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    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis
    May02

    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis

    German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has begun talks with President Vladimir Putin on her first visit to Russia since 2015. The meeting, at Mr Putin’s summer residence in Sochi, comes at a low point in bilateral relations over the war in Syria and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. They are expected to discuss both issues during their meeting...

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge
    May02

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge

    ROME (AP) — A prosecutor based in Sicily told Italian senators Tuesday his office has found no links or contacts between migrant smugglers and humanitarian organizations operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean. Last month, another Sicilian prosecutor raised alarm by saying in interviews he has evidence that some NGOs, established specifically...

    Countries, which Kyrgyz citizens can visit without visa
    May02

    Countries, which Kyrgyz citizens can visit without visa

    Bishkek, May 2 / Kabar /. On the eve of the tourist season, Kabar News Agency publishes lists of countries that Kyrgyz citizens can visit without visa. And also a list of countries whose citizens can visit our country without visa. Within the framework of the Agreement on the visa-free travel of citizens of the CIS member states, citizens of...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Vladimir Putin on rare Russia visit
    May02

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Vladimir Putin on rare Russia visit

    May 02, 2017 9:39 PMSOCHI (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks on Tuesday (May 2) with President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and Syria in a signal of renewed dialogue despite profound rifts on her first visit to Russia since 2015. …read more Source: The Straits...

    What On Earth Might A Trump-Kim Jong Un Meeting Look Like?
    May02

    What On Earth Might A Trump-Kim Jong Un Meeting Look Like?

    BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as...

    Live: Merkel and Putin meet in Sochi
    May02

    Live: Merkel and Putin meet in Sochi

    The meeting of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin has started at Putin’s summer residence in Sochi on the Black Sea coast. They are expected to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and war in Syria. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Putin to Discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel
    May02

    The Latest: Putin to Discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel

    The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):2:40 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he hopes they will discuss the unresolved conflict in eastern Ukraine and… …read more Source:...

    German Official Sees Promise in Expanding Russia-backed Syrian Peace Talks
    May02

    German Official Sees Promise in Expanding Russia-backed Syrian Peace Talks

    Expanding the number of countries involved in Russian-backed peace talks for Syria could offer a chance to jump-start negotiations on a political solution, Germany’s top official for Russia policy said in an interview published on Tuesday. Gernot Erler suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel could raise the issue with Russian...

    Bilyi Slon: New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory
    May02

    Bilyi Slon: New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory

    Scientists hope that significant progress on the restoration will be made by next year, when the observatory marks its 80th anniversary. Perched spectacularly 2,000 metres up on a snowcapped peak in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains, the Bilyi Slon observatory has stood empty and battered by the elements for some seven decades.Abandoned only a...

    German chancellor in Russia to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Putin
    May02

    German chancellor in Russia to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Putin

    The key visit would mainly focus on the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the crisis in Syria. …read more Source:...