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    Ten killed in Italy train crash near Bari
    Jul12

    Ten killed in Italy train crash near Bari

    Ten people have been killed and dozens more hurt in a head-on collision involving two passenger trains in southern Italy, BBC reported. The two trains were on a single-track line at the time of the crash, between the coastal towns of Bari and Barletta, according to BBC. Emergency services are trying to free passengers from the wrecked carriages...

    Tribunal says China has no historic title over South China Sea
    Jul12

    Tribunal says China has no historic title over South China Sea

    An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and that it has breached the sovereign rights of the Philippines with its actions there, Reuters reported. China, which has boycotted the hearings at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, vowed again to ignore the ruling and...

    Former Kyiv mayor`s son accused of money laundering in Barcelona – media
    Jul12

    Former Kyiv mayor`s son accused of money laundering in Barcelona – media

    Barcelona police have detained 11 persons, including a son of former Kyiv Mayor Leonid Chernovetsky, on suspicion of money laundering, according to Ukrainian news portal Evropeiska Pravda, which cites Spain`s El Mundo.”Among the detainees are mainly Ukrainians and Russians residing in Barcelona. It is known that Stepan Chernovetsky, the son of...

    Ukraine, Canada to set up joint locomotive production
    Jul12

    Ukraine, Canada to set up joint locomotive production

    One of the world`s largest manufacturers of rail equipment, Canadian firm Bombardier, plans to set up a joint venture in Ukraine to build locomotives and other equipment.A Memorandum of Intention was signed by Chairman of the Board of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) Wojciech Balczun and Board Member Oleksandr Buzhor, along with Erwin...

    New NABU win: Railways procurement officials detained for embezzlement
    Jul12

    New NABU win: Railways procurement officials detained for embezzlement

    Detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) have detained three officials suspected of embezzlement during state procurement tenders for the Ukrainian railways, according to the NABU`s press service.In particular, the deputy director of state-run UkrZaliznychPostach, which purchases equipment and fuel for state-owned railways in...

    Iraq: Deaths in car bomb market attack near Baghdad
    Jul12

    Iraq: Deaths in car bomb market attack near Baghdad

    At least nine people have been killed and dozens wounded in a car bombing at an outdoor market in a district just north of Iraq`s capital, Baghdad, according to police sources, Al Jazeera reported. Police said a parked car packed with explosives blew up on Tuesday morning at a vegetable and fruit market in Rashidiyah town, according to the...

    Ukraine, Canada discuss opportunities for strengthening bilateral relations
    Jul12

    Ukraine, Canada discuss opportunities for strengthening bilateral relations

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said a free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada, which the two parties signed in Kyiv on July 11, would help bring the two countries` markets closer, resulting in an increase in production and trade.”We have much room for cooperation – in the economic sector, in support of reforms, and other...

    Captive Russian soldier calls on Donbas comrades-in-arms to go home
    Jul12

    Captive Russian soldier calls on Donbas comrades-in-arms to go home

    A captured Russian soldier, who was detained near the village of Troyitske in Donetsk region on July 11, 2016, has called upon his fellow soldiers fighting in the Donbas war against Ukraine to return home, according to footage posted by Ukraine`s SBU Security Service.The soldier, who is a citizen of Russia, said during an interrogation that he...

    Survey: Europeans fear refugees raise terror threat – DW
    Jul12

    Survey: Europeans fear refugees raise terror threat – DW

    The Washington-based Pew Research Center published a survey on Monday that found roughly half of Europeans fear the arrival of refugees raises the threat of terrorism in their country, according to Germany`s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW). At least half of the public in eight out of the 10 countries, representing 80% of Europe`s...

    Village 24 km from Ukraine`s strategic port city remains hottest spot in Donbas war
    Jul12

    Village 24 km from Ukraine`s strategic port city remains hottest spot in Donbas war

    The village of Shyrokyne, located some 24 km from the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol at the Sea of Azov, remains the hottest spot in the Donbas war, being shelled by Russian proxies from banned 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation...

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