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    Martin Schulz: Turkey on way to becoming ”one-man state”
    May23

    Martin Schulz: Turkey on way to becoming ”one-man state”

    Recent moves by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan represent a ”stunning rejection of the values of Europe” and make any discussion of Turkey becoming a member of the EU ”effectively impossible,” European Parliament President Martin Schulz said in an interview published Monday, according to POLITICO.”We see that Turkey under Erdogan is on the...

    Adele wins Top Artist Award at Billboard Music Awards
    May23

    Adele wins Top Artist Award at Billboard Music Awards

    Adele and The Weekend were the big winners at Sunday night`s Billboard music Awards, according to The Daily Mirror.The British superstar, who received eight nominations but wasn`t present at the ceremony as she continues her world tour, scooped the award for Top Artist, beating Justin Bieber, Drake, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, The Daily Mirror...

    Fitch affirms Ukrainian city of Kharkiv at `CCC`
    May23

    Fitch affirms Ukrainian city of Kharkiv at `CCC`

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Ukrainian City of Kharkiv`s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at `CCC,` and Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR at `C`, Fitch Ratings said in its press release.Fitch has also affirmed the city`s National Long-Term rating at `A+(ukr)` with a Negative Outlook, according to the press...

    Libya requests EU help training security services
    May23

    Libya requests EU help training security services

    Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has appealed to the EU requesting a rapid support contributing to the training of the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard, as well as the security service, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini was quoted as saying following the talks in Vienna on May 16...

    Russia offers to impose fines on agencies choosing foreign software over Russian equivalents – media
    May23

    Russia offers to impose fines on agencies choosing foreign software over Russian equivalents – media

    The Russian Ministry of Economic Development together with the relevant agencies have offered to deal with the dominance of foreign software in the market by fining officials for purchasing foreign soft if there are equivalent Russian-made software products, Russian information agency Rosbalt reports, with reference to the agreed draft report to...

    Cabinet to address issue on simplifying customs control
    May23

    Cabinet to address issue on simplifying customs control

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine plans to adopt a number of decisions at the next government meeting, tentatively scheduled for May 25, which will allow Ukraine to implement a ”single window” system at the country`s customs houses.”We will consider a number of customs-related issues at a government meeting, for example, the ”single window”....

    Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam
    May23

    Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam

    President Obama has announced that the United States is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam which has been in place for decades, according to CNN.In a joint news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that the removal of the ban was part of a deeper defense cooperation with the country and...

    Ukrainian diplomats caught smuggling cigarettes worth UAH 600,000
    May23

    Ukrainian diplomats caught smuggling cigarettes worth UAH 600,000

    A batch of cigarettes worth over UAH 600,000 has been discovered at a border check point on a Ukraine-Hungary border in a vehicle driven by a man with a diplomatic passport, the State Fiscal Service in Zakarpattia region has reported.On Saturday, May 21, 2016, a VW Transporter car driven by a citizen of Ukraine with a diplomatic passport entered...

    Reuters: Iran has no plans to freeze oil exports
    May23

    Reuters: Iran has no plans to freeze oil exports

    Iran has no plans to freeze the level of its oil production and exports, Deputy Oil Minister Rokneddin Javadi was quoted on Sunday as saying, Reuters reported.”Under the present circumstances, the government and the Oil Ministry have not issued any policy or plan to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) towards halting the increase in the...

    EU Foreign Ministers to discuss Eastern Partnership, Syria, migration
    May23

    EU Foreign Ministers to discuss Eastern Partnership, Syria, migration

    EU Foreign Affairs ministers are meeting in Brussels on May 23 to discuss the migration crisis as well as the situation in Syria and Iraq.”Before the Council, EU Foreign Affairs ministers will meet their counterparts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine for the 7th annual Eastern Partnership ministerial...

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