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    EU Council confirms agreement on visa liberalisation for Ukrainians
    Mar04

    EU Council confirms agreement on visa liberalisation for Ukrainians

    On 2 March EU ambassadors confirmed the informal agreement reached on 28 February 2017 between the Maltese Presidency and the European Parliament on visa liberalisation for Ukrainians. The regulation will now be submitted to the European Parliament for first reading, … …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijani wrestlers win four medals on first day of Kiev international tournament
    Mar04

    Azerbaijani wrestlers win four medals on first day of Kiev international tournament

    Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed four medals, including one gold on the first day of an international tournament in Kiev. The only gold medal came from Tatyana Omelchenko in the women`s 60kg weight category …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Sex workers march in Ukraine demanding legalisation
    Mar04

    Sex workers march in Ukraine demanding legalisation

    Sex workers demonstrate in front of Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev on March 3, 2017. AFP Photo KIEV: Dozens of sex workers and human rights campaigners gathered in Kiev on Friday demanding the legalisation of prostitution in Ukraine. Some 50 activists holding red umbrellas and wearing red plastic helmets staged the first-ever march through...

    Separatist Donetsk Breaks Commercial Ties with Rest of Ukraine
    Mar04

    Separatist Donetsk Breaks Commercial Ties with Rest of Ukraine

    The prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic announced on Friday that the separatist region would be breaking all commercial ties with the rest of Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)
    Mar04

    Telefonica is set to acquire UK geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million, sources say (TEF)

    The Spanish telecoms giant is boosting its advertising division. Spanish telecoms company Telefonica is in talks to acquire the British mobile geolocation data startup Statiq for $4.2 million (£3.5 million), according to multiple industry sources. Not all the paperwork has been signed but deal is likely to be announced as soon as this month...

    5 critical questions Trump needs to answer about the Russian ambassador’s covert trip to Trump Tower
    Mar04

    5 critical questions Trump needs to answer about the Russian ambassador’s covert trip to Trump Tower

    On the heels of the news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak (and lied about it under oath) leading up to the election—and so did a number of other key advisers—the New York Times followed up with this huge development: The New Yorker reported this week that Mr. Kushner had met with Mr. Kislyak at...

    U.S. Says Russia’s Activities In Ukraine Impair Human Rights At Home
    Mar04

    U.S. Says Russia’s Activities In Ukraine Impair Human Rights At Home

    A new U.S. State Department report says human rights in Russia continue to be significantly and negatively affected by Moscows purported annexation of Ukraines Crimea Peninsula and its support f …read more Source: Big News...

    Vox Sentences: The French presidential election is the most bonkers thing since, well, you know
    Mar04

    Vox Sentences: The French presidential election is the most bonkers thing since, well, you know

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Have you been following France’s presidential election? Because if not,...

    Russia, Nato in high-level mly talks since freeze
    Mar04

    Russia, Nato in high-level mly talks since freeze

    MOSCOW: Senior Russian and Nato military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the Nato Military Committee Petr Pavel called Russia’s chief of staff Valery Gerasimov to discuss the possible restarting of...

    The Platform Switcheroo
    Mar04

    The Platform Switcheroo

    Allegra Kirkland talks to GOP platform committee delegates about the Ukraine military aid switcheroo. …read more Source:...