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    Ukraine says detained man planned attacks on Euro soccer championship in France
    Jun07

    Ukraine says detained man planned attacks on Euro soccer championship in France

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

    France tries to resolve strike woes before Euro 2016
    Jun07

    France tries to resolve strike woes before Euro 2016

    PARIS, France – French rail unions were holding make-or-break talks with employers late Monday, June 6, to try to end a 6-day strike that threatens to disrupt the Euro 2016 football championships. Preparations for the tournament are already clouded by security fears, which grew Monday as Ukraine announced it had … …read more Source:...

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 terror attacks’
    Jun07

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 terror attacks’

    Paris: A Frenchman with an arsenal of weapons and a grudge against his government’s immigration policies was detained as he tried to leave Ukraine and launch an assault on the European Championship, Ukrainian officials said… …read more Source: India...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun07

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks on Euro 2016

    Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday that it have arrested a French citizen suspected of planning terror attacks to coincide with the Euro 2016 European Football Championship. …read more Source: China...

    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...

    Nato countries begin war game in Europe
    Jun07

    Nato countries begin war game in Europe

    WARSAW: The largest war game in eastern Europe since the end of the cold war has started in Poland on Monday as Nato and partner countries seek to mount a display of strength as a response to concerns about Russia’s assertiveness and actions. The 10-day military exercise, involving 31,000 troops and thousands of vehicles from 24 countries,...

    The Atlantic Daily: Stanford Rape Case, Gorilla Controversy, John Oliver’s Debt Giveaway
    Jun07

    The Atlantic Daily: Stanford Rape Case, Gorilla Controversy, John Oliver’s Debt Giveaway

    What We’re Following: The Sexual-Assault Case in CaliforniaThe case of a 20-year-old former Stanford student who received a six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has ignited public outcry in the U.S. The victim’s statement to her attacker was circulated online over the weekend, and has pushed the case to...

    Wildrose apologizes for blog post blaming victims, socialism for Holodomor
    Jun07

    Wildrose apologizes for blog post blaming victims, socialism for Holodomor

    Alberta’s Opposition Wildrose party has apologized for suggesting the murderous famine of millions of Ukrainian farmers in the 1930s happened because they lacked incentive to work and grow food. Wildrose member Dave Hanson says he is proud of his Ukrainian heritage and it’s “deplorable” for any political party to try to score...

    Raising Hell From Prison to Parliament
    Jun07

    Raising Hell From Prison to Parliament

    Savchenko was a pilot, a prisoner, a near-martyr, and in the eyes of some Ukrainians, shes become a saint. But theres more to her than that. An exclusive interview. …read more Source: The Daily...

    France seeks more information on attacks suspect held in Ukraine
    Jun07

    France seeks more information on attacks suspect held in Ukraine

    The arrest in Ukraine of a Frenchman suspected of planning 15 attacks on French soil during Euro 2016 has revived fears over security during the… …read more Source:...