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    Moroccan Teen Wins 2016 World Title for “Miss Teen International”
    Apr01

    Moroccan Teen Wins 2016 World Title for “Miss Teen International”

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Mary Mimouna Marrakech – Riem El Kadiri, a 16-year-old Moroccan teenager from Marrakesh, has won the world title in an international beauty pageant held on March 5 this year in Beirut, Lebanon. This year’s competition had 21 girls from different countries, with viewers from all over the...

    US urges Dutch voters not to reject Ukraine-EU accord (AFP)
    Apr01

    US urges Dutch voters not to reject Ukraine-EU accord (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States on Friday urged Dutch voters not to reject the European Union’s cooperation deal with Ukraine when they go to the polls next week. …read more Source: The West...

    Robert Fulford: Putin says Ukraine isn’t a country. Too many in the West agree with him
    Apr01

    Robert Fulford: Putin says Ukraine isn’t a country. Too many in the West agree with him

    This week, the Ukrainian parliament banned all Russian films released after Jan. 1, 2014, the date Russia annexed Crimea, moving it from Ukraine’s jurisdiction to Russia’s. The note accompanying the decision said it was taken for reasons of national security. Connecting security with movies sounds like eccentric policy, but perhaps...

    PM: Canada will offer $42M to help protect nuclear material from terrorists
    Apr01

    PM: Canada will offer $42M to help protect nuclear material from terrorists

    WASHINGTON — Canada is contributing $42 million to global efforts to protect nuclear materials and keep them away from terrorists. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among several world leaders making similar commitments Friday at a nuclear safety summit in Washington, an event aimed at sustaining nuclear safety as a long-term international...

    Investigative Committee of Russia: trading Savchenko for a Russian feasible
    Apr01

    Investigative Committee of Russia: trading Savchenko for a Russian feasible

    It may be possible to trade Ukrainian air force pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia in late March, for a Russian imprisoned in Ukraine, Investigative Committee of Russia spokesman Vladimir Markin said today. …read more Source:...

    ‘Madmen’ must not be allowed to get nuclear material, says US President Barack Obama
    Apr01

    ‘Madmen’ must not be allowed to get nuclear material, says US President Barack Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged world leaders on Friday to do more to safeguard nuclear facilities to prevent “madmen” from groups like Islamic State from getting their hands on a nuclear weapon or a radioactive “dirty bomb.” Speaking at a nuclear security summit in Washington, Obama said there was a persistent and...

    Kadyrov: Putin Should Get Nobel Prize, Not Obama
    Apr01

    Kadyrov: Putin Should Get Nobel Prize, Not Obama

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has called for the world to take U.S. President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize and give it to a more deserving candidate—Vladimir Putin. Kadyrov has often referred to himself as “a servant of Allah and a footsoldier of Putin.” The Chechen leader has named a street after Putin in his capital of Grozny and...

    Obama says nuclear terrorism threat remains despite progress
    Apr01

    Obama says nuclear terrorism threat remains despite progress

    President Barack Obama warned on Friday of a persistent threat of terrorists getting their hands on nuclear materials despite progress in reducing such risks, and called on world leaders to do more to safeguard nuclear facilities. “There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they would...

    US to Provide Ukraine With Additional $335M in Security Aid
    Apr01

    US to Provide Ukraine With Additional $335M in Security Aid

    The White House says the United States will provide Ukraine with an additional $335 million in security assistance. The new aid was announced Thursday after a meeting between U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Washington. The White House also said that Biden told Poroshenko that efforts to form a stable,...

    [Ticker] Upsurge in Ukraine violence ahead of Dutch referendum
    Apr01

    [Ticker] Upsurge in Ukraine violence ahead of Dutch referendum

    OSCE monitors have reported a “sharp increase in the number of ceasefire violations” in east Ukraine in recent days including use of heavy weapons such as Grad rocket launchers. The fighting, which comes days ahead of a Dutch referendum on EU-Ukraine relations, killed a Ukrainian soldier and injured eight others. …read more...