: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Latest news

    The Age: Antonov An-225 Mriya touches down in Western Australia
    May15

    The Age: Antonov An-225 Mriya touches down in Western Australia

    The world`s biggest plane – the Ukrainian Antonov An-225 Mriya – has touched down safely in Western Australia amid scenes of traffic chaos around Perth Airport, according to The Age, a daily newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia. ”Traffic was gridlocked around Perth Airport on Sunday morning as thousands of people lined up against fences,...

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won Eurovision 2016

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden. The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, about Stalin, Crimea and claims of ethnic cleansing. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia – which was the favourite going into the competition – was third with 491...

    Poroshenko does not rule out local elections in occupied Donbas this year
    May14

    Poroshenko does not rule out local elections in occupied Donbas this year

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko does not rule out the possibility of holding local elections in the occupied part of Donbas until the end of the year, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”I do not rule out this,” he told journalists after the ceremony of taking the oath by employees of the patrol police department of the town of...

    ISIS declares state of emergency in Raqqa – U.S. official
    May14

    ISIS declares state of emergency in Raqqa – U.S. official

    U.S. military officials are closely watching social media and news reports that say ISIS believes it may soon come under siege in Raqqa, Syria, its self-declared capital, according to CNN.”We have seen this declaration of emergency in Raqqa, whatever that means,” Col. Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, told...

    Moody`s cuts Saudi, Oman, Bahrain debt ratings
    May14

    Moody`s cuts Saudi, Oman, Bahrain debt ratings

    Moody`s Investors Service cut its debt ratings for Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain on Saturday while assigning negative outlooks to three neighboring states, as low oil prices continue to undermine government finances in the region, according to Reuters.The rating agency downgraded Saudi Arabia`s long-term issuer rating by one notch to A1 but gave...

    Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura appointed FIFA Secretary General
    May14

    Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura appointed FIFA Secretary General

    The FIFA Council on Friday appointed Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura of Senegal as FIFA Secretary General (SG).Ms. Samoura is a 21-year veteran of United Nations programs who is currently the UN`s Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria. The announcement was made by FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the 66th FIFA...

    Poroshenko urges PACE to use all instruments for release of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia
    May14

    Poroshenko urges PACE to use all instruments for release of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to use all instruments for the release of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, according to the president`s official website.During the meeting with the PACE President Pedro Agramunt who is on an official visit to Ukraine, Poroshenko drew...

    Remaining RBC editors need to clear their stories with general director – media
    May14

    Remaining RBC editors need to clear their stories with general director – media

    The remaining editors at the independent news company RBC will be required to get prior approval from the organization`s general director, Nikolai Molibog, for all news stories, according to Meduza`s sources.Staff at RBC`s politics desk say they`re prepared to keep working ”until the first story is taken down,” according to Meduza, a...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    May14

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but seven were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but seven...

    IS militants attack Iraq cafe used by Real Madrid fans
    May14

    IS militants attack Iraq cafe used by Real Madrid fans

    Islamic State militants attacked a cafe in Iraq frequented by supporters of the Spanish football club Real Madrid, killing at least 12 people, according to the BBC.Three men opened fire with machine guns at the al-Furat Cafe in the mainly Shia town of Balad on Friday, the BBC reports.The assailants fled and hours later one blew himself up after...

    Page 577 of 1089

    Pin It on Pinterest