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    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city
    Feb16

    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city

    In eastern Ukraine, the city of Avdiivka in Donetsk province has become the latest flashpoint in the conflict. The 16,000 inhabitants of the city have found themselves without water, electricity and gas in freezing weather conditions. But despite the sound of shelling, music is helping people carry on. Fililp Warwick has this report. …read...

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy
    Feb16

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy

    “We, you and I” is a solo performance based on poems by Miryana Basheva and music by Stefan Dimitrov. Verses and music are skilfully interwoven in the plot of the play that actress Sashka Bratanova defines as music and poetry show. Here’s one of the songs that the actress performs in it – “Neka da e lyato” (Let it be...

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb16

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    (Reuters) More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says. Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in east...

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine
    Feb16

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran earned its second victory at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?
    Feb16

    Should Jeff Sessions Recuse Himself From the Russia Inquiries?

    Senate Democrats are calling for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from reported inquiries into contacts between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia, but legal experts also say that Sessions’ closeness to President Trump raises questions about his ability to be...

    Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success
    Feb16

    Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success

    Although she has spoken about her habit in the past, the Slovakian revealed that she had a favourite ball to sniff. World number five Dominika Cibulkova brought some much-needed fun to a sodden Qatar Open on Wednesday giving details of her strange ritual of sniffing tennis balls before serving.Although she has spoken about her habit in the past,...

    U.S. remains committed to building Ukraine’s defense capabilities
    Feb16

    U.S. remains committed to building Ukraine’s defense capabilities

    According to the Pentagon, Ukraine reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of the Minsk peace deal during the meeting. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Ukraine wants all its prosecutors drug tested
    Feb16

    News24.com | Ukraine wants all its prosecutors drug tested

    Is your prosecutor on drugs? That is what Ukraine would like to know under a new and unlikely initiative. …read more Source:...

    Uzbekistan’s General Prosecutor’s Office requests Ukrainian colleagues to extradite Islam Karimov’s nephew
    Feb16

    Uzbekistan’s General Prosecutor’s Office requests Ukrainian colleagues to extradite Islam Karimov’s nephew

    The General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan at the beginning of February has sent a request to the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office to extradite the 33-year-old Akbarali Abdullayev, the nephew of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry Denies Having Signed MiG-29 Repair Contract
    Feb16

    Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry Denies Having Signed MiG-29 Repair Contract

    No fighter jet repair contract has been signed between Bulgaria and Russian aircraft company MiG over the past months, the Defense Ministry in Sofia has said. Its remarks follow reports by TASS news agency, which quoted the head of MiG as saying at an international defense expo that such a deal was sealed at the end of 2016 about aircraft in...