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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    [Ticker] Dutch PM expects Yes for Ukraine referendum
    Mar30

    [Ticker] Dutch PM expects Yes for Ukraine referendum

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte said he expected a majority of voters to approve the EU-Ukraine association agreement in the 6 April non-binding referendum, and that the required turnout threshold will be reached. “I have great faith in the wisdom of the Netherlands,” Dutch programme Nieuwsuur reported him as saying Wednesday. …read more...

    US Sending Troops to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’
    Mar30

    US Sending Troops to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’

    The initiative aims to deter Russia from carrying out additional land grabs after its 2014 annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source:...

    The End of the Beginning in Syria
    Mar30

    The End of the Beginning in Syria

    A boy plays on rubble in the rebel-held besieged town of Douma, Syria. Bassam Khabieh / ReutersFive years ago this week, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a television address about the largely peaceful protests against his rule. “Let us act as quickly as possible to heal our wounds and restore harmony to our larger family and maintain love...

    Glavin: A foreign policy of irresponsible contradiction?
    Mar30

    Glavin: A foreign policy of irresponsible contradiction?

    It’s quite true, as Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion asserted on Tuesday, that you don’t have to be a Liberal to be mostly amenable to the mandate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set out for Canada’s engagement with the world. The advancement of Canada’s economic and security interests, a leading role on climate...

    Is Belgium’s Nuclear Security Up to Scratch?
    Mar30

    Is Belgium’s Nuclear Security Up to Scratch?

    Belgium’s counterterrorism efforts are once again being called into question following the recent tragedies in Brussels. The attacks were carried out against soft targets—the public check-in area of Brussels Airport and Maelbeek metro station—but a series of unusual and suspicious occurrences were also reported at nuclear facilities in the...

    Russia says 2 cyclists, water polo player test positive
    Mar30

    Russia says 2 cyclists, water polo player test positive

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s troubles with the banned substance meldonium resurfaced Wednesday when officials confirmed that two track cyclists and an Olympic hopeful water polo player had failed doping tests. Anastasia Chulkova, who won the points race at the 2012 world track championship, and former European bronze medalist Pavel Yakushevsky...

    Serena, Murray eliminated from Miami Open
    Mar30

    Serena, Murray eliminated from Miami Open

    Sports Desk: World No.1 women’s player Serena Williams and male Scot star Andy Murray were both eliminated from the Miami Open tennis tournament. Three-time defending champion, Williams fell to Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, seeded 15th, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 2-6 in the fourth round here on Monday and Murray was stunned by Bulgarian 26th seed Grigor...

    Armenia now – 2016
    Mar30

    Armenia now – 2016

    Twelve months ago, we wrote about the role that Armenians around the world can and should play in the development of Armenia in our annual article “Armenia Now”. One year on, we would like to continue the thread, and turn this into an annual tradition, Repat Armenia reports. Each year, we will assess the key developments of the past year, and...

    Turkey eyes one million tourists from Ukraine
    Mar30

    Turkey eyes one million tourists from Ukraine

    Tourism minister says despite an economic crisis, there is an increase in number of visitors from Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora
    Mar30

    Bulgaria Expands Quota for University Students from Bulgarian Diaspora

    The government in Sofia has decided to increase 2.5 times the quota for university students from the Bulgarian diaspora living mostly in European countries. One thousand ethnic Bulgarians from countries with large Bulgarian diaspora such as Ukraine, Serbia, Moldova, Albania and Kazakhstan will be able to apply for studying for the degrees of...