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    Serbia elections: Pro-EU forces claim victory
    Apr25

    Serbia elections: Pro-EU forces claim victory

    Serbia`s pro-western Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic claimed victory in the country`s general election on Sunday after a pollster`s projections showed his conservative Progressive Party winning around half of the votes cast, according to Reuters.”The citizens of Serbia again gave us the honor to lead the government,” Vucic told supporters,...

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 29 times in last day
    Apr25

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 29 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 29 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).Using banned weapons, the illegal armed groups attacked ATO forces four times near the town of Avdiyivka, and once in the village of Zaitseve. From 19:00 to...

    Poroshenko speaks of tasks for OSCE armed police mission in Donbas
    Apr25

    Poroshenko speaks of tasks for OSCE armed police mission in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke of the objectives and stages of work of the OSCE armed police mission in the Ukranian Donbas. Among the tasks that the president named in an interview to Ukrainian TV channels is the effective monitoring of the contact line, deploying permanent armed checkpoints in locations of arms withdrawal as well as...

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister: 40% of ministry`s officials fail polygraph tests
    Apr25

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister: 40% of ministry`s officials fail polygraph tests

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak says that 40% of the Defense Ministry`s senior officials have failed to pass polygraph tests during personnel re-evaluation, according to Channel 5. Thirty-five senior officials from the ministry participated in the tests, and about 40% of them failed, Poltorak said. He said that he would dismiss those...

    Poroshenko expects new prosecutor general in mid-May
    Apr25

    Poroshenko expects new prosecutor general in mid-May

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko forecasts that a new prosecutor general will be appointed during the parliament`s next plenary meeting, which is scheduled for May 10-13. ”This is an extremely important stage of building a new system of power, and I`m firmly confident that we should obtain a new prosecutor general during the first plenary...

    Merkel, Obama call on quick Minsk implementation
    Apr24

    Merkel, Obama call on quick Minsk implementation

    Germany and the United States support the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, which are designed to settle the crisis in the east of Ukraine, and call on the sides to implement them as soon as possible, according to Deutsche Welle.”We will jointly take steps for this. Both as in talks with the Ukrainian side and mostly with Russia,” German...

    VOA: In Germany, Obama and Merkel to discuss trade, terrorism
    Apr24

    VOA: In Germany, Obama and Merkel to discuss trade, terrorism

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Germany midday Sunday, where he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the global economy, terrorism, transatlantic security and many other issues during his two-day visit to Germany, according to Voice of America (VOA).Obama will hold talks with Merkel in the coming hours after his arrival in...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 41 times, Avdiyivka remains the hottest spot
    Apr24

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 41 times, Avdiyivka remains the hottest spot

    Russian proxies have attacked the Ukrainian troops participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, 41 times in the last day, including with the use of banned weapons, according to the press center of the ATO headquarters.”The ATO forces have managed to maintain their positions despite [Russian proxies`] firing...

    People`s Daily Online: China`s province allows third child for families in China-Russia border
    Apr24

    People`s Daily Online: China`s province allows third child for families in China-Russia border

    Northeast China`s Heilongjiang Province has approved a policy allowing a third child for families living in cities near the China-Russia border, according to Chinese news platform People`s Daily Online.Residents in 18 Chinese cities that border Russia are eligible to have up to three children under the new policy, People`s Daily Online...

    Ecuador quake death toll rises to 646
    Apr23

    Ecuador quake death toll rises to 646

    The death toll from Ecuador`s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 646 people, President Rafael Correa said during a TV broadcast on Saturday, according to Reuters.Last Saturday`s quake, the worst in nearly seven decades, injured around 12,500 people and left 130 missing along the country`s ravaged Pacific coast, Reuters...

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