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    Russia’s Newest A2/AD Sphere: The South Caucasus?
    Jun20

    Russia’s Newest A2/AD Sphere: The South Caucasus?

    Eduard Abrahamyan Security, Russia, Armenia An air-defense deal with Armenia is part of a broader plan to thwart NATO in the Black Sea. While NATO is resolute in efforts to deter Russian assertiveness in its eastern flanks, Russia has embarked on creating a joint regional air-defense system with Armenia, in response to the Atlantic...

    France misfire as lucky Switzerland reach knockout stage
    Jun20

    France misfire as lucky Switzerland reach knockout stage

    Switzerland rode their luck to earn a 0-0 draw against a misfiring France to reach the knockout stage at a European Championship for the first time on Sunday as they finished second in Group A behind the hosts. Les Bleus hit the woodwork three times, including two efforts by the impressive Paul Pogba and a spectacular strike from substitute...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun20

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal annexation … and does not recognize it.”The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans ag… …read more...

    Britain debates membership in EU before Brexit vote
    Jun20

    Britain debates membership in EU before Brexit vote

    Read the full Transcript below: PATRICIA SAGBA: At the Cap ‘n’ Gown pub in Worcestershire, England, pints go hand in hand with politics. On tap tonight – the upcoming referendum when British voters will decide whether to stay in or leave the European Union. PATRICIA SAGBA: Which way are you thinking of voting? SASKIA: I’m not sure...

    Three Ukrainian   soldiers killed in   separatist east
    Jun19

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

    Kiev: Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s separatist east, the military said on Sunday. “As a result of fighting, three Ukrainian soldiers have unfortunately been killed over the past 24 hours,” Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr...

    Terror fears to mute French summer solstice music bash
    Jun19

    Terror fears to mute French summer solstice music bash

    PARIS: France’s annual summer solstice music extravaganza — a party it has exported across the globe — will be slightly muted this year amid terror fears and the Euro 2016 football tournament. The Fete de la Musique (Make Music Day) sees citizens throng the streets to enjoy thousands of pop-up concerts — whether a marching band in a garden,...

    Germany aiming to click into gear against Northern Ireland
    Jun19

    Germany aiming to click into gear against Northern Ireland

    Germany players pose for a team group photo before the match of Euro 2016 Group C soccer match between Germany and Poland at Saint-Denis near Paris, in France, on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS: To silence the critics, Germany needs to get its attack going. The team’s misfiring forwards have yet to score at the...

    Lewandowski hoping to finally find the net against Ukraine
    Jun19

    Lewandowski hoping to finally find the net against Ukraine

    FILE – In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 filer, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski plays the ball during a friendly soccer match between Poland and Netherlands in Gdansk, Poland. Photo: AP MARSEILLE: Robert Lewandowski is in some impressive company at the European Championship, for all the wrong reasons. The Poland striker has yet to score at Euro...

    German FM favors gradual lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    German FM favors gradual lifting of Russia sanctions

    The European Union should gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there is substantial progress in the peace process, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. …read more Source: Iran...

    Germany’s Goetze unfazed by criticism for lack of goals
    Jun19

    Germany’s Goetze unfazed by criticism for lack of goals

    Germany’s Mario Goetze an Hungary’s Adam Lang in action during an International friendly at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters PARIS: Germany’s Mario Goetze brushed off criticism of his lacklustre performances at Euro 2016 on Sunday and said players were used to being praised one day and knocked off...