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Photo of Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, by Jurij Skoblenko via
November 26, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

A month after the parliamentary election, Ukrainians are still watching the same political soap opera unravel in grinding coalition talks. But instead of new government appointments, all they can expect […]

Pope Francis meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew I in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during his 2014 pilgrimage to the Holy Land photo Nir Hason

In Turkey Friday, Pope aims to warm ties with Orthodox Christians

November 26, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The central part of Pope Francis’ three-day visit to Turkey is to continue his predecessors’ efforts to end the theological dispute 15 centuri ...

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France to send armoured unit to Poland

November 26, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Warsaw on November 25 that France plans to send an armoured military unit to Poland for exercises ...


Political pressure mounts on Ukraine’s Poroshenko

November 25, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

Political pressure is mounting both at home and abroad on Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, with critics arguing he lacks direction in comba ...

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    French far-right National Front reveals Russian financing
    November 25, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Amid growing evidence of links between the Kremlin and far-right groups across Europe, France’s National Front has admitted taking a multimillion-dollar loan from a bank controlled by Russia. The admission […]

  • Handshake between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
    Turkey’s president Erdogan: Women not equal to men
    November 24, 2014, by VOANews

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that women are not equal to men, saying Islam has defined a position for women: motherhood. Speaking to a conference in Istanbul on […]