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Ukraine's Privatbank issues $5.5 billion claim in Cyprus against ex-owners

Ukraine's largest lender, state-run PrivatBank, said on Friday that it had filed a new $5.5 billion claim in the Cypriot courts against its former owners.
The bank said in a statement that it was seeking damages in respect of schemes bearing all the hallmarks of fraud and money laundering which the bank alleges were perpetrated by ex-shareholders.

Today is April Fool's Day

April Fool's Day is an annual custom on April 1 consisting of practical jokes and hoaxes. Jokesters often expose their actions by shouting "April fools" at the recipient. 

Interesting fact is that the day is not a public holiday in any country except Odessa in Ukraine, where the first of April is an official city holiday.

AGERPRES, at 131 years since establishment: Congratulations messages from partner news agencies

AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency celebrates 131 since establishment on 27 March.   Since 1889 until now, AGERPRES has broadcast millions of news items, documentary materials and photographs.   After 131 years since its first news item, AGERPRES has received congratulations messages from partner media organisations and news agencies.

Turkey continues evacuating citizens abroad

Another 571 Turkish citizens were placed under a 14-day quarantine on March 26 after being brought back from abroad amid the spread of the novel coronavirus.

A ro-ro ship carried 25 truck drivers from Ukraine to Karasu Port in Sakarya province. They were transferred to an evacuated dormitory in the province after their first health check.

ForMin, Ukrainian counterpart phone conversation; Romanian minority in Ukraine, among topics

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Thursday had a telephone conversation with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, with whom he talked about the situation of the Romanian minority in the neighbour country, as well as Romania's endorsement for Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic aspirations.

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