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    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...

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday
    May02

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday

    US President Donald Trump will speak with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin (pictured) by telephone on May 2, 2017, according to the White House © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Aleksey NikolskyiWashington, United States, May 2 – US President Donald Trump will speak with Russia’s Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday as the two leaders look to make headway...

    10 Things You Didn’t Know About British-Nigerian Boxer, Anthony Joshua
    May02

    10 Things You Didn’t Know About British-Nigerian Boxer, Anthony Joshua

    On Saturday evening, April 29, British pugilist, Anthony Joshua in a match dubbed one of the best heavyweight fights defeated Ukrainian, Wladimir Klitschko in front of the 90,000 crowd at Wembley to win the WBA title. His success has received massive coverage in Nigeria due to his heritage and the fact he has stayed connected to his roots though...

    Politics: Here’s how May Day rallies unfolded around the world
    May02

    Politics: Here’s how May Day rallies unfolded around the world

    Some employers like Facebook began rolling out paid time off for social justice events like May Day. May Day rallies and marches were held worldwide on May 1, 2017. Some of the demonstrations, which are also celebrated under the International Workers’ Day banner, reflected cultural traditions, and many others were a rallying cry for equal...

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since 2015, signalling renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. The Russian and German leaders have scaled back links as Moscow’s ties with the EU have plunged to a post-Cold War low. Merkel has...

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Merkel makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Vladimir Putin (shown in this file photo from May 10, 2015 in Moscow) on Tuesday in her first visit to Russia since 2015 in a sign of renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow © POOL/AFP/File / MAXIM SHIPENKOVSochi, Russian Federation, May 2 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet...

    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi
    May02

    Merkel, Putin aim to ease diplomatic tensions in Sochi

    Angela Merkel is traveling to the Black Sea coast to talk with Vladimir Putin about Ukraine, Syria and other issues putting a strain on Berlin-Moscow relations. Is the Russian president interested in honest dialogue? …read more Source:...

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties
    May02

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor makes rare Russia visit as Putin backs warmer ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since 2015, signalling renewed dialogue between Berlin and Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will Tuesday meet President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in her first visit to Russia since...

    Ukraine Pressures Reporters to Avoid Negative Stories About Country – US NGO
    May02

    Ukraine Pressures Reporters to Avoid Negative Stories About Country – US NGO

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Press freedom is under attack in Ukraine, with government officials pressing journalists to only write stories that portray the country in a positive light and approving acts of intimidation against reporters who deviate from official narratives, the US human rights group Freedom House said on Monday. “While ongoing reforms...

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing
    May01

    Joshua’s epic win hailed for reviving heavyweight boxing

    London, Monday @timsimwa British boxer Anthony Joshua’s stunning 11th round knockout of Ukrainian legend Wladimir Klitschko was hailed Sunday as having restored some much-needed prestige to the tarnished image of heavyweight boxing. Joshua, 27, retained his unbeaten record in the most extreme of circumstances having been knocked to the...

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