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  • Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App 27 Apr 2017 20:42 Radio Free Europe - Radio Liberty Russian antigovernment protesters are planning more mass demonstrations this weekend, after hundreds were arrested in rallies at the end of March. One activist has created a new smartphone app aiming to keep protesters connected if they are detained -- …
  • Italian ambassador: Karabakh conflict - region’s biggest problem 27 Apr 2017 19:02 APA The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is the biggest problem and threat for the region, Italian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Giampaolo Cutillo told reporters on Thursday, APA reported.   Italy and the EU believe that more efforts should be made to conduct …
  • Chair of Moldovan section of Int’l Human Rights Society joins Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform 27 Apr 2017 19:02 APA Chairman of the Moldovan section of the International Society for Human Rights Gennady Kaunov has made a statement about joining the Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace.   APA presents the statement:   “I recognize the need for a peaceful solution of …
  • OSCE MG co-chairs to join meeting of Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs 27 Apr 2017 19:02 APA A meeting of the Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian foreign ministers will be held in Moscow on April 28, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a briefing on April 27, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.   "The co-chairmen …
  • Azerbaijan says Armenia’s plan to hold int’l conference in Nagorno-Karabakh is another provocation 27 Apr 2017 19:02 APA Armenia’s plan to hold an international conference in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan is another provocation, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev, APA reported.   "According to information available to us, Armenia is …
  • Azerbaijan: 179 unknown martyrs’ graves found in recent years 27 Apr 2017 19:02 APA The graves of 179 unknown martyrs have been found as a result of the monitoring conducted in Azerbaijan in recent years, the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons said in a statement on Thursday.     Referring to recent media …
  • 31 Years After Disaster, Chernobyl Powers Up Again 27 Apr 2017 17:12 Voice of America KYIV, UKRAINE —  Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, is about to become a solar farm. Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology Ostap Semerak said more than 50 investors from all over the world have applied to build the solar farm to …
  • Electricity embargo will have effect on Astravyets N-plant 27 Apr 2017 15:54 The Baltic Course The Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus close to the Lithuanian border is not a political decision only but also has economic substance, as the decision not to buy electricity from the power plant may have an impact on …
  • Kelly Sotherton: Olympic medal means i'm not a failure 27 Apr 2017 15:49 Express and Star Kelly Sotherton insists receiving a third bronze medal after retrospective drug tests confirms she ‘was not a failure’. The Birmingham-based former heptathlete has been given third from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after Tatyana Chernova, from Russia, tested …
  • Poland warned over widespread logging in primeval forest 27 Apr 2017 15:47 Irish Independent The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, said it had given Poland "a final warning" to stop the over-felling of trees in the Bialowieza Forest. The commission said Warsaw has a month to react, rather than the customary two-month …