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    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor slaps down May on Brexit talks
    Jun22

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor slaps down May on Brexit talks

    Britain's vote to leave the EU exactly a year ago on Friday was the biggest in a series of shocks that the bloc has faced. German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Thurday that the EU’s future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a disastrous election gamble.Under...

    Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champion reaches first quarter-final of comeback
    Jun22

    Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champion reaches first quarter-final of comeback

    Kvitova did serve a few double faults which briefly seemed worrying, but hit some fine ground strokes and moved better. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was cheered as if she had been the home player, after a straight-sets win over Britain’s Naomi Broady in Birmingham on Wednesday carried her into a first quarter-final in eight...

    May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit
    Jun22

    May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit

    Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Thursday to convince European leaders she can still push through Brexit despite being badly weakened by an election bet that turned sour. The two-day Brussels summit marks the debut of French President Emmanuel Macron, the figurehead of a renewed confidence among the remaining 27 states that...

    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban
    Jun22

    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Speaking with Russia’s Izvestiya newspaper, Krasnoselsky said his Moldovan counterpart had confirmed that Moldova and Ukraine planned to end transit of Transnistria-registered cars through their territories starting on July 1. “There are 220,000 Russian citizens living in Transnistria,” Krasnoselsky told the outlet. “They...

    Transnistria Leader Urges Russia to Review All Deals on Republic’s Peace
    Jun22

    Transnistria Leader Urges Russia to Review All Deals on Republic’s Peace

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Vadim Krasnoselsky, the president of Transnistria, urged Russia on Wednesday to review all Transnistrian peace pacts with Moldova and neighboring Ukraine, in an interview with a Russian newspaper. “Almost none of them [deals] have been adhered to by the Moldovan side. I am calling on the guarantors of the Moldovan-Transnistrian...

    News24.com | Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions
    Jun21

    News24.com | Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions

    Russia has cancelled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its occupation of Crimea, say officials. …read more Source:...

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24
    Jun21

    Contact Group on Ukraine Agrees on Donbass Ceasefire From June 24

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine agreed on a ceasefire from 00-00 June 24, the truce should last until August 31, the press service of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s plenipotentiary representative at the Minsk talks Denis Pushilin said Wednesday. “Participants of the Contact Group supported...

    Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis
    Jun21

    Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

    New legal action by the EU against eastern member states for refusing to take their share of refugeess hows how the worst migration crisis since World War II still divides the continent.The images from a crisis entering its third year have become shockingly familiar: capsized boats, refugees teargassed in squalid border camps, a Syrian...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

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