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    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardise the local population’s health. More than 200 tonnes of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardise the local population’s health. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine

    KIEVE: Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the Netherland’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on April 14. The paintings — part of a group of 24 works valued at $11.26 million when they...

    This too shall pass
    Apr17

    This too shall pass

    Or won’t it? Termed by American dissident, Edward Snowden as ‘one of the biggest leaks in the history of journalism’, confidential data of a Panamanian firm – which specializes in offshore tax havens – hit media across the world. 100 media organizations globally, with the help of 300 journalists went through 2.6 TB of Mossack...

    Ukraine’s new government to revoke 178 bills from parliament
    Apr17

    Ukraine’s new government to revoke 178 bills from parliament

    KIEV. KAZINFORM – Ukraine’s new government will revoke 178 bills from parliament “for inventorying,” First Deputy Prime Minister, Economic Development and Trade Minister Stepan Kubiv said after a meeting of the Cabinet’s members with President Pyotr Poroshenko, TASS informs. …read more Source:...

    France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande
    Apr16

    France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande

    President of France Francois Hollande French President Francois Hollande announced in Beirut on Saturday 100 million euros in aid for Lebanon which is hosting more than one million refugees from war-torn Syria. “French assistance will be increased to USD 113 million in the next three years,” he said at a joint press conference in the Lebanese...

    Russia more dangerous than IS – Polish FM
    Apr16

    Russia more dangerous than IS – Polish FM

    Bratislava – Russia is more dangerous than the Islamic State group, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters Friday during a visit to Slovakia. “By all evidence, Russia’s activity is a sort of existential threat because this activity can destroy countries,” said Waszczykowski, who was speaking in a debate on the...

    Notes Taken in the Notebook of one of the Pilots: Defense Ministry Releases Documents of Downed Azerbaijani Helicopter’s Crew
    Apr16

    Notes Taken in the Notebook of one of the Pilots: Defense Ministry Releases Documents of Downed Azerbaijani Helicopter’s Crew

    Avetik Muradyan, Chief of aviation department of RA armed forces, general-major, introduced documents of downed Azerbaijani MI-24G helicopter’s crew. Notes have been taken in the notebook of one of the pilots, made on March 31, “Black box is yellow. It’s written: the pilot should fly the helicopter from Kala airport of Baku to...

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals
    Apr16

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals

    NYON (AFP) – Pep Guardiola avoided his future employers as Manchester City were on Friday drawn to play Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League while Atletico Madrid will face the Spaniards Bayern Munich.Guardiola takes over as City boss next season after three years at Bayern in which he has steered the Bavarian giants to...

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis
    Apr16

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis

    NYON (AFP) – Jurgen Klopps Liverpool earned a Europa League semi-final against Villarreal from their heroic comeback against his former side Borussia Dortmund.Defending champions Sevilla face Ukraines Shakhtar Donetsk in the second semi-final drawn Friday.Liverpool, who hit back from 2-0 and 3-1 down to beat Borussia 4-3 and progress into...

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