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    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row
    Jul15

    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row

    The Asia-Europe Meeting has started in Mongolia amidst a terror attack in France, Brexit concerns and South China Sea tensions. German Chancellor Merkel also met with Russia’s Medvedev to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Shevchenko appointed as new coach of Ukraine
    Jul15

    Shevchenko appointed as new coach of Ukraine

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko has been appointed the new Ukraine head coach. It is the 39-year-old’s first steps into full senior management and his first match as head coach will be at… …read more Source:...

    Andriy Shevchenko: Former striker named as Ukraine head coach
    Jul15

    Andriy Shevchenko: Former striker named as Ukraine head coach

    Fomenko resigned after Ukraine finished bottom of Group C without a point at the European Championship, having failed to score a goal in their three matches in France. Ukraine’s former striker Andriy Shevchenko was appointed national team manager on Friday to replace Mykhailo Fomenko who quit after Euro 2016, the country’s soccer...

    John Kerry: U.S. to ask Russia for alliance in fight against Islamic State
    Jul15

    John Kerry: U.S. to ask Russia for alliance in fight against Islamic State

    However, both want to eliminate Islamic State, which has gained significant territory in Syria and Iraq in recent years. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday said that he would meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to propose that the two countries should “synchronise” operations in Syria against the terrorist group,...

    Russia uses the law to put pressure on internet users
    Jul14

    Russia uses the law to put pressure on internet users

    More and more people in Russia are being given jail sentences for controversial posts on the internet. Simply questioning the annexation of Crimea is enough to lead to charges. Now, laws have been tightened once again. …read more Source:...

    Boris Johnson: Russia hopes new UK foreign minister can mend relations
    Jul14

    Boris Johnson: Russia hopes new UK foreign minister can mend relations

    Relations between the two countries are at their lowest point since the Cold War after a British inquiry concluded it was probable senior Kremlin officials had ordered the 2006 killing of Kremlin foe Alexander Litvinenko in London. Russia hopes new British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson can improve dismal relations between Moscow and London, the...

    Putin: In economic crisis, Russian leader helps a mogul he once attacked
    Jul14

    Putin: In economic crisis, Russian leader helps a mogul he once attacked

    Eight years ago, Putin publicly humiliated Zyuzin after the businessman failed to show up for a meeting. Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse.The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead...

    In Ukraine: Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in conflict – OHCHR
    Jul14

    In Ukraine: Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in conflict – OHCHR

    It highlights the danger posed by the lack of accountability for unlawful killing as fighting rumbles on in the war-torn east despite a ceasefire declared nearly 18 months ago. A dangerous culture of impunity flourishes in Ukraine where arbitrary killings by Ukrainian forces or separatist groups are rarely prosecuted, a United Nations human...

    New UK finance minister known for ‘safe hands’
    Jul14

    New UK finance minister known for ‘safe hands’

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond needs to steer Britain’s economy through the aftermath of the Brexit vote. ||| London – Philip Hammond took over as Britain’s new finance minister on Wednesday, putting him in charge of the world’s fifth-largest economy as it risks sliding into recession after voters decided to...

    Takwimu za mabao, idadi ya watazamaji Euro 2016
    Jul14

    Takwimu za mabao, idadi ya watazamaji Euro 2016

    MWANDISHI WETU NA MITANDAO, USIKU wa Juni 27 ulikuwa ni usiku mgumu zaidi kwa vituo vya runinga nchini Iceland vilivyokuwa havioneshi mchezo baina ya timu ya taifa ya soka ya nchi hiyo dhidi ya England katika hatua ya 16 bora Euro, kwani ni watazamaji wachache mno waliofungulia vituo vyao hivyo na kuvitazama. Jumla ya mashabiki 150,000 wa Iceland...

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