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    Football: Ghana surprise Argentina at U-20 World Cup
    Jun02

    Football: Ghana surprise Argentina at U-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON (AFP) – Ghana stunned favourites Argentina 3-2 at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Tuesday, with Ukraine demolishing Myanmar 6-0 and USA advancing to leave hosts New Zealand facing an early exit.Six-time champions Argentina, already reeling after a 2-2 draw with unfancied Panama, were 3-0 down and looked completely outclassed...

    UPDATE1: Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany
    Jun02

    UPDATE1: Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany
    Jun02

    Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote
    Jun02

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote

    RIGA: Latvia’s parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia. Four candidates are in the race, but given Latvia’s indirect presidential voting system and its fractious 100-member parliament, it is unclear...

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote
    Jun02

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote

    RIGA – Latvia’s parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia.Four candidates are in the race, but given Latvia’s indirect presidential voting system and its fractious 100-member parliament, it is...

    UN says gays are victims of violent abuse all over the world
    Jun02

    UN says gays are victims of violent abuse all over the world

    The UN human rights chief said in a new report that lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people are victims of “pervasive, violent abuse, harassment and discrimination” in all regions of the world and cites hundreds of hate-related killings.High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein said actions by some countries to...

    Human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine
    Jun02

    Human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine

    Serious human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine, including shelling, executions, arbitrary and illegal detentions, torture, ill-treatment, human trafficking and the lack of justice and accountability, as well as deprivation of economic and social rights, deeply affecting the 5 million people living in the conflict-affected...

    US plays down flyover by Russian bombers near warship
    Jun02

    US plays down flyover by Russian bombers near warship

    WASHINGTON: The US military released a video Monday of a Russian Su-24 bomber flying past an American warship in the Black Sea to dispel what it called inaccurate media reports about a routine encounter. In the video, a Su-24 aircraft appears in the distance, then zooms by the USS Ross – a guided-missile destroyer. Other Russian bombers also flew...

    More than 6,400 killed in Ukraine violence
    Jun02

    More than 6,400 killed in Ukraine violence

    GENEVA: The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,400 people had been killed in conflict-wracked Ukraine, and despite a slowdown in fighting, …read more Source: The News...

    Int’l Seminar Examines History of Kazakh Nuclear Disarmament Efforts Under Nunn-Lugar Programme
    Jun02

    Int’l Seminar Examines History of Kazakh Nuclear Disarmament Efforts Under Nunn-Lugar Programme

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – An international seminar on the oral history of the Nunn-Lugar weapons of mass reduction decommissioning programme launched in Astana on June 1 with statements from Russian, American and Kazakh diplomats and participants in Nunn-Lugar supported...

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