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    Obama’s Asian nuclear nightmare
    May21

    Obama’s Asian nuclear nightmare

    President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia next week will be anchored by a stop in Hiroshima, where he will focus on its dark nuclear past. But Obama’s visit comes at a moment when U.S. and Asian officials fear the region is entering a newly dangerous atomic future, threatening Obama’s vow to roll back the spread of nuclear arms and...

    Thorbjørn Jagland: ECHR Ruling on Turkey’s Terror Laws Can Help in Dispute with EU
    May21

    Thorbjørn Jagland: ECHR Ruling on Turkey’s Terror Laws Can Help in Dispute with EU

    Minutes after Bulgaria’s rotating chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers with the Council of Europe had come to an end, CoE Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has agreed to talk to Novinite about the priorities touched during the committee’s sessions, key issues Bulgaria is facing, and problems in other countries. Mr Jagland, who...

    Romania’s Cirstea to meet Ukraine’s Svitolina in 1st round of Roland Garros
    May21

    Romania’s Cirstea to meet Ukraine’s Svitolina in 1st round of Roland Garros

    Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea will play Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in round one of the French Open 2016 women’s singles event, the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. …read more Source:...

    Families of Malaysian Airlines MH17 victims SUE Vladimir Putin over shot down plane
    May21

    Families of Malaysian Airlines MH17 victims SUE Vladimir Putin over shot down plane

    VLADIMIR Putin is being sued for $330m by the families of victims on board the doomed Malaysian Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine two years ago. …read more Source:...

    Yordan Yovchev to be inducted into International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
    May21

    Yordan Yovchev to be inducted into International Gymnastics Hall of Fame

    Bulgaria’s legendary gymnast Yordan Yovchev will be inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held today in Oklahoma City, USA. In addition to Bulgaria’s athlete, inducted into the Hall of Fame will be also Aurelia Dobre (Romania), Igor Korobchinski (Ukraine) and Tatiana Lysenko (Ukraine). In 2008,...

    Investment documents worth $300m signed at Gomel Economic Forum
    May20

    Investment documents worth $300m signed at Gomel Economic Forum

    The agreements and protocols of intent were signed by Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Vladimir Dvornik and representatives of business from China, Russia, Ukraine, Austria, Germany, and Belarus. …read more Source:...

    Milo Ðukanović: Like it or not, Montenegro’s going West
    May20

    Milo Ðukanović: Like it or not, Montenegro’s going West

    It’s been a busy week for Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Ðukanović: The speaker of parliament was removed and the premier put a clutch of opposition politicians in his cabinet to form an interim government that will serve until October’s general elections, when Ðukanović intends to secure an eighth term. Then, on Thursday, he...

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Is Facebook’s newsfeed really biased against conservatives –  and, if not, should it be?
    May20

    Is Facebook’s newsfeed really biased against conservatives – and, if not, should it be?

    There is no such thing as objective journalism, and in the case of Facebook, no requirement to be objective. It was a hectic spring morning at the height of the Ukraine crisis. On the radio, newscasters were calmly reporting on the body count, the possible involvement of other world powers, the possibility of nuclear weapons being used. And then,...

    Ukrainian Yanair launches Rīga-Kiev flights
    May20

    Ukrainian Yanair launches Rīga-Kiev flights

    Ukrainian airline Yanair launches flights from Riga to Kiev today, the Riga International Airport informed LETA Friday. …read more Source:...

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