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    ‘Holy Fire,’ fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
    May02

    ‘Holy Fire,’ fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

    With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter in March, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern Orthodox churches...

    Ukraine’s tense Odessa marks two years since clashes killed 48
    May02

    Ukraine’s tense Odessa marks two years since clashes killed 48

    More than 500 people bearing flowers and banners with pictures of the victims massed on Monday …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s tense Odessa marks two years since clashes killed 48
    May02

    Ukraine’s tense Odessa marks two years since clashes killed 48

    Ukrainian police in the tense southern city of Odessa Monday discovered three grenades near the site of commemorations to mark two years since clashes between Moscow and Kiev supporters killed 48 …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU set to drive forward visas for Turks in migrant deal
    May02

    EU set to drive forward visas for Turks in migrant deal

    Despite deep public misgivings in some countries, the European Union will this week drive forward a plan to grant Turks visa-free travel to Europe as a reward for having reduced a flood of refugees and migrants into Europe to a trickle. The European Commission is set to declare on Wednesday that Turkey has broadly met the criteria for early visa...

    Three killed in renewed Ukraine violence
    May01

    Three killed in renewed Ukraine violence

    One Ukrainian soldier and two pro-Russia fighters have been killed in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia defends intercept of US reconnaissance plane over Baltic
    May01

    Russia defends intercept of US reconnaissance plane over Baltic

    Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a routine route in international airspace and that the...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 intended to smooth differences between Moscow and Kyiv …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    Kiev and Moscow have been unable to reach a political reconciliation agreement despite truce pacts …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine accuses separatists of violating Easter armistice
    May01

    Ukraine accuses separatists of violating Easter armistice

    The Ukrainian government says one soldier has been killed and several troops wounded in the country’s east in what seems to be a violation of a recently brokered armistice …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany to host four-way talks on Ukraine crisis
    May01

    Germany to host four-way talks on Ukraine crisis

    Germany says a meeting will be held in the so-called Normandy Four format on the Ukraine conflict in the capital, Berlin, later this month. …read more Source: Iran...

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