump won the presidency, nearly every organization he has led in the past decade is under investigation. Read more here. The post Washington Post: Mounting legal threats surround Trump as nearly every organization he has led is und...

 2018-12-16 10:27 

RT.com

'Iconic milestone': Qatar unveils design for spectacular World Cup final stadium (PHOTOS/VIDEO)...

The World Cup is heading to Qatar in 2022 and plans are gathering pace with the unveiling of the spectacular design for the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium, which will host the final of the tournament....

 2018-12-16 10:23 

The Moscow Times

Kremlin Should Take The Lead on Rap Music, Not Close it Down, Putin Says...

"If it's impossible to stop something, you've got to take charge of it," Putin said....

 2018-12-16 10:22 

Accent TV

Igor Dodon congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan Independence Day...

The Head of State sent a letter of congratulations on behalf of the Moldavian people and on his own behalf. "Please accept my warmest congratulations on the occasion of the national holiday...

 2018-12-16 10:22 

Accent TV

Igor Dodon visited the “Blessed Joseph” orphanage that received help from the “Din Suflet” Foundation...

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 2018-12-16 10:22 

Accent TV

Moldova and the countries of South-Eastern Europe will exchange DNA data...

The countries of South-Eastern Europe will automatically exchange DNA data, fingerprints and vehicle registration data with a number of countries, including Moldova. This agreement will help...

 2018-12-16 10:22 

RT.com

One dead, dozens injured in bus crash near Zurich...
 2018-12-16 10:21 

Publika.MD - Ştiri

"Lastaras" kindergarten from Draguseni village moved to a new building. Prime Minister Pavel Filip attended the event...

The "Lastaras" kindergarten from Draguseni village, Straseni district, moved to a new building.The former gymnasium in the locality has been renovated and equipped with all that is needed for the little ones. Citete mai departe......

 2018-12-16 10:19 

Sputnik International

Iran Gov't Confident OPEC Will Reach Deal on Output Cuts...

Iranian officials say OPEC's recent decision to cut output will reflect positively on the Islamic Republic's economy, as Tehran is still hoping to maintain some of its oil exports despite stringent US sanctions....

 2018-12-16 10:18 

KyivPost.com

UNIAN: In Donbas sniper kills Ukrainian soldier...

On Dec. 15, Russian-backed separatists violated the ceasefire 12 times in Donbas, including using weapons banned by Minsk Agreements, Ukrainian military reports. One Ukrainian soldier was shot dead by an enemy sniper and another one was injured in combat....

 2018-12-16 10:13 

Sputnik International

Israeli Troops Discover Fourth Hezbollah Tunnel as Military Op Under Way...

In early December, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) launched Operation Northern Shield to "expose and neutralise cross-border" tunnels that the Hezbollah militant group was allegedly planning to use to attack Israel from Lebanese soil....

 2018-12-16 10:10 

Radio Prague

Respekt: EU budget chief suggests ways for Czech PM to avoid conflict ofinterest...

EU Budget Commissioner Gnther Oettinger has recommended three ways forCzech Prime Minister Andrej Babi (ANO) to avoid a conflict of interest asregards the Agrofert concern, the investigative weekly Respekt reports.Oettinger said in a letter, published in ...

 2018-12-16 10:09 

Publika.MD - Ştiri

Prime Minister Pavel Filip at inauguration of Christmas Fair: Let's enjoy these beautiful moments, because we all deserve them...

Premier Pavel Filip participated at the inauguration of the Christmas Fair on the 31 August Street from Chisinau."I feel an extraordinary warmth coming from your hearts, full of joy and kindness", said the Prime-Minister. Citete mai departe......

 2018-12-16 10:07 

KyivPost.com

Ukrinform: Germany to give Ukraine 35 million euros for combating climate change...

Germany will provide Ukraine with financial assistance worth 35 million euros to combat climate change, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has reported. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Germany to give Ukraine 35 million euros for combating ...

 2018-12-16 09:56 

Sputnik International

Meghan Markle 'Pulls Harry Away' From Will as She Asks Him to Skip Royal Hunt...

Harry, 34, and William, 36, have been shooting pheasants since they were children, but times are changing at Kensington Palace following the arrival of former actress Meghan Markle....

 2018-12-16 09:56 

Sputnik International

Powerful Quake of 6.2 Magnitude Strikes Indonesia - USGS...

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked an area located 168 km southwest of the Indonesian town of Jayapura, the US Geological Survey reported on Sunday....

 2018-12-16 09:44 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Pro Patria board endorses party's candidate lists...

At an assembly held at the Tallinn Botanic Garden on Saturday, the extended board of the Pro Patria Party endorsed the party's lists of candidates for the 2019 Riigikogu elections to take place on 3 March....

 2018-12-16 09:43 

KyivPost.com

New York Times: Climate negotiators reach an overtime deal to keep Paris pact alive...

KATOWICE, Poland — Diplomats from nearly 200 countries reached a deal on Dec. 15 to keep the Paris climate agreement alive by adopting a detailed set of rules to implement the pact. Read more here. The post New York Times: Climate negotiators reach ...

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