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    Elon Musk`s future: robot cars and people on Mars – Bloomberg
    Jun03

    Elon Musk`s future: robot cars and people on Mars – Bloomberg

    SpaceX and Tesla Motors Inc. founder Elon Musk has stated that most cars won`t have drivers in three years and people will arrive on Mars by 2025, Bloomberg reported. ”I consider autonomous driving to be basically a solved problem,” he said, according to Bloomberg.  ”We`re less than two years away from complete autonomy. Regulators however will...

    DW: Three suspected `IS` militants arrested for allegedly planning attack in Dusseldorf
    Jun03

    DW: Three suspected `IS` militants arrested for allegedly planning attack in Dusseldorf

    Germany`s prosecutors said three Syrians have been arrested for planning an ”Islamic State” attack on Dusseldorf`s historic city center. A fourth terrorist was taken into custody by French authorities in February, Deutsche Welle has reported.The German news agency DPA said on Thursday that the arrests took place in the state of North...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.05 to dollar
    Jun03

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.05 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by four kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.05 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for June 3:$100 costs UAH 2,505.1207 (on June 2, it was UAH...

    Reuters: China confirms its warships to join major U.S.-hosted naval drills
    Jun03

    Reuters: China confirms its warships to join major U.S.-hosted naval drills

    China`s navy will send five ships to join a major U.S.-hosted naval drill this summer, even as tension mounts between the world`s two largest economies over the South China Sea, according to Reuters.The Rim of the Pacific exercise, or RIMPAC, billed as the world`s largest international maritime exercise, is held every two years in Hawaii in June...

    OSCE Rep. hopes those responsible for doxing journos in Ukraine to be punished
    Jun02

    OSCE Rep. hopes those responsible for doxing journos in Ukraine to be punished

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic welcomed the start of investigation to identify those responsible for the disclosure of personal data of journalists accredited in the occupied areas of eastern Ukraine, reiterating her call for a swift and transparent judicial procedure, an UNIAN correspondent reported.”I am hopeful...

    No cold war between West, Russia; NATO seeks no confrontation: Stoltenberg
    Jun02

    No cold war between West, Russia; NATO seeks no confrontation: Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg does not compare the state of relations between the West and Russia with the Cold War which the Soviet Union and the West used to wage, insisting that the Alliance does not seek confrontation, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting on Stoltenberg`s press conference in Berlin.We don`t want a new Cold...

    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia
    Jun02

    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia

    The Holosiivskyi District Court of Kyiv has issued a ruling banning any payments on a $3 billion loan issued by Moscow to shore up the government of then-President Viktor Yanukovych in late 2013. It is reported that the ruling was issued under a lawsuit filed by Iryna Verigina against the Russian Federation to compensate for moral and material...

    OPEC new secretary general chosen
    Jun02

    OPEC new secretary general chosen

    A one-time group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammed Barkindo, was on Thursday appointed the secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), according to Nigeria`s Premium Times.Mr. Barkindo`s appointment was announced in Vienna, Austria after the 169th meeting of the...

    NATO Summit in Warsaw to be one of most important ones in history of Alliance – Stoltenberg
    Jun02

    NATO Summit in Warsaw to be one of most important ones in history of Alliance – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a Berlin press conference in the framework of his working visit to Germany that the upcoming NATO Summit to be held in Warsaw July 8-9 will be one of the most important summits in history of the Alliance, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”That summit is going to be one of the most important...

    MPs ban sale of Ukrzaliznytsia
    Jun02

    MPs ban sale of Ukrzaliznytsia

    The Verkhovna Rada has included Public Joint Stock Company Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia), established on the basis of the State Administration of Railway Transport of Ukraine, in the list of enterprises prohibited from privatization in the framework of the company`s corporatization, an UNIAN correspondent reports.A corresponding...

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