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    Obama: `We`ll carry Clinton to victory` – BBC
    Jul28

    Obama: `We`ll carry Clinton to victory` – BBC

    U.S. President Barack Obama has implored voters to help continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory at the polls in November, according to the BBC.Mr. Obama praised Mrs. Clinton at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, as the most qualified person ever to run for the White House, the BBC wrote.He said voters faced a choice...

    Envoy Sajdik: Recent Minsk talks show progress on Donbas railway repairs issue
    Jul28

    Envoy Sajdik: Recent Minsk talks show progress on Donbas railway repairs issue

    Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace plan in the east of Ukraine, has announced confirmed progress was reached at a recent round of the Minsk talks on the issue of repairing the railways in Donbas, according to...

    Cabinet dismisses head of State Space Agency
    Jul28

    Cabinet dismisses head of State Space Agency

    The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed the head of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU), Lyubomyr Sabadosh.The decision was announced in a government order released on July 22, 2016.The reasons for dismissal have not been specified in the official release.As UNIAN reported earlier, Sabadosh was appointed SSAU chairman in August 2015.UNIAN...

    Poroshenko: Donbas invaded by intruders
    Jul28

    Poroshenko: Donbas invaded by intruders

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has described ongoing events in Russia-occupied Donbas in eastern Ukraine as an invasion by intruders.”I categorically do not accept palliative descriptions such as an `abstract armed conflict` or `armed confrontation.` These are definitions given by others, not Ukrainians. What is happening in eastern Ukraine...

    Egypt asks IMF for $12 bln loan amid struggling economy
    Jul28

    Egypt asks IMF for $12 bln loan amid struggling economy

    Egypt is in the ”final stages” of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan over three years, while targeting more loans totaling $7 billion annually, according to a Cabinet statement, The New York Times has reported.President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi held a Cabinet meeting Wednesday to discuss...

    Tim Kaine officially nominated as Democrats` VP
    Jul28

    Tim Kaine officially nominated as Democrats` VP

    Democrats officially nominated Sen. Tim Kaine to be their vice presidential candidate Wednesday, overcoming bitter opposition from the party`s left wing, who views him as too moderate on trade and other parts of the liberal agenda, according to The Washington Times.Delegates who backed Sen. Bernard Sanders in the primary tried to recruit an...

    ATO HQ: Militants increase attacks in Luhansk sector in past 24 hours
    Jul28

    ATO HQ: Militants increase attacks in Luhansk sector in past 24 hours

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”Sixteen cases of militants opening fire were recorded in the Donetsk sector. They fired banned 120mm and 82mm mortars and used grenade...

    Oil scrambles off April lows but oversupply still weighs – Reuters
    Jul28

    Oil scrambles off April lows but oversupply still weighs – Reuters

    Oil prices recovered slightly from April lows in early trading on Thursday, but the outlook for the industry remained weak as crude producers and fuel refiners continue to pump out more than the market can consume, according to Reuters.International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $43.61 at 21:18 ET, up 14 cents from their previous...

    Merkel refugee policies face renewed criticism after attacks
    Jul28

    Merkel refugee policies face renewed criticism after attacks

    Chancellor Angela Merkel faced renewed criticism of her handling of the refugee crisis in the wake of four attacks in Germany in the span of a week that have unsettled the public, according to Bloomberg.Lawmakers from her governing coalition, as well as politicians from parties on the political fringe, argued the assaults show her refugee...

    Poroshenko says U.S. drones to contribute to truce in Donbas
    Jul28

    Poroshenko says U.S. drones to contribute to truce in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he hopes that the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) recently delivered by the United States to Ukraine will contribute to the prevention of violations of the ceasefire in Donbas.”The Armed Forces of Ukraine have received a batch of RQ-11B Raven UAVs today [July 27],” he wrote on Facebook.”These UAVs will...

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