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    UN General Assembly elects Italy for 2017 in deal with Netherlands
    Jul01

    UN General Assembly elects Italy for 2017 in deal with Netherlands

    The United Nations General Assembly elected Italy to fill the final UN Security Council seat for 2017 on Wednesday after voting between Italy and The Netherlands was deadlocked and the pair agreed to split the two-year term on the council. Italy has pledged to step down after one year to allow The Netherlands to be elected to the council by the...

    Italy, Netherlands to share terms on UN Security Council 2017
    Jul01

    Italy, Netherlands to share terms on UN Security Council 2017

    Countries need more than two-thirds of the vote to win a seat at UN council. (File) The United Nations General Assembly elected Italy to fill the final UN Security Council seat for 2017 on Wednesday after voting between Italy and the Netherlands was deadlocked and the pair agreed to split the two-year term on the council. Italy has pledged to...

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday’s gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 44, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with more than 200...

    Beeline Armenia holds a Digithon to reveal most promising and innovative solutions for development of the company
    Jun30

    Beeline Armenia holds a Digithon to reveal most promising and innovative solutions for development of the company

    Beeline Armenia is holding a Digithon contest of innovative ideas for its employees. The press office of Beeline Armenia reports that like the well-known Hackathons, the event will last 24 hours, during which several teams of the company’s employees will compete to create innovative applications and services for businesses and customers....

    Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers launch a joint campaign on July 1, with the fee for money transfers to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova halved
    Jun30

    Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers launch a joint campaign on July 1, with the fee for money transfers to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova halved

    Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers are launching a joint campaign on July 1 – the fee for money transfers from Armenia to Ukraine and Moldova is only 1% versus the previous 2-2.5%, the press office of the Bank has told ArmInfo. “Three customers will be selected on a random basis out of the Anelik Bank customers, who transfer money...

    Vladimir Putin says NATO provoking arms race ‘frenzy’ in Europe
    Jun30

    Vladimir Putin says NATO provoking arms race ‘frenzy’ in Europe

    Russia bitterly opposes NATO’s expansion into its Soviet-era satellites and has said it will create three new divisions in its southwest region to meet what it described as a dangerous military build-up along its borders. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, insisted Moscow will not be dragged into an arms race by NATO as he...

    Evans next British underdog to face Federer at Wimbledon
    Jun30

    Evans next British underdog to face Federer at Wimbledon

    LONDON – Daniel Evans will be the latest British underdog to try his luck against Roger Federer at Wimbledon after beating Ukrainian 30th seed Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-1 on Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Daesh (Islamic State) militants over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday´s gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 43, the interior minister said, with 19 foreigners among the...

    Italy are not my bogey team, says Germany’s Kroos
    Jun30

    Italy are not my bogey team, says Germany’s Kroos

    Germany’s Toni Kroos in action during Euro 2016 Group C soccer game against Ukraine at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille on June 12, 2016. Photo: Reuters PARIS: German players have no interest in thinking about past losing battles against Italy as they prepare to face them in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Saturday, with midfielder Toni Kroos...

    Putin lifts ban on travel to Turkey
    Jun30

    Putin lifts ban on travel to Turkey

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted restrictions on travel to Turkey after mending ties with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seven months after Ankara downed a Russian jet, triggering a raft of sanctions. Following his first call with Erdogan since the incident, Putin announced that Moscow’s ban on charter...

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