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    Paris floods: Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high
    Jun04

    Paris floods: Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high

    This picture taken on June 3, 2016 shows the Zouave statue of the Alma bridge flooded by the river Seine by the Eiffel tower following heavy rainfalls in Paris. — AFP photo The levels of the River Seine in Paris have started dropping slightly after reaching a 34-year high on Friday. The river level rose to 6.1m (20ft) above it normal height...

    Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings
    Jun04

    Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings

    Indian Grandmaster and former world junior champion P Harikrishna played out an easy draw with Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan in the eighth and penultimate round of Shamkir International chess tournament in Shamkir. While it did not help to go up the ladder in the 10-player round-robin tournament, the easiest of the draws with black kept...

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister
    Jun04

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kiev, Ukraine, June 3, 2016. REUTERS KIEV: Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday he would not let his decision-making be shackled by powerful vested interests, allowing him to push through reforms and usher in a period of economic...

    Paris river swells to 30-year high
    Jun04

    Paris river swells to 30-year high

    The River Seine in Paris is at its highest level for more than 30 years, with floods forcing closed parts of the metro systems and major landmarks. The Louvre and Orsay museums were shut while staff moved artworks to safety as flood levels climbed above 6m (18ft). The Seine is set to reach as high as 6.5m and unlikely to recede over the weekend,...

    I am my own man, says Ukraine's new prime minister
    Jun03

    I am my own man, says Ukraine's new prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday he would not let his decision-making be shackled by powerful vested interests, allowing him to push through reforms and usher in a period of economic stability. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 investigation at “advanced stage”
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at “advanced stage”

    Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago said on Friday it was at “a very advanced stage” and that they would present their conclusions after the summer. …read more Source: Channel...

    MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago said on Friday it was at “a very advanced stage” and that they would present their conclusions after the summer. …read more Source: The...

    US guarantees major new Ukraine loan
    Jun03

    US guarantees major new Ukraine loan

    KIEV – The United States said on Friday it had signed a major new loan guarantee with Ukraine aimed at helping the war-scarred former Soviet republic stabilise its floundering economy. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US, Ukraine sign $1-bln guaranteed loan agreement
    Jun03

    US, Ukraine sign $1-bln guaranteed loan agreement

    Thanks to this agreement, Ukraine will receive additional possibilities to support and protect the more vulnerable strata of Ukrainians from the influence of economic factors. …read more Source:...

    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece
    Jun03

    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

    ATHENS: At least four people have died and a desperate effort was underway Friday to find hundreds more believed missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete, the coastguard said. Coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagadianos said at least 340 people had been rescued, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the...

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