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    Attempted coup in Turkey affects situation in Ukraine – Security Service Chief
    Jul16

    Attempted coup in Turkey affects situation in Ukraine – Security Service Chief

    Head of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak says the attempted coup in Turkey affects the operational landscape in Ukraine. ”Such a high-profile event as a coup in a serious powerful country – Turkey – also impacts the operational landscape in Ukraine,” Hrytsak said at a joint briefing with the National Police chiefs in Kyiv today,...

    U.S. and Russia agree on steps to combat ISIS in Syria
    Jul16

    U.S. and Russia agree on steps to combat ISIS in Syria

    The United States and Russia announced a tentative deal on Friday to coordinate airstrikes against the Islamic State and the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda`s affiliate in Syria, The New York Times reported. Secretary of State John Kerry, after talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey V. Lavrov, said an internationally brokered cease-fire in Syria had...

    RFE/RL: scores dead, injured following failed Turkey coup
    Jul16

    RFE/RL: scores dead, injured following failed Turkey coup

    Security operations are continuing in Turkey following a failed military coup attempt overnight that left scores of people dead and more than 1,000 injured, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. Although the situation in the country appeared to be stabilizing, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan posted a message on the Twitter...

    Militants continue to use banned weapons, 65 attacks reported in last day
    Jul16

    Militants continue to use banned weapons, 65 attacks reported in last day

    Russian-separatist forces continue their attacks on the Ukrainian army, also with weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, having violated the ceasefire 65 times in the last day, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) press center.”In the Donetsk sector, there were reported 38 attacks. Militants used 122mm artillery to attack...

    IS claims responsibility for Nice attack
    Jul16

    IS claims responsibility for Nice attack

    Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that killed at least 84 people and critically wounded 52 along Nice`s crowded waterfront on Friday, SkyNews reports.Five people have been taken into custody over the attack, according to reports.Other reports said three people had been detained in connection with the...

    Turkish forces fight to crush coup remnants after Erdogan returns
    Jul16

    Turkish forces fight to crush coup remnants after Erdogan returns

    Forces loyal to the Turkish government fought on Saturday to crush the remnants of a military coup attempt which crumbled after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan`s call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks, Reuters reported.More than 90 people were killed in violence that erupted late on Friday after a faction...

    Reuters: Turkey PM says coup attempt underway, elected government still in charge
    Jul15

    Reuters: Turkey PM says coup attempt underway, elected government still in charge

    A group within Turkey`s military has attempted to overthrow the government and security forces have been called in to ”do what is necessary”, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, according to Reuters.”Some people illegally undertook an illegal action outside of the chain of command,” Yildirim said in comments broadcast by private...

    PM Groysman announces large-scale customs reform in a month
    Jul15

    PM Groysman announces large-scale customs reform in a month

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced a large-scale customs reform in a month, the reform will be conducted with due regard to U.S. experts` recommendations, according to the Vinnytsia-based State TV Channel.”We`re now getting ready for the launch of the customs reform. I`m sure it will be done within 12 months. We`ve got the...

    French PM: `probable` but no confirmed terror link – The Guardian
    Jul15

    French PM: `probable` but no confirmed terror link – The Guardian

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that although he cannot confirm the attacker`s motives, Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel ”is a terrorist probably linked to radical Islam one way or another,” according to The Guardian.Still, the prime minister told France 2 he had no doubt that the crime was terrorism, The Guardian wrote.”It is a terrorist...

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry awaits Russia`s next steps on $3 bln debt
    Jul15

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry awaits Russia`s next steps on $3 bln debt

    The Law Debenture Trust Corporation Plc, acting at the direction and for the benefit of Russia in court proceedings over $3 billion in debt on bonds, says it will be seeking summary judgement in respect of Ukraine soon, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry.”With respect to the claim underway before the English Court relating to the $3...

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