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    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016
    Apr17

    Photos of the day – April 17, 2016

    People are seen under a banner during a protest against Norwegian child welfare service “Barnevernet” in central Oslo, April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Spanish matador Juan Jose Padilla performs next to a bull during a bullfight at The Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain April 16, 2016. – Reuters photo Football...

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon
    Apr17

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon

    Washington (AFP) – A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said.The US aircraft was operating in international airspace and at no time crossed into Russian territory, Laura Seal, a Pentagon spokeswoman,...

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr17

    Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    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. More than 200 tonnes of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

    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...