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    Kazakhstan: police hunt for people with blue balloons in search for opposition supporters
    Mar24

    Kazakhstan: police hunt for people with blue balloons in search for opposition supporters

    ASTANA (TCA) — Police in Kazakhstan’s capital hunted for people holding blue balloons during Norouz new year celebrations on March 22, following fugitive opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov’s Facebook call for Kazakhs to express support for his banned movement by displaying blue balloons, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported....

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round in Miami
    Mar24

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round in Miami

    Elina Svitolina of Ukraine (right) shakes hands with Naomi Osaka of Japan (left) after their match on day four of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at Crandon Parkm in Key Biscayne, Florida, USA on March 23, 2018. Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina ended Naomi Osaka’s remarkable recent run...

    Pres. Salva Kiir’s Gestapo Mentality is killing South Sudan
    Mar23

    Pres. Salva Kiir’s Gestapo Mentality is killing South Sudan

    Tweet BY: Duop Chak Wuol, South Sudanese, MAR/24/2018, SSN; It was a common perception in Adolf Hitler’s Germany that working as an assassin for the notorious Nazi’s secret police, the Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo), was a noble career in the Deutschland. It is now clear that South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has adopted...

    Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament
    Mar23

    Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber. The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack...

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round
    Mar23

    Svitolina ends Osaka’s run to reach third round

    Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina ended Naomi Osaka’s remarkable recent run with a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over the Indian Wells champion in the second round of the Miami Open yesterday. The 20-year-old Japanese, who followed her Indian Wells title run with a first-round victory over eight-times Miami champion Serena Williams this week, simply...

    US showcases stealth fighter training on amphibious carrier
    Mar23

    US showcases stealth fighter training on amphibious carrier

    The US military yesterday launched vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) F-35Bs from the deck of the USS Wasp amphibious carrier in the waters around Okinawa in its first show of stealth aircraft force at sea. The exercise comes at a time when concerns remain high over North Korea’s nuclear programme, although regional tension has eased in...

    MEPs slam EU boss over congratulations for Putin: report
    Mar23

    MEPs slam EU boss over congratulations for Putin: report

    Twelve MEPs have reportedly written to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, saying he failed to mention the annexation of Crimea while congratulating Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential elections in Russia. …read more Source: Polskie...

    News24.com | Ukraine war hero faces life in prison over parliament attack plot
    Mar23

    News24.com | Ukraine war hero faces life in prison over parliament attack plot

    A Ukrainian lawmaker once hailed as a hero and a symbol of resistance against Russia could face up to life in prison for plotting a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian lawmaker arrested on alleged coup plot charges
    Mar23

    Ukrainian lawmaker arrested on alleged coup plot charges

    A Ukrainian court on Friday sanctioned the arrest of a celebrated former military pilot accused of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. Nadiya Savchenko, who has … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    John Bolton, Mike Pompeo must put Ukraine corruption on front burner
    Mar23

    John Bolton, Mike Pompeo must put Ukraine corruption on front burner

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have a mountain of problems on their plate in their newly appointed positions. Mr. Bolton as national security director needs no Senate approval. Besides Mr. Pompeo’s confirmation, which should not be a high hurdle, the West Point graduate must deal with a resurgent Russia … …read...