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    US, Russia step up war of words
    May14

    US, Russia step up war of words

    REDZIKOWO, Poland: The United States and Russia on Friday (Saturday in Manila) accused each other of mounting an aggressive military presence in northern Europe, with Moscow vowing to “end threats” posed by a US missile shield near its border. The stepped-up war of words came as Poland on Friday broke ground on the northern section of a US...

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe
    May14

    Obama denounces Russia’s ‘aggressive’ military stance in Europe

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama (pix) warned Russia about its military build-up in northern Europe Friday as he hosted leaders from five Nordic countries at the White House. “We are united in our concern about Russia’s growing, aggressive military presence and posture in the Baltic-Nordic region,” Obama said at the end of...

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete
    May14

    Azerbaijanis Broke into the Ring and Tried to Get Revenge on the Artsakhi Athlete

    A major clash was recorded between the representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan during a match at the Open European Kungfu Championship being held in Lviv, Ukraine. Ashot Harutyunyan defeated the Azerbaijani athlete, Ermenihaber.am Armenian news agency reported. Toward the end of this match, during which Davit Petrosyan—who hails originally from...

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit
    May14

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit

    The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the Jefferson Memorial (R) in Washington, May 1, 2011. REUTERS WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama toasted Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland at a star-studded state dinner on Friday, lauding the nations for their global influence on civil rights, humanitarian issues...

    Bulgaria to Make Its Second Appearance at Eurovision Final on Saturday
    May14

    Bulgaria to Make Its Second Appearance at Eurovision Final on Saturday

    Bulgarian singer Poli Genova will perform her song “If Love Was a Crime” at the final of this year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday evening. Thanks to Genova, who also represented the country in 2011, Bulgaria will make its second appearance at an Eurovision final. Since its debut...

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee: White House
    May14

    Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee: White House

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    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?
    May14

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?

    WASHINGTON: First a ceasefire in Syria, then aid and then – who knows – perhaps a political transition? Don’t bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow. Efforts to end Syria’s brutal five-year civil war may hang by a thread, but Washington’s top diplomat will once again throw himself into the...

    Russia and Ukraine set to battle it out on stage at Eurovision
    May14

    Russia and Ukraine set to battle it out on stage at Eurovision

    By Daniel Dickson and Martin Lindstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Politics could take center stage at the usually kitsch Eurovision Song Contest… …read more Source:...

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?
    May14

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?

    First a ceasefire in Syria, then aid and then — who knows — perhaps a political transition? Don’t bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow. Efforts to end Syria’s brutal five-year civil war may hang by a thread, but Washington’s top diplomat will once again throw himself into the fray....

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 14 May 2016
    May14

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 14 May 2016

    Sadiq Khan: Labour must unite and return to Blair’s strategy Sadiq Khan says Labour must unite and develop “the habit of winning elections”, urging the party to return to the strategy followed by John Smith and Tony Blair. Speaking to The Guardian he said: “We need to understand that Cameron’s government is as bad as John...