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    News of the day from across the globe, April 30
    Apr30

    News of the day from across the globe, April 30

    South Sudan’s leaders have formed a transitional coalition government bringing together politicians from the government and the armed opposition who have been at war for 2½ years. The government, which has a 30-month mandate culminating in fresh elections, has been formed according to a peace deal signed by Kiir and Machar in August under...

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in …read more Source: Big News...

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia
    Apr30

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia

    Over the next two months, a total of ten members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wounded in battle will arrive in Estonia for treatment and rehabilitation. …read more Source:...

    McDonald’s Probes Copycat Burger Joint in Separatist East Ukraine
    Apr30

    McDonald’s Probes Copycat Burger Joint in Separatist East Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukraine troops and pro-Russia rebels agree Orthodox Easter ceasefire
    Apr30

    Ukraine troops and pro-Russia rebels agree Orthodox Easter ceasefire

    Ukraine’s government has agreed a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents, which is set to take effect on Orthodox Easter weekend. The ceasefire comes amidst reports that fighting has reached levels not seen for months. …read more Source:...

    Russian Censorship Group Seeks Chinese Help to Better Control Internet
    Apr30

    Russian Censorship Group Seeks Chinese Help to Better Control Internet

    Russian authorities are seeking greater control of information on the internet, with some who favor tighter restrictions looking to China. Russia’s Safe Internet League, an influential lobby, hosted a first-ever forum Wednesday in Moscow with China’s top internet censors, including Fang Binxing, known as the “Father of the Great...

    Serbian opposition calls for post-election street protests
    Apr29

    Serbian opposition calls for post-election street protests

    BELGRADE — Confusion and delays in counting votes after Serbia’s parliamentary election on Sunday prompted an increasingly disgruntled opposition to call for street protests. The opposition complained about the slow count, which took five days, encouraging people to demonstrate on Saturday. The ruling party responded Friday by threatening...

    Beijing and Moscow Object to U.S.–Korea Missile Defense Collaboration
    Apr29

    Beijing and Moscow Object to U.S.–Korea Missile Defense Collaboration

    Seoul and Washington have been in advanced discussions to install a sophisticated anti-missile system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea. The plan, which received a sense of added urgency after North Korea conducted nuclear tests earlier this year, has now prompted vociferous protestation from Russia and China....

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce
    Apr29

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce

    The announcement comes a day after the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) warned that bloodshed in eastern Ukraine had reached levels not seen for months in the predominantly Russian-speaking war zone. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘Authorities are step-by-step escalating repression’ in Crimea
    Apr29

    ‘Authorities are step-by-step escalating repression’ in Crimea

    In an interview with DW, Mejlis Chairman Refat Chubarov explained what the recent ban of his organization means for the governing body of Crimean Tatars. He also criticized Russian authorities. …read more Source:...