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    Merkel urges co-operation after missing Russian WWII victory parade
    May10

    Merkel urges co-operation after missing Russian WWII victory parade

    MOSCOW – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday paid tribute to Soviet soldiers killed in WWII as she called for co-operation with Russia amid tensions over Ukraine.Merkel flew to Moscow to lay a wreath at the grave of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin walls, in an apparent compromise gesture after she skipped Russia’s main...

    Angela Merkel Urges Cooperation After Missing Russian World War II Victory Parade
    May10

    Angela Merkel Urges Cooperation After Missing Russian World War II Victory Parade

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel today paid tribute to Soviet soldiers killed in World War II as she called for cooperation with Russia amid tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Two friends to hang for drug trafficking
    May10

    Two friends to hang for drug trafficking

    KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines flight to Colombo had to turn back to Kuala Lumpur International Airport due to a drunk passenger, the national carrier said today. Flight MH179 had taken off from Kuala Lumpur late last night. “The intoxicated passenger started harassing Malaysia Airlines’ crew shortly after the flight was...

    No respite for candy factory caught up in Russia-Ukraine crisis
    May10

    No respite for candy factory caught up in Russia-Ukraine crisis

    LIPETSK, Russia (Reuters) – The fortunes of the Russian outpost of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s candy empire have ebbed and flowed with the Russian-backed separatist conflict in the east of his country. …read more Source: The...

    Russia stages huge military parade
    May10

    Russia stages huge military parade

    MOSCOW – Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead on Saturday in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany. Western leaders boycotted the parade over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis but President Vladimir Putin was...

    Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov says talks will focus on Ukrainian internal conflict settlement issues.
    May10

    Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov says talks will focus on Ukrainian internal conflict settlement issues.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Sunday. Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said the talks will focus on Ukrainian internal conflict settlement issues. …read more Source: Radio...

    Putin leads WWII victory celebrations in Moscow while Ukraine bristles
    May10

    Putin leads WWII victory celebrations in Moscow while Ukraine bristles

    Tanks and troops paraded across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. President Vladimir Putin has used the anniversary to whip up patriotism and anti-Western sentiment; at a parade in Kiev, Ukraine...

    China paper slams Japan for lack of WW2 contrition
    May10

    China paper slams Japan for lack of WW2 contrition

    BEIJING: German contrition over World War Two stands in contrast to Japan’s failure to reflect on its past, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party said on Sunday, following war commemorations in Moscow. Sino-Japan relations are plagued by China’s bitter memories of Japan’s occupation of parts of the...

    Poles vote for president, incumbent Komorowski tipped to win
    May10

    Poles vote for president, incumbent Komorowski tipped to win

    WARSAW (AFP) – Poles vote Sunday in the first round of a presidential election after a lacklustre campaign focused on national security and social issues, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win, but not without a struggle.The 62-year-old historian, who was elected in 2010 and is close to the governing centrist Civic Platform...

    500,000 Muscovites march in memory of WWII victory
    May10

    500,000 Muscovites march in memory of WWII victory

    MOSCOW: Brimming with pride and clutching portraits of relatives, more than 500,000 Russians flooded central Moscow on Saturday to commemorate 70 years since Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, in the biggest march of Vladimir Putin’s rule. In a rare show of unity, the commemorative rally brought together Russians regardless of their...

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