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    100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar
    Mar13

    100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar

    Saint or playboy? Blood-stained autocrat or family man; incompetent leader or just a victim of circumstance? One century after he ended Romanov rule, Russia’s last tsar still prompts heated debate.Nicholas II abdicated on March 2, 1917, or March 15 by the current calendar, in the royal train in the northwestern town of Pskov. “There...

    Wheelchair user chosen as Russian entry at Eurovision
    Mar13

    Wheelchair user chosen as Russian entry at Eurovision

    MOSCOW (AP) — A woman who uses a wheelchair has been selected to represent Russia at the upcoming Eurovision song contest, seemingly putting an end to speculation that Russia might boycott the politically charged competition held in Kiev. …read more Source: CNS...

    Turkey, Ukraine to sign passport-free travel deal
    Mar13

    Turkey, Ukraine to sign passport-free travel deal

    Turkey and Ukraine will sign an agreement allowing their citizens to travel to each other’s countries without passports, Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman has said, just ahead of a two-day visit to Turkey…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Ankara, Kiev to sign deal for passport-free travel
    Mar13

    Ankara, Kiev to sign deal for passport-free travel

    Ukrainian citizens will be able to enter Turkey by showing national ID cards and vice versa, Vladimir Groysman says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Prime Minister Wilders: What could this mean for the EU?
    Mar13

    Prime Minister Wilders: What could this mean for the EU?

    How did a politician like Geert Wilders gain so much influence in a liberal country like the Netherlands and how much power will he really have after the 15 March election? On the afternoon of 6 May 2002, nine days before national elections, Dutch society was uprooted by the first political assassination in decades, if not centuries. The nation...

    Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’
    Mar13

    Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’

    Czech President Milos Zeman launched his 2018 re-election bid on Friday, saying he had decided to run due to his strong public support and because he wanted to offer continuity. Zeman, who has pushed for better ties with Russia and China and backed Donald Trump in the US presidential race, has been a polarising figure in Czech politics, drawing...

    Yulia Samoylova to represent Russia in Eurovision
    Mar13

    Yulia Samoylova to represent Russia in Eurovision

    Channel 1 Russia has chosen Yulia Samoylova to represent the country in Kyiv with the song Flame is burning out of a variety of songs submitted internally. …read more Source:...

    WTA Indian Wells: Muguruza rallies to beat US teen at tournament
    Mar13

    WTA Indian Wells: Muguruza rallies to beat US teen at tournament

    French Open champion Garbine Muguruza survived a fierce challenge from US teenager Kayla Day Sunday to reach the fourth round of the WTA Indian Wells hard court tournament. French Open champion Garbine Muguruza survived a fierce challenge from US teenager Kayla Day Sunday to reach the fourth round of the WTA Indian Wells hard court tournament.The...

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties
    Mar13

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday. AFP Photo BERLIN: Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America’s flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent shockwaves across the Atlantic. While former US...

    3 biggest Dutch election myths
    Mar13

    3 biggest Dutch election myths

    AMSTERDAM — As Dutch voters go to the polls this week, one thing is clear: There is a gulf between how the election is seen abroad and the view within the country. Whereas foreign observers see a yet another big test of the postwar political order in Europe, for the Dutch, the vote is much less dramatic. Rather than being a...