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    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...

    Stratfor: In Ukraine, cycle of uncertainty churns on
    Apr23

    Stratfor: In Ukraine, cycle of uncertainty churns on

    Early parliamentary elections cannot be ruled out in Ukraine if progress on economic growth and political reforms continues to elude the country, and it may return it to Russia`s camp, according to Stratfor, the U.S.-based private intelligence company. ”Despite its fresh start, however, the new Ukrainian government faces many lingering...

    Turkey police prevent Daesh `suicide attack` against Davutoglu
    Apr23

    Turkey police prevent Daesh `suicide attack` against Davutoglu

    Police arrested on Friday six Daesh suspects who were reportedly planning an attack against Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu during an event he attended in Turkey`s central Konya province, according to Daily Sabah.According to statement released by the Konya Governorate, six suspects, who were reportedly exploring the area for a suicide bombing...

    Turkey police prevent Daesh `suicide attack` against Davutoglu
    Apr23

    Turkey police prevent Daesh `suicide attack` against Davutoglu

    Police arrested on Friday six Daesh suspects who were reportedly planning an attack against Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu during an event he attended in Turkey`s central Konya province, according to Daily Sabah.According to statement released by the Konya Governorate, six suspects, who were reportedly exploring the area for a suicide bombing...

    Ukraine Navy to hold anti-terrorist exercises in Odesa
    Apr23

    Ukraine Navy to hold anti-terrorist exercises in Odesa

    A series of anti-terrorist exercises involving military equipment and special purpose units of the Ukrainian Navy will be held in Odesa.The exercises will take place on April 26-29, 2016, the Ukrainian Navy reported on Facebook. ”We ask residents and visitors to stay calm and to treat with understanding to the temporary inconvenience and traffic...

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