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    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square
    Apr05

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran through Francis’ “Urbi et Orbi” Easter message, a kind...

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Artillery And Land Mine Blasts Sunday
    Apr05

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Artillery And Land Mine Blasts Sunday

    Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a government-controlled town in the Donbass region of the country Sunday when their vehicle was hit by what police said was an artillery shell fired from territory held by pro-Russian rebels, Reuters reported. At the time of the blast, they were crossing a bridge outside the town of Schastye, about 105 miles...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine
    Apr05

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine

    At least six Ukrainian servicemen were killed in separatist attacks on Sunday in Ukraine’s troubled eastern regions in a grim weekend marking the first anniversary of a rebellion against Kyiv’s pro-Western rulers. Four Ukrainian soldiers died when their vehicle was hit by a shell fired by the Russian-backed rebels as it drove across a...

    Pope Francis Easter Message Prays For Peace In Syria, Iraq
    Apr05

    Pope Francis Easter Message Prays For Peace In Syria, Iraq

    Pope Francis called for peace “above all” in Syria and Iraq in his Easter Sunday message at the Vatican, describing the violence associated with the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations there an “immense humanitarian tragedy.” The pontiff also evinced hope the peace process between Israeli and Palestinians would be relaunched, as...

    Redefining the Political Dynamic of the Middle East
    Apr05

    Redefining the Political Dynamic of the Middle East

    Announcement of Interim Agreement Over Iranian Nuclear Program On April 2, in Lausanne Switzerland, the foreign affairs ministers of Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the European Union and Iran, as well as the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, along with Russian, and Chinese diplomats, announced they had reached agreement on a framework...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary
    Apr05

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary

    Casualties put further strain on a tenuous ceasefire struck two months ago …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Masses Brave Rain for Pope’s Easter Message in St. Peter’s Square
    Apr05

    Masses Brave Rain for Pope’s Easter Message in St. Peter’s Square

    (VATICAN CITY) — In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran through Francis’ “Urbi et Orbi” Easter message, a kind of...

    Pope hails Iran accord, urges end to ‘absurd violence’ in Easter message
    Apr05

    Pope hails Iran accord, urges end to ‘absurd violence’ in Easter message

    Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to “absurd violence” in hotspots around the world while praising the breakthrough reached last week on curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions.In his traditional Easter message, the 78-year-old pontiff prayed that the framework accord reached Thursday between Iran and six...

    Official Text: Pope Francis’ Easter Message
    Apr05

    Official Text: Pope Francis’ Easter Message

    The following is the Vatican’s official English-language translation of Pope Francis “Urbi et Orbi” Easter message, which he delivered Sunday in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica: “Jesus Christ is risen! Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness!...

    The State of Romanian Extremism
    Apr05

    The State of Romanian Extremism

    Romania Mare (Greater Romania) was founded in 1990 first as a magazine and then as a political party by two former court poets of the Ceausescu era: Corneliu Vadim Tudor and Eugen Barbu. As its name suggests, the ultra-nationalist party has been dedicated to expanding the borders of Romania to encompass Moldova and parts of Ukraine. It has also...