Europe keeps an anxious eye on Kosovo and Serbia

Press play to listen to this article PRISTINA, Kosovo — Panic has subsided — for now, at least — after a border dispute last week fueled fears that Kosovo and Serbia might be careening toward another war on European soil.  On the ground here, people have been downplaying such possibilities, pushing back against wild speculation — and …

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Zelenskyy urges EU to grant Ukraine ‘immediate membership’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on Monday for Ukraine’s quick accession into the EU beneath a brand new simplified process, although it was unclear how that might work in apply. “We ask the European Union for Ukraine’s immediate accession via a new special procedure,” he mentioned, talking on his Telegram channel as combating with Russian …

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Community Voices: Eyes and ears in our local parks

It’s the better of occasions and the worst of occasions for Bakersfield’s metropolis parks. After years of labor to cross and implement the Public Security and Very important Companies Initiative (Measure N), Metropolis Corridor is making historic investments in our parks. Martin Luther King Jr. Park will likely be fully reimagined and redesigned. Kaiser Permanente …

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Ukraine’s ‘servant of the people’ Zelenskyy leads them in war

KRYVYI RIH, Ukraine — When he entered politics in 2019 as a wartime president, with the battle in opposition to Russian separatists nonetheless simmering in japanese Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy supplied his folks a heartfelt pledge. “Throughout my entire life, I’ve tried to do everything so Ukrainians smiled,” Zelenskiy, a former comic and actor, stated in …

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