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    Jean-Claude Juncker’s planned Russia trip raises red flags
    May30

    Jean-Claude Juncker’s planned Russia trip raises red flags

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker faces growing resistance from the U.S., some European countries — and even among his own staff — to a trip to Russia next month. Their fear, according to diplomatic sources, is that Juncker’s visit would strengthen Russian President Vladimir Putin’s position right before a crucial...

    17 die in fire at home for elderly in Ukraine
    May30

    17 die in fire at home for elderly in Ukraine

    MOSCOW –– At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out at a privately run home for the elderly outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev, authorities said Sunday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine blaze kills 17 in elderly care home
    May30

    Ukraine blaze kills 17 in elderly care home

    Eighteen people have been rescued and five of them have been hospitalised.Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in own leaders’ sideVietnam summons Ukrainian ambassador over Odessa raid of ethnic Vietnamese …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    In search of Europe’s confidence lost
    May30

    In search of Europe’s confidence lost

    BERLIN – Europe’s existential struggles in recent years over everything from the euro to refugees and Brexit has left little room in the public debate for discussion of the EU’s place in the world. The Union’s ambitions for deeper collaboration on foreign policy and security remain controversial in many member states. More...

    Tennis: Djokovic on verge of $100 million breakthrough
    May30

    Tennis: Djokovic on verge of $100 million breakthrough

    PARIS (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first man to win $100 million in prize money on Monday when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time.Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, tackles Spains 14th seed Roberto Bautista Agut.The top seeded...

    Football: Slovakia stun green Germany in storm-hit friendly
    May30

    Football: Slovakia stun green Germany in storm-hit friendly

    BERLIN (AFP) – An inexperienced Germany team suffered a self-confidence sapping 3-1 defeat to Slovakia in Sundays storm-affected friendly ahead of Euro 2016 as the world champions looked out of sorts. Slovakia, who will make their European championships debut in Group B alongside Wales, England and Russia next month, deserved their win in...

    Ukraine seeks energy supplies from Iran
    May30

    Ukraine seeks energy supplies from Iran

    Visiting Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said here Sunday that Tehran can supply energy demands of Kiev, Tasnim news agency reported. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/30/c_135397091.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine seeks energy supplies from Iran”...

    Ukraine Bombs Donetsk with Heavy Artillery
    May30

    Ukraine Bombs Donetsk with Heavy Artillery

    Kiev.- Ukrainian Armed Forces bombed with heavy artillery the Azotni neighborhood, in the insurgent People’s Republic of Donetsk (RPD), sources from the rebel territory said today. …read more Source:...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 rebels killed in fresh clashes
    May30

    5 Ukrainian soldiers, 2 rebels killed in fresh clashes

    Kiev: Five Ukrainian soldiers and two rebel fighters have been killed in fresh clashes between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east, the military said on Sunday. “Unfortunately, over the past 24 hours, five Ukrainian soldiers have died and four more have been wounded,” military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk...

    17 die in fire at home for elderly near Kiev
    May29

    17 die in fire at home for elderly near Kiev

    Kiev: Seventeen people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the latest tragedy to shake the conflict-riven country. The fire tore through the two-storey shelter for the elderly which is in the village of Litochky, located some 50 kilometres north of Kiev. “The...