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    Oil near two-month low on economic woes; drillers adjust to lower prices
    Jul11

    Oil near two-month low on economic woes; drillers adjust to lower prices

    Oil fell on Monday over signs that U.S. shale drillers have adapted to lower prices and on renewed indications of economic weakness in Asia, Reuters reported. Brent crude futures were trading at $46.42 per barrel at 0419 GMT (12:19 a.m. EDT), down 34 cents from their last settlement, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 37...

    Reuters: Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount
    Jul11

    Reuters: Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount

    Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan`s capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president`s troops, raising fears of a slide back into full-blown conflict in the five-year-old nation, according to Reuters.There was no immediate response from the government of President Salva Kiir...

    Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest – BBC
    Jul10

    Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest – BBC

    Police in Berlin say 123 officers were injured in clashes with leftist protesters over the redevelopment of a district in the east of the city, according to the BBC.About 3,500 protesters marched through Friedrichshain on Saturday. Some were masked and threw missiles, police said, the BBC wrote.The protest was the most violent in the past five...

    Poroshenko announces road map for Donbas security
    Jul10

    Poroshenko announces road map for Donbas security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the leaders of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy, also known as G5, jointly with Ukraine will elaborate a roadmap to ensure security in eastern Ukraine.”It was agreed that consultations of foreign political advisors with participation of [Ukrainian] Foreign Minister...

    Russia: NATO focusing on nonexistent Russia threat – RFE/RL
    Jul10

    Russia: NATO focusing on nonexistent Russia threat – RFE/RL

    Russia`s Foreign Ministry says NATO summit shows alliance is focusing its efforts on containing nonexistent Russian threat, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).The spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said in a statement July 10 that Moscow would seek explanations for the alliance`s plans at a meeting of the...

    Reuters: Russian jumper Klishina cleared to compete as neutral athlete
    Jul10

    Reuters: Russian jumper Klishina cleared to compete as neutral athlete

    Russian long jumper Darya Klishina has been cleared to compete internationally as a neutral athlete after a successful appeal against a blanket ban on her country`s track and field athletes for systematic doping, according to Reuters.Athletics` world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), banned Russia`s...

    Ukraine reports 3 killed, 16 wounded in past day
    Jul10

    Ukraine reports 3 killed, 16 wounded in past day

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another 16 were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past day, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There were three killed in action (KIA`s) and 16 wounded in action (WIA`s),” administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko said at a...

    Poroshenko: Donbas election to take place ”when Russians stop killing Ukrainians”
    Jul10

    Poroshenko: Donbas election to take place ”when Russians stop killing Ukrainians”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says local elections in Donbas will take place only when Russian troops leave Ukraine territory.”[It will happen] when Russians stop killing Ukrainians, as soon as the Russian occupation forces are withdrawn from Ukrainian territory,” he said at a briefing after talks amid the Warsaw NATO Summit on Saturday,...

    Obama: G5 leaders reaffirm strong support for Ukraine`s sovereignty
    Jul10

    Obama: G5 leaders reaffirm strong support for Ukraine`s sovereignty

    U.S. President Barack Obama says that the leaders of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy, also known as G5, have met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to reaffirm their strong support for Ukraine`s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”Prime Minister Cameron, President Hollande, Chancellor Merkel, Prime...

    Reuters: Death toll from South Sudan fighting climbs to 272
    Jul10

    Reuters: Death toll from South Sudan fighting climbs to 272

    At least 272 people have died in fighting between South Sudan`s rival factions in the capital Juba, including 33 civilians, a government source said on Sunday, as heavy gunfire erupted again in parts the city, according to Reuters.The fighting broke out on Thursday and Friday between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and soldiers who support...

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