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    Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’
    May08

    Putin urges Macron to shed mutual distrust and ‘join forces’

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French election winner Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the “growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism”. “The citizens of France entrusted you to lead the country in a difficult period for Europe and for the entire world...

    Do Democrats Need to Tweet More Like Trump?
    May08

    Do Democrats Need to Tweet More Like Trump?

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.Did Donald Trump just turn a freshman Democratic senator with an itchy Twitter finger into a presidential contender?Until last year, Chris Murphy was a serious-minded student of the U.S. Senate, a lawyerly freshman from Connecticut who, when elected in 2012, was the...

    eNCA | Putin urges Macron to bridge deep rifts and ‘join forces’
    May08

    eNCA | Putin urges Macron to bridge deep rifts and ‘join forces’

    Ties between Russia and France are currently strained as Paris has helped spearhead the West’s punitive response to Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Minsk and Kyiv successfully revive bilateral relations after a dramatic fallout
    May08

    Minsk and Kyiv successfully revive bilateral relations after a dramatic fallout

    On 1 May, Ukrainian border guards prevented three Belarusian citizens from entering Ukraine, suspecting them of planning subversive activities in Ukraine. A month earlier, Belarusian security agencies had detained several Ukrainian citizens for alleged plans to undermine public order in Belarus. Nevertheless, both Kyiv and Minsk prefer to...

    Eurovision Stars shine on the red carpet – Photos
    May08

    Eurovision Stars shine on the red carpet – Photos

    Photos: Eurovision.tv The opening ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest took place in Kyiv Sunday. Eurovision stars from 42 countries walked the red carpet in their best outfits, gave interviews to the press and met with excited fans.’ The two-semi finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will take place on May 9 and 11 with the Gran...

    Kyrgyzstan to repair Prosecutor General’s Office building burned in April 2010
    May08

    Kyrgyzstan to repair Prosecutor General’s Office building burned in April 2010

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Bishkek municipality has decided to repair the building of Kyrgyzstan’s Prosecutor General’s Office that was burned down during the violent change of power in April 2010. The total area of the building located in downtown Bishkek, near the Central Square, is 4,650 square meters. It is planned to strengthen the...

    Besides Macron, here are the youngest leaders of the world
    May08

    Besides Macron, here are the youngest leaders of the world

    Paris – Emmanuel Macron, 39, who won the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, according to estimates, will be one of the world’s youngest leaders. Here is a look at those who were still a little wet behind the ears when they attained high executive office: Young leaders Hungary: Viktor Orban became prime...

    5 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s win in France
    May08

    5 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s win in France

    PARIS — Emmanuel Macron, the not-yet-40 former economy minister and banker, carried the French presidential election on Sunday, beating Marine Le Pen by a wider-than-expected margin of 66 to 34. Macron struck a solemn tone, saying he wouldn’t ignore the mixed message from Sunday. Turnout was the lowest for a presidential vote...

    Ukraine bars several Russian journalists entry for Eurovision
    May08

    Ukraine bars several Russian journalists entry for Eurovision

    KIEV: Ukrainian officials on Sunday said they had blocked several Russian journalists who visited the annexed Crimea peninsula from entering the country to cover the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Border service spokesman Oleg Slobodyan said two unnamed Russian journalists were on Sunday “not allowed across the frontier and banned from entering...

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?
    May08

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?

    Nicholas Lyall Security, Asia Xi Jinping has successfully avoided maritime overreach—but that might be about to change. The burgeoning friendship between President Xi Jinping and President Vladimir Putin in recent times reflects the similarities in their personal leadership styles. Both regimes are defined by an emphasis on the individual leader,...