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    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...

    News24.com | Ukraine, Canada sign ‘milestone’ free trade deal
    Jul11

    News24.com | Ukraine, Canada sign ‘milestone’ free trade deal

    Ukraine and Canada have signed a “milestone” free trade agreement designed to bolster support for the war-scarred former Soviet republic in the face of an increasingly assertive Russia. …read more Source:...

    NATO: Brexit anxiety eats into summit
    Jul09

    NATO: Brexit anxiety eats into summit

    Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union has triggered uncertainty across the Atlantic and around the continent, which spilled over at the NATO event. Big time. Officially the talk at this week’s NATO summit in Warsaw was all about deterring a resurgent Russia, supporting Ukraine and Afghanistan, and protecting Baltic NATO...

    Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champ to meet Klitschko in October rematch
    Jul08

    Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champ to meet Klitschko in October rematch

    "Sixteen weeks Saturday till I blast @Klitschko spark out… can't wait #manchesteroctober29," the British boxer said on his Twitter feed on Thursday. World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s much-anticipated rematch with former title holder Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine will be held in Manchester on Oct. 29.”Sixteen...

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