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    Two more Ukrainians freed from Russian prison in swap – Kiev
    Jun14

    Two more Ukrainians freed from Russian prison in swap – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian citizens jailed in Russia have been freed and are returning home, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday, in what Kiev called a prisoner swap. …read more Source: The...

    Loew’s ‘scratch and sniff’ video no issue says Germany’s Podolski
    Jun14

    Loew’s ‘scratch and sniff’ video no issue says Germany’s Podolski

    Germany’s Joachim Loew during an International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters FRANCE: Embarrassing footage of Germany coach Joachim Loew scratching around inside the front and back of his trousers during their Euro 2016 win over Ukraine has caused a buzz back home but for winger...

    Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 set to hinge on Ukraine match
    Jun14

    Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 set to hinge on Ukraine match

    Northern Ireland team prior to their Euro 2016, match against Poland at Stade de Nice, on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Photo: Reuters SAINT-GEORGES-DE-RENEINS: Northern Ireland’s first major tournament after a 30-year absence is likely to hinge on its match against Ukraine. Following its 1-0 loss to Poland in its opening match in Group C of the...

    Nato to boost Romania presence
    Jun14

    Nato to boost Romania presence

    BRUSSELS: Nato will send units to Romania, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, on top of battalions being deployed in the three Baltic states and Poland in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Nato has undergone a major revamp since the Ukraine crisis and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, beefing up its presence...

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis
    Jun14

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis

    ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin marking Russia’s national day, in their first contact since Ankara downed a Russian warplane in November, an official said Tuesday. “We confirm media reports the president sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion...

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov
    Jun14

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov

    Interview with Stanislav Tarasov, Russian political analyst, columnist at Regnum and Rex agencies. Mr. Tarasov, in your opinion why was unveiling of Garegin Nzhdeh statue so strictly accepted by Moscow, particularly on account of the fact, that there is a square in Armenia named after Garegin Nzhdeh, subway station, a bust? Why does generally...

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash
    Jun14

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany needs to focus on its defensive deficiencies weaknesses as it prepares to play Poland, top-scorers in qualifying round for the European Championship. The world...

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of  objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas
    Jun14

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas

    In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, before the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, at which all of the 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein shed a light on “preventable calamities” and worrying...

    Malaysia shuts down first sharia-compliant airline
    Jun14

    Malaysia shuts down first sharia-compliant airline

    Rayani Air, Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline, has been shut down, regulators said Monday, months after it was suspended from flying for breaching aviation regulations. The carrier launched only in December with Muslim flight crew wearing the hijab while non-Muslim members were forbidden from wearing revealing clothing. In-flight...

    Torn between two places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between two places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of …read more Source: Taiwan...

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