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Heavy snow strands Christmas travellers in Europe

347 weeks ago
Heavy snow stranded thousands of Christmas travellers in Europe on Friday, with Belgium's main airport closed for landing and icy roads in Sweden choked with traffic.

Flu kills 27 in Britain, spreading in Europe

347 weeks ago
Flu has killed 27 people in Britain since the influenza season began in October and transmission of the virus is picking up across the European Union, health officials said on Thursday.

Wife of beaten Belarus candidate blocked from jail (update)

347 weeks ago
The wife of an arrested presidential candidate in Belarus said Thursday authorities are not letting her into the jail to see how badly he was beaten.

Wife of beaten Belarus candidate blocked from jail

347 weeks ago
The wife of an arrested presidential candidate in Belarus says authorities are not letting her into the jail to see how badly he was beaten up.

The Telegraph: Unusual travel destinations: Chernobyl

347 weeks ago
It is possible to visit Chernobyl in the Ukraine, but for obvious reasons, it’s not exactly a tourist hotspot and you won’t find many travel agents offering package deals there. The nuclear meltdown that occurred there 24 years ago was the world’s worst nuclear accident and an area over 1,000 square miles had to be cordoned off and declared a dead zone.

Yanukovych strongly influenced country?s life

348 weeks ago
Political experts have described the year 2010 for Ukraine as the year of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Severe flu cases in UK serve as warning to Europe

348 weeks ago
More than 300 people are in intensive care in hospitals across Britain with flu, and European health officials say the region should act now to encourage more people to get vaccinated.

Winter disruptions turn travel bitter and chaotic

348 weeks ago
The Christmas travel season turned angry and chaotic Monday as British officials struggled to clear snow and ice that paralyzed rail and air links and spawned cancellations and delays stranding thousands around the world.

Snow causes pre-Christmas travel chaos in Europe (update)

348 weeks ago
Heavy overnight snowfall disrupted air travel across western Europe Friday, forcing more than 800 flight cancellations and leading to major delays in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

After eruption, Indonesia turns to disaster tourism

348 weeks ago
JAKARTA, Dec 16 (Reuters Life!) - Indonesia appeals to visitors with tropical beaches, beautiful mountains, spectacular reefs and exotic cultures.

The Baltic Course: Zatlers? memories about Chernobyl influence his decisions on the use of nuclear energy

348 weeks ago
Being a doctor with the team sent in to deal with the fallout from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster, Latvian President Valdis Zatlers told visiting Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych yesterday that these memories will influence his decisions on the use of nuclear energy. Click here to read more.

Hungary Backs Visa Free Travels Between Ukraine And EU

349 weeks ago

"We are strongly backing visa free travels," the Ambassador said.

Hungary Backs Visa Free Travels Between Ukraine And EU

Immunologist: New flu pandemic not expected in Ukraine this winter

349 weeks ago
Three strains of influenza virus are expected in Ukraine this winter, but there will be no new strains of the virus, Oleh Nazar, the director of the Kyiv center of immunology and a chief specialist in clinical immunology at Kyiv's main health care department, has predicted.

Russia mulls visa-free travel for European Union train passengers

349 weeks ago
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Russia could allow visa-free travel for passengers of a high-speed train linking Finland and Russia, a senior official said, as Moscow presses the European Union to ease travel restrictions.

H1N1 flu returns to Britain, 10 dead

349 weeks ago
LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The H1N1 swine flu virus which swept the globe last year has returned to Britain with 10 people dying in the last six weeks, health officials said on Saturday.

Snow causes European travel chaos (PHOTO)

349 weeks ago
Travelers in Paris and Frankfurt slept at the airport after snow and ice caused travel chaos. Pop singer Shakira canceled a concert in Germany, while the French prime minister missed a gala at Moscow's Bolshoi Theater.

Obama promises to press visa free travel for Poles

349 weeks ago
President Barack Obama is assuring Poland that he will press lawmakers to include it in a program for visa-free U.S. travel.

German Press Agency: Ukraine health officials close schools to limit flu outbreak

349 weeks ago
Ukrainian health officials on Wednesday ordered schools closed in a province hard hit by an influenza outbreak, the Interfax news agency reported.Click here to read more.

Low Budget Travel to Ukraine

350 weeks ago
We have a very tight budget for our travel to Ukraine. What is there to do in the Ukraine that is free or fairly cheap? Thanks

Bicycle tourism in West Ukraine.

350 weeks ago
Bicycle tourism is very popular and convenient in the Carpathians nowadays. It gives the traveler the possibility of covering a long distances, of viewing

Ukrainians can apply for visas to travel to Latvia and Estonia

351 weeks ago
Starting from December 2010, Ukrainian citizens will be able to apply for visas to travel to Latvia and Estonia not only in Kyiv, but also in regional representative offices of Pony Express Ukraine in Odesa, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Simferopol, Lviv, Latvian Ambassador to Ukraine Atis Sjanits has said.

Daily News: British tourist becomes world's most travelled man

351 weeks ago
After travelling 15 million miles and taking 718 Concorde flights to 139 countries, a Brit tourist has become the world's most travelled man.

Vox Populi with Svitlana Kolesnykova: When do you think Ukrainians will be able to travel to Europe without visas?

351 weeks ago
When do you think Ukrainians will be able to travel to Europe without visas?

Visa-free travel to Europe rests on commitment to democracy

351 weeks ago
One clear sign that winning visa-free travel to Europe will not happen anytime soon for Ukrainians can be found in the official statement issued from Brussels on Nov. 22, after the 14th Ukraine-European Union Summit.

Ukraine's visa-free travel action plan with European Union (full text of document)

351 weeks ago
Editor's note: Below is the full text of the visa liberalization action plan that Ukraine received from the EU during the Nov. 22 summit in Brussels.

Ukraine and Libya agree on visa-free travel

352 weeks ago
Ukraine and Libya will introduce a visa-free regime for the holders of diplomatic and official passports, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said.

President: Main result of EU-Ukraine Summit is presentation of Visa Free Travel Action Plan

352 weeks ago
President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych is confident that the most important result of the Fourteenth EU-Ukraine Summit was presentation of the Visa-Free Travel Action Plan by the EU, he said at a press conference in Brussels Monday. "I regard

Agence France-Presse: EU sets conditions for Ukraine to win visa-free travel

352 weeks ago
BRUSSELS — The European Union set conditions Monday for Ukraine to win visa-free travel rights for its citizens while urging Kiev to make progress on human rights. The two sides agreed on an "action plan" at a Brussels summit between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso and EU president Herman Van Rompuy. Read the story here.

EU grants action plan on visa-free travel to Ukraine (VIDEO)

352 weeks ago
Brussels, Nov. 22 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The European Union gave Ukraine an Action Plan on visa-free travel during the Ukraine-EU Summit in Brussels on Monday.

Wife of accused Russian arms dealer wants him free

352 weeks ago
BANGKOK (AP) — The wife of accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout said Monday she will sue Thailand in an attempt to get him released from U.S. custody after the Southeast Asian nation extradited him last week.

EU grants action plan on visa-free travel to Ukraine

352 weeks ago
Brussels, Nov. 22 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The European Union gave Ukraine an Action Plan on visa-free travel during the Ukraine-EU Summit in Brussels on Monday.

Biometric passports for Ukrainians' traveling abroad may be introduced in 2011

352 weeks ago
The Interior Ministry of Ukraine plans to introduce electronic passports with biometric data for Ukrainians traveling abroad in the second half of 2011.

Tax protesters prevented from traveling to Kyiv

352 weeks ago
Oleksandr Daniliuk, head of the All-Ukrainian Center for Business Support and protest leader, said on Nov. 21 that police are preventing demonstrators from traveling to Kyiv to participate in a demonstration on Nov. 22.

Tymoshenko again tops list of 100 most influential Ukrainian women

352 weeks ago
Yulia Tymoshenko, the leader of the Batkivschyna party and Ukraine's former prime minister, has topped the list of the most influential women in Ukraine.

Foreign Ministry Recommending Ukrainians Hold Back From Travelling To Guinea Over Disturbances

352 weeks ago

The ministry notes, on November 17 resumed protest actions by supporters of a runner for the presidency of Guinea, Cellou Dalein Diallo, accompanied by barbarous acts and clashes with police and gendarmerie.

Foreign Ministry Recommending Ukrainians Hold Back From Travelling To Guinea Over Disturbances

World Health Organization: No swine flu epidemic this year

353 weeks ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) forecasts that the swine flu epidemic will be avoided this winter.

European Union: Bosnians should not abuse visa free travel

353 weeks ago
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The EU urged Bosnian authorities on Friday to tell their citizens that being allowed to travel to the European Union without a visa does not mean an unlimited stay, jobs or social benefits.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi - from housewife to democracy hero

353 weeks ago
YANGON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi, who went from English housewife to Myanmar's oppposition leader and world famous political prisoner, is a powerful symbol of the struggle against dictatorship in one of the world's most oppressive countries.

Travel Picks: Top 10 destinations by boat

353 weeks ago
LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters Life!) - For those who want to try a more adventurous holiday in 2011, but do not want to leave their home comforts behind, a cruise could provide the solution. Cruise Critic (www.cruisecritic.co.uk) -- a leading online source of cruise reviews and information -- offers its top 10 destinations by boat. Reuters has not endorsed this list:

Interfluidity: Tragedy of the technocrats

353 weeks ago
It should be no surprise that human collectives choose policies destructive of GDP or employment growth when they deem those policies to be wrong or unjust. Individual human beings act against their material interests all the time, providing full employment for economists who endlessly study the “ultimatum game“. Political choice combines diffuse personal costs with powerful moral signifiers. Read the story here.

President: Ukrainian language will continue consolidating society

354 weeks ago
President Viktor Yanukovych expressed confidence that the Ukrainian language as a precious asset of the people will remain a consolidating force of the society. He said this in his congratulatory message to the compatriots on the Day of Ukrainian

Albanians, Bosnians get visa-free travel to European Union

354 weeks ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union decided unanimously Monday to end visa requirements for Bosnian and Albanian residents by Christmas but warned the measure could be scrapped if it is abused for bogus asylum claims and illegal work.

Austria promises to help Ukraine with visa-free travel

354 weeks ago
Vienna, Nov. 8 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Austria has promised to help Ukraine in signing an agreement on an action plan for gaining the right to visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens entering the EU, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said.

Rent Apartment in Kiev.

355 weeks ago
UA Rent offers high quality short term fully serviced apartments in central locations of Kiev. We are in business since 2001 having earned stable reputation

Travel to Odessa from Romania.

355 weeks ago
Getting from Galati or Tulcea, Romania. Is it possible to have a car with driver to take two people from Galati to Odessa and what would be the cost?

British iron lady released from hospital after flu

355 weeks ago
LONDON (AP) — Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has returned home following two weeks in the hospital, managing a smile and a wave to reporters camped outside her doorstep Monday.

Traveling to Ukraine from Australia .

355 weeks ago
Firstly, as Australian citizen, do I need visa to visit Ukraine, and how long can I stay?.... Secondly, I am meeting a lovely Ukraine girl we would like

Trains from Simferopol to Nikolaev?

355 weeks ago
I need to know the departure time for train going to Nikolaev from Simferopol. From Ukraine-Travel-Advisor.com. In order to get to Nikolaev from Simferopol

Liovochkin Says President Yanukovych May Travel Round Kyiv By Helicopter To Desist His Bottlenecking Motorcade

355 weeks ago

The Chief of Staff notes, the president is very sensitive about the need of traffic restriction when official personalities are passing.

Liovochkin Says President Yanukovych May Travel Round Kyiv By Helicopter To Desist His Bottlenecking Motorcade

Goa's hippie pioneer dies in India's tourism mecca

355 weeks ago
PANAJI, India (AP) — Eight Finger Eddie's time had come and gone.