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    Kazakhstan Votes for Continuity While Keeping Eye on Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan Votes for Continuity While Keeping Eye on Ukraine

    ALMATY—As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country’s massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine. With authorities clamping down on all opposition, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s re-election is...

    Russia concerned over US arms link to Ukraine
    Apr24

    Russia concerned over US arms link to Ukraine

    Kremlin says that US Congress had passed a Ukraine Freedom Support Act in 2014 which would allow for the provision of advanced weaponry. …read more Source: World...

    Russia concerned over US arms link to Ukraine
    Apr24

    Russia concerned over US arms link to Ukraine

    Kremlin says joint US-Ukrainian military training ‘throws fuel on the fire.’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ahead of election, Miliband says PM Cameron has squandered Britain’s global clout
    Apr24

    Ahead of election, Miliband says PM Cameron has squandered Britain’s global clout

    By William James Prime Minister David Cameron has squandered Britain’s global influence by forging an inward-looking approach to international affairs that has left the world’s fifth-largest economy isolated, opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband said on Friday. Less than two weeks before a May 7 election, Miliband dragged...

    As Armenia marks 1915 killing, Berlin calls it genocide (Updated)
    Apr24

    As Armenia marks 1915 killing, Berlin calls it genocide (Updated)

    By Margarita Antidze and Hasmik Mkrtchyan Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million...

    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...

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