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    Ukraine reacts to German politicians` visit to Crimea
    Apr23

    Ukraine reacts to German politicians` visit to Crimea

    Ukraine has sent a protest note to the German Foreign Ministry due to uncoordinated visit of chairman of the youth wing of Alternative for Germany (AfD) party Markus Frohnmaier and MEP from this party Marcus Pretzell to the Russian-occupied territory of Crimea, Ukraine`s Ambassador to Germany Andrij Melnyk wrote on Twitter.”We have sent a protest...

    N. Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine – media
    Apr23

    N. Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine – media

    North Korea launched what appeared to be a ballistic missile from a submarine in the East Sea Saturday, the South Korean military said, according to Yonhap News Agency.The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said North Korea fired a projectile that it believes was a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) around 18:30. The JCS said it is keeping...

    Russian planes spy on Ukrainian positions in four regions – Ukraine intel
    Apr23

    Russian planes spy on Ukrainian positions in four regions – Ukraine intel

    Russian planes conducted reconnaissance of the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Odesa, Kherson, Zaporizhia and Donetsk regions, according to the Main Directorate of Intelligence at the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. ”On April 22, the intelligence recorded reconnaissance flights of IL-20M, Su-24MR and IL-38N anti-submarine warfare...

    Pakistani police arrest top Al-Qaeda financier
    Apr23

    Pakistani police arrest top Al-Qaeda financier

    Police in the Pakistani city of Karachi say they have arrested a top Al-Qaeda financier who is on the United Nations Security Council`s sanctions list, according to Radio Liberty.Abdul Rehman Sindhi was arrested in a joint operation between police and intelligence agencies, police said on April 22, RFE/RL reports.”Sindhi is an old veteran of...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    Apr23

    Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but two were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but...

    U.S. acknowledges another 20 civilian deaths in Syria, Iraq
    Apr23

    U.S. acknowledges another 20 civilian deaths in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. airstrikes aimed at Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq killed 20 civilians between September and February, including eight in a single attack on a mortar position used by militants, the U.S. military said Friday, according to ABC News.The 20 deaths nearly doubled the total number of acknowledged civilian deaths since the U.S.-led air...

    Moody`s confirms Russia`s Ba1 sovereign rating, outlook negative
    Apr23

    Moody`s confirms Russia`s Ba1 sovereign rating, outlook negative

    Moody`s Investors Service on Friday confirmed Russia`s Ba1 government bond and issuer ratings, concluding the review for downgrade that was initiated on March 4, 2016, and assigned a negative rating outlook.The driver for Moody`s decision to confirm Russia`s current Ba1 rating relates to the economy`s demonstrated resilience to the renewed drop...

    Poroshenko: Local authorities have every opportunity for regional development
    Apr23

    Poroshenko: Local authorities have every opportunity for regional development

    In the course of the Friday meeting with administrative-economic activists and deputies of Zaporizhzhia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko emphasized that financial decentralization and new budget rules had created conditions for a drastic increase in financial capacities of local budgets, the president`s press service has reported.The...

    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca property, seizes shredded papers
    Apr23

    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca property, seizes shredded papers

    Panamanian investigators on Friday raided a property used by Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of a massive leak of offshore financial data, removing bags full of shredded documents as evidence, a local prosecutor said, according to Reuters.”We have secured a large amount of evidence found in the location,” said organized crime...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian air construction has good future
    Apr23

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian air construction has good future

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday visited Ivchenko Machine-Building Design Bureau of Zaporizhzhia in the course of the working trip to this region and took part in the launch of a new AI-450 engine test bed, according to the official website of the President of Ukraine.Poroshenko examined the enterprise and watched samples of various...

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