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    In rare meeting, foreign ministers of China, Japan attempt to reduce mistrust
    Apr30

    In rare meeting, foreign ministers of China, Japan attempt to reduce mistrust

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, shakes hands with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a meeting in Beijing (AP) Foreign Ministers of China and Japan held rare talks on Saturday to reduce mistrust between the second and the third-largest economies and improve relations strained by rival claims over a group of islands, with...

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference
    Apr30

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference

    MOSCOW – Tensions between Russia and the United States have escalated over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, but there were signs at an international security conference in Moscow this month that th …read more Source: Big News...

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss Syria settlement, ceasefire regime
    Apr30

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss Syria settlement, ceasefire regime

    MOSCOW (Agencies) – In a telephone conversation on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the settlement in Syria and the strengthening of Syrian ceasefire, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported, saying the conversation was initiated by the US.They continued discussing ways of...

    McDonald’s is investigating separatists who are selling burgers out of an abandoned franchise in Ukraine
    Apr30

    McDonald’s is investigating separatists who are selling burgers out of an abandoned franchise in Ukraine

    The McDonald’s sign on the building had been doctored to leave only the letters “Mc.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce
    Apr30

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce

    The two-year war has now killed more than 9,300 people as the sides trade blame for violating the… …read more Source:...

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference
    Apr30

    Moscow Cools Anti-Western Rhetoric at Security Conference

    Tensions between Russia and the United States have escalated over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, but there were signs at an international security conference in Moscow this month that the Kremlin may be softening its tone toward the West. The fifth annual Moscow Conference on International Security, hosted by Russia’s Defense Ministry...

    Weekend Roundup: Chernobyl Remains a Warning Against a New Nuclear Arms Race
    Apr30

    Weekend Roundup: Chernobyl Remains a Warning Against a New Nuclear Arms Race

    This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe. More than an accident, it was the beginning of the meltdown of the Soviet Union and defrosting of the Cold War. Mikhail Gorbachev has written that Chernobyl “was an historic turning point” and “perhaps the real cause of the collapse of the Soviet Union...

    News of the day from across the globe, April 30
    Apr30

    News of the day from across the globe, April 30

    South Sudan’s leaders have formed a transitional coalition government bringing together politicians from the government and the armed opposition who have been at war for 2½ years. The government, which has a 30-month mandate culminating in fresh elections, has been formed according to a peace deal signed by Kiir and Machar in August under...

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in …read more Source: Big News...

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia
    Apr30

    Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia

    Over the next two months, a total of ten members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wounded in battle will arrive in Estonia for treatment and rehabilitation. …read more Source:...