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    Latest World News
    Apr07

    Latest World News

    Dutch referendum: No vote highlights failings of Yes camp Why did the Dutch vote No in the referendum about the EU-Ukraine association agreement? …read more Source: Canada Free...

    There’s No Dutch Treat for Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Apr07

    There’s No Dutch Treat for Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    And no Dutch courage either; an independent Ukraine gets no support. …read more Source:...

    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia
    Apr07

    Putin-Inspired Cafe With Obama Toilet Paper Opens in Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspired a new cafe in Russia’s city of Krasnoyarsk, where his face is spread across the walls, besides a picture of him riding a bear adorning the menu and toilet paper embellished with U.S. President Barack Obama’s face. The new dining establishment, appropriately called “Cafe President”, is...

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions
    Apr07

    Ukraine and Turkey Launch Black Sea Naval Drill Amid Russia Tensions

    Ukraine and Turkey have launched a joint naval exercise in the Black Sea, amid both countries’ deteriorating relationship with Russia, Ukraine’s armed forces reported on Thursday. Ukraine is currently fighting a separatist insurgency in its eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, that it maintains is backed by the Russian armed...

    Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-EU treaty that took effect in January
    Apr07

    Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-EU treaty that took effect in January

    Only 32 percent of voters went to the polls. …read more Source: Business...

    What We’re Following This Morning
    Apr07

    What We’re Following This Morning

    Panama Papers, cont’d: Ramon Fonseca, one of the heads of Mossack Fonseca, told The New York Times: “At the end of this storm the sky will be blue again and people will find that the only crime is the hacking” of the firm’s documents. Jurgen Mossack, the firm’s other boss, reiterated those comments to The Wall Street Journal....

    Voters in the Netherlands Reject EU-Ukraine Deal To Remove Trade Barriers
    Apr07

    Voters in the Netherlands Reject EU-Ukraine Deal To Remove Trade Barriers

    Dutch voters have rejected a suggested deal between the EU and Ukraine, which would see trade barriers dropped between the two. Though turnout was low, at 32.2 percent, an overwhelming 61.1 percent of voters were against the trade agreement. The country’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who was expecting to ratify the deal, cautioned that the...

    Dutch voters say No in referendum to EU-Ukraine deal
    Apr07

    Dutch voters say No in referendum to EU-Ukraine deal

    Dutch voters have overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-European Union treaty on closer political and economic ties, in a rebuke to their government and to the European Union establishment. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Reacts To Rejection Of EU-Ukraine Pact By Dutch Voters
    Apr07

    Poroshenko Reacts To Rejection Of EU-Ukraine Pact By Dutch Voters

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country will continue to forge closer ties with the European Union despite the rejection of an association agreement by Dutch voters in a nonbinding referendum. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch Voters Reject EU-Ukraine Deal
    Apr07

    Dutch Voters Reject EU-Ukraine Deal

    In a non-binding referendum, Dutch voters have signaled that they do not approve of an EU trade deal with Ukraine. With 99 percent of the votes counted after Wednesday’s ballot, 61 percent of voters rejected the deal, while 38 percent approved it. The vote sends a clear signal to the Dutch parliament, which had been expected to ratify the...