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Australian Journalist Says She Had No Choice But to Leave India

A senior journalist with Australia’s national broadcaster says she was effectively pushed out of India after her reporting on Sikh separatism angered the Indian government, accusing the authorities of hindering her from going to events, seeking to have her reporting taken down and refusing for weeks to renew her visa. Avani Dias, the South Asia…
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Court in Russia Rejects Evan Gershkovich’s Appeal Against Detention

A court in Moscow rejected an appeal on Tuesday by the Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich against his detention, more than a year after he became the first American journalist arrested on spying charges in Russia since the Cold War. The court ruled that Mr. Gershkovich, 32, must stay in a high-security prison in…
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National Enquirer’s Help for Trump Broke Norms Even in the Tabloid World

The National Enquirer was more than a friendly media outlet for Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. It was a powerful, national political weapon that was thrust into the service of a single candidate, in violation of campaign finance law. The tabloid’s former publisher, David Pecker, testified nonchalantly on Tuesday about how the tabloid…
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Acceptance of applications for consular actions for men of mobilization age to continue on May 18, taking into account new legal requirements

After the law On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine on certain issues of military service, mobilization and military registration comes into force on May 18, 2024, the process of accepting and considering applications for consular actions for men of mobilization age will continue taking into account new requirements arising from the provisions of…
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Shells within Czech initiative to begin to arrive in Ukraine at end of May – Borrell

The first deliveries of ammunition purchased for the Ukrainian army as part of the Czech initiative to purchase shells outside the European Union could be delivered to Ukraine as early as late May – early June, EU diplomacy Chief Josep Borrell said following a meeting with foreign ministers and defense of the European Union member…
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Dnipropetrovsk region to receive more than UAH 3.2 bln as part of “Made in Ukraine” economic platform – Deputy Prime Minister Sviridenko

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of Ukraine Yulia Sviridenko said that more than 3.2 billion hryvnias are envisaged for Dnipropetrovsk region for this year under all support programs, the Ukrainian presidential website reported on Saturday. At the presentation of the “Made in Ukraine” economic platform in the city of Dnipro with the…
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Partners’ aviation could shoot down Russian missiles flying across Ukraine, its neighbors – Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy believes that NATO aircraft could shoot down Russian missiles. “The aviation of France, Germany, Poland, Britain, no matter who, rising into the sky on the territories of their states … If these planes, these aircraft will rise on the territory of their countries and will shoot down missiles that, of course,…
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Procedure for importing humanitarian aid for the needs of municipalities and its use should be simplified – Mayor of Trostyanets

The procedure for importing humanitarian aid for the needs of municipalities should be simplified, communal enterprises should have the right to use it in their statutory activities. This opinion was expressed by Trostyanets mayor Yuriy Bova in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine. “The aid that comes to utility companies (equipment for energy systems and water utilities,…
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Michael Abramowitz Named New Director of Voice of America

Michael Abramowitz will be the next director of the federally funded broadcaster Voice of America, its parent, the U.S. Agency for Global Media, announced on Friday. Mr. Abramowitz, 60, is currently the president of Freedom House, a pro-democracy nonprofit organization, a role he has held since 2017. He was previously a director at the U.S.…
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Israel Strikes Iran, and the Trump Trial Gets a Jury

Plus, a “tortured” Taylor Swift.