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    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO
    May22

    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO

    MOSCOW-Russia has launched a wide-ranging trade complaint against Ukraine, saying it is facing a “universe of restrictions, prohibitions, requirements and procedures”, a World Trade Organization statement said on Monday. , The alleged breaches of the trade rules affect trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit, the...

    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest
    May14

    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

    Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history., Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music… music isn’t fireworks, music...

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks
    May02

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks

    BERLIN – Expanding the number of countries involved in Russian-backed peace talks for Syria could offer a chance to jumpstart negotiations on a political solution, Germany’s top official for Russia policy said in an interview published on Tuesday., Gernot Erler suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel could raise the issue with...

    Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board
    Apr30

    Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board

    HAVANA – A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba’s north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. , The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside...

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch
    Apr27

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

    China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, while vowing not to pursue expansionism., China launched the carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and regional worries about...

    On Easter, Pope denounces ‘oppressive regimes’ but urges restraint
    Apr17

    On Easter, Pope denounces ‘oppressive regimes’ but urges restraint

    Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message on Sunday but in an apparent call for restraint urged world leaders to prevent the spread of conflicts, as tensions rose in North Korea and Syria., Francis, marking the fifth Easter season of his pontificate, said Mass before tens of thousands of people under...

    Tillerson carries Syria stance to Moscow as Trump administration speaks for West
    Apr11

    Tillerson carries Syria stance to Moscow as Trump administration speaks for West

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a unified message from world powers to Moscow on Tuesday, denouncing Russian support for Syria and taking up America’s traditional role as leader of the West on behalf of Donald Trump’s administration., Tillerson took off for Russia on Tuesday from Italy, where he met foreign ministers...

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
    Apr10

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia

    The search for a unified approach to the Syria conflict after last week’s suspected chemical attack looks set to dominate talks between the G7 group of leading nations in Italy on Monday., Foreign ministers will focus on how to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Allies will also be seeking clarity from...

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria
    Apr10

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria

    MMOSCOW- Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington., The warships USS Porter and USS Ross in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession., She warned at a news conference that resistance to change would now increase. The resignation — effective on May...

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