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    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...

    Ukraine sends papers to Russia to return Afanasyev, Soloshenko
    Jun11

    Ukraine sends papers to Russia to return Afanasyev, Soloshenko

    Ukraine has prepared and passed on to the Russian side the papers necessary to return home its citizens Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev, who were sentenced in Russia, Ukraine`s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told journalists on Saturday, Russian news agency TASS has reported.”The legal side for the exchange has been prepared and passed...

    Libyan forces `retake Sirte port from IS militants`
    Jun11

    Libyan forces `retake Sirte port from IS militants`

    Libyan forces say they have retaken control of the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting with militants from so-called Islamic State, according to the BBC.Sirte is the most significant IS stronghold outside Iraq and Syria, the BBC reports.Air and missile strikes have hit IS positions this week, officials said. A spokesman said troops...

    Bloomberg: How far can oil rally? Investors wager on surge above $100
    Jun11

    Bloomberg: How far can oil rally? Investors wager on surge above $100

    Oil investors are buying contracts that will only pay out if crude rises well above $100 a barrel over the next four years – a clear sign some believe today`s bust is sowing the seeds of the next boom, according to Bloomberg.The options deals, which brokers said bear the hallmarks of trades made by hedge funds, appear to be based on the belief...

    U.S. Defense Secretary travels to NATO HQ
    Jun11

    U.S. Defense Secretary travels to NATO HQ

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Brussels to participate in his fourth NATO defense ministerial as Secretary of Defense June 13 – 15.Carter will meet with his counterparts to discuss a broad range of issues of mutual interest in advance of the biannual NATO Summit to be held in Warsaw this July, U.S. Department of Defense...

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