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Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
May02

Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Vladimir Putin (shown in this file photo from May 10, 2015 in Moscow) on Tuesday in her first visit to Russia since 2015 in a sign of renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. AFP File Photo SOCHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea...

Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
May02

Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

SOCHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since 2015, signalling renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. The Russian and German leaders have scaled back links as Moscow’s ties with the EU have plunged to a post-Cold War low. Merkel has...

Asian governments increasingly repressive, curbing criticism online – watchdog
May02

Asian governments increasingly repressive, curbing criticism online – watchdog

ONLY 13 percent of the world’s population enjoyed free press last year, according to democracy watchdog Freedom House in yet another international study proving press freedom is on the decline around the world. In its Freedom of the Press 2017 report entitled Press Freedom’s Dark Horizon, Freedom House identifies a growing trend in...

What’s Next: May 2, 2017
May02

What’s Next: May 2, 2017

May 02, 2017 5:00 AMGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks today, her first visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The Straits...

Electoral risks govern protest response
May01

Electoral risks govern protest response

The elected governments in Turkey, Brazil and Ukraine differed in the way they handled protests in 2013 …read more Source: The...

Eurovision 2017: Artsvik from Armenia had her first rehearsal
May01

Eurovision 2017: Artsvik from Armenia had her first rehearsal

Being the winner of Armenian national selection in December 2016, Artsvik will represent Armenia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with her song ‘Fly With Me’. Shortly before the first rehearsal at Kyiv’s International Exhibition Centre Artsvik had no doubts about smooth running of the preparations. “I’m sure the rehearsals...

Ukrainians mourn poet Borys Oliynyk
May01

Ukrainians mourn poet Borys Oliynyk

Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov paid tribute to the famous Ukrainian poet, translator and songwriter Borys Oliynyk who passed away in Kyiv. He was 81. Oliynyk died on April 30 at noon, after suffering a long and severe illness, said a press release issued on Monday. Oliynyk was a national hero of the Ukrainians who possessed all the...

PH sustains good record in USTR watch list for 4 yrs
May01

PH sustains good record in USTR watch list for 4 yrs

The Philippines was able to sustain its good record in United States’ intellectual property rights (IPR) watch list for four consecutive years. In its US Trade Representative (USTR) 2017 Special 301 Report, the Philippines is not in the Priority Watch List nor in the Watch List, maintaining a clean record since 2014. It was in 2014 when...

Azerbaijani national team involves Ukrainian and Mongolian female judokas
May01

Azerbaijani national team involves Ukrainian and Mongolian female judokas

Azerbaijani national female judo team strengthens its squad. …read more Source:...

Dihaj’s first rehearsal in Kyiv [PHOTO/VIDEO]
May01

Dihaj’s first rehearsal in Kyiv [PHOTO/VIDEO]

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