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    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Apr28

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    UK GDP is coming. At 9:30 p.m. London time (4:30 a.m. ET) the Office for National Statistics will release the figures on the UK’s economic performance in the first three months of the year. The forecast is for 0.5% growth, which would mark a bit of a slowdown. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he sees a deal with the country’s...

    Vitali Klitschko, ex-heavyweight boxing champ, says Ukraine can’t take on Russia alone
    Apr28

    Vitali Klitschko, ex-heavyweight boxing champ, says Ukraine can’t take on Russia alone

    The stakes have always been high for Vitali Klitschko — from the nine times he defended his heavyweight boxing title right through his emergence as a major opposition figure on Ukraine’s violent political scene. But when it comes to going pound-for-pound against Russian political, economic and military aggression, the 43-year-old …...

    World ‘Closer Than Ever’ To Iran Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says
    Apr28

    World ‘Closer Than Ever’ To Iran Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world is “closer than ever” to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over, with key issues unresolved, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran’s foreign minister met on the sidelines. Several of the...

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
    Apr28

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    By DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and restores funding for the A-10...

    Britain’s Drift From the Global Stage Becomes an Election Issue
    Apr28

    Britain’s Drift From the Global Stage Becomes an Election Issue

    On matters like Ukraine and the Middle East, even its alliance with the United States, Britain is ceding its reputation for “punching above its weight.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s president sees country ready to apply for EU membership in five years
    Apr28

    Ukraine’s president sees country ready to apply for EU membership in five years

    Petro Poroshenko says European leaders must play key role in country’s integration …read more Source: Toronto...

    Poland blocks Russian bikers traveling to Berlin to mark WWII end
    Apr28

    Poland blocks Russian bikers traveling to Berlin to mark WWII end

    TERESPOL, Poland — Polish border guards on Monday blocked 10 nationalistic Russian bikers loyal to President Vladimir Putin from entering Poland as part of a ride to commemorate the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago. The bikers — who have stirred controversy with their support for Russia’s annexation of Crimea —...

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
    Apr27

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
    Apr27

    GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee is recommending a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House by including lethal weapons for Ukraine and making it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. …read more Source: U.S....

    Parliament’s omission of Srebrenica from genocide motion raises Bosnian eyebrows
    Apr27

    Parliament’s omission of Srebrenica from genocide motion raises Bosnian eyebrows

    OTTAWA – The Bosnian government is calling on the Canadian Parliament to correct its “mistake” of not including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during its Friday recognition of 20th century genocides. A leading Bosnian Muslim organization says it, too, is surprised that the House of Commons did not include the Srebrenica killings during its Friday...