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    Fort McMurray fire: State of emergency declared
    May05

    Fort McMurray fire: State of emergency declared

    An estimated 1,600 homes and buildings have been destroyed by a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and the province has declared a state of emergency, Canada`s news organization CTV News reported. The northern Alberta town, which is Canada`s oilsands capital, was caught off guard by a quick-spreading conflagration on Tuesday, the report said.By...

    Russia proxies attack Ukraine 13 times in last day, full ceasefire on Thursday
    May05

    Russia proxies attack Ukraine 13 times in last day, full ceasefire on Thursday

    Russian-backed militants violated the full ceasefire in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, 13 times in the past day, they used grenade launchers near the town of Avdiyivka, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters.”Criminals from the pro-Russian gangs have again shelled our strongholds near Avdiyivka and the village of...

    Ukraine may resume trade with occupied Donbas – Tuka
    May05

    Ukraine may resume trade with occupied Donbas – Tuka

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory Heorhiy Tuka does not rule out that Ukraine may resume trade with the areas in Donbas it does not control.”There are two opposite points of view. One is to build a barbed-wire fence, which is an absolutely destructive way. As a result, we will lose people there and they will be filled...

    Islamic State gunmen partially seize gas field east of Homs
    May05

    Islamic State gunmen partially seize gas field east of Homs

    Islamic State gunmen have again partially seized the al-Shaer gas field, located 120 kilometers east of Homs, Al Mayadeen television said on Thursday, according to Russian news agency TASS. Al Mayadeen said Islamic State groups unexpectedly came into the rear of the Syrian army which is pressing the advance into the Syrian desert and eastwards to...

    TASS: Russians approve of Putin`s activity despite crisis — survey
    May05

    TASS: Russians approve of Putin`s activity despite crisis — survey

    Russia`s Civil Society Development Foundation (FoRGO) has published a report ”Putin`s Majority: Structure, Dynamics, Political Preferences,” revealing Russians trust President Vladimir Putin despite the economic crisis, 84% of citizens assume that they will vote for him at the next presidential elections, according to Russian news agency TASS.The...

    Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials
    May05

    Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials

    Turkey`s ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, officials said on Wednesday, signaling the end of his term as premier and plunging the country into political uncertainty, Reuters reported. The decision, confirmed to Reuters by five AK Party officials, came after a meeting of...

    Europol slams Russian mafia operating in football sector
    May05

    Europol slams Russian mafia operating in football sector

    Yesterday, during Operation Matrioskas, the Portuguese Police, supported by Europol, dismantled a transnational organized criminal group mainly composed of Russian citizens who were dedicated to money laundering through the football sector, according to Europol press service.The group`s known modus operandi is to identify EU football clubs in...

    Visegrad Group to fully support Ukraine`s visa-free regime with EU – Klimkin
    May05

    Visegrad Group to fully support Ukraine`s visa-free regime with EU – Klimkin

    The Visegrad Four member states (Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic) are planning to develop a special format of cooperation with the countries which have signed an association agreement with the European Union, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin tweeted Wednesday.The Ukrainian foreign minister said that after arriving back in...

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 13.6% over 4 mths
    May05

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 13.6% over 4 mths

    Ukraine in January-April 2016 has reduced consumption of natural gas year-over-year by 13.6% – from 16,2 billion cubic meters down to 14 bcm, that`s according to the national gas transportation system operator, the state-owned Ukrtransgaz.5.6 bcm of gas was pumped from Ukraine`s gas storage facilities during this period compared to 3.9 bcm...

    Dutch Intel says 9-year-old jihadists ”threat”
    May05

    Dutch Intel says 9-year-old jihadists ”threat”

    The Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service AIVD will put on separate lists of threatening individuals underage foreign rebel fighters in Syria as young as 9 years, according to Volkskrant citing its sources.The change is emblematic of how the AIVD examines the radicalization of minors in Syria. The service gets more and more signs that...

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