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    Kyiv, Brussels sign association agreement on Ukraine`s participation in Euratom Program
    Jun29

    Kyiv, Brussels sign association agreement on Ukraine`s participation in Euratom Program

    Ukraine`s government and the European Atomic Energy Community signed an agreement on Ukraine`s associated participation in Euratom Research and Training Program 2014-2018, an UNIAN correspondent reported.The agreement was signed in Brussels by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation...

    Italy, Netherlands propose split U.N. Security Council seat for 2017-18 – Reuters
    Jun29

    Italy, Netherlands propose split U.N. Security Council seat for 2017-18 – Reuters

    Italy and The Netherlands proposed on Tuesday splitting a two-year term on the United Nations Security Council after the U.N. General Assembly was deadlocked on which to choose following five rounds of voting for the final 2017/18 seat, Reuters reports.The 193-member General Assembly elected Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia on Tuesday to...

    Italy, Netherlands propose split U.N. Security Council seat for 2017-18 – Reuters
    Jun29

    Italy, Netherlands propose split U.N. Security Council seat for 2017-18 – Reuters

    Italy and The Netherlands proposed on Tuesday splitting a two-year term on the United Nations Security Council after the U.N. General Assembly was deadlocked on which to choose following five rounds of voting for the final 2017/18 seat, Reuters reports.The 193-member General Assembly elected Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia on Tuesday to...

    WSJ: Merkel says EU will extend Russian sanctions over Ukraine crisis
    Jun29

    WSJ: Merkel says EU will extend Russian sanctions over Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Tuesday night that the European Union would extend economic sanctions against Russia, according to The Wall Street Journal.Citing an agreed cease-fire in Ukraine that has never gotten off the ground, Ms. Merkel said that she and French President Francois Hollande made clear to EU leaders in Brussels ”that...

    WSJ: Merkel says EU will extend Russian sanctions over Ukraine crisis
    Jun29

    WSJ: Merkel says EU will extend Russian sanctions over Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Tuesday night that the European Union would extend economic sanctions against Russia, according to The Wall Street Journal.Citing an agreed cease-fire in Ukraine that has never gotten off the ground, Ms. Merkel said that she and French President Francois Hollande made clear to EU leaders in Brussels ”that...

    Militants attack Ukraine 51 times in last day, use grenade launchers in Donetsk sector
    Jun29

    Militants attack Ukraine 51 times in last day, use grenade launchers in Donetsk sector

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, including 24 times in the Donetsk sector, 24 times in the Mariupol sector, and thrice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.”In the Donetsk sector, the enemy...

    Oil prices rise on Norway strike threat, Brexit shock fades
    Jun29

    Oil prices rise on Norway strike threat, Brexit shock fades

    Oil rose on Wednesday as financial traders poured money back into commodities following the initial shock of Britain`s vote to leave the European Union, and as a potential strike in Norway and crisis in Venezuela threatened to cut supply, Reuters reported.Brent crude futures were trading at $48.84 per barrel at 0422 GMT, up 26 cents from their...

    IS behind Istanbul airport attack that killed 36 – Turkish PM
    Jun29

    IS behind Istanbul airport attack that killed 36 – Turkish PM

    Findings point to Islamic State responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on Istanbul`s main international airport that killed 36 people and wounded many more on Tuesday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, according to Reuters.”According to assessments so far, 36 people have lost their lives and there were also many wounded,” Yildirim...

    Poroshenko names condition for decentralization amendments vote to be held
    Jun28

    Poroshenko names condition for decentralization amendments vote to be held

    Petro Poroshenko will address the Parliament in relation to the vote in the second reading on the amendments to the Constitution in terms of decentralization only when security conditions are met in Donbas, the Ukrainian president said when speaking in the Rada June 28 at a special meeting on Constitution Day.”Determining the sequence of steps on...

    Explosions, gunfire rock Ataturk airport in Istanbul
    Jun28

    Explosions, gunfire rock Ataturk airport in Istanbul

    At least two explosions and gunfire have rocked Istanbul`s Ataturk international airport, with reports of ”multiple” people injured, according to BBC.Gunfire was directed from an airport car park, according to a witness quoted by Reuters news agency, BBC reports.Taxis were ferrying wounded people from the airport, the witness added.In December, a...

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