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    30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    30 years on, Ukrainians remember victims of Chernobyl disaster

    KIEV: Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown...

    Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-Occupied Crimea Bans Tatar Assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied Crimea has banned a Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist …read more Source: ABC...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

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    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist. …read more Source: FOX...

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør
    Apr26

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør

    After two years of travelling the world, covering over 308,835 km, the Globe to Globe Hamlet made its way to Kronborg Castle last Thursday, as Denmark became the 195th country on the ambitious world tour. Helsingør – the true home of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – was the penultimate stop before ending up back at the Globe in London on April 23, an...

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract
    Apr26

    French Company Scores Huge Australian Submarine Contract

    PARIS — Australia’s largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations. French state-controlled defense contractor DCNS won out over Germany’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems...

    Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
    Apr26

    Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits

    When Iran took delivery of the first parts of an advanced Russian air defense system this month, it paraded the anti-aircraft missile launchers sent by Moscow to mark Army Day. Tehran had cause to celebrate: the Kremlin’s decision a year ago to press ahead with the stalled sale of the S-300 system was the first clear evidence of a growing...

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr26

    Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a ceremony in Chernobyl, where work is...

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl disaster

    With flowers, candles and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine will not make major changes to IMF memorandum – deputy finance minister (Reuters)
    Apr26

    Ukraine will not make major changes to IMF memorandum – deputy finance minister (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – A new memorandum that Ukraine will submit to the International Monetary Fund will not contain significant changes to the programme agreed in the $17.5 billion (£12 billion) bailout, … …read more Source: The West...