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    IS claims responsibility for Nice attack
    Jul16

    IS claims responsibility for Nice attack

    Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that killed at least 84 people and critically wounded 52 along Nice`s crowded waterfront on Friday, SkyNews reports.Five people have been taken into custody over the attack, according to reports.Other reports said three people had been detained in connection with the...

    Turkish forces fight to crush coup remnants after Erdogan returns
    Jul16

    Turkish forces fight to crush coup remnants after Erdogan returns

    Forces loyal to the Turkish government fought on Saturday to crush the remnants of a military coup attempt which crumbled after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan`s call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks, Reuters reported.More than 90 people were killed in violence that erupted late on Friday after a faction...

    Reuters: Turkey PM says coup attempt underway, elected government still in charge
    Jul15

    Reuters: Turkey PM says coup attempt underway, elected government still in charge

    A group within Turkey`s military has attempted to overthrow the government and security forces have been called in to ”do what is necessary”, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, according to Reuters.”Some people illegally undertook an illegal action outside of the chain of command,” Yildirim said in comments broadcast by private...

    PM Groysman announces large-scale customs reform in a month
    Jul15

    PM Groysman announces large-scale customs reform in a month

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced a large-scale customs reform in a month, the reform will be conducted with due regard to U.S. experts` recommendations, according to the Vinnytsia-based State TV Channel.”We`re now getting ready for the launch of the customs reform. I`m sure it will be done within 12 months. We`ve got the...

    French PM: `probable` but no confirmed terror link – The Guardian
    Jul15

    French PM: `probable` but no confirmed terror link – The Guardian

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that although he cannot confirm the attacker`s motives, Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel ”is a terrorist probably linked to radical Islam one way or another,” according to The Guardian.Still, the prime minister told France 2 he had no doubt that the crime was terrorism, The Guardian wrote.”It is a terrorist...

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry awaits Russia`s next steps on $3 bln debt
    Jul15

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry awaits Russia`s next steps on $3 bln debt

    The Law Debenture Trust Corporation Plc, acting at the direction and for the benefit of Russia in court proceedings over $3 billion in debt on bonds, says it will be seeking summary judgement in respect of Ukraine soon, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry.”With respect to the claim underway before the English Court relating to the $3...

    Famed Ukrainian football player Shevchenko becomes national team head coach
    Jul15

    Famed Ukrainian football player Shevchenko becomes national team head coach

    The top player in Ukrainian football history, Andriy Shevchenko, has been named head coach of the Ukrainian national football team four years after he ended his career, according to the Football Federation of Ukraine.A two-year contract with Shevchenko has been inked, with a possible extension for an additional two years.Meanwhile, two Italians,...

    Centrenergo may buy UAH 1.6 bln of coal from Akhmetov
    Jul15

    Centrenergo may buy UAH 1.6 bln of coal from Akhmetov

    PJSC Centrenergo energy generation company has tentatively agreed to coal purchases of UAH 1.6 billion from DTEK Sverdlovanthracite LLC by the end of the year, according to an online posting from the National Commission on Securities and the Stock Market.The cost of the transaction equals 24.3% of the value of assets owned by Centrenergo,...

    Ukraine sees growth of monetary base
    Jul15

    Ukraine sees growth of monetary base

    The monetary base in Ukraine increased by 4.5% in June, as compared to May, to reach UAH 352.649 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).Further, since the beginning of the year, the nation`s monetary base has increased by 5%, according to data published by the NBU.Additionally, the monetary aggregate M3 grew by 1.5% in June, and...

    Kovaliv: Naftogaz would pile up more debt without market-level tariffs
    Jul15

    Kovaliv: Naftogaz would pile up more debt without market-level tariffs

    First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Yuliya Kovaliv said maintaining non-transparent tariffs in Ukraine and spending budget funds to compensate for differences in tariffs would have resulted in the expansion of Naftogaz`s budget deficit.”In 2014, UAH108 billion in budget funds was spent to cover Naftogaz`s deficit. If we had...

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