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    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine
    May14

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine

    In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other experts. The 2016 Free Media...

    Editors quit Russian media group after Putin family reports
    May14

    Editors quit Russian media group after Putin family reports

    MOSCOW: Three top editors at a top Russian media group which has reported on the business interests of President Vladimir Putin’s family quit Friday, in the latest blow to the country’s beleaguered media industry. The RBC group’s daily newspaper recently published a number of high-profile investigations including about the...

    US, Russia step up war of words
    May14

    US, Russia step up war of words

    REDZIKOWO, Poland: The United States and Russia on Friday (Saturday in Manila) accused each other of mounting an aggressive military presence in northern Europe, with Moscow vowing to “end threats” posed by a US missile shield near its border. The stepped-up war of words came as Poland on Friday broke ground on the northern section of a US...

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe
    May14

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama (pix) warned Russia about its military build-up in northern Europe Friday as he hosted leaders from five Nordic countries at the White House. “We are united in our concern about Russia’s growing, aggressive military presence and posture in the Baltic-Nordic region,” Obama said at the end of...

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete
    May14

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete

    A major clash was recorded between the representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan during a match at the Open European Kungfu Championship being held in Lviv, Ukraine. Ashot Harutyunyan defeated the Azerbaijani athlete, Ermenihaber.am Armenian news agency reported. Toward the end of this match, during which Davit Petrosyan—who hails originally from...

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit
    May14

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit

    The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington, May 1, 2011. REUTERS WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama toasted Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland at a star-studded state dinner on Friday, lauding the nations for their global influence on civil rights, humanitarian issues...

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee: White House
    May14

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee: White House

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    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?
    May14

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?

    WASHINGTON: First a ceasefire in Syria, then aid and then – who knows – perhaps a political transition? Don’t bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow. Efforts to end Syria’s brutal five-year civil war may hang by a thread, but Washington’s top diplomat will once again throw himself into the...

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?
    May14

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?

    First a ceasefire in Syria, then aid and then — who knows — perhaps a political transition? Don’t bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow. Efforts to end Syria’s brutal five-year civil war may hang by a thread, but Washington’s top diplomat will once again throw himself into the fray....

    Kiev, Ankara discussed possibility of Ukraine joining the Southern Gas Corridor project
    May14

    Kiev, Ankara discussed possibility of Ukraine joining the Southern Gas Corridor project

    Kiev and Ankara discussed the possibility of Ukraine joining the Southern Gas Corridor project, project, aimed to bring gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe, Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Hennadii Zubko said. …read more Source:...

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