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    Death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad grows to 172 killed, 196 injured
    Jul03

    Death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad grows to 172 killed, 196 injured

    At least 172 people were killed and 196 were injured as a result of the terrorist attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.”The death toll for ISIS attacks in Baghdad today is now 172 killed and 196 injured,” the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units fighting ISIS in Iraq wrote on Twitter.As UNIAN reported earlier, a refrigerator truck packed with...

    Poroshenko confers name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad ship (photos)
    Jul03

    Poroshenko confers name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad ship (photos)

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has conferred the name of Yuriy Olefirenko to Kirovohrad amphibious assault ship, the president`s press service reports.According to the Decree, this decision was made taking into account Olefirenko`s special merits to the Homeland and exemplary performance of training and combat missions by the crew of the...

    Queen, in Scotland after Brexit vote, says staying calm can be hard – Reuters
    Jul03

    Queen, in Scotland after Brexit vote, says staying calm can be hard – Reuters

    Britain`s Queen Elizabeth told Scottish lawmakers on Saturday that staying calm in a fast-changing world can be difficult, according to Reuters.Speaking as she formally opened the fifth session of Scotland`s devolved parliament, she made no mention of last week`s vote by Britain to leave the EU, a result which prompted dismay in Scotland and...

    Poroshenko appoints Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine
    Jul03

    Poroshenko appoints Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Lieutenant-General Ihor Voronchenko Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, the president`s press service reports.It was stated by the President at festivities on the occasion of the Day of Naval Forces, the report reads.Ihor Voronchenko was also conferred the rank of Vice...

    Odesa citizens destroy Russian concept of building ”Novorossiya” – Poroshenko
    Jul03

    Odesa citizens destroy Russian concept of building ”Novorossiya” – Poroshenko

    Odesa region became the southernmost outpost of Ukraine`s defense after the beginning of the occupation of Crimea and Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during the celebrations on the occasion of the Day of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Odesa on Sunday, according to an UNIAN...

    FT: Turkey plans to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees
    Jul03

    FT: Turkey plans to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees

    Turkey is preparing to offer citizenship to Syrian refugees, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in a move that could cause deep domestic divisions and complicate a deal with Brussels to halt the flow of migrants to Europe, according to the Financial Times.Speaking in Kilis, a town in southern Turkey that has seen its population...

    Poroshenko hears report of Acting Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine on development concept
    Jul03

    Poroshenko hears report of Acting Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine on development concept

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko started a working trip to Odesa where he heard the report of Acting Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine Ihor Voronchenko on the development concept of the Naval Forces.”Measures taken by the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Defense and General Staff do not meet the needs of comprehensive maintenance of...

    TASS: U.S. ”punishes” Russian companies, which assist Syria in fighting terrorism – comment
    Jul03

    TASS: U.S. ”punishes” Russian companies, which assist Syria in fighting terrorism – comment

    The U.S. sanctions against Russian defense industry enterprises are aimed at those who assist Damascus in fighting terrorists, which is seen clearly from Washington`s policies, Russia`s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in a comment the ministry published on its website, according to Russian news agency TASS.”By attempting once again to...

    Ukraine Defense Minister participates in ceremonies on occasion of Day of Ukrainian Navy
    Jul03

    Ukraine Defense Minister participates in ceremonies on occasion of Day of Ukrainian Navy

    Odesa is holding celebrations on the occasion of the Day the Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, participated in the ceremonies and congratulated the military on their professional holiday, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reports.”I congratulate you on the...

    At least 82 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings
    Jul03

    At least 82 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings

    At least 82 people were killed and 200 injured in two bombings that hit Baghdad around midnight Saturday, nearly all of them in a blast targeting a busy shopping area as they celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said Sunday, according to Reuters.A refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up in Karrada in central Baghdad, killing...

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