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    Paris river swells to 30-year high
    Jun04

    Paris river swells to 30-year high

    The River Seine in Paris is at its highest level for more than 30 years, with floods forcing closed parts of the metro systems and major landmarks. The Louvre and Orsay museums were shut while staff moved artworks to safety as flood levels climbed above 6m (18ft). The Seine is set to reach as high as 6.5m and unlikely to recede over the weekend,...

    UN concerned over rights situation in Ukraine
    Jun04

    UN concerned over rights situation in Ukraine

    The United Nations continues to report human rights violations in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Silenced on Her Husband’s Disappearance
    Jun04

    Silenced on Her Husband’s Disappearance

    “Come in,” the stylish middle-aged woman says as she leads me into her bright spacious kitchen. Her husband disappeared without a trace in March last year when he was driving from Donetsk, the capital of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) in war-torn eastern Ukraine. His elderly mother was feeling unwell, and he...

    ‘Normandy Quartet’ agrees on OSCE mission, says Poroshenko
    Jun04

    ‘Normandy Quartet’ agrees on OSCE mission, says Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on… …read more Source:...

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’

    Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago say it is at “a very advanced stage” and that they would present their conclusions after the summer. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    I am my own man, says Ukraine's new prime minister
    Jun03

    I am my own man, says Ukraine's new prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday he would not let his decision-making be shackled by powerful vested interests, allowing him to push through reforms and usher in a period of economic stability. …read more Source: The...

    Hooligans in Argentina and Highways in India: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jun03

    Hooligans in Argentina and Highways in India: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Why Are the Soccer Hooligans of Argentina Killing Each Other? Amos Barshad | The FADER “It is across the Atlantic, in lovely Argentina, where the hooligans have evolved on a whole different wavelength. The British made soccer hooliganism a bizarre cultural artifact. The Argentines have made soccer hooliganism into a legitimate, if deathly...

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister
    Jun03

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday he would not let his decision-making be shackled by powerful vested interests, allowing him to push through reforms and usher in a period of economic stability. …read more Source:...

    Inuit in two countries angered by Russian rocket splashdown in the Arctic
    Jun03

    Inuit in two countries angered by Russian rocket splashdown in the Arctic

    Russia has angered Inuit in two countries and raised sovereignty concerns over its plans to drop part of a rocket potentially carrying highly toxic fuel into some of the most productive waters of the Canadian Arctic. “This rocket will not be falling into no-man’s land,” said Okalik Eegeesiak of the Inuit Circumpolar Commission....

    UN Sees Threat of Protracted War in East Ukraine Conflict
    Jun03

    UN Sees Threat of Protracted War in East Ukraine Conflict

    A new report from the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva said the situation in eastern Ukraine remains volatile two years into the war between Russian-backed armed separatists and the government. The latest U.N. figures show nearly 9,400 people have been killed and more than 21,500 others wounded since the conflict...