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    Turkish officials tell how Ataturk airport attack unfolded
    Jun30

    Turkish officials tell how Ataturk airport attack unfolded

    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said one of the attackers at Istanbul`s Ataturk Airport blew himself up outside, while two others blew themselves up inside the building, according to The Associated Press.”When the terrorists couldn`t pass the regular security system, when they couldn`t pass the scanners, police and security controls,...

    Obama warns on global growth after UK vote
    Jun30

    Obama warns on global growth after UK vote

    U.S. President Barack Obama has said the UK vote to leave the EU raises ”longer-term concerns about global growth,” according to BBC News.He said Brexit would ”freeze the possibilities of investment in Great Britain or in Europe as a whole,” BBС News reports.The U.S. president appealed to the UK prime minister and other EU leaders to ensure an...

    Ukraine to attract EUR 300 mln German loan for energy, infrastructure projects – Groysman
    Jun30

    Ukraine to attract EUR 300 mln German loan for energy, infrastructure projects – Groysman

    Ukraine intends to attract a loan from Germany in the amount of EUR 300 million for projects in the field of energy and infrastructure, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said in an interview with ICTV Wednesday, commenting on the results of his Berlin visit.”We discussed the investment projects. It was decided on the implementation of...

    Russia presses on UN member states ahead of voting on Ukraine issues – Yelchenko
    Jun30

    Russia presses on UN member states ahead of voting on Ukraine issues – Yelchenko

    Russian representatives at the UN Security Council exert pressure on the other members of the organization during the voting of motions related to Ukraine, according to Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko.In an interview with Leviy Bereg online outlet, Volodymyr Yelchenko noted that today, the Minsk talks do not bring...

    EU says no compromise with UK on freedom of movement: BBC
    Jun30

    EU says no compromise with UK on freedom of movement: BBC

    European Union leaders have warned that the UK must honour the principle of free movement of people if it wants to retain access to the single market after it leaves the bloc, BBC News reported.European Council President Donald Tusk said the UK could not pick and choose, according to BBC News.The French and German leaders also made clear that the...

    Situation in Ukraine remains ”volatile,” warns senior UN human rights official
    Jun30

    Situation in Ukraine remains ”volatile,” warns senior UN human rights official

    Unless urgent action is taken in Ukraine to separate sides and remove heavy weaponry, widespread hostilities in the country could re-escalate, a senior United Nations human rights official warned June 29.Addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday, Ivan Simonovic, the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, appealed to the...

    Russian proxies ”step up significantly” shelling of ATO forces in last day
    Jun30

    Russian proxies ”step up significantly” shelling of ATO forces in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 66 times in the past 24 hours, including 28 times in the Donetsk sector, 21 times in the Mariupol sector, and 17 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.”Violating the Minsk...

    Higher threat of jihadist attacks at U.S. airports July 2-5: Officials
    Jun30

    Higher threat of jihadist attacks at U.S. airports July 2-5: Officials

    With U.S intelligence increasingly confident that the Istanbul airport attack was the work of ISIS, officials are stepping up security at American airports — some concerned about possible plots coinciding with the Fourth of July holiday and the Muslim Ramadan holiday, others seeking to reassure travelers with a visible show of force, according to...

    Expert: ”Right-wingers in Sweden, Netherlands, France will want to follow Brexit, but won`t succeed”
    Jun30

    Expert: ”Right-wingers in Sweden, Netherlands, France will want to follow Brexit, but won`t succeed”

    Ukraine`s foreign policy expert Oleksandr Hara, the director of the department of the multilateral relations of NGO Maidan of foreign affairs, sat down with Ukraine Today to talk about Brexit and its global impact.Some Russian officials are praising the referendum, describing it as a ”victory for the British in their struggle against America” and...

    Ukraine raises electricity price for industry from July 1
    Jun29

    Ukraine raises electricity price for industry from July 1

    Today, the National Energy and Utility Regulation Commission (NEURC) raised the tariff for industrial consumers – by 10% for Class 1, by 8.2% for Class 2.The NEURC has increased from July 1 the cost of electricity for industry by 8-10%, according to a Facebook posting by former Commission member Andriy Herus.”Today, the NEURC raised the tariff...

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