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    Komorowski’s presidential setback spells trouble for Polish govt
    May12

    Komorowski’s presidential setback spells trouble for Polish govt

    WARSAW: Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski’s (pix) shock setback in the first round of the presidential election spells serious trouble for the governing liberals just months ahead of the parliamentary polls. The 62-year-old incumbent conceded defeat late Sunday to Andrzej Duda – a 42-year-old lawyer backed by the Law and Justice (PiS)...

    Russia, rebels can attack with little warning: Nato
    May12

    Russia, rebels can attack with little warning: Nato

    BRUSSELS: Russia and pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine now have the capacity to launch new attacks “with very little warning” after a sustained mil …read more Source: The News...

    Putin to host John Kerry for high-stakes Sochi talks
    May12

    Putin to host John Kerry for high-stakes Sochi talks

    President Vladimir Putin is expected to host US Secretary of State John Kerry for talks in Sochi on Tuesday, in the first visit to Russia by the US top diplomat since the start of the crisis in Ukraine. Ties between Moscow and Washington collapsed after Russia seized Crimea and buttressed separatists in eastern Ukraine, but after a year of…...

    Kerry to meet Putin over Ukraine
    May12

    Kerry to meet Putin over Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine on Tuesday, the State Department said Monday. …read more Source: Global...

    Kerry to visit China this week, then SKorea
    May12

    Kerry to visit China this week, then SKorea

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet senior officials in China late this week, and then stop in Seoul for talks with South Korean leaders, the State Department announced Monday.Kerry will make the Asia trip after high-stakes talks in Russia due Tuesday with President Vladimir Putin, where the tensions over Ukraine,...

    Anniversary of referendums
    May12

    Anniversary of referendums

    Supporters of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic attend a rally in Donetsk to mark the first anniversary of referendums called by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to split from the rest of the ex-Soviet republic, polls that have been slammed as “illegal” by Kiev and the West. Several hundreds of people,...

    Kerry pays first Russia visit since Ukraine crisis erupted, rift over Syria started
    May12

    Kerry pays first Russia visit since Ukraine crisis erupted, rift over Syria started

    Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The State Department said Kerry would meet Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday at...

    John Kerry to Meet With Vladimir Putin in Russia
    May11

    John Kerry to Meet With Vladimir Putin in Russia

    Top US diplomat John Kerry will head to Russia on Monday for his first visit in two years to meet President Vladimir Putin, as American ties with Moscow have plunged over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Barcelona wary of ‘crazy’ semifinal at Bayern Munich: Luis Enrique
    May11

    Barcelona wary of ‘crazy’ semifinal at Bayern Munich: Luis Enrique

    Barcelona want to avoid their Champions League semi-final, second leg at Bayern Munich on Tuesday turning into a frantic encounter that could jeopardise their 3-0 first leg advantage, coach Luis Enrique said. The Spaniards scored three times late in the game to beat Bayern last week but Enrique said he was fully aware the Germans were far from...

    Russia, Ukraine rebels can attack with little warning: NATO
    May11

    Russia, Ukraine rebels can attack with little warning: NATO

    A pro-Russian rebel stands guard in the village of Spartak near Donetsk airport on April 10, 2015 -© AFP/File BRUSSELS: Russia and pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine now have the capacity to launch new attacks “with very little warning” after a sustained military build-up, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “In eastern Ukraine, Russia and...

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