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    Pope genocide comments show `crusader mentality` – Turkey
    Jun26

    Pope genocide comments show `crusader mentality` – Turkey

    Turkey says Pope Francis` description of the WW1 mass killing of Armenians as genocide shows ”the mentality of the Crusades,” according to the BBC.The pontiff`s remarks have ”no relation to reality,” Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said, the BBC wrote.Armenia and many historians say up to 1.5 million Armenian Christians were killed...

    France, Germany should take lead after Brexit – Hollande
    Jun26

    France, Germany should take lead after Brexit – Hollande

    France and Germany should ”take the initiative” after British voters decided their country should quit the EU, French President Francois Hollande said Sunday, according to The Daily Star.”A friendly country, an allied country with whom we have so many ties has just decided to leave our union, the European Union, which we believed to be...

    Russian, Syrian air strikes kill 82 people, including 58 civilians
    Jun26

    Russian, Syrian air strikes kill 82 people, including 58 civilians

    Reports say at least 82 people, including 58 civilians, have been killed in Russian and Syrian government air strikes on an area of eastern Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, according to Radio Liberty.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian and Syrian warplanes on June 25 targeted the region of Al-Quriyah, southeast of the...

    Despite Brexit, EU and U.S. must work closely together – Kerry
    Jun26

    Despite Brexit, EU and U.S. must work closely together – Kerry

    Citing the need to address the threat from Islamic State and conflicts from Libya to Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the United States, European Union and Britain must cooperate closely despite Britain`s decision to leave the EU, according to Reuters.”There is a continuing criticality to this relationship, and one of...

    Moody`s changes outlook on UK sovereign rating to negative from stable, affirms Aa1 rating
    Jun26

    Moody`s changes outlook on UK sovereign rating to negative from stable, affirms Aa1 rating

    Moody`s Investors Service on Friday changed the outlook on the UK`s long term issuer and debt ratings to negative from stable. Both ratings are affirmed at Aa1.The first driver for the change in outlook is the negative impact that Moody`s believes the decision to leave the EU will have on the UK`s growth prospects and economic strength. In the...

    Iraqi commander: Fallujah `fully liberated` from IS
    Jun26

    Iraqi commander: Fallujah `fully liberated` from IS

    A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was ”fully liberated” from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military operation, according to The Associated Press.Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under IS control, the head of the...

    Poroshenko congratulates Crimean Tatars on Flag Day
    Jun26

    Poroshenko congratulates Crimean Tatars on Flag Day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated the Crimean Tatars on Flag Day.”Congratulations to the Crimean Tatar people on Flag Day!” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.As UNIAN reported earlier, on Sunday, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people will hold a series of events in Kyiv and other cities in celebration of the Crimean Tatar National...

    World`s 400 richest people lose $127 bln on Brexit
    Jun26

    World`s 400 richest people lose $127 bln on Brexit

    The world`s 400 richest people lost $127.4 billion Friday as global equity markets reeled from the news that British voters elected to leave the European Union, according to Bloomberg.The billionaires lost 3.2% of their total net worth, bringing the combined sum to $3.9 trillion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.The biggest decline...

    Soros warns of EU disintegration
    Jun26

    Soros warns of EU disintegration

    Billionaire investor George Soros has warned that Britain`s vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc ”practically irreversible,” the BBC reports.However, he called for thorough reconstruction of the EU in an attempt to save it, according to the BBC.Before Thursday`s UK referendum, Mr. Soros had warned of financial...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 55 times in last day
    Jun26

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 55 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 55 times in the past 24 hours, including 25 times in the Donetsk sector, 19 times in the Mariupol sector, six times in the Luhansk sector and five times on different parts of the area, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

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