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    Despite Western snub, Russia prepares to fete WWII anniversary
    May04

    Despite Western snub, Russia prepares to fete WWII anniversary

    Russia is preparing this week to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany with imperial flair and a military parade viewed as an unapologetic show of force. In what is seen as punishment for the Kremlin’s policies on Ukraine, Russia’s World War II allies are boycotting the May 9 festivities, leaving...

    US defends cluster bomb transfers
    May04

    US defends cluster bomb transfers

    Cluster munitions are prohibited by a 2008 treaty adopted by 116 countries, but not by Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners or the United States. 11-year-old girl wounded in wartime shell blastDecades after war, Vietnam and the U.S. battle a legacy of bombsUkraine used cluster bombs: rights watchdogObama’s grotesque hypocrisy over...

    China’s Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus
    May04

    China’s Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus

    BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Russia this week to attend World War II anniversary celebrations, the foreign ministry announced Monday, with Kazakhstan and Belarus also on his itinerary.Xi will visit Moscow from Friday through Sunday at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ministry said on its...

    Cluster Bombing Yemen
    May03

    Cluster Bombing Yemen

    Cluster munitions are internationally banned, but the weapon is being used in Syria and Ukraine right now, causing mounting civilian casualties. There has been documented and widespread use of cluster munition in Syria, by the Syrian government. Yemen now joins this list, with the Saudis engaging in cluster bombing with U.S. supplied bombs. The...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev
    May03

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and six wounded in attacks in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists, testing a fragile two-month ceasefire, the military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Knockout win for Lomachenko on mega-fight undercard
    May03

    Knockout win for Lomachenko on mega-fight undercard

    LAS VEGAS – Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko launched a glittering night of boxing with a nine-round demolition of Gamalier Rodriguez on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather’s long-awaited bout. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Chernobyl wildfire extinguished
    May03

    Chernobyl wildfire extinguished

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Saturday that firefighters have extinguished a forest fire that had burned for four days near the Chernobyl plant, scene of the …read more Source: The News...

    Last MH17 crash remains arrive in Netherlands
    May03

    Last MH17 crash remains arrive in Netherlands

    THE HAGUE: A flight carrying the last remains of Dutch victims killed in last year s MH17 plane crash in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine arriv …read more Source: The News...

    Lomachenko stops Rodriguez in ninth round
    May03

    Lomachenko stops Rodriguez in ninth round

    LAS VEGAS — Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO featherweight title after stopping challenger Gamalier Rodriguez in the first Pay-Per-View bout in the undercard of Mayweather-Pacquiao Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here. Lomachenko dropped Rodriguez twice with the final knockdown coming in the ninth...

    Last MH17 Crash Remains Arrive in Netherlands
    May02

    Last MH17 Crash Remains Arrive in Netherlands

    A flight carrying the last remains of Dutch victims killed in last year’s MH17 plane crash in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine arrived in the Netherlands on Saturday. …read more Source:...

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