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    Donbas sees escalation amid 94 militant barrages yesterday
    Jul11

    Donbas sees escalation amid 94 militant barrages yesterday

    Eastern Ukraine saw a military escalation yesterday when Russian-backed militants mounted 94 attacks on Ukrainian troops along the entire contact line, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”The largest number of barrages was recorded in the Donetsk sector. The enemy used banned 152mm artillery systems...

    North Korea threatens `physical response` against U.S. THAAD system deployment
    Jul11

    North Korea threatens `physical response` against U.S. THAAD system deployment

    North Korea`s military said on Monday it will make a ”physical response” to moves by the United States and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defense system on the Korean peninsula, Reuters reported.The United States and South Korea said on Friday that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system will be used...

    Dzhemilev sees no military solution to regaining Crimea
    Jul11

    Dzhemilev sees no military solution to regaining Crimea

    Ukrainian President`s Envoy for the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, says Ukraine does not see the possibility of retaking the Russian-annexed Crimea through military actions.Dzhemilev made this statement during an interview with the Voice of America`s Russian Service.In discussing how...

    Paris police make 40 arrests in Euro 2016 riots
    Jul11

    Paris police make 40 arrests in Euro 2016 riots

    Some 40 people were arrested outside Paris`s fan zone both before and after France`s defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 soccer tournament final on Sunday, Germany`s news broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) reported.Police were forced to use tear gas after revelers denied access to the Eiffel Tower open viewing began throwing bottles and setting...

    Oil near two-month low on economic woes; drillers adjust to lower prices
    Jul11

    Oil near two-month low on economic woes; drillers adjust to lower prices

    Oil fell on Monday over signs that U.S. shale drillers have adapted to lower prices and on renewed indications of economic weakness in Asia, Reuters reported. Brent crude futures were trading at $46.42 per barrel at 0419 GMT (12:19 a.m. EDT), down 34 cents from their last settlement, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 37...

    Reuters: Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount
    Jul11

    Reuters: Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount

    Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan`s capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president`s troops, raising fears of a slide back into full-blown conflict in the five-year-old nation, according to Reuters.There was no immediate response from the government of President Salva Kiir...

    Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest – BBC
    Jul10

    Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest – BBC

    Police in Berlin say 123 officers were injured in clashes with leftist protesters over the redevelopment of a district in the east of the city, according to the BBC.About 3,500 protesters marched through Friedrichshain on Saturday. Some were masked and threw missiles, police said, the BBC wrote.The protest was the most violent in the past five...

    Poroshenko announces road map for Donbas security
    Jul10

    Poroshenko announces road map for Donbas security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the leaders of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy, also known as G5, jointly with Ukraine will elaborate a roadmap to ensure security in eastern Ukraine.”It was agreed that consultations of foreign political advisors with participation of [Ukrainian] Foreign Minister...

    Russia: NATO focusing on nonexistent Russia threat – RFE/RL
    Jul10

    Russia: NATO focusing on nonexistent Russia threat – RFE/RL

    Russia`s Foreign Ministry says NATO summit shows alliance is focusing its efforts on containing nonexistent Russian threat, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).The spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said in a statement July 10 that Moscow would seek explanations for the alliance`s plans at a meeting of the...

    Reuters: Russian jumper Klishina cleared to compete as neutral athlete
    Jul10

    Reuters: Russian jumper Klishina cleared to compete as neutral athlete

    Russian long jumper Darya Klishina has been cleared to compete internationally as a neutral athlete after a successful appeal against a blanket ban on her country`s track and field athletes for systematic doping, according to Reuters.Athletics` world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), banned Russia`s...

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