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    France fearful of ‘soft target’ Euro 2016 attack
    Jun07

    France fearful of ‘soft target’ Euro 2016 attack

    Millions of people are set to descend on France for Euro 2016, a month of football action, creating endless nightmares for the country’s overstretched security services. Photo by AFP PARIS: Despite putting unprecedented security measures in place for Euro 2016, France remains deeply concerned over the jihadists’ ability to strike a...

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun07

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    The arrest added to jitters over the staging of European football’s showcase event in France after twin attacks in Paris last year. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Frenchman arrested in Ukraine was ‘planning 15 attacks’ in France
    Jun07

    Frenchman arrested in Ukraine was ‘planning 15 attacks’ in France

    A French citizen arrested with a “vast arsenal” of explosives and assault rifles was planning “15 attacks” to coincide with the Euro 2016 football tournament in France, according to Ukraine’s state security service. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Bulgaria’s Lalova Wins 100m Run in Belinzona
    Jun07

    Bulgaria’s Lalova Wins 100m Run in Belinzona

    Bulgaria’s 2012 European Champion Ivet Lalova-Collio won the 100m women’s run in the Swiss city of Belinzona on Monday. At 11.20 s, Lalova-Collio left behind Natalia Pohrebnyak of Ukraine whose result was 11.26 s and Swiss record-holder Mujinga Kambundi with 11.34 s. The Bulgarian athlete is now take part in a Diamond League...

    Suspect arrested for alleged French soccer attack plot, Ukraine says
    Jun07

    Suspect arrested for alleged French soccer attack plot, Ukraine says

    MOSCOW — A French man apparently angered by the surge of Muslim migrants into Europe has been arrested trying to smuggle explosives and firearms for possible use in attacks during a major soccer tournament in France, officials in Ukraine said Monday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kyrgyzstan will host the Council of CIS Heads of Government meeting
    Jun07

    Kyrgyzstan will host the Council of CIS Heads of Government meeting

    Bishkek, June 7 / Kabar /. A jubilee meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States will be held today in Bishkek under the chairmanship of Kyrgyzstan held. The Kyrgyz Government’s press service reports that Prime Ministers of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, Moldova Pavel Filip, Belarus Andrei Kobyakov and...

    Ukraine arrests man reportedly planning France attack
    Jun07

    Ukraine arrests man reportedly planning France attack

    Paris tourism hit by attacks, protestsHosting Euro 2016 is an answer to Islamist attacks, France’s Hollande saysStade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    America Needs to Break its Old Habits on Russia
    Jun07

    America Needs to Break its Old Habits on Russia

    Thomas E. Graham Politics, Eurasia Washington’s strategy is a relic of a bygone era. The United States needs a new grand strategy for Russia. As the Ukraine crisis continues, there should be no doubt that the goal that had animated policy since the end of the Cold War—the slow but steady integration of Russia into the Euro-Atlantic...

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun07

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    KIEV: Ukraine said Monday 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 string of locations in his home country,...

    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...