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    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone
    Apr24

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified a U.S. monitor killed in a mine blast in eastern Ukraine as Joseph Stone. Stone, an American paramedic, was traveling in a car that hit a mine Sunday near rebel-held Luhansk. Two other monitors were injured in the incident. The injured monitors, a female from Germany...

    Mogherini Says EU Sanctions To Stay, Criticizes Russia Over Chechnya Reports
    Apr24

    Mogherini Says EU Sanctions To Stay, Criticizes Russia Over Chechnya Reports

    European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says that Brussels wants better ties with Russia but cannot pretend Moscow did not annex Crimea, and that sanctions will remain in place. Mogher …read more Source: Big News...

    China’s New Carrier (Almost) Ready for Launch
    Apr24

    China’s New Carrier (Almost) Ready for Launch

    China’s much-anticipated, home-built aircraft carrier is about to make its debut, reports South China Morning Post: China was making final preparations to launch its first domestically built aircraft carrier as it marked the 68th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy ­on Sunday. The scaffolding around the ship, temporarily named the...

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States
    Apr24

    Fate of Earth Must Not be Decided by US & Fellow Nuclear States

    Credit: UN photoBy Joan RussowVICTORIA, BC, Canada, Apr 24 2017 (IPS)When the United Nations continues its negotiations in June for an international treaty against nuclear weapons, there must be a treaty that should cover every single aspect of the devastating weapons — and leading eventually to their total elimination from the world’s...

    Russia Again Confirms That It Sponsors Terrorism
    Apr24

    Russia Again Confirms That It Sponsors Terrorism

    The European Union has reacted strongly to the tragic death on Sunday April 23rd, of a US citizen, a paramedic attached to a Special Observation Mission of the European security watchdog, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Ukraine. Two other members of the Mission, one identified as German and Czech citizens, were...

    Ukraine launches investigation into death of OSCE monitor
    Apr24

    Ukraine launches investigation into death of OSCE monitor

    Ukraine has launched an investigation into the death of an American working for the European security watchdog OSCE, whose vehicle hit a landmine in the country’s conflict-hit east, the general prosecutor’s office (GPU) said on Monday.The paramedic was on an OSCE monitoring mission patrol near the village of Pryshybin, controlled by...

    American Killed as Monitoring Mission In Ukraine Suffers First Death
    Apr24

    American Killed as Monitoring Mission In Ukraine Suffers First Death

    The OSCE monitor died in a landmine explosion in the region where Russian-backed rebels are fighting Ukrainian forces. …read more Source:...

    The Fate Of Europe Will Depend On The Winner Of The French Presidential Election
    Apr24

    The Fate Of Europe Will Depend On The Winner Of The French Presidential Election

    Richard Maher, European University Institute The results of one of the most divisive and unpredictable presidential contests in recent French history, which saw early frontrunner, the conservative François Fillon, laid low by a corruption scandal and judicial investigation; a late surge by Jean-Luc Mélenchon the far-left firebrand who wants to...

    The Church In A Train In Ukraine
    Apr24

    The Church In A Train In Ukraine

    It’s an unorthodox Orthodox church… on wheels. The Church of St Nicholas near Odesa, in southwestern Ukraine, is a decomissioned rail carriage — and has been welcoming the faithful since the 1990s. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Allegations of “clandestine network” in Council of Europe body
    Apr24

    Allegations of “clandestine network” in Council of Europe body

    The European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center (ESISC) has published a report which alleges a “clandestine network” of MPs, Armenian officials and NGOs financed by the Soros Foundation within the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). According to the report, which builds on a previous “Armenian Connection” investigation...