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    Meet unusual quartet  “A Divo”
    Jun21

    Meet unusual quartet “A Divo”

    The winner of ‘Eastern Bazaar’ international music festival in Ukraine, Azerbaijani singer Agshin Abdullayev has created a quartet “A Divo”, Day.az reported. …read more Source:...

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation
    Jun21

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation

    On 8 June Belarusian ambassador to Ukraine Valiancin Vialička reiterated that Belarus supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine. He emphasised that Belarus will never pose a threat to Ukraine or allow third parties to attack Kyiv from its territory. He spoke at the presentation of ‘Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Belarus’, a...

    Hollande, Poroshenko discuss holding “Normandy Four” new summit
    Jun21

    Hollande, Poroshenko discuss holding “Normandy Four” new summit

    “I, Poroshenko and Merkel are ready for that and inform that, if Putin is ready, we will prepare a new Normandy format meeting”, Hollande said. …read more Source:...

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching
    Jun21

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching

    Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, centre, and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, left, attend a meeting of finance ministers in Vancouver, Monday, June 20, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward, CP) Five stories in the news today: CPP DEAL REACHED, PREMIUMS RISE IN 2019 Both Canadian workers and their employers will soon be on the hook for higher...

    EU to extend Russia economic sanctions for another six months
    Jun21

    EU to extend Russia economic sanctions for another six months

    European Union envoys have agreed to prolong their bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia for six months. The bans are aimed at curbing Russia’s influence in eastern Europe, particularly in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source:...

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    Jun21

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government

    Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of TechnologyThe euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections is at its peak, with political parties parading their manifestos, all in competition for a stake in the local sphere of government.The razzmatazz is deafening. But, it blurs a vexing question: what does governing in the...

    Ukrainian government eases visa control for businessmen, tourists from China
    Jun21

    Ukrainian government eases visa control for businessmen, tourists from China

    The Ukrainian government initiated a decree on Monday to ease visa control for businessmen and tourists from China. Under the simplified visa procedure, Chinese tourists and businessmen can get 15-day Ukrainian entry visas upon their arrival at the Boryspil airport if they have a document confirming the business or tourist purpose of the visit....

    Ukraine says it expects no fresh IMF funds this year
    Jun21

    Ukraine says it expects no fresh IMF funds this year

    Ukraine said Tuesday it was not hoping for fresh money from the International Monetary Fund this year, but said a payment delayed from 2015 should still come its way …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover
    Jun21

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...