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    Egypt PM says cannot rule out terrorism behind vanished plane
    May19

    Egypt PM says cannot rule out terrorism behind vanished plane

    Egypt`s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Thursday that the search was underway to find the missing EgyptAir plane and it was too early to rule out any explanation for the incident, including terrorism, according to Reuters.”Search operations are ongoing at this time for the airplane in the area where it is believed to have lost contact,” he...

    NABU probing into bankrupt banks` UAH 10 bln siphoned to tax havens
    May19

    NABU probing into bankrupt banks` UAH 10 bln siphoned to tax havens

    Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk announces an investigation into the siphoning of nearly UAH 10 billion in Ukrainian bankrupt banks` assets to tax havens, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”The anti-corruption bureau has initiated proceedings, and now we actually have enough resources to carry out...

    Macedonian lawmakers cancel early parliamentary elections
    May19

    Macedonian lawmakers cancel early parliamentary elections

    Macedonia`s parliament has voted to cancel early parliamentary elections that had been scheduled for June 5. They did not schedule a new date, according to Radio Liberty.The May 18 vote came just hours after Macedonia`s Constitutional Court temporarily halted all activities for the early elections, RFE/RL reports.The court said election...

    Dniprodzerzhynsk renamed Kamianske
    May19

    Dniprodzerzhynsk renamed Kamianske

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a resolution to rename separate settlements and districts (No. 4085), which, in particular, relates to the town of Dniprodzerzhynsk, which regained its historical name Kamianske, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The decision was supported by 249 out of the 344 MPs registered in the session...

    Top NATO commanders signal support for keeping troops in Afghanistan – WP
    May19

    Top NATO commanders signal support for keeping troops in Afghanistan – WP

    The U.S. military`s new top officer in the war in Afghanistan met with military chiefs from NATO nations Wednesday, offering in a closed-door meeting his assessment of a conflict that is nearly 15 years old, The Washington Post reports.Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr.`s presented his assessment behind closed doors to dozens of senior military...

    Dnipropetrovsk renamed Dnipro
    May19

    Dnipropetrovsk renamed Dnipro

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has decided that the city of Dnipropetrovsk should be renamed Dnipro as part of the decommunization drive, according to an UNIAN correspondent.Resolution No. 3864 to rename the city was supported by 247 out of the 344 MPs registered in the session hall.The decision comes into force from the date of its adoption.An...

    Chinese jets intercept U.S. spy plane over South China Sea – Pentagon
    May19

    Chinese jets intercept U.S. spy plane over South China Sea – Pentagon

    Two Chinese fighters have carried out an ”unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon says, according to the BBC.The incident happened in international airspace on May 17 as the U.S. maritime reconnaissance aircraft carried out a routine patrol in the area, it added, the BBC wrote.Tensions in the region...

    Kyiv consumers` debts for Kyivenergo`s electricity grow to UAH 822 mln
    May19

    Kyiv consumers` debts for Kyivenergo`s electricity grow to UAH 822 mln

    The total debts of consumers located in the city of Kyiv to local electricity supplier, PJSC Kyivenergo, in April 2016 increased by 2.5%, to UAH 822.5 million, the company`s press service reported.The highest growth of debts for electricity was demonstrated by utilities companies, namely the city`s water supply company Kyivvodokanal, municipal...

    Azerbaijani Silk Way cargo plane crash in Afghanistan, seven killed, including Ukrainians
    May19

    Azerbaijani Silk Way cargo plane crash in Afghanistan, seven killed, including Ukrainians

    A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said.Report informs, Azerbaijan State Aviation Administration said: ”An-12 cargo plane, rented from Silk Way for cargo shipping purposes, crashed in the province of...

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces
    May19

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 17 times in the past 24 hours, they used, among other things, banned weapons and a combat drone, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”An enemy combat unmanned aerial vehicle was spotted again yesterday. The...

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