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    Chinese-Russian navy drill takes place in Baltic Sea
    Jul26

    Chinese-Russian navy drill takes place in Baltic Sea

    Russian and Chinese navies have launched their first joint military drill in the Baltic Sea raising concern to NATO member states Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, cautious of Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Reading books in the summer: the choices of Bulgarians
    Jul26

    Reading books in the summer: the choices of Bulgarians

    Talking to Horizont Channel of the Bulgarian National Radio, Lyudmila Elenkova from the leading chain of bookstores Helikon privides us with some insights about the Bulgarians’ choice of reading stuff this summer: “Camino Island by John Grisham is leading the Helikon charts and will most probably top sales this summer”, she says. “Camino...

    Lisbon Revealed as Host City of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest
    Jul26

    Lisbon Revealed as Host City of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

    Portuguese Television and the European Broadcasting Union chose Lisbon to host Eurovision 2018, reported BGNES. The organizers announced that the semi-finals will be held on May 8 and 10 and the final of the competition on May 12. Portugal became the host country of the song contest, thanks to the victory of Salvador Sobral at Eurovision 2017 in...

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure
    Jul26

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure

    ‘These individuals are known for pranking high-level officials,’ spokeswoman says, after duo tricked Perry into thinking he was talking to Ukrainian PMThe US energy secretary Rick Perry has become the latest victim of a pair of Russian phone pranksters who have previously fooled Elton John into thinking he was chatting to Vladimir Putin.On...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
    Jul26

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 26 Jul 2017

    Diesel and petrol cars to be banned by 2040 The sale of all new diesel and petrol cars and vans is to be banned in the UK from 2040 as part of the government’s new clean air plan. There will also be a £225m fund to help councils tackle diesel emissions. The plans include spending a total of £3bn on fighting pollution. They come...

    Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport
    Jul25

    Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport

    PJ police are investigating the discovery of an “abandoned jacket” by a boarding gate at Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport. The jacket had a hole it “in the region of the thorax” with traces of blood. Theories include the possibility of a gunshot, or stab wound. The jacket was found near the booth reserved for Turkish Airways. Police...

    Ukraine Threatens Kusturica with Ban over Crimea Visit
    Jul25

    Ukraine Threatens Kusturica with Ban over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine threatened to prosecute and ban famous Serbian film-maker Emir Kusturica from its territory after he visited Crimea and praised the Russian takeover of the peninsula. …read more Source: Balkan...

    France, Germany urge ceasefire in Ukraine as violence flares
    Jul25

    France, Germany urge ceasefire in Ukraine as violence flares

    PARIS — The leaders of France and Germany called Tuesday for an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, where violence flared again in July despite years of attempts to stop the conflict. Warning of a possible “humanitarian catastrophe”, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for withdrawal of...

    Special envoy: US may send arms to Ukraine
    Jul25

    Special envoy: US may send arms to Ukraine

    The new U.S. special envoy for the crisis in Ukraine said Washington is actively considering whether to send weapons to Ukrainian government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker said arming Ukrainian government forces could alter Moscow’s approach to the...

    Ukraine prepared “judge” Serbian filmmaker Kusturica
    Jul25

    Ukraine prepared “judge” Serbian filmmaker Kusturica

    Ukraine is prepared to put Emir Kusturica on trial for his “calls to separatism,” Vecernje Novosti is reporting, citing a source from the Ukrainian embassy.For the same reason, the renowned Serbian filmmaker is facing a five-year ban on entering the territory of that country. …read more Source:...

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