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    Turkish president confirms transport minister as Turkey`s new PM
    May22

    Turkish president confirms transport minister as Turkey`s new PM

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday confirmed Minister of Transport, Maritime, and Communication Binali Yildirim as Turkey`s new prime minister and asked him to form a new government, according to the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT), Turkey`s national public broadcaster.The president first accepted the resignation of...

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 18 times on Sunday
    May22

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 18 times on Sunday

    Russian proxies have attacked Ukrainian forces in Donbas 18 times since the beginning of Sunday, using large-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, mortars, and small arms, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.”Having attacked the town of Avdiyivka with the use of heavy artillery systems at night, the...

    Reuters: FSA rebels to Syrian army – End assault in 48 hours or truce finished
    May22

    Reuters: FSA rebels to Syrian army – End assault in 48 hours or truce finished

    Mainstream Syrian rebel groups said on Sunday they would no longer abide by a threadbare ”cessation of hostilities” deal unless the Syrian army ended a major assault on their positions in the suburbs of Damascus within 48 hours, according to Reuters.A statement by the Free Syrian Army (FSA) signed by nearly 40 rebel groups that operate across...

    Bloomberg: Top wheat exporter Russia targeting corn as crop rises to record
    May22

    Bloomberg: Top wheat exporter Russia targeting corn as crop rises to record

    After overtaking the U.S. as the world`s largest wheat exporter, Russia is becoming a bigger part of the corn market with expectations for a record crop, according to Bloomberg.Russian farmers will boost production to 13.7 million metric tons in the season starting in October, an all-time high, according to Moscow-based consultant SovEcon. While...

    Reuters: Kyrgyzstan seeks to bring in Chinese factories
    May22

    Reuters: Kyrgyzstan seeks to bring in Chinese factories

    Kyrgyzstan is in talks with its giant neighbor China about relocating dozens of Chinese plants and factories to the Central Asian nation, foreign minister Erlan Abdyldayev said on Sunday, according to Reuters.China is a major supplier of consumer and industrial goods to the ex-Soviet Central Asia and an importer of local commodities such oil, gas...

    Avdiyivka under heavy artillery fire at night, civilian wounded, 1 WIA, 1 KIA
    May22

    Avdiyivka under heavy artillery fire at night, civilian wounded, 1 WIA, 1 KIA

    Russian proxies severely attacked the residential area of the town of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region at night, having wounded one civilian, one Ukrainian soldier and killed another soldier; they then turned their weapons to shell the militant-controlled city of Donetsk as an act of provocation, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist...

    BBC: Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm
    May22

    BBC: Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm

    Afghanistan`s spy agency has confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the U.S. targeted him in a drone strike, according to the BBC.The drone targeted his vehicle in a remote area of south-west Pakistan, near the Afghan border, on Saturday, the BBC wrote.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Mansour had posed...

    Parties to Donbas conflict cannot agree on number of armed police mission
    May22

    Parties to Donbas conflict cannot agree on number of armed police mission

    Participants in negotiations on the settlement of the Donbas crisis have been in dispute over the number of a future police contingent to be deployed in eastern Ukraine to ensure security during local elections in occupied areas in Donbas, according to zn.ua.The minimum possible number begins with 1,500 men, though Kyiv considers it unacceptably...

    EgyptAir MS804: Debris photos released
    May21

    EgyptAir MS804: Debris photos released

    The Egyptian military has released the first images of debris from doomed EgyptAir flight MS804, as the French aviation safety agency confirmed media reports of smoke in the cabin before the plane crashed into the Mediterranean, killing all 66 people on board, according to Australia`s ABC.The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the...

    6 Ukraine troops wounded in past 24 hrs in ATO zone
    May21

    6 Ukraine troops wounded in past 24 hrs in ATO zone

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed May 20 in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the Ukrainian Donbas but six were wounded in the shelling, according to presidential administration spokesman for ATO Andriy Lysenko, an UNIAN correspondent reported from the official`s Kyiv briefing.”Over the past day, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed in...

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