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    Obama calls Orlando nightclub shooting attack on all Americans
    Jun13

    Obama calls Orlando nightclub shooting attack on all Americans

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday described the worst mass shooting in U.S. history as ”an act of terror” and ”an act of hate,” saying the massacre of 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida was an attack on all Americans, according to Reuters.”Today as Americans we grieve the brutal murder, a horrific massacre of dozens of...

    World`s defense market climbs to $65 bln in 2015
    Jun13

    World`s defense market climbs to $65 bln in 2015

    The world defense market climbed to $65 billion in 2015, up by $6.6 billion from 2014, the consulting company IHS Inc. said in its Global Defence Trade Report published on Sunday, according to Bloomberg.”That`s the largest yearly increase in the past decade, according to the Englewood, Colorado-based company. While Saudi purchases jumped about 50...

    Reuters: World champions Germany beat Ukraine in their Euro opener
    Jun13

    Reuters: World champions Germany beat Ukraine in their Euro opener

    Shkodran Mustafi and Bastian Schweinsteiger were on target as world champions Germany defeated Ukraine 2-0 in their Euro 2016 Group C opener on Sunday, according to Reuters.The Germans, eyeing their fourth Euro title and their first since 1996, opened the scoring when central defender Mustafi, starting in place of the injured Mats Hummels, rose...

    EU buys $525 mln worth of clothes from Ukraine in 2015
    Jun12

    EU buys $525 mln worth of clothes from Ukraine in 2015

    The European Union was the major buyer of Ukrainian-made clothes in 2015, accounting for 90.5% of clothes shipments from Ukraine to the tune of $525 million, according to the Europeiska Pravda online newspaper.It cited data of state enterprise UkrPromZovnishEkspertyza, or the Ukrainian Industry Expertise (UEX), a leading company that studies...

    About 2,000 people turn up for Kyiv Pride on Sunday – organizers
    Jun12

    About 2,000 people turn up for Kyiv Pride on Sunday – organizers

    The organizers of Ukraine`s first major gay pride march claim that around two thousand people turned up on Sunday, June 12.”This is the first largest, most open and peaceful Equality March… We`re still calculating how many participants have come, but a tentative number is about 2,000 people, which is a huge stride forward,” representative of the...

    Reuters: Fifty killed in Florida nightclub shooting, worst in U.S. history
    Jun12

    Reuters: Fifty killed in Florida nightclub shooting, worst in U.S. history

    A gunman killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history which authorities described as a possible act of terrorism, according to Reuters.Police killed the shooter, who was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a Florida resident, Reuters wrote.A top U.S. congressman said Mateen may have...

    DW: Russia likely to be fined by UEFA after Euro violence in Marseille
    Jun12

    DW: Russia likely to be fined by UEFA after Euro violence in Marseille

    The Russian Football Union will most likely be fined by UEFA after Russian fans attacked England fans in Marseille, a Russian minister has said, according to Deutsche Welle (DW).Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said the option of a fine was most likely following clashes between England and Russia fans after the Euro 2016 match in Marseille,...

    National police report 50 people detained during LGBTI Kyiv Pride on Sunday
    Jun12

    National police report 50 people detained during LGBTI Kyiv Pride on Sunday

    The National Police have reported that 50 people were detained during an LGBTI pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday morning, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The people were ”behaving aggressively” and ”did not react to police orders,” the media liaison office of the National Police`s main department in Kyiv told UNIAN.The police will establish...

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 49 times in last day
    Jun12

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 49 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, attacked Ukrainian troops 49 times in the past 24 hours; in particular, 24 attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector, 19 in the Donetsk sector, and six in the Luhansk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters.”The situation in the ATO...

    French woman involved in Marseille metro incident – UK Ambassador to France
    Jun12

    French woman involved in Marseille metro incident – UK Ambassador to France

    British Ambassador to France Julian King says that French authorities have reported that a French woman, not an England football fan, was involved in a metro incident in Marseille in southern France on Saturday evening.”French authorities [are] clarifying that [the] incident at [the] metro involved a French woman who has been hospitalized,” he...

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