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    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardise the local population’s health. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine

    KIEVE: Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the Netherland’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on April 14. The paintings — part of a group of 24 works valued at $11.26 million when they...

    This too shall pass
    Apr17

    This too shall pass

    Or won’t it? Termed by American dissident, Edward Snowden as ‘one of the biggest leaks in the history of journalism’, confidential data of a Panamanian firm – which specializes in offshore tax havens – hit media across the world. 100 media organizations globally, with the help of 300 journalists went through 2.6 TB of Mossack...

    Pentagon Reports Another Russian Jet Incident in Baltic Sea
    Apr17

    Pentagon Reports Another Russian Jet Incident in Baltic Sea

    A U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane flying over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 jet in what the U.S. military said Saturday was “an unsafe and unprofessional manner.” The statement from the U.S. European Command said the incident occurred Thursday in international airspace and at no time did the American plane...

    Canada’s Filion, Benfeito win silver, bronze in 10 metres at diving World Series
    Apr17

    Canada’s Filion, Benfeito win silver, bronze in 10 metres at diving World Series

    WINDSOR, Ont. — Roseline Filion of Laval, Que., and Montreal’s Meaghan Benfeito were on a diving World Series podium together for the first time in theirs careers on Saturday after taking silver and bronze respectively in the women’s 10-metre event. China’s Qian Ren took the gold medal with 445.25 points, Filion scored 378.85...

    Ukraine’s new government to revoke 178 bills from parliament
    Apr17

    Ukraine’s new government to revoke 178 bills from parliament

    KIEV. KAZINFORM – Ukraine’s new government will revoke 178 bills from parliament “for inventorying,” First Deputy Prime Minister, Economic Development and Trade Minister Stepan Kubiv said after a meeting of the Cabinet’s members with President Pyotr Poroshenko, TASS informs. …read more Source:...

    France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande
    Apr16

    France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande

    President of France Francois Hollande French President Francois Hollande announced in Beirut on Saturday 100 million euros in aid for Lebanon which is hosting more than one million refugees from war-torn Syria. “French assistance will be increased to USD 113 million in the next three years,” he said at a joint press conference in the Lebanese...

    Russia more dangerous than IS – Polish FM
    Apr16

    Russia more dangerous than IS – Polish FM

    Bratislava – Russia is more dangerous than the Islamic State group, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told reporters Friday during a visit to Slovakia. “By all evidence, Russia’s activity is a sort of existential threat because this activity can destroy countries,” said Waszczykowski, who was speaking in a debate on the...

    EU Needs Britain to Resist Russian Aggression, UK’s Europe Minister Says
    Apr16

    EU Needs Britain to Resist Russian Aggression, UK’s Europe Minister Says

    A vote to leave the European Union in the British referendum would weaken the bloc’s efforts to maintain a determined front against Russian aggression, Britain’s Europe minister said on Saturday. NATO remained the main player in European security, David Lidington told the Globsec security conference in Bratislava, but the EU could...

    Notes Taken in the Notebook of one of the Pilots: Defense Ministry Releases Documents of Downed Azerbaijani Helicopter’s Crew
    Apr16

    Notes Taken in the Notebook of one of the Pilots: Defense Ministry Releases Documents of Downed Azerbaijani Helicopter’s Crew

    Avetik Muradyan, Chief of aviation department of RA armed forces, general-major, introduced documents of downed Azerbaijani MI-24G helicopter’s crew. Notes have been taken in the notebook of one of the pilots, made on March 31, “Black box is yellow. It’s written: the pilot should fly the helicopter from Kala airport of Baku to...