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    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme
    Jul09

    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security service said on Friday it had arrested the deputy health minister for allegedly running a bribery scheme that saw patients pay extra money for operations and other essential treatment. Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn becomes the most prominent figure detained since the appointment of a new government in...

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south
    Jul09

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south

    WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat
    Jul09

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat

    The United States expelled two Russian officials on June 17 in response to what it described as a Russian policeman’s attack on a US diplomat in Moscow earlier in the month, the State Department said. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian officials from the United States in response to this attack,” State Department spokesman John Kirby told...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO summit, which comes at what he called the most critical time for the...

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul09

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived… …read more Source: Japan...

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations
    Jul08

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations

    US President Barack Obama on Friday warned it was in no one’s interest that talks on Britain leaving the European Union be drawn out or difficult. “No one has an interest in protracted, adversarial negotiations,” Obama said after meeting European Council head Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a NATO summit...

    New UNECE standards will help Kyrgyz producers of dried apricots to enter international markets
    Jul08

    New UNECE standards will help Kyrgyz producers of dried apricots to enter international markets

    Bishkek, July 8 / Kabar /. The new UNECE Standard for Dried Apricots adopted on 29 June by the Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce (GE.2) will significantly boost the international trade in Dried Apricots, the UNECE reports. The standard, which has been revised in the presence of the world’s largest producer,...

    Armenia will Considerably Change the Spirit of Security Environment if it Properly Reformulates its Role both for NATO and CSTO: Stepan Safaryan on Warsaw Summit
    Jul08

    Armenia will Considerably Change the Spirit of Security Environment if it Properly Reformulates its Role both for NATO and CSTO: Stepan Safaryan on Warsaw Summit

    Another NATO summit will be held in Warsaw on July 8-9. Great importance was attached to that summit recently, as NATO faces serious challenges in the field of security and is going to “reply” to them. 168.am talked to Stepan Safaryan, head of the Armenian Institute of International and Security Affairs (AIISA), political analyst, who was...

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul08

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    US President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Germany, France, Russia agree need Minsk measures faster
    Jul08

    Germany, France, Russia agree need Minsk measures faster

    (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a phone call to discuss the Ukraine crisis on Friday that the measures of the Minsk accord need to be implemented more quickly. …read more Source: The...

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