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    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun08

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. …read more Source:...

    UEFA picks ref from Euro 2012 controversy for France opener
    Jun08

    UEFA picks ref from Euro 2012 controversy for France opener

    PARIS: Viktor Kassai has been selected to referee the European Championship opening match on Friday, four years after his exit from Euro 2012 following a mistake which helped ensure goal-line technology is used in France. UEFA says Kassai and his assistants from Hungary will work France vs. Romania at Stade de France in Paris. Four years ago,...

    Expand Russian government sanction list: Russian opposition to US
    Jun08

    Expand Russian government sanction list: Russian opposition to US

    A Russian opposition leader has stated that many more officials in Vladimir Putin’s government is responsible for human rights violations in the country. A Russian opposition figure is urging US authorities to impose sanctions against a greater number of top Russian government officials in order to defend human rights and democracy in his...

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun08

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    KLINTSY: Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when the NATO...

    SOCAR invested about $4.5 billion into foreign projects
    Jun08

    SOCAR invested about $4.5 billion into foreign projects

    Baku/08.06.16/Turan: By January 1, 2016 total amount of SOCAR’s investments into the projects outside of Azerbaijan reached $4,486,900,000. According to the company, the biggest amount has been invested into the company’s projects in Turkey, which totaled $3,334,300,000. SOCAR’s investments in Switzerland totaled $414.5 million,...

    France On High Alert Ahead Of Euro 2016
    Jun08

    France On High Alert Ahead Of Euro 2016

    France is on a high terror alert as it prepares to host Euro 2016 from Friday with the month long event predicted to attract two million visitors. With matches spread across 10 venues in nine cities, the country is under a state of emergency and security forces have launched an enormous operation to prevent any repeat of the jihadist attacks in...

    France on high alert two days prior to Euro 2016
    Jun08

    France on high alert two days prior to Euro 2016

    Warnings mounted on Wednesday over potential terrorist attacks just two days before the start of Euro 2016, with France on high alert as it readies to host two million foreign football fans. The French government was set to launch a smartphone app which would warn visitors of any “major crisis”, a day after Britain warned that fans could be...

    The Euro 2016 terror threat explained
    Jun08

    The Euro 2016 terror threat explained

    French police take part in a mock suicide attack exercise ahead of the Euro 2016 football championship, at the fan zone in Lyon, on June 7, 2016. – AFP Photo PARIS: France is on a high terror alert as it prepares to host Euro 2016 from Friday with the month long event predicted to attract two million visitors. With matches spread across 10 venues...

    UK warning adds to Euro 2016 security fears
    Jun08

    UK warning adds to Euro 2016 security fears

    PARIS: Britain warned Tuesday that stadiums and fan zones could be targeted during Euro 2016, adding to security fears over the football extravaganza in France. The warning came a day after Ukraine announced the arrest of a suspected far-right French extremist with a massive weapons cache who was allegedly planning a string of attacks to coincide...

    NATO irks Russia with massive war games in Poland
    Jun08

    NATO irks Russia with massive war games in Poland

    TORUN, Poland: US, British and Polish soldiers parachuted to the ground in Poland on Tuesday in a mass show of force as NATO launched its biggest war games in eastern Europe since the Cold War. The exercises — staged against the backdrop of a military and diplomatic standoff between Russia and the West — have rattled the Kremlin. NATO says the...

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