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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Cyrpus looks to Canada for expertise in resources, governance and education
    Apr05

    Cyrpus looks to Canada for expertise in resources, governance and education

    The question is not why has Cyprus established a diplomatic mission in Canada this year. Rather, it’s why has it taken so long? So says Cypriot High Commissioner Pavlos Anastasiades, the amiable head-of-mission who presented his credentials to Gov.-Gen. David Johnston two weeks ago. Prior to December, when the high commission was...

    Nagorno-Karabakh: This ‘frozen’ post-Soviet conflict is heating up and fits right in with current global chaos
    Apr05

    Nagorno-Karabakh: This ‘frozen’ post-Soviet conflict is heating up and fits right in with current global chaos

    With more than 60 deaths during four days, one of the many ‘frozen’ post-Soviet conflicts — Ossetia, Abkhazia, Crimea, Transnistria — may have suddenly became unfrozen …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement
    Apr05

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement

    The Dutch Ukraine referendum threatens to put a damper on the EU association agreement with Ukraine. The “no” campaign is leading the opinion polls. Ukrainian activists are trying to turn the tide. …read more Source:...

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?
    Apr05

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?

    For the Eurosceptics who launched the Dutch referendum, the vote is more about getting “democracy” in the EU rather than the Ukraine deal itself. Are they going to succeed? …read more Source:...

    Iceland’s leader is first victim of offshore holdings leak
    Apr05

    Iceland’s leader is first victim of offshore holdings leak

    LONDON — The leak of millions of records on offshore accounts claimed its first high-profile victim Tuesday as Iceland’s prime minister resigned amid outrage over revelations he had used such a shell company to shelter large sums while Iceland’s economy was in crisis. The fall of Icelandic leader Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is the...

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?
    Apr05

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?

    For the Eurosceptics who launched the Dutch referendum, the vote is more about getting “democracy” in the EU rather than the Ukraine deal itself. Are they going to succeed? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement
    Apr05

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement

    The Dutch Ukraine referendum threatens to put a damper on the EU association agreement with Ukraine. The “no” campaign is leading the opinion polls. Ukrainian activists are trying to turn the tide. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dutch Referendum Could Cause Trouble for European Union
    Apr05

    Dutch Referendum Could Cause Trouble for European Union

    A vote will test public opinion on a trade deal between the 28-nation bloc and Ukraine that the Dutch Parliament has already ratified. …read more Source: The New York...

    Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal
    Apr05

    Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson (Photo: AFP) REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AFP) — Iceland’s prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama Papers. Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was...

    Government and business leaders around the world respond to fallout from Panama Papers leak
    Apr05

    Government and business leaders around the world respond to fallout from Panama Papers leak

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Governments around the world tried Tuesday to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China dismissed as “groundless” reports that relatives of current and retired politicians, including President Xi...