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    China is about to launch its first home-built aircraft carrier
    Apr01

    China is about to launch its first home-built aircraft carrier

    China’s defence ministry has confirmed that the country’s first locally built aircraft carrier has entered its final stage of construction before the hull is launched, which media reports suggest could be as early as April 23, the founding anniversary of the navy. “China’s first home-built aircraft carrier is now being fitted...

    In Putin’s Russia, 1917 is Taboo
    Apr01

    In Putin’s Russia, 1917 is Taboo

    Just over 100 years ago, Russian Emperor Nicholas II abdicated his throne and his vast empire ceased to exist, setting off decades of world-shaking change. Yet this year, not a single Russian television station marked the anniversary. The decision to ignore the centennial arose from a meeting at the Kremlin last year, in which Russian President...

    UN chief Guterres welcomes announcement of adherence to ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Apr01

    UN chief Guterres welcomes announcement of adherence to ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Azerbaijan may boycott Eurovision in Kyiv
    Apr01

    Azerbaijan may boycott Eurovision in Kyiv

    Participation of Russian singer Julia Samoilova in “Eurovision” in Kiev is impossible even with the threat of a boycott of the contest. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine not to send observers to Armenia parliamentary elections
    Apr01

    Ukraine not to send observers to Armenia parliamentary elections

    Ukraine will not send observers to the parliamentary election in Armenia on April 2. …read more Source:...

    US Escalates Criticism of Russia Over Ukraine, Vows Sanctions to Stay
    Apr01

    US Escalates Criticism of Russia Over Ukraine, Vows Sanctions to Stay

    The Trump administration escalated its criticism of Moscow Friday, with two of its most senior officials denouncing Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and reiterating a vow to maintain U.S. sanctions. In his first visit to a NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Russia of “aggression” in Ukraine and...

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up
    Apr01

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russias ongoing hostility and occupation of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow.Tillerson delivered the message as he met fellow NATO foreign ministers for the first time ahead of a May...

    Eurovision threatens to ban Ukraine over Russian singer row
    Apr01

    Eurovision threatens to ban Ukraine over Russian singer row

    Ukraine imposed three-year ban on Yuliya Samoilova over illegally entering Moscow-annexed Crimea to perform in 2015The organisers of the Eurovision song contest have threatened to ban Ukraine from future competitions unless it allows Russia’s entrant to enter the country and take part in this year’s show which Kiev is hosting....

    OSCE Chairman Calls for Revitalized Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Process
    Apr01

    OSCE Chairman Calls for Revitalized Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Process

    Austria’s top diplomat on Friday called on both sides of the conflict in Azerbaijan’s autonomous breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh to renew the political settlement process. Marking the first anniversary of deadly clashes in the Azeri region, which is populated mostly by ethnic Armenians, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz,...

    Tillerson denounces ?Russian aggression?
    Apr01

    Tillerson denounces ?Russian aggression?

    BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday he would hold talks with Nato allies about ‘Russia’s aggression in Ukraine’, signalling a tougher stance toward Moscow from the Trump administration. ‘We want to have a discussion around Nato’s posture in Europe, most particularly in eastern Europe in response to...