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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...

Off to a Good Start: Fake Tickets and Other Scandals Around Ukraine’s Eurovision
May01

Off to a Good Start: Fake Tickets and Other Scandals Around Ukraine’s Eurovision

As it turned out, the organizers had started selling tickets even before the venue of this month’s event was ready. The builders made changes to its overall layout and, as a result, some of the seats ended up too far from the stage and some simply disappeared without trace. The unlucky buyers were offered to choose between exchanging their...

Mhalifu wa kivita raia wa Austria akamatwa Poland
May01

Mhalifu wa kivita raia wa Austria akamatwa Poland

Raia mmoja wa Austria amekamatwa nchini Poland kwa tuhuma za kufanya uhalifu wa kivita Mashariki mwa Ukraine wakati akiwa anapigana kwa ajili ya serikali ya Ukraine. …read more Source:...

News24.com | Poland detains Austrian suspected of Ukraine atrocities
May01

News24.com | Poland detains Austrian suspected of Ukraine atrocities

An Austrian suspected of killing prisoners and wounded soldiers in eastern Ukraine, has been detained in Poland, border police say. …read more Source:...

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