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    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members
    Mar29

    Montenegro expels 58 foreign cult members

    PODGORICA, Montenegro: Montenegro has deported 58 foreign members of a Japanese doomsday cult, most of them Russians, for lacking the right permits to visit the Balkan country, police said on Tuesday. “Police received information from partner security services showing that a group of foreign nationals, who were members of a closed religious...

    Ukrainians want a Dutch Yes in EU referendum
    Mar29

    Ukrainians want a Dutch Yes in EU referendum

    Almost three-quarters of Ukrainians want the Dutch to vote Yes in a referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, according to a new poll. The Netherlands votes on closer EU-Ukraine ties — known as an association agreement — on April 6, and an opinion poll by GFK Ukraine found there is 72 percent support for the deal. The nationwide survey, published...

    Russian Expert Rejects Linking Savchenko with Minsk Agreements
    Mar29

    Russian Expert Rejects Linking Savchenko with Minsk Agreements

    29 de marzo de 2016, 11:41Moscow, Mar 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian political expert Sergei Mikheev,has rejected any association between the case of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and compliance with the Minsk agreements for a political solution to the conflict in the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...

    NATO needs to beef up defence of Baltic airspace – top commander
    Mar29

    NATO needs to beef up defence of Baltic airspace – top commander

    NATO should upgrade its air patrols in the Baltic states into a combat-ready force that would be able to defend them in time of war, the defence alliance’s top commander said on Tuesday. A multi-national NATO force currently has eight jets patrolling the skies over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This air policing operation was increased...

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor (AFP)
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday sacked the country’s chief prosecutor over his alleged attempts to stall high-profile corruption investigations and cover up state graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis
    Mar29

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis

    Ukraine’s prospects of forming a new coalition – vital to get IMF loan talks back on track – were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday after Yulia Tymoshenko pressed demands as the price of taking her Fatherland Party into an alliance. …read more Source: Channel...

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001
    Mar29

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001

    LARNACA: Airplane hijackings such as the one that unfolded on Tuesday involving an Egyptian airliner have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks led to increased security. Here are some examples: February 17, 2014: An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Rome with 202 people on board is diverted by its unarmed copilot to...

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy
    Mar29

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right to left, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Marie-Claude Bibeau and Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan during a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Feb. 8, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick, CP) For the record, prepared remarks...

    United States welcomes Belarus’ neutral position on Ukraine crisis
    Mar29

    United States welcomes Belarus’ neutral position on Ukraine crisis

    “It is important for us to discuss matters of military security in Europe with Belarus. We highly appreciate Belarus’ neutral position on the situation in Ukraine and the fact that it hosts meetings aimed at resolving the conflict,” Michael Carpenter said. …read more Source:...

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle
    Mar29

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Knights wearing ancient armour and holding heavy swords and shields walk in the centre of the city. Is it a dream? No, it is the Blade of Steppe, an event organised by Temir Tumen club where gathered knights from various nations to fight and learn who is...