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    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...

    Turkey welcomes more Ahiska Turks from eastern Ukraine
    Apr16

    Turkey welcomes more Ahiska Turks from eastern Ukraine

    Over 300 Ahiska Turks arrive in Erzincan province, where they will be provided with furnished apartments by Turkish government …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kiev seeks jail

for suspected

Russian spies
    Apr15

    Kiev seeks jail for suspected Russian spies

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military prosecutors on Friday demanded 15-year jail terms for two suspected Russian surveillance soldiers captured in the war-torn separatist east last May. Moscow argues that sergeant Aleksander Aleksandrov and captain Yevgeny Yerofeyev had delisted from the armed forces by the time they crossed the Ukrainian border into...

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict
    Apr15

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict

    The first meeting between NATO and the Russia Council since the start of the conflict in Ukraine is already off to a rough start. The Kremlin said Friday it would use the meeting scheduled for Wednesday as an opportunity to protest the military and political alliance’s buildup in the Baltic region. …read more Source: International...

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas
    Apr15

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas

    If I were you, I would strongly consider going to this event: The American Conservative presents “What Impact Will the 2016 Campaign Have on U.S. Foreign Policy?” — a discussion with some of the magazine’s most prominent contributors. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from: Daniel Larison, senior editor, The American...

    Vladimir Putin’s official 2015 income: About €120,000
    Apr15

    Vladimir Putin’s official 2015 income: About €120,000

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declared income rose by 1 million rubles (€13,000) in 2015 to 8.9 million rubles, or about €120,000, Interfax reported Friday. The leader’s property and earnings declaration included 1500 square meters of land and a 77 square meter apartment, as well as a garage he can use to store his Soviet...