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    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’
    Mar23

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’

    The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in Russia-annexed Crimea. The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in...

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists
    Mar23

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists

    A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko cracks down on opponents following a wave of major protests, a local rights group said Thursday. A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander...

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate to visit Moscow Friday
    Mar23

    Marine Le Pen: French presidential candidate to visit Moscow Friday

    The leader of far-right Front National will meet with the Russian State Duma's foreign affairs committee. French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will on Friday visit Moscow to meet with lawmakers, Russia’s parliament said Thursday.One month before the French presidential vote, the leader of far-right Front...

    In Estonia: British tanks join NATO battle group
    Mar23

    In Estonia: British tanks join NATO battle group

    British army equipment including tanks and self-propelled guns on Wednesday arrived by boat in Estonia, part of a NATO move to reinforce its eastern flank to deter a militarily resurgent Russia, according to Estonia's defence forces. British army equipment including tanks and self-propelled guns on Wednesday arrived by boat in Estonia, part...

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin
    Mar22

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin

    Sean Spicer denied that Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in the mid-2000s. White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in...

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000
    Mar22

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000

    Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in Kiev that Yanukovych's party recorded a secret payment of $750,000 to Manafort in 2009. An Ukrainian MP alleged Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych secretly paid former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort $750,000 via an offshore shell company.Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in...

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000
    Mar22

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000

    Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in Kiev that Yanukovych's party recorded a secret payment of $750,000 to Manafort in 2009. An Ukrainian MP alleged Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych secretly paid former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort $750,000 via an offshore shell company.Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in...

    Donald Trump: US President to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Donald Trump: US President to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington's military alliances. The White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration seeks to quash questions about Trump’s support for the alliance.The Trump...

    Politics: Hacked text messages allegedly sent by Paul Manafort’s daughter discuss ‘blood money’ and killings, and a Ukrainian lawyer wants him to explain
    Mar21

    Politics: Hacked text messages allegedly sent by Paul Manafort’s daughter discuss ‘blood money’ and killings, and a Ukrainian lawyer wants him to explain

    A human-rights lawyer wants to know who was advising or influencing Yanukovych when he ordered Ukrainian security forces to crush protests with force. One familiar name that has emerged: Paul Manafort. On February 20, 2014, Ukrainian riot police opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who had gathered in central Kiev. They were protesting...

    SPAR Nigeria: Company supports community school in promoting assertiveness in students
    Mar21

    SPAR Nigeria: Company supports community school in promoting assertiveness in students

    SPAR’s Marketing Manager, Emmanuel Isangediok thanked the school authorities and teachers for impacting knowledge to the children. As part of its commitment to add value to host communities, leading Hypermarket, SPAR joined Ilupeju Junior Grammar School to organize its annual inter-school competition at the school’s premises on...

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