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    Crimean Tatars: Occupation authorities ban deportation commemorative events
    May18

    Crimean Tatars: Occupation authorities ban deportation commemorative events

    Authorities in Russian-occupied Crimea have banned memorial events devoted to remembering the mass Soviet deportation of Crimean Tatars, according to the political leader of the Black Sea peninsula’s indigenous people, Refat Chubarov. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Spain and Portugal could face EU sanctions over national budgets
    May18

    Spain and Portugal could face EU sanctions over national budgets

    The European Commission will decide Wednesday whether to issue fines to Spain and Portugal for exceeding the EU’s budget deficit limit of 3 percent of GDP. The college of commissioners may impose fines, which can be set at a maximum of 0.2 percent of GDP, delay its decision, or give the countries more time to meet targets. At last...

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win
    May18

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner has dismissed Russia’s anger over her triumph in Stockholm as a sign of “weakness” from a sore loser who saw political plots hatched in a light-hearted event. …read more Source: The Local...

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron
    May18

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron

    Republican candidate sets out foreign policy priorities: putting pressure on China, renegotiating Paris climate deal, and stopping countries ‘ripping us off’Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he was willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift...

    People smugglers take advantage of Schengen to try to sneak Ukraine migrants into Britain
    May17

    People smugglers take advantage of Schengen to try to sneak Ukraine migrants into Britain

    FIVE people smugglers have been arrested for transporting migrants in yachts in a bid to reach the UK. …read more Source:...

    People smugglers nabbed on French yacht
    May17

    People smugglers nabbed on French yacht

    French police said they arrested five gang members on a rented yacht which was being used to transport seven Ukrainian migrants hoping to enter the UK. The Ukrainians had entered France on tourist visas. Two skippers and three suspected smugglers were detained on Friday in Brittany. …read more Source: Algarve Daily...

    The Luhansk Excursions
    May17

    The Luhansk Excursions

    “The Luhansk videos focus on the mundane. And that. . . is the point.” Screenshot from a dashcam video posted on YouTube. A car revs and pulls forward. Volume cranked on the radio, out blares a Russian pop song from the 1990s, all static and drum machine. Streets, pavement, peripheral view of buildings, trees, kiosks, streetlights, pedestrians....

    TAP ‘to Supply Gas to Central, SE Europe’ via Bulgaria-Greece Link
    May17

    TAP ‘to Supply Gas to Central, SE Europe’ via Bulgaria-Greece Link

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) would also supply Southeastern and Central Europe with gas through the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) when both are ready. Tsipras made his remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for TAP’s 550-km long Greek leg held on Tuesday afternoon. State...

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers
    May17

    France busts sailboat gang of migrant smugglers

    French police said on Tuesday they have broken up a smuggling network that used yachts to transport migrants to Britain after finding seven Ukrainians stowed away on a boat on the French coast. …read more Source: The Local...

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton
    May17

    ‘Putin-like?’ Not us, say Poland and Hungary in response to Bill Clinton

    Poland and Hungary returned fire Tuesday after former U.S. President Bill Clinton accused the two countries of thinking that “democracy is too much trouble” and wanting “Putin-like leadership.” “Poland and Hungary, two countries that would not be free but for the United States and the long Cold War, have now decided this democracy is too much...

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