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    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert

    BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot Erler told the Passauer Neue Presse that Berlin’s decision to send four diplomats back to Russia was a sign...

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat
    Mar28

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat

    BRUSSELS: EU to make it easier to move troops, tanks in face of Russia threat The EU will on Wednesday present detailed plans to make it easier to move troops and equipment around the bloc as Europe seeks to boost its defences in the face of the growing threat from Russia. Officials want to create a “military Schengen zone” similar to...

    NATO Expels Seven Russian Diplomats and Denies Accreditation to Three More
    Mar28

    NATO Expels Seven Russian Diplomats and Denies Accreditation to Three More

    Nato has expelled seven Russian diplomats over the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the organisation’s secretary general has announced. Accreditation requests for three other Moscow officials have also been rejected to “send a clear message to Russia”, said Jens Stoltenberg, in the latest wave of global condemnation over the poisoning of...

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost
    Mar28

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost

    DUNAJSKA STREDA, Slovakia – Posing on Facebook in December beside the millionth “new citizen” Hungary has welcomed in recent years, an ethnic-Hungarian farmer from Serbia, nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban had reason to look pleased, reports BSS. A 2011 law offering dual citizenship, according to Orban, “makes Hungarians officially part of...

    Mattis: U.S. Nearly Bombed Russians in Syria a Second Time
    Mar28

    Mattis: U.S. Nearly Bombed Russians in Syria a Second Time

    U.S. military forces in the Middle East nearly bombed a group of Russian mercenaries working with pro-government forces in Syria for a second time, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis revealed Tuesday. Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, also defended the mass expulsion of Russian intelligence officers around the world in response to...

    24 countries expel Russian diplomats
    Mar28

    24 countries expel Russian diplomats

    BRUSSELS (AA): Several countries are expelling Russian diplomats as part of an orchestrated response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in the U.K. Countries convinced that Russia is behind the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the U.K. have expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in a...

    Flights to Bulgaria and Cyprus Available from Bratislava Airport
    Mar28

    Flights to Bulgaria and Cyprus Available from Bratislava Airport

    Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on March 27 launched two new regular routes from M.R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava (BTS) to Burgas in Bulgaria, and Paphos in Cyprus.. Both flights are available twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday, Bratislava airport spokesperson Veronika Ševčíková told the TASR newswire, adding that this month the airline also...

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire
    Mar28

    Ukrainian Phone Prankster Spreads Fake News About Deadly Siberia Mall Fire

    A Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman told journalists that the agency managed to “identify a foreign national who deliberately spread false information about the number of victims of the fire in Kemerovo in an attempt to destabilize the situation in the region.” Earlier a Ukrainian phone prankster known as Evgeny Volnov posted an audio...

    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats
    Mar28

    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: AFPLONDON: NATO joined 25 governments around the world Tuesday in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a “turning point” in the West´s relations with Moscow.The US-led military alliance expelled seven Russian staff and denied...

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution
    Mar28

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution

    The Philippines has voted in favor of a China-led resolution upholding multilateralism and working together to “promote mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights.” With a vote of 28 in favor, one against, and 17 abstentions, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted the resolution, titled “Promoting Mutually...