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    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 to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. “It is necessary to give new momentum (to efforts) to surmount obstacles between Kiev and Moscow,” Steinmeier said in comments due to appear in...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    BERLIN, Germany – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday, April 30, 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. “It is necessary to give new momentum (to efforts) to surmount obstacles between Kiev …...

    Russia dismisses new US charge over air incident
    May01

    Russia dismisses new US charge over air incident

    MOSCOW: Russia rejected Saturday a new claim that one of its jets had intercepted a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic in an “unsafe” manner, and accused Washington of sending “spy-planes” into its airspace. US authorities said they were “very concerned” after the mid-air standoff Friday, the latest incident fuelling tension between the...

    Russian Fighter Barrel Roles Over U.S. Air Force Plane
    May01

    Russian Fighter Barrel Roles Over U.S. Air Force Plane

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – 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...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says 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: Channel...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks (AFP)
    Apr30

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – 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 West...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said on Saturday. “As a result of hostilities, over the past 24 hours two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others wounded,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told...

    UN says nearly 10,000 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr30

    UN says nearly 10,000 killed since Ukraine conflict began

    Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

    Do Ukraine’s Leaders Understand Freedom of the Press?
    Apr30

    Do Ukraine’s Leaders Understand Freedom of the Press?

    When it comes to the treatment of journalists, Kiev is starting to look a lot like Moscow. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban
    Apr30

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban

    PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Saturday for banning the Palestinian flag from the 2016 Eurovision song contest, calling the ruling “discriminatory and a serious offense against our nation.” In a letter obtained by Ma’an addressed to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his...