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    Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine
    May20

    Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Ukraine’s president that she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in his country. The German news agency dpa reported that Merkel said Saturday she wants to bring together President Petro Poroshenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel...

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey
    May18

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey. The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was traveling Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a rainy road and tipped over. The group’s Turkish...

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting
    May17

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin rushed Wednesday to defend U.S. President Donald Trump from criticism over sharing classified information with Moscow, issuing a strongly worded statement that reflected the degree of the Russian leader’s frustration with the Washington infighting that has thwarted Kremlin hopes for a detente. Trump’s...

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation
    May14

    Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation

    LISBON (AP) — Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine’s capital. The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000 jubilant fans cheered his arrival at Lisbon’s airport. “Without...

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?
    May11

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The formidable surveillance power of cell site simulators has put them at the forefront of privacy debates in the U.S. and Europe. Now The Associated Press has found evidence that the devices are at work sending threatening text messages to the soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. So what are cell...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May11

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that Ukraine’s billionaire president, Petro Poroshenko, sometimes nicknamed Parasha, is lining his pockets as soldiers fight in...

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes
    May09

    50 arrested in Ukraine Victory Day clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in Ukraine say about 50 people have been arrested after clashes involving nationalists angry with demonstrators observing Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. Several thousand people took part in a march Tuesday in the capital, Kiev, to honor Red Army soldiers who fought the Nazis and seized...

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes
    May03

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator insisted Wednesday that Britain’s accounts must be settled before any talks on its future trade relationship with the EU can take place, as he warned that time is running out to seal a deal by 2019. Unveiling the European Commission’s negotiating mandate on...

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge
    May02

    Italian prosecutor: no NGOs-migrant smuggler links emerge

    ROME (AP) — A prosecutor based in Sicily told Italian senators Tuesday his office has found no links or contacts between migrant smugglers and humanitarian organizations operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean. Last month, another Sicilian prosecutor raised alarm by saying in interviews he has evidence that some NGOs, established specifically...

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?
    May02

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as...

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