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    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West

    Kyiv lawmakers have approved plans to fight corruption in the legal system, as part of reforms promised to its backers. Judges will face limits to their immunity from prosecution and be appointed independently of MPs. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West

    Kyiv lawmakers have approved plans to fight corruption in the legal system, as part of reforms promised to its backers. Judges will face limits to their immunity from prosecution and be appointed independently of MPs. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Michael Babatunde: Nigerian player to earn N1.1b in Qatar SC
    Jun02

    Michael Babatunde: Nigerian player to earn N1.1b in Qatar SC

    Babatunde joined the second-tier Qatar side from Raja Casablanca which he joined in January 2016. Nigeria international midfielder Michael Babatunde will be earning the huge sum of N1b ($3.2) over the next three years at Qatar SC.Babatunde joined the second-tier Qatar side from Raja Casablanca which he joined in January 2016.The 23-year-old...

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    Ukraine’s parliament approved on Thursday judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages
    Jun02

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages

    MOSCOW — Political differences within the European Union have come into sharp relief over a debate on whether to extend sanctions on Russia. As the Kremlin looks to leverage the divisions between member states over the issue, experts said that the relaxation of the punitive restrictions is likely by as early as the beginning of 2017. …read...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews
    Jun02

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow condemned the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the European Conference of Rabbis, spoke of his “concern” over the trend in an interview Tuesday with JTA during a gathering of the standing committee of the Conference in Vienna....

    The Kremlin Comes Around. A Little.
    Jun02

    The Kremlin Comes Around. A Little.

    Russia eased its food embargo on the U.S., EU, Canada, Australia, Ukraine, and several other countries yesterday, lifting its ban on the import of products used exclusively for baby food production. The green-lighted items include chicken, frozen veal, and dried or frozen legumes. The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has yet to develop regulations...

    Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved on Thursday judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts Western-backed judicial reforms

    Ukraine on Thursday overhauled its long-criticised legal system by adopting Western standards that limit the immunity of judges and establish an anti-corruption court. …read more Source: Channel...

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland
    Jun02

    John Kerry to visit Denmark and Greenland

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, will pay Denmark and Greenland a visit on June 16 and 17. Kerry’s visit will focus on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), the situation in Ukraine and trade. “As we recently had confirmed in Washington during the Nordic-US summit, the...