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    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...

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia
    May01

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia

    Leader of Crimean Tatars slams Russian ‘aggression’, urges expansion of Western sanctions …read more Source: World...

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia
    May01

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia

    Leader of Crimean Tatars slams Russian ‘aggression’, urges expansion of Western sanctions …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said on Saturday. “As a result of hostilities, over the past 24 hours two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others wounded,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told...

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban
    Apr30

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban

    PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Saturday for banning the Palestinian flag from the 2016 Eurovision song contest, calling the ruling “discriminatory and a serious offense against our nation.” In a letter obtained by Ma’an addressed to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his...

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce
    Apr30

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce

    Clashes leave two soldiers dead and four wounded, just hours after truce approved by both sides in Minsk takes effect. …read more Source: AL...

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