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    Europa League semi-finals draw: Napoli meet Dnipro, Sevilla face Fiorentina
    Apr24

    Europa League semi-finals draw: Napoli meet Dnipro, Sevilla face Fiorentina

    Napoli have been paired with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk during Friday’s Europa League semi-final draw in Nyon, while Sevilla will have to deal with Fiorentina in the final four. Rafael Benitez’s men saw off Wolfsburg in the quarter-finals to book their ticket for the last four, with Dnipro proving to be too strong for Club Brugge. The Liga...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos

    A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said on April 23 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission
    Apr24

    Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission

    Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year’s level.Critics called it a face-saving operation that did not go far enough to emulate an Italian rescue mission abandoned six months...

    Anthropologist criticised for  showing images of MH17 victims
    Apr23

    Anthropologist criticised for showing images of MH17 victims

    THE HAGUE: An anthropologist and pathologist who is part of the international team working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down in Ukraine was publicly rebuked on Thursday for discussing the case and showing photos of victims in a lecture to students. Arie de Bruijn, head of the Dutch police forensics unit...

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina
    Apr23

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina

    MOSCOW—Russia and Argentina signed documents deepening energy cooperation Thursday, underlining Moscow’s drive to develop ties with South America since coming under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. At a ceremony in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine President Cristina Fernandez hailed the agreements as...

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’
    Apr23

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’

    The U.S. Defense Department has dismissed as “ridiculous” and “propaganda” comments by a Russian military official that American troops are training Ukrainian soldiers in the conflict zone in Ukraine’s east. “There’s no credence to it whatsoever” said Pentagon Spokesman Colonel Steve Warren, responding Thursday to the Russian...

    Pentagon denies ‘ridiculous’ claim US troops in Ukraine combat zone
    Apr23

    Pentagon denies ‘ridiculous’ claim US troops in Ukraine combat zone

    The Pentagon on Thursday denied Russian allegations that US troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, calling Moscow’s claims a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from its own activities in the region. “Russia continues to supply lethal weapons, training and command and control support for armed separatists...

    Ukrainian president wants referendum on NATO membership
    Apr23

    Ukrainian president wants referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainians will decide whether Ukraine will join NATO or not, Poroshenko says. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital
    Apr23

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital

    Published April 23, 2015 A Ukrainian Army colonel, badly wounded while …read more Source:...

    Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine

    Interfax news agency quoted that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces not only in western Ukraine …read more Source: World...

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