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Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws

Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Ukrainian lawmakers approved on Thursday the criminalization of protest activities that defined a recent wave of mass anti-government demonstrations, angering opponents of President Viktor Yanukovych.
French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report

French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

French actress Julie Gayet has initiated a privacy suit against Closer magazine over its report that she was having an affair with President Francois Hollande.
Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem

Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Battery problems have prompted the grounding of another Boeing 787, one year after a similar issue led to a months-long global suspension of the jet's flights.
Protesters stage new pro-EU rally in Ukraine

Protesters stage new pro-EU rally in Ukraine Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

Thousands of Ukrainian activists gathered in the capital, Kyiv, in continuation of last year's massive protest movement against the government's decision to forego closer ties with the European Union in favor of increased cooperation with Russia.
Ukraine capital hit by fresh protest violence

Ukraine capital hit by fresh protest violence Sat, 11 Jan, 2014

Clashes have erupted between riot police and protesters in Kiev, with several people injured, including members of the Ukrainian parliament taking part in the demonstration.
Ex-Nazi soldier charged over French massacre

Ex-Nazi soldier charged over French massacre Thu, 09 Jan, 2014

German prosecutors have charged an 88-year-old former member of the elite Waffen SS with taking part in the massacre of hundreds of French villagers during World War Two.
Turkey dismisses 350 police officers in Ankara

Turkey dismisses 350 police officers in Ankara Tue, 07 Jan, 2014

Turkish media say Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed nearly 350 police from their posts in the capital, amid a widening corruption scandal that has threatened his rule.
Second blast kills 14 people in Russia

Second blast kills 14 people in Russia Tue, 31 Dec, 2013

Russian authorities have increased security in and around the southern city of Volgograd after two suicide bomb attacks killed 31 people and left dozens more injured over the past two days. 
Pope calls for peace in South Sudan, Syria

Pope calls for peace in South Sudan, Syria Wed, 25 Dec, 2013

Pope Francis has called for peace in South Sudan and other troubled nations around the world in his first Christmas Day address. 
Turkish ministers resign over fraud probe

Turkish ministers resign over fraud probe Wed, 25 Dec, 2013

Turkey's environment minister has become the country's third cabinet minister to announce his resignation on Wednesday asa result of a high-level corruption probe.
EU promises tough summit with Russia over Ukraine

EU promises tough summit with Russia over Ukraine Sat, 21 Dec, 2013

European Union leaders are promising to confront Russia at an upcoming summit about what the giant trade bloc says is undue Russian pressure to steer Ukraine away from an economic alliance with the West and toward Moscow.
Russia approves amnesty covering punk band members, Greenpeace

Russia approves amnesty covering punk band members, Greenpeace Wed, 18 Dec, 2013

Russian lawmakers have approved a Kremlin-backed amnesty bill that could free the two jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot while also ending the prosecution of 30 Greenpeace crew members.
Turkey PM Erdogan condemns 'dirty' corruption probe

Turkey PM Erdogan condemns 'dirty' corruption probe Wed, 18 Dec, 2013

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a corruption probe in which dozens of people have been detained is part of a "dirty operation" against his administration, linking it to a summer of anti-government protests.
McCain meets with Ukrainian opposition, backs pro-EU protests

McCain meets with Ukrainian opposition, backs pro-EU protests Sun, 15 Dec, 2013

U.S. Senator John McCain met Saturday in the Ukrainian capital with key government and opposition leaders, ahead of a mass rally aimed at forcing the Kyiv government and its leader, President Viktor Yanukovych, from power.
Italian PM Letta wins confidence votes, vows reforms

Italian PM Letta wins confidence votes, vows reforms Thu, 12 Dec, 2013

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has won a key confidence vote in parliament after he pledged sweeping economic and political reforms.

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