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    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina
    May19

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina

    President Kenyatta, who was one of only two African leaders invited to the just concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, will again be joined by his Ethiopian counterpart PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Sicily, Italy/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, May 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among four African leaders who will be attending the G7 Summit in Italy next...

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut
    May19

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut

    Crawford took the WBC crown last July by unanimous decision over Ukraine's previously unbeaten Viktor Postol. Unbeaten double world junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford defends his crowns against former Olympic champion Felix Diaz on Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.Crawford, 30-0 with 21 knockouts, will try to...

    Russia Registers Spike in Drug-Trafficking via Central Asia, Trans-Caucasus

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has recently registered an increase in drug-trafficking through Central Asian and Trans-Caucasus states, as well as the rise of contraband from China, Europe and Ukraine, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said. “We are registering the active use of Internet and electronic payments by the...

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare
    May19

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare

    Technology will play a significant role in this new realm of warfare, one senior researcher said. US special operations is researching how to counteract a new breed of warfare that Russia, China and Iran have been using quite successfully in recent years, Defense News reported. Known as gray-zone conflict or hybrid warfare, it encompasses...

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware
    May18

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware

    The fleet is one of Russia's most historic and westernmost military units, and has consistently been at the center of hostilities with the west. Russia is sending it’s Baltic Fleet a new missile ship and and more advanced fighter-bomber jets by the end of the year, Newsweek reported. The fleet will receive a missile corvette ship and...

    Ukraine postpones controversial bill
    May18

    Ukraine postpones controversial bill

    Ukrainian parliament has delayed the vote on a religious bill which would impact on the Orthodox church thus outraging Moscow. …read more Source:...

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek
    May18

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — In Soviet times, Artek was a landmark of the USSR. The camp was visited by children and adults from all over the world, including prominent people, like for example Indira Gandhi. Cosmonauts and astronauts, musicians and actors have always been very welcome there too. Yuri Gagarin even presented his space suit to the...

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia
    May18

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia

    Russia is particularly concerned about the possible seizure of its churches in Ukraine. Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday postponed a vote on a religious bill that has outraged Russia because it suggests imposing severe restrictions on the branch of the Orthodox Church headed by the Moscow patriarchate.Russia is particularly concerned about...

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West
    May18

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West

    The proposal drew a stern rebuke from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations. Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic.The decision to rework a bill critics said was meant to protect...

    Some in Ukraine Could Gain From Visa-Free Travel to EU, But Ukraine Will Lose

    “It is an absolutely historic day for Ukraine, for my 45 million nation, and I am absolutely confident that this is a historic day for the European Union,” Poroshenko told the attending media after the deal was signed in Strasbourg. “Ukraine returns to the European family. Ukraine says a final farewell to the Soviet and Russian Empire,” he added....

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