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    Bloomberg: Verizon to end Yahoo survival fight with $4.8 bln deal
    Jul25

    Bloomberg: Verizon to end Yahoo survival fight with $4.8 bln deal

    On Monday, Yahoo! Inc.`s years-long fight to survive as a standalone company will draw to a close, according to Bloomberg.Verizon Communications Inc. will announce plans to buy Yahoo`s core assets for a bit more than $4.8 billion before the market opens, said two people with direct knowledge of the situation who asked not to be identified because...

    Georgia begins process to revoke my citizenship: Dekanoidze
    Jul25

    Georgia begins process to revoke my citizenship: Dekanoidze

    Chief of the National Police of Ukraine Khatia Dekanoidze said Georgia has initiated the process to revoke her citizenship.”They have already started the process to take away my Georgian citizenship,” she stated on 112 Ukraine TV Channel.Dekanoidze also announced she would not take part in the forthcoming autumn parliamentary elections in...

    Oil prices dip on ongoing oversupply, economic headwinds – Reuters
    Jul25

    Oil prices dip on ongoing oversupply, economic headwinds – Reuters

    Oil prices held near two-month lows on Monday amid worries that a global crude and refined product glut would weigh on markets for some time to come, according to Reuters.International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $45.51 per barrel at 06:23 GMT, down 18 cents from their previous close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was at...

    Defense Minister gives awards to Sea Breeze 2016 participants
    Jul25

    Defense Minister gives awards to Sea Breeze 2016 participants

    Ukrainian Defense Minister, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has thanked and given awards to 23 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other countries who are participating in the Sea Breeze 2016 multinational exercise, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.The award ceremony took place as part the launch of the...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine using banned weapons 58 times in last day
    Jul25

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine using banned weapons 58 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 58 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Most of the attacks – 35 incidents – were recorded in the Mariupol sector. The enemy fired 122mm self-propelled artillery systems on the...

    Amnesty International insists on monitors` access to detainees in Turkey
    Jul25

    Amnesty International insists on monitors` access to detainees in Turkey

    Amnesty International has gathered credible evidence that detainees in Turkey are being subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, in official and unofficial detention centers in the country.The organization is calling for independent monitors to be given immediate access to detainees in all facilities in the wake of the coup attempt,...

    Reuters: Bomb-carrying Syrian dies outside German music festival; 12 wounded
    Jul25

    Reuters: Bomb-carrying Syrian dies outside German music festival; 12 wounded

    A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said, according to Reuters.Police said 12 people were wounded, including three seriously, in the attack in...

    Ukrainian MP calls Savchenko `Putin`s Trojan Horse`
    Jul24

    Ukrainian MP calls Savchenko `Putin`s Trojan Horse`

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military officer who became a national hero after spending nearly two years in a Russian prison, called for reconciliation to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, sparking outrage among some lawmakers, Ukraine Today reports citing RFE/RL.Savchenko, who was elected to parliament while in prison, said in an interview...

    Kyiv to parade 200 units of military hardware
    Jul24

    Kyiv to parade 200 units of military hardware

    Kyiv is set to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine`s Independence with a large-scale parade on capital`s main thoroughfare, Khreshchatyk Street, which will feature some 200 pieces of military equipment, according to Ukraine`s presidential adviser Yuri Biryukov, Ukraine Today reported Sunday.”The parade will showcase a lot of equipment, 200...

    Militants threaten Ukrainian prisoners with 30-year imprisonment – Gerashchenko
    Jul24

    Militants threaten Ukrainian prisoners with 30-year imprisonment – Gerashchenko

    Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukrainian Donbas have transferred the Ukrainian a pre-trial detention facility and threaten them with a 30-year prison sentence, says Iryna Gerashchenko, first deputy chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas...

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