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    Chernobyl and the ghosts of a nuclear past
    Apr16

    Chernobyl and the ghosts of a nuclear past

    A Nobel laureate captures the beginning of the “age of disasters”. “This is not a book on Chernobyl,” writes Svetlana Alexievich, “but on the world of Chernobyl.” It is not about what happened on 26 April 1986, when a nuclear reactor exploded near the border between Ukraine and Belarus. It is about an epoch that will last, like the radioactive...

    The political fallout of Chernobyl is still toxic | Natalie Nougayrède
    Apr16

    The political fallout of Chernobyl is still toxic | Natalie Nougayrède

    Thirty years on, the legacy of the disaster, and of the Soviet Union, continue to blight the regionAt 1.23am on 26 April 1986, reactor no 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear plant blew up, spewing immense amounts of radioactive material into the air. A major event of the 20th century had occurred. The Chernobyl explosion, 30 years ago this month, arguably...

    Bulgaria Seeks Inclusion into Visegrad Group’s Energy Projects
    Apr16

    Bulgaria Seeks Inclusion into Visegrad Group’s Energy Projects

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has said his country is looking for Slovakia’s support for its involvement in energy projects currently developed by the Visegrad Group. Plevneliev has made the comment after a meeting with Slovakian counterpart Andrej Kiska in Bratislava. The Visegrad Group, also known as V4, includes Poland,...

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals
    Apr16

    Football: City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals

    NYON (AFP) – Pep Guardiola avoided his future employers as Manchester City were on Friday drawn to play Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League while Atletico Madrid will face the Spaniards Bayern Munich.Guardiola takes over as City boss next season after three years at Bayern in which he has steered the Bavarian giants to...

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis
    Apr16

    Football: Liverpool-Villarreal, Shakhtar-Sevilla in Europa League semis

    NYON (AFP) – Jurgen Klopps Liverpool earned a Europa League semi-final against Villarreal from their heroic comeback against his former side Borussia Dortmund.Defending champions Sevilla face Ukraines Shakhtar Donetsk in the second semi-final drawn Friday.Liverpool, who hit back from 2-0 and 3-1 down to beat Borussia 4-3 and progress into...

    City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals
    Apr16

    City-Real, Atletico-Bayern in Champions League semi-finals

    NYON (AFP) – Pep Guardiola avoided his future employers as Manchester City were on Friday drawn to play Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League while Atletico Madrid will face the Spaniards Bayern Munich.Guardiola takes over as City boss next season after three years at Bayern in which he has steered the Bavarian giants to...

    Japan’s Abe to soon meet Putin in Russia: FMs
    Apr16

    Japan’s Abe to soon meet Putin in Russia: FMs

    TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia shortly to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin in the countries latest effort to tackle a decades-long territorial dispute, their foreign ministers said Friday.Tokyo-Moscow relations have been hamstrung by the row that dates back to the end of World War II when Soviet...

    Front runners emerge for UNchief from town halls with General Assembly
    Apr16

    Front runners emerge for UNchief from town halls with General Assembly

    Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and current Administrator of the United Nations Development Program, speaks during an interview in New York April 4, 2016. REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: Two or three front runners for the position of United Nations Secretary-General have emerged after 18-hours of unprecedented General Assembly town hall...

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East
    Apr16

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East

    Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of an international monitoring mission said Friday. The February 2015 Minsk cease-fire deal failed to completely halt the conflict that is now in its third year....

    Russia: NATO Build-Up In Baltic ‘Unjustified’
    Apr16

    Russia: NATO Build-Up In Baltic ‘Unjustified’

    Moscow’s ambassador suggests relations between Russia and the alliance were “very bad” in the wake of the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Sky...