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    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...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    Kiev and Moscow have been unable to reach a political reconciliation agreement despite truce pacts …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia-Backed Separatists Of Breaking Easter Cease-Fire
    May01

    Ukraine Accuses Russia-Backed Separatists Of Breaking Easter Cease-Fire

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and several troops wounded in Ukraine’s east, the Ukrainian government said on May 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany to push for fresh Russia-Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany to push for fresh Russia-Ukraine talks

    The German government wants to “give new momentum” to peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday. “We have lost time. The cease-fire has become more fragile … I think it is necessary that we now give new momentum to overcoming the obstacles between Kiev and Moscow,” Steinmeier told German...

    Workers Across Asia Rally for Rights, Higher Wages
    May01

    Workers Across Asia Rally for Rights, Higher Wages

    Workers across Asia called for higher wages and better working conditions Sunday in observation of the international day to honor laborers, while Turkish police and protesters clashed in Istanbul as several dozen people tried to reach the capital’s Taksim Square, where festivities were banned. International Workers Day, also known as Labor...