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    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work towards the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    A Trump-Kim meeting? ‘Smart cookie’ comment has world saying wow
    May02

    A Trump-Kim meeting? ‘Smart cookie’ comment has world saying wow

    By TED ANTHONY, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other,...

    Merkel tells Putin Russia sanctions will have to remain
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin Russia sanctions will have to remain

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that European Union sanctions will have to remain on Russia given the lack of progress in resolving the simmering conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted

    BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work toward the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. … …read more Source:...

    Merkel Tells Putin: Implement Minsk To Get EU Sanctions Lifted
    May02

    Merkel Tells Putin: Implement Minsk To Get EU Sanctions Lifted

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work toward the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia.Speaking in the Russian town of Sochi after discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Merkel said...

    Putin, Merkel hold talks in Sochi
    May02

    Putin, Merkel hold talks in Sochi

    Photo: Sputnik/ Alexei Nikolskiy Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a joint press conference between two rounds of meetings in Sochi on Tuesday, May 2, Sputnik reports. Russian President Putin started the presser by announcing that he had discussed with German Chancellor Merkel the preparation for G20 summit...

    Artsvik’s first Eurovision rehearsal named best by press representatives
    May02

    Artsvik’s first Eurovision rehearsal named best by press representatives

    Armenia’s Artsvik has held her first rehearsal at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv and is very excited. “I cannot find the right words to express my emotions. I was dreaming about this moment still at the time when I filling in … …read more Source:...

    Moscow Calls on Kiev to Assess UN Court’s Decision on Provisional Measures against Russia
    May02

    Moscow Calls on Kiev to Assess UN Court’s Decision on Provisional Measures against Russia

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Ukrainian officials, who welcome the decision taken by the UN International Court of Justice on Kiev’s call to impose provisional measures against Russia, should thoroughly assess the document issued by the Court, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis
    May02

    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis

    German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has begun talks with President Vladimir Putin on her first visit to Russia since 2015. The meeting, at Mr Putin’s summer residence in Sochi, comes at a low point in bilateral relations over the war in Syria and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. They are expected to discuss both issues during their meeting...

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge
    May02

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge

    ROME (AP) — A prosecutor based in Sicily told Italian senators Tuesday his office has found no links or contacts between migrant smugglers and humanitarian organizations operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean. Last month, another Sicilian prosecutor raised alarm by saying in interviews he has evidence that some NGOs, established specifically...