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    Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows
    May23

    Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows

    As President Donald Trump prepares to fly to Thursday’s NATO summit in Brussels, he and his 27 counterparts should look at a new poll of public attitudes on both sides of the Atlantic about their alliance, and about the threat posed by Russia. A Pew Research Center survey released this morning shows public support for NATO has jumped...

    Tedros overcomes attacks on record to win WHO race
    May23

    Tedros overcomes attacks on record to win WHO race

    GENEVA — Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus overcame late attacks on his record in Ethiopia to become Africa’s first director general of the World Health Organization. A charismatic former health minister and diplomat, Tedros, 52, pointed to his track record of developing a vast network of health centers in his country and...

    Manchester attack scars Europa final
    May23

    Manchester attack scars Europa final

    Manchester United’s preparations for today’s Europa League final were plunged into sadness on Tuesday after a bomb attack at a Manchester pop concert killed 22 people and injured dozens more.Manager Jose Mourinho led his players in a solemn minute’s silence on United’s Carrington training pitches west of Manchester city...

    The Latest: Annan says extremists ‘will lose this time, too’
    May23

    The Latest: Annan says extremists ‘will lose this time, too’

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 6:59 p.m. Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan says the world must stand together against “the extremists and terrorists” responsible for the attack in Manchester and similar senseless violence elsewhere. Annan told The...

    Ukraine Must Scrap Ban on Russian Social Media – Reporters Without Borders
    May23

    Ukraine Must Scrap Ban on Russian Social Media – Reporters Without Borders

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko approved the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) to expand the list of sanctioned Russian individuals and legal entities. In particular, Ukraine has imposed sanctions on a number of Russian media, popular social networks like VKontakte and...

    Hepburn: NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia – Get out of Ukraine
    May23

    Hepburn: NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia – Get out of Ukraine

    There is the old saying that when the going gets tough the tough get going. It’s been a long time since the world order has hovered on the brink as it is doing now. In the European Union, some members are leaving, while others are reversing course from open societies to insular ones. North Korea is flexing its nuclear power. The Middle East...

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme
    May23

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ” A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.Vadym Iermolovych received… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    China Urges Balance on Environment, Economy in Antarctica
    May23

    China Urges Balance on Environment, Economy in Antarctica

    BEIJING — A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a “proper balance” between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent’s vulnerability to climate change raises worries that some nations could seek to exploit its natural resources. China is seeking to carve out a...

    Belarusian, Ukrainian oil transportation companies extend Mozyr-Brody cooperation agreement
    May23

    Belarusian, Ukrainian oil transportation companies extend Mozyr-Brody cooperation agreement

    According to the source, the agreement had to be extended due to management changes in Gomeltransneft Druzhba and Ukrtransnafta. Apart from that, the Mozyr-Brody section is in need of regular repairs if reliable oil deliveries to European countries are to continue. …read more Source:...

    Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk
    May23

    Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk

    The conference will bring together scholars of the academies of sciences, major universities, museums, archives, and libraries of Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, and the Czech Republic. …read more Source:...