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    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun07

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine said Monday, June 6, it had arrested a suspected far-right French extremist who was allegedly planning to attack the Euro 2016 championships, adding to security fears over Europe’s showcase football tournament. The 25-year-old man had a huge arsenal of weapons and was planning to attack a … …read more...

    Russia rejects Ukraine’s request for Yanukovych’s detention
    Jun06

    Russia rejects Ukraine’s request for Yanukovych’s detention

    The request cannot be fulfilled pursuant to the 1957 European Convention on Extradition, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office says. …read more Source:...

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun06

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    Ukraine said on Monday it had arrested a suspected far-right French extremist with a huge arsenal of weapons who was allegedly planning to attack the Euro 2016 football championships in France. …read more Source: Channel...

    Obama to make last trip to Europe
    Jun06

    Obama to make last trip to Europe

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will visit Poland and Spain in July, in what will likely be his final trip to Europe, a continent that has often presented more problems than opportunities during his presidency. The White House said that Obama will travel to Warsaw on July 7-9 for “his fifth and final summit with NATO leaders,”...

    Frenchman ‘planning Euro 2016 attacks’ nabbed
    Jun06

    Frenchman ‘planning Euro 2016 attacks’ nabbed

    KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service said yesterday a French citizen detained in late May on the Ukrainian-Polish border had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting. On Saturday the Ukrainian border guard service reported the unnamed 25-year-old had been arrested with an arsenal of...

    Obama to make last trip to Europe
    Jun06

    Obama to make last trip to Europe

    US President Barack Obama will visit Poland and Spain in July, in what will likely be his final trip to Europe, a continent that has often presented more problems than opportunities during his presidency. The White House said that Obama will travel to Warsaw on July 7-9 for “his fifth and final summit with NATO leaders,” before going on his first...

    Frenchman ‘planned attacks during Euro 2016’ – Ukraine’s SBU
    Jun06

    Frenchman ‘planned attacks during Euro 2016’ – Ukraine’s SBU

    A Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which starts on Friday, Ukrainian officials say. The man, identified by French media as Gregoire Moutaux, 25, was arrested on the Ukrainian border with Poland. Intelligence chief Vasyl Hrytsak said the man had planned 15...

    Ukraine says detained French man who plotted attack during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine says detained French man who plotted attack during Euro 2016

    SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak said the man had made contact with armed groups in Ukraine with the aim of buying weapons and explosives. …read more Source:...

    One killed as Kenyan police opens fire on anti-government rally
    Jun06

    One killed as Kenyan police opens fire on anti-government rally

    Aftermath of protests in Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya on Monday. While demonstrations led by opposition leaders in the capital were largely peaceful, police in the western town of Kisumu tear-gassed demonstrators who responded by throwing stones and witnesses say some people were killed by police. (AP Photo) One man died and six were injured as...

    France tries to resolve transport woes before Euro 2016
    Jun06

    France tries to resolve transport woes before Euro 2016

    PARIS: French rail unions held make-or-break talks with employers Monday to try to end a six-day strike that threatens to disrupt the Euro 2016 football championships already clouded by security fears. Tensions were raised on Monday as Ukraine’s intelligence service said it had arrested a Frenchman who was allegedly planning to stage 15...

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