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    WB Electronics close to signing PLN 128 mln deal
    Jul18

    WB Electronics close to signing PLN 128 mln deal

    Private defense company WB Electronics has been invited to sign a deal under a tender for the delivery of guided missiles, the company said. The value of the contract would amount to PLN 128 million. WB Electronics placed an offer in a consortium jointly with Ukrainian state-owned company Spetstechnoexport. WB Electronics is the leader of… This...

    The Morning Vertical, July 18, 2016
    Jul18

    The Morning Vertical, July 18, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Years After MH17 Crash, a Settlement Has Been Reached
    Jul18

    Two Years After MH17 Crash, a Settlement Has Been Reached

    Exactly two years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Eastern Europe, the struggling air carrier has settled most of the many damages claims filed by families of the victims. Veeru Mewa, an attorney representing 165 of the Dutch victims, told The Guardian that the airline had reached a settlement with most of the parties...

    Malaysia Airlines ‘settles damages with MH17 victims’
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines ‘settles damages with MH17 victims’

    Malaysia Airlines has struck a deal to settle damages claims for most victims of its MH17 flight that was shot down over eastern Ukraine two years ago on Sunday, Dutch national broadcaster NOS reported. NOS cited Veeru Mewa, a lawyer representing Dutch victims. Under the Montreal Convention, airlines must pay damages of up to about €130,000 to...

    Romanian military ships kick off SEA BREEZE 16 multinational exercise
    Jul18

    Romanian military ships kick off SEA BREEZE 16 multinational exercise

    Marasesti Frigate (F-111), Rear Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (264) Corvette, a EOD diver team and general staff officers have started on Monday their participation in the SEA BREEZE 16 multinational exercise, organised over July 18-31 and coordinated by the US Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR) Command and the Ukrainian Naval Forces, in training...

    Malaysia Airlines strikes compensation deal with families after flight MH17 shot down
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines strikes compensation deal with families after flight MH17 shot down

    FAMILIES who lost loved ones when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine are set to receive damages. …read more Source:...

    California Student Among the Dead in Attack on Nice
    Jul18

    California Student Among the Dead in Attack on Nice

    (LOS ANGELES) — An American student from the University of California, Berkeley, was identified Sunday as one of the 84 people killed in Thursday’s Bastille Day truck attack in the French city of Nice, according to statement from the school. The university said the FBI informed school officials that the body of 20-year-old Nicolas Leslie of...

    EU ministers meet on Turkey, facing perfect storm
    Jul18

    EU ministers meet on Turkey, facing perfect storm

    European foreign ministers will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to respect the law and human rights in dealing with defeated coup plotters but have limited leverage over their strategic neighbour. Diplomats said an EU line on Turkey would be agreed after ministers breakfast in Brussels with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. He...

    Attacker staked out Nice site, accomplice suspected
    Jul18

    Attacker staked out Nice site, accomplice suspected

    NICE, France: The Nice truck attacker staked out the seafront for two days before striking, it emerged Sunday as investigators pieced together details of the Islamic State-claimed massacre and questioned possible accomplices. A source close to the investigation told AFP that Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Tunisian, sent a text message...

    Attacker staked out Nice site, accomplice suspected
    Jul18

    Attacker staked out Nice site, accomplice suspected

    NICE: The Nice truck attacker staked out the seafront for two days before striking, it emerged Sunday as investigators pieced together details of the Islamic State-claimed massacre and questioned possible accomplices. A source close to the investigation told AFP that Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Tunisian, sent a text message just...