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    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...

    Russian, Syrian airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Aleppo
    Jul24

    Russian, Syrian airstrikes kill 19 civilians in Aleppo

    At least 19 civilians were killed and scores injured in airstrikes carried out by Syrian regime and Russian warplanes in Syria`s northern Aleppo city on Saturday, according to a local civil defense official, Turkey`s Anadolu news agency reported.”Nineteen civilians were killed and 55 others injured, including children and women,” Ibrahim Abu...

    Official: IOC lets Russia participate in Rio Olympics
    Jul24

    Official: IOC lets Russia participate in Rio Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee`s decision in relation to the Russian national Olympic Team was released today, according to the organization`s website.The IOC ruled the Russian national team eligible for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the official website of the IOC says.At the same time, a decision on the admission or non-admission of...

    Interior Minister urges politicians to refrain from speculations over Sheremet`s murder
    Jul24

    Interior Minister urges politicians to refrain from speculations over Sheremet`s murder

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has called on the country`s politicians, who have nothing to do with the investigation of the murder of a prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet, not to disclose any facts and ”clues” of the probe, as well as to refrain from spreading speculations, according to the ministry`s press service.The minister`s...

    Nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen arrested in Turkey`s continuing purge
    Jul24

    Nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen arrested in Turkey`s continuing purge

    Turkey has detained the nephew of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, in connection with the failed coup attempt, BBC News reported referring to Turkey`s state media.Muhammet Sait Gulen will be taken to the capital, Ankara, from Erzurum, the eastern region where his uncle was born, the Anadolu news agency says, according to BBC News.As reported...

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