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    Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques
    Jul04

    Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques

    Two people have been killed in an explosion outside the Prophet`s Mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Medina, Al Jazeera reported citing sources.Photos on social media show smoke billowing from a fire outside the mosque where Prophet Muhammad is buried, according to Al Jazeera.The cause of the explosion was not immediately known. Some reports...

    Ukraine ahead of CIS countries in Social Progress Index – study
    Jul04

    Ukraine ahead of CIS countries in Social Progress Index – study

    Ukraine has ranked 63rd out of 133 countries in the social progress index compiled by the Social Progress Imperative with the support of international consulting firm Deloitte, as stated in a new report published by the company.The index was prepared on the basis of 53 different indicators including the level of health care, education, access to...

    Ukraine urges Russia to disclose information about children illegally taken out of Donbas
    Jul04

    Ukraine urges Russia to disclose information about children illegally taken out of Donbas

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup at the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement and First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko stated that Kyiv has reiterated its request to Russia to provide information about children unlawfully taken out of Ukraine`s Donbas.”The Ukrainian side...

    Ukraine extracts 10 bln cubic meters of gas in 6 months
    Jul04

    Ukraine extracts 10 bln cubic meters of gas in 6 months

    Ukraine boosted its natural gas production in January-June 2016 by 2% year-over-year, or 200 million cubic meters, to 10 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the gas transportation system and underground storage facilities of natural gas.The company noted that the data was provided excluding the annexed Crimea and...

    NATO pledges political and practical support for Ukraine
    Jul04

    NATO pledges political and practical support for Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has stated that NATO will provide political and practical assistance to Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported. Stoltenberg said he expects that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will update NATO on the recent developments in the country during a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission that...

    Klitschko congratulates new Ukrainian police on 1st anniversary of their service
    Jul04

    Klitschko congratulates new Ukrainian police on 1st anniversary of their service

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has congratulated patrol police officers on the occasion of the 1st anniversary of their service, the city council chief`s press service reported.Klitschko recalled that the new police service that was established a year ago had faced a new challenge. It was tasked with helping bring to life a new philosophy of work...

    Ukraine`s Interior Ministry mulling to install over 3,000 speed cameras on roads
    Jul04

    Ukraine`s Interior Ministry mulling to install over 3,000 speed cameras on roads

    The Interior Ministry is planning to install more than 3 million cameras to record violations of traffic rules on the Ukrainian roads, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said at a briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”As promised, we`re launching a pilot project, and then the Cabinet of Ministers will accept the procedure for...

    Russian officer on active service killed in Donbas – Ukraine intel
    Jul04

    Russian officer on active service killed in Donbas – Ukraine intel

    A Russian officer Alexander Bushuev was killed near the militant-occupied city of Donetsk, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported on Facebook Monday.”The death is confrmed of the commander of the 7th separate motorized rifle brigade, Colonel of the Russian Armed Forces Alexander Bushuev near the town...

    Ukraine to host one of biggest tech conferences in Eastern Europe
    Jul04

    Ukraine to host one of biggest tech conferences in Eastern Europe

    More than 2500 tech lovers from Ukraine and Eastern Europe will gather in Lviv for a major IT event, Lviv IT Arena 2016, to be held on September 30 – October 2 in Ukraine`s western city. Named by organizers the best IT event in the country, it will unite professionals to network while discussing business, IT trends, and products, according to...

    Ukrainians protesting against Poland`s suspension of small border traffic with Ukraine
    Jul04

    Ukrainians protesting against Poland`s suspension of small border traffic with Ukraine

    On Monday morning, residents of three districts of Lviv region partially blocked the traffic near the Ukrainian-Polish border checkpoints, protesting against the suspension by Poland of the small border traffic with Ukraine, head of the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Lviv region Svitlana Dobrovolska told an UNIAN...

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