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    127 MILLION people with visa-free travel to Europe in EU plans for Turkey and Ukraine
    May01

    127 MILLION people with visa-free travel to Europe in EU plans for Turkey and Ukraine

    AROUND 127 million people from Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo are set to gain visa-free travel to Europe as European Union bureaucrats prepare to sign off the plans this week. …read more Source:...

    Finland-NATO Controversy: ‘Serious Crisis’ Possible With Russia If European Nation Joins, Report Says
    May01

    Finland-NATO Controversy: ‘Serious Crisis’ Possible With Russia If European Nation Joins, Report Says

    Finland could see a “serious crisis” with Russia if it joins NATO, experts warned in a report commissioned by the Finnish government. The report comes as tensions between the two countries have heightened amid Russian military ambition in the Arctic Circle and in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Kazakh leader evokes Ukraine as land protests spread
    May01

    Kazakh leader evokes Ukraine as land protests spread

    ALMATY (Reuters) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, facing a growing wave of protests against planned changes to land ownership, evoked the image of war-torn Ukraine on Sunday as he called for national unity. …read more Source:...

    Three killed in renewed Ukraine violence
    May01

    Three killed in renewed Ukraine violence

    One Ukrainian soldier and two pro-Russia fighters have been killed in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend. …read more Source: Iran...

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter
    May01

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

    With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter in March, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern Orthodox churches...

    Germany ‘to host fresh Ukraine talks’
    May01

    Germany ‘to host fresh Ukraine talks’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 intended to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia defends intercept of US reconnaissance plane over Baltic
    May01

    Russia defends intercept of US reconnaissance plane over Baltic

    Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a routine route in international airspace and that the...

    3 dead in eastern Ukraine amid Easter armistice violations
    May01

    3 dead in eastern Ukraine amid Easter armistice violations

    MOSCOW (AP) — Three deaths were reported Sunday in the fighting in eastern Ukraine despite a recently brokered armistice for Orthodox… …read more Source:...

    ROUNDUP Unfriendly labor reforms targets of anger on May 1
    May01

    ROUNDUP Unfriendly labor reforms targets of anger on May 1

    BEIJING: On this year’s Labor Day multiple protests across the world against unfriendly labor reforms have been scheduled at a time of economic difficulties. In France, workers’ unions and student organizations have planned further protests on Sunday to mark the May Day labor holiday following a violent demonstration on Thursday to...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 intended to smooth differences between Moscow and Kyiv …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...