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    Despite Brexit, EU and U.S. must work closely together – Kerry
    Jun26

    Despite Brexit, EU and U.S. must work closely together – Kerry

    Citing the need to address the threat from Islamic State and conflicts from Libya to Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the United States, European Union and Britain must cooperate closely despite Britain`s decision to leave the EU, according to Reuters.”There is a continuing criticality to this relationship, and one of...

    Moody`s changes outlook on UK sovereign rating to negative from stable, affirms Aa1 rating
    Jun26

    Moody`s changes outlook on UK sovereign rating to negative from stable, affirms Aa1 rating

    Moody`s Investors Service on Friday changed the outlook on the UK`s long term issuer and debt ratings to negative from stable. Both ratings are affirmed at Aa1.The first driver for the change in outlook is the negative impact that Moody`s believes the decision to leave the EU will have on the UK`s growth prospects and economic strength. In the...

    Iraqi commander: Fallujah `fully liberated` from IS
    Jun26

    Iraqi commander: Fallujah `fully liberated` from IS

    A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was ”fully liberated” from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than month-long military operation, according to The Associated Press.Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under IS control, the head of the...

    Poroshenko congratulates Crimean Tatars on Flag Day
    Jun26

    Poroshenko congratulates Crimean Tatars on Flag Day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated the Crimean Tatars on Flag Day.”Congratulations to the Crimean Tatar people on Flag Day!” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.As UNIAN reported earlier, on Sunday, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people will hold a series of events in Kyiv and other cities in celebration of the Crimean Tatar National...

    World`s 400 richest people lose $127 bln on Brexit
    Jun26

    World`s 400 richest people lose $127 bln on Brexit

    The world`s 400 richest people lost $127.4 billion Friday as global equity markets reeled from the news that British voters elected to leave the European Union, according to Bloomberg.The billionaires lost 3.2% of their total net worth, bringing the combined sum to $3.9 trillion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.The biggest decline...

    Soros warns of EU disintegration
    Jun26

    Soros warns of EU disintegration

    Billionaire investor George Soros has warned that Britain`s vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc ”practically irreversible,” the BBC reports.However, he called for thorough reconstruction of the EU in an attempt to save it, according to the BBC.Before Thursday`s UK referendum, Mr. Soros had warned of financial...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 55 times in last day
    Jun26

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 55 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 55 times in the past 24 hours, including 25 times in the Donetsk sector, 19 times in the Mariupol sector, six times in the Luhansk sector and five times on different parts of the area, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

    EU referendum petition signed by more than 2.5m
    Jun26

    EU referendum petition signed by more than 2.5m

    More than 2.5 million people have signed a petition calling for a second EU referendum, after the vote to leave, according to the BBC.It has more signatures than any other on the parliamentary website and as it has passed 100,000, Parliament will consider it for a debate, the BBC wrote.The UK voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48% in Thursday`s...

    Savchenko receives Jan Karski award in Poland
    Jun26

    Savchenko receives Jan Karski award in Poland

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for ”her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride,” according to Radio Poland.”She was kidnapped from the territory of her country, falsely accused and imprisoned in Russia, despite the...

    Blasts, gunfire hit hotel in Somalia`s Mogadishu
    Jun25

    Blasts, gunfire hit hotel in Somalia`s Mogadishu

    Huge blasts rock a hotel in Mogadishu, followed by heavy gunfire as gunmen fight their way inside, according to Al Jazeera.A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel, followed by a second explosion heard inside the hotel as gunmen fought their way inside, police said Saturday, Al Jazeera...

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