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    Erdogan releases statement on 1915 Armenian killings
    Apr25

    Erdogan releases statement on 1915 Armenian killings

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has released a statement to mark the annual commemoration of the killing of Armenians in 1915, according to Turkish Weekly.”I welcome this commemoration which is taking place once again in Turkey, the most meaningful place to share the grief endured by the Ottoman Armenians, as well as to honor their memories,” said...

    Oil falls as traders cash in after three weeks of gains – Reuters
    Apr25

    Oil falls as traders cash in after three weeks of gains – Reuters

    Oil prices fell over 1% on Monday as traders took profits after three weeks of gains and as a jump in the dollar late last week was priced into fuel markets, according to Reuters.Front-month Brent crude was trading at $44.61 per barrel at 03:32 GMT, down 50 cents, or 1.1%, from their last settlement, as reported by Reuters.U.S. West Texas...

    Norwegian F-16 shoots at control tower by mistake
    Apr25

    Norwegian F-16 shoots at control tower by mistake

    A Norwegian fighter jet on a training exercise mistakenly machine-gunned a control tower with three officers inside, who survived unhurt, the military said on Sunday, according to The Local.Two F-16s were taking part in a mock attack on the uninhabited island of Tarva off Norway`s west coast when one of them opened fire with its M61...

    Savchenko unlikely to be returned within ”few weeks” as Poroshenko says – lawyer
    Apr25

    Savchenko unlikely to be returned within ”few weeks” as Poroshenko says – lawyer

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Mark Feygin believes that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has exaggerated, suggesting the Ukrainian female pilot and MP will be released within a few weeks.”Of course, I would like to share with the President of Ukraine his optimism on ”weeks before the release” of Nadia Savchenko, but my intuition tells me...

    Russian State Duma says about growth of corruption, shaky occupation power in Crimea
    Apr25

    Russian State Duma says about growth of corruption, shaky occupation power in Crimea

    Low level of organization of the occupation authorities in Crimea has led to negative consequences in the peninsula, State Duma MP from a Just Russia party Mihail Bryachak said in an interview with ”Week`s arguments. Crimea.””As of today, the position of the United Russia party has been strongly shaken due to the ongoing events in Crimea related...

    U.S. starts dropping ”cyberbombs” on ISIS
    Apr25

    U.S. starts dropping ”cyberbombs” on ISIS

    The United States has opened a new line of combat against the Islamic State, directing the military`s six-year-old Cyber Command for the first time to mount computer-network attacks that are now being used alongside more traditional weapons, according to The New York Times.The National Security Agency, which specializes in electronic...

    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...

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