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    Maverick Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine presidency – media
    May10

    Maverick Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine presidency – media

    Maverick anti-crime candidate Rodrigo ”Digong” Duterte has won the Philippine presidential elections, following the withdrawal of his opponents, the BBC reports.Although the official result has not yet been declared, main rival Mar Roxas admitted defeat after polls gave Mr. Duterte an unassailable lead, according to the BBC.Mr. Duterte said he...

    European Council to consider Ukraine`s visa-free issue on May 11
    May10

    European Council to consider Ukraine`s visa-free issue on May 11

    The Visa Working Party of the European Council on Wednesday will consider the European Commission`s visa liberalization proposal for Ukraine to be followed by discussions at ministerial level on May 20, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels.”Indeed, there will be a meeting of the Visa Working Party tomorrow. This is a preparatory...

    PM Groysman orders to create new unit to supervise customs officers
    May10

    PM Groysman orders to create new unit to supervise customs officers

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says a new unit will be set up to supervise customs officers, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”An interdepartmental unit will be created in the near future to supervise customs officers. It will consist of a hundred people who will be equipped with all necessary devices to demonstrate how to work...

    Pentagon: IS leader in Iraq`s Anbar killed
    May10

    Pentagon: IS leader in Iraq`s Anbar killed

    A key leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq`s Anbar province has been killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike, the Pentagon says, according to the BBC.Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said Abu Waheeb and three others died when their vehicle was hit on May 6 near Rutba, the BBC wrote.”It is dangerous to be an Isil leader in Iraq and Syria...

    Militants attempt to attach St. George ribbons to OSCE SMM`s vehicle
    May10

    Militants attempt to attach St. George ribbons to OSCE SMM`s vehicle

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) reports that Donbas militants have attempted to attach orange and black ribbons, known as St. George ribbons, to the SMM`s vehicle.”In the early evening, an unmarked vehicle with four men and one woman wearing military-type uniforms passed an SMM patrol of two vehicles in Donetsk city. The civilian car...

    Rousseff impeachment back on track: DW
    May10

    Rousseff impeachment back on track: DW

    Brazil`s Senate pressed ahead with impeachment proceedings against President Rousseff on Monday, rejecting a surprise decision by the acting speaker of the lower house to annul the whole process, according to Deutsche Welle.House speaker Waldir Maranhao had declared that the whole process was flawed and should be brought back to square one....

    Cameron: Brexit could put peace at risk in Europe
    May10

    Cameron: Brexit could put peace at risk in Europe

    Peace in Europe could be at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned, according to the BBC.The UK has regretted ”turning its back” on Europe in the past, the PM said, arguing the EU had ”helped reconcile” countries and maintain peace, the BBC reports.Was leaving the union a ”risk worth...

    The Guardian: $1.3tn of assets from Russia sitting offshore
    May10

    The Guardian: $1.3tn of assets from Russia sitting offshore

    New research has revealed that $1.3 trillion of assets from Russia were sitting offshore by the end of 2014, according to the Guardian.The analysis, carried out by Columbia University professor James S Henry for theTax Justice Network (TJN), shows that by the end of 2014, $1.3 trillion of assets from Russia were sitting offshore, the Guardian...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 15 times in last day amid escalation
    May10

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 15 times in last day amid escalation

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).”In the evening, the enemy fired rocket-propelled grenades, small arms and anti-aircraft installations on our fortified positions near the town of Avdiyivka,...

    Man knifes rail passengers at Munich train station, one killed, three injured
    May10

    Man knifes rail passengers at Munich train station, one killed, three injured

    A man knifed passengers at a train station in the Munich area early on Tuesday, killing one man and injuring three, media reported, and police said they were investigating whether there was an Islamist motive to the attack, according to Reuters. A spokeswoman said police were checking witness statements that the man shouted ”Allahu Akbar” (`God...

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