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    Greece close to default
    Apr09

    Greece close to default

    Greece is due to repay to a loan of around €450 million to the International Monetary Fund today (9 April), amid concerns that the Greek government is on the brink of a default and could run out of money this month. Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, flew to the United States on Sunday (5 April) to reassure Christine Lagarde, the...

    MEPs to discuss controversial ‘Armenian genocide’ report
    Apr09

    MEPs to discuss controversial ‘Armenian genocide’ report

    The sensitive subject of how to define the Ottoman Empire’s 1915 killing and the forced relocation of its Armenian subjects will be up for debate at a single-day session of the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday (8 April). The resolution, entitled ‘Armenian genocide 100th anniversary’, builds on a report adopted last month...

    VIDEO: Exiled Tatars cook up a new life
    Apr09

    VIDEO: Exiled Tatars cook up a new life

    The Budzhurovs had to leave Crimea to start a new life in Kiev, and they found that the popular pastry Cheburek was a great way to make a living …read more Source:...

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia
    Apr09

    Alexis Tsipras in Moscow asks Europe to end sanctions against Russia

    Greek leader’s ‘springtime for Russian-Greek relations’ fails to extend to bailout loans from Vladimir Putin, but he warns sanctions could cause ‘new cold war’The Greek prime minister has called on Europe to end its sanctions against Russia during a visit to Moscow, warning that they could lead to a “new cold war”.Alexis Tsipras...

    Opinion: Tsipras’ visit to Moscow was a flop
    Apr09

    Opinion: Tsipras’ visit to Moscow was a flop

    Judgement before the visit was harsh. Not only did the EU and Ukraine castigate Greece’s solitary mission in Moscow, but Alexis Tsipras also lost this political game, says DW’s Barbara Wesel. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Lithuania to ban Russian TV channel for ‘warmongering’
    Apr08

    Lithuania to ban Russian TV channel for ‘warmongering’

    Lithuania plans to take Russian-language station RTR Planeta off the air for three months for spreading Kremlin “propaganda.” The Ukraine crisis has rekindled fears of Russia expanding its influence in the Baltic. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Polish president declares readiness for participation in UN peacekeeping in Ukraine
    Apr08

    Polish president declares readiness for participation in UN peacekeeping in Ukraine

    Poland is ready to participate in a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine, President Bronisław Komorowski said during a visit to Kiev on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Tsipras Sought No Financial Aid from Moscow, Putin Says
    Apr08

    Tsipras Sought No Financial Aid from Moscow, Putin Says

    Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hasn’t asked for financial aid from Russia during talks in Moscow, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Putin said at a joint news conference with Tsipras that they had only discussed various economic cooperation projects, including new projects in the energy sector such as...

    US military tactics falling behind those of adversaries, Pentagon official warns
    Apr08

    US military tactics falling behind those of adversaries, Pentagon official warns

    Robert Work: ‘Our technological superiority is slipping. We see it every day’Deputy defense secretary wants to bring US military into ‘post-insurgency era’A “proliferation of precision” weapons and the spread of styles of warfare displayed by Russia in Ukraine risks ending “the American way of war that we have grown accustomed to over...

    Russia offers to loan Greece funds for infrastructure and transport works
    Apr08

    Russia offers to loan Greece funds for infrastructure and transport works

    Russia would be willing to supply loans to Greece for major infrastructure and transport works, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, as the Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras said European sanctions on Russia risked a new Cold War. …read more Source: The...

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