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    Eurovision: Russian TV drops singing contest over Ukraine singer ban
    Apr14

    Eurovision: Russian TV drops singing contest over Ukraine singer ban

    Kiev has slapped an entry ban on Russia's entrant Yulia Samoilova for performing a concert on the Crimea peninsula in 2015. Russia’s main state television channel said Thursday it was dropping the Eurovision Song Contest from its schedules after Ukraine banned its performer from entering the country to take part.”Channel One...

    Politics: ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments
    Apr13

    Politics: ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments

    The comment signaled to some, including Ayrault, that Tillerson did not think the US should concern itself with the ongoing war in Ukraine and Russian aggression there. Ayrault said he told Tillerson that “it is in the interests of the US taxpayers to have a Europe that is secure and is strong politically and economically. … You...

    US, Russia: Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow
    Apr13

    US, Russia: Countries struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson battled to overcome differences with his Russian opposite number Wednesday, but they remained split over an alleged chemical attack in Syria after talks in Moscow. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson battled to overcome differences with his Russian opposite number Wednesday, but they remained split over an...

    Politics: A new report says Russia is intensifying its spy game in Eastern Europe
    Apr12

    Politics: A new report says Russia is intensifying its spy game in Eastern Europe

    According to Estonia's intelligence service, Moscow has intensified intelligence operations abroad — a determination echoed by other countries in the region. From the northern tip of the Baltics to the southern edge of the Balkans, Russia is stepping up spying on its neighbors, according to numerous reports from the region. The most recent...

    Federica Mogherini: EU chief to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    Federica Mogherini: EU chief to make first to visit to Russia

    Most attention is likely to focus on her trip to Moscow on April 24, with ties in deep freeze. EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria.She will also visit China and India next week, her office said in...

    Wisdom Bank: “I attribute my success to this .. ” – Florence Nightingale
    Apr11

    Wisdom Bank: “I attribute my success to this .. ” – Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (May 12, 1820– August 13, 1910) was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale.Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (May 12, 1820– August 13, 1910) was an English social reformer and statistician,...

    Bashar al-Assad: US strike wiped out fifth of Syria President’s air force, Pentagon says
    Apr11

    Bashar al-Assad: US strike wiped out fifth of Syria President’s air force, Pentagon says

    The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime's remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis...

    In Russia: Poverty rises to decade-high of 20 million
    Apr06

    In Russia: Poverty rises to decade-high of 20 million

    Some 19.8 million people — more than 13 percent of the population — were living with incomes below the minimum deemed acceptable last year. The number of Russians living in poverty reached nearly 20 million last year — a decade high — after sanctions over Ukraine and an oil crisis battered the economy, official figures...

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State to visit Russia April 11
    Apr05

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State to visit Russia April 11

    Russia's foreign ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration.The ministry said the...

    Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault
    Apr04

    Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault

    A Nigerian man of God has been sentenced to jail in the United Kingdom after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting women. A 55-year-old Nigerian man of God based in the United Kingdom, Pastor Benjamin Egbujor, has been jailed after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl and another woman during ‘private prayer...

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