First Minister of Andalusia, Susana Diaz (PSOE): "It is late, violence can never be justified. They are the only ones to blame for the pain caused"
Basque First Minister Iñigo Urkullu (PNV): new ETA statement "one more step", "they have the opportunity, in their final, unilateral declaration, to consider all victims in the same way and recognise the unfair damage caused".
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London: PM Modi and other heads of Commonwealth countries, including British PM Theresa May, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, arrive for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Windsor Castle
"Stay away from the WorldCup in Russia.". That's @RebHarms (Greens) message to EU governments. "Putin is not a good host for the cup while the war continues in Ukraine/Syria  Democratic governments should not support him in his staging." Backed by 60 MEPs so far
Kremlin: U.S. is making it hard for Aeroflot crews to get visas
German prosecutors investigate official for approving false asylum claims
Berlin police evacuate thousands from a central area of Berlin and shuts down the main train station for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb, @davidrising reports.
German police arrest Porsche executive over diesel scandal: company
Speaker of the State Duma Volodin proposed to introduce penalties for those Russian firms which comply with the recently introduced US sanctions and trade restrictions
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Eastern Damascus: Russia|n MP entering Ruhaybah after deal with E. Qalamoun Rebels to evacuate pocket and hand over heavy weaponry.
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Protests today in Yerevan, Armenia
Hungary PM aide says will not seek job in new government: media
Thousands evacuated in Berlin after unexploded WWII bomb in found near the main train station.
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Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah walks out of a session on Kashmir at Berkeley, United Kingdom, when confronted by pro-Azadi Kashmirs present there.
North Korean official to hold talks in Russia on labor migrants: RIA
Hug: Last week, SMM confirmed 11 civilians injured in eastern Ukraine and damage to dozens of houses/ apartment buildings. In just one small area of Staromykhailivka we observed 13 homes damaged. All this is a direct result of sides' failure to comply with their obligations
British, French and German MPs have warned the US congress to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Hug: SMM continued to observe mines, e.g. 9 April and 11 April SMM UAVs spotted mines near non-gov-ctrl Zernove and gov-ctrl Avdiivka. Vegetation will soon cover them and in absence of marking or fencing – which sides promised – these hidden weapons will claim even more lives
Hug: Last week, the OSCE SMM observed 10% increase in the number of ceasefire violations, with an almost nine-fold increase in instances where weapons proscribed under the Minsk agreements were used
Britain says would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry to Commonwealth
La Vanguardia reports former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is considering a proposal from Ciudadanos to become their candidate for Mayor of Barcelona
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Arsene Wenger has announced he is to step down as manager of Arsenal at the end of the season
We need ability to find compromise on EU reform, says Merkel
Post-Brexit immigration policy will be "welcoming, liberal and forward-looking", says Michael Gove
UK Transport Secretary says flights will not be disrupted after Brexit
Brexit's impact on EU financial stability still underestimated, says German Finance Minister
"Poland should enter the Eurozone, but not yet," says Polish Deputy Finance Minister
Yerevan Police: 16 people are detained
ATO: Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions near Lebedins'ke with BM-21 GRAD. Launched over 40 rockets
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said around 25% of work remained to be done on a deal covering the UK's withdrawal from the EU
Russia says will not offer to host Trump meeting with N.Korea's Kim
Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call
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Escort by POLX along the BE EEZ of YAROSLAV MUDRYY (Neustrashimy class) and LENA (Uda Class) under a nice morning sun.
Hungary PM Orban says expects ongoing fight over migration
RBC got their hands on a letter from the FSB where they say the real reason Russia banned Telegram is over its ambitious $1.7bn cryptocurrency ICO
Up to 40 slightly injured in Austrian train accident: report
Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'harm' it has caused: statement
Lavrov: Russia has informed America of areas that are the red lines to Moscow in Syria before the American strikes
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35 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 2 soldiers were wounded
Russia joins European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from U.S. for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.
Clashes at Pisky, North-West Donetsk
Occupied south Ossetia invited Bashar al Assad to visit Tskhinvali after South Ossetia's "president" met with Syrian economy minister in Yalta.
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Mueller spox on Bloomberg story
The site of the state enterprise "Antonov" again was hacked and fake statements about Ukroboronprom was placed
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Massive arms seizure in Kyiv. Haul includes 5 MON-50 anti-personnel mines, 8 RPG-18 rockets, a ton of RGD-5 grenades, RPG series rockets and a cornucopia of firearms
The Romanian government announces it will be it's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following the U.S decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem next month.
The Russian Foreign Ministry promised a tough response to the detention of the crew of the ship Nord in Ukraine
Special Counsel's interest in @PaulManafort stemmed in part from his suspected role as a "back channel" between the @realDonaldTrump campaign and Russia intent on meddling in Election2016, a judge is told by a lawyer for @TheJusticeDept.
Two Crimean Tatars found dead in Simferopol jail
Pashinyan: "Tomorrow morning at 8:15 a.m. we will be closing all the streets of Yerevan" He then went on to name all the suburbs of Yerevan
Russian MFA says about possibility of canceling of direct flights to U.S
Germany, France won't seek special trade deal with U.S. - Scholz
Pentagon: 2 Russian frigates were close to USS Donald Cook in E Med, but never threatened American warship, U.S. jets were overhead throughout allied missile strike, Lt. Gen. McKenzie says
"Russian air defenses were energized, they were scanning. They had a mainstay air defense aircraft up" @thejointstaff's LtGen McKenzie says of combined strike on Syria chem weapons sites "They did not choose to engage"
Russia's behavior during the US, UK, France airstrikes in relation to the USS Donald Cook were "professional" says @thejointstaff's LtGen McKenzie
DUP leader Arlene Foster has said the ill-fated Renewable Heat Incentive scheme was not a "personal priority" for her and she wishes she had asked more questions about it
@ChiefPentSpox: As expected, Russia immediately began a misinformation campaign to sow doubt and confusion to hide its complicity. Russia falsely claimed Syria air defense shot down a significant number of missiles when in fact, all of our missiles hit their targets
@ChiefPentSpox: The Russian manufactured air defense systems were totally ineffective. Russia and the Assad government demonstrated the ineffectiveness of their systems, again, 2 days later when those systems engage accidentally
Trump administration announces overhaul of U.S. arms export policy aimed at expanded sales to U.S. allies
China's Xi Jinping, Britain's Theresa May agree chemical weapons use 'unacceptable'
Nikol Pashinyan is telling police/security personnel to put down their weapons and reject Serzh Sargsyan. Situation continues to remain tense. Yerevan
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Petr Pavel: Thanks again to NATO's great partner Ukraine and Gen Muzhenko @VikMuzhenko for hosting such a fruitful visit of the NATOMC.
Russia's internet research agency troll farm is recruiting "English-speaking journalists" to work on its "Wake Up, America." campaign
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The Parliament of Belarus adopted in the first reading amendments to the law on the media. Thanks to them, you can now block websites without a court decision, and site owners are required to identify all users, including forum commentators
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Slack blocked in Russia
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Police Confront Armenian Opposition Protesters In Yerevan. Photos by @RFERL's Amos Chapple on the ground
US Department of State: Armenia Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations are continuing throughout downtown Yerevan, as well as in Gyumri, Vanadzor, Spitak, and Armavir with no set end date. Roads are congested. Avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution.
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Riot police rush to get into position as thousands march on government in Yerevan Armenia RejectSerzh Video by Arman Khachatryan
Britain's MPs to debate EU customs union membership
Britain's health minister faces investigation over luxury flats purchase
Russian MFA spokeswoman claims that Russian military in Douma found smoke grenades made in Salisbury, UK
Ukraine started to jam Russian TV channels signals in ATO zone
IMF's Lagarde warns against harming trade, investment, key engines of growth
We also addressed the situation in Syria. We cannot accept the normalisation of the use of chemical weapons. We condemn their use and do everything we can to ensure that the international ban is upheld – @jensstoltenberg with Dutch PM
Netherlands is increasing defence spending and I welcome that Netherlands is investing in high end capabilities, such as F-35 aircraft and new warships and submarines – @jensstoltenberg
NATO SACEUR meeting with Gerasimov in Baku is complete. Officers discussed military exercises and posture, officials said.
Today I discussed with PM @markrutte how the NATO summit in July will set the direction of our Alliance in the years ahead: we will modernise our Alliance to meet the challenges we face – @jensstoltenberg
Moscow recommends that London doesn't rush to destroy evidence in Skripal Case
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Netherlands also helps project stability beyond our borders, as part of NATO's @ResoluteSupport Mission in Afghanistan and training security forces in Afghanistan – @jensstoltenberg
I want to thank Netherlands for its contributions: over 250 Dutch troops are part of NATO's battlegroup in Lithuania. Next year, Dutch forces will join Germany and Norway in leading our rapid reaction Spearhead Force – @jensstoltenberg
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The SBU says it has exposed the channel of supply of illegal weapons from the EU and the United States
Western coalition aimed to give a break to militants by striking Syria - Moscow
The engineers working for the Silicon-Valley based tech giant Synopsis, the largest IT employer in Armenia, have gone on strike in support of the pro-democracy protests. The Tech generation that Sargsyan pretends to support has just come out against him
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Merkel tells @EmmanuelMacron need 'ability to compromise' - but her ability to do just that limited by own @cdu party MPs worried about German tax money
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Crash at Belfast international airport - reports two dead
Japan protested in connection with the military exercise in the Kuril islands area
Light aircraft reported to have crashed at Ballyhill Road, Nutt's Corner - @NIFRSOFFICIAL has confirmed they're dealing with an aircraft on fire at the scene
: The banking union is part of European convergence and solidarity, but solidarity does not work without responsibility
Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking with President @EmmanuelMacron: We can find a solution in the development of the European banking unionwe can have a common protection system for funds, we need solidarity in Europe
Chinese President XiJinping and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on Thursday to further promote the "Golden Era" of bilateral ties during a telephone conversation
The Met Office says the highest temperature of the year so far of 26C (78.8F) has been recorded at Heathrow Airport
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells British Prime Minister Theresa May over phone alleged chemical attack in Syria needs comprehensive, just, objective probe
Britain's Labour Party tells financiers: pay higher taxes if you want influence
RIA news agency reports Russia's deputy foreign minister says Syrian rebels are preventing chemical weapons inspectors from accessing Douma in Syria