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    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
    Apr17

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army

    Kiev (AFP) – About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement.The troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived on Tuesday and Wednesday in Yavoriv, western Ukraine, to spend six months training three battalions of...

    Watch an Unbelievable Dust Storm Turn Belarus Into Tatooine
    Apr17

    Watch an Unbelievable Dust Storm Turn Belarus Into Tatooine

    An incredible video has surfaced of a bizarre weather phenomenon that, within a matter of minutes, transformed day into night in the Belarus city of Soligorsk on Monday. Thankfully, while property damage was reported in the region, nobody was injured during the storm, says the Russian news outlet RT. A cold front near the border with Ukraine...

    Obama to meet with Italian prime minister
    Apr17

    Obama to meet with Italian prime minister

    Obama is hosting Renzi at the White House on Friday to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama, Italian PM to meet to talk Ukraine, Libya
    Apr17

    Obama, Italian PM to meet to talk Ukraine, Libya

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama. …read more Source: CTV...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Apr17

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. 1. An estimated 1,500 people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a state memorial service Friday for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash. 2. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country is on the road to economic recovery and defended supplying Iran with...

    Thieves Stole More Than $5 Million Worth of Chanel Jewels in a Paris Smash-And-Grab
    Apr17

    Thieves Stole More Than $5 Million Worth of Chanel Jewels in a Paris Smash-And-Grab

    A Taiwanese art collector was robbed Thursday of nearly $5.4 million (€5 million) worth of Chanel jewels near Paris, France when her taxi was traveling through a long tunnel between the city and Charles De Gaulle airport that has become infamous for theft. French police are hunting three perpetrators who smashed the car window and snatched the...

    Dutch Shift Priority In MH17 Crash To Investigating Culprits
    Apr17

    Dutch Shift Priority In MH17 Crash To Investigating Culprits

    The Netherlands says that, with nearly all of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 identified, efforts has shifted to finding those responsible for shooting the plane down over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Gunmen Kill Pro-Russian Journalist in Kiev
    Apr17

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Gunmen Kill Pro-Russian Journalist in Kiev

    The journalist, Oles Buzina, 45, publicly opposed the protests that led to the ouster of President Viktor F. Yanukovych in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    Don’t mention the war, Europe
    Apr17

    Don’t mention the war, Europe

    As Germany wrestles with whether to finally permit the publication of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf,” controversies in a number of European countries make it seem as though World War II never ended. One has to wonder if, with the passing of the generation that actually fought the war, the time hasn’t come to set a cut-off date for its...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in another Ukraine shooting
    Apr17

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in another Ukraine shooting

    Oles Buzyna was largely perceived as an activist rather than a journalist …read more Source: The Globe and...