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    Bratislava braces itself for EU presidency, and so does Brussels
    May20

    Bratislava braces itself for EU presidency, and so does Brussels

    Slovakia is almost ready for its EU close-up, but not everyone in Brussels is confident the country can handle the starring role it will have in driving the union’s political agenda for the second half of the year. It won’t be the first member of its class of mostly small, Eastern European countries that joined the EU in 2004 to hold...

    Canada PM Trudeau says ‘I am human’ after fracas, cites job pressures
    May20

    Canada PM Trudeau says ‘I am human’ after fracas, cites job pressures

    Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in an interview with Reuters in his office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 19, 2016. REUTERS OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under fire for getting involved in an unprecedented physical fracas in Parliament, said on Thursday that he was only human and in a...

    David Cameron, the accidental European
    May20

    David Cameron, the accidental European

    LONDON — David Cameron promised to end his party’s obsession with Europe. Instead his premiership will be defined by it. The British prime minister is all but certain to suffer his own ignominious departure if Britain votes to exit the European Union. To Cameron’s critics it would be a fitting end to a political career laced with...

    NATO Welcomes Montenegro; Russia Threatens Sanctions
    May20

    NATO Welcomes Montenegro; Russia Threatens Sanctions

    NATO officially invited Montenegro to become its 29th member Thursday, angering Russia, which already is threatening sanctions against what it calls a “friendly country.” NATO foreign ministers signed the Accession Protocol in Brussels, as Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Dukanovic looked on. All 28 legislative bodies, including the...

    Canada PM cites job pressures over Parliament fracas
    May20

    Canada PM cites job pressures over Parliament fracas

    OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under fire for getting involved in an unprecedented physical fracas in Parliament, said on Thursday that he was only human and in a high pressure job but promised there would be no repeat of his actions. Trudeau, impatient at what he saw as stalling tactics by the opposition ahead of a vote on...

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine
    May20

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine

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    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine
    May20

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is considering sending an armed police mission to help conduct elections in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine that is controlled by Russian-backed rebels.OSCE… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home
    May20

    Crimean Muslim refugees feel welcome, but there’s no place like home

    HARI SREENIVASAN: It’s been more than two years since Russia invaded the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, home to a Muslim population that has suffered greatly through the centuries. Since the invasion, they are under pressure once more. From Kiev, special correspondent Kira Kay reports, our story produced in partnership with the Bureau for...

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine
    May20

    European security group mulls police mission to Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is considering sending an armed police mission to help conduct elections in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine that is controlled by Russian-backed rebels. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest
    May20

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted a radical artist with a penchant for self-mutilation on vandalism charges for a 2014 performance celebrating the mass street protests in Ukraine that helped topple pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovich. Officials said the artist, Pyotr Pavlensky, will not… …read more Source: Los Angeles...