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    Russians in Euro violence were ‘trained killers’: Ukraine president
    Jun21

    Russians in Euro violence were ‘trained killers’: Ukraine president

    The Russian football fans behind the Marseille fan violence were “trained fighters who kill”, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during a visit to France on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January – sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January – sources

    The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defence sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. The bloc’s ministers have yet to formally approve the six-month roll-over but diplomats said there was no doubt they would. France and...

    Trudeau to visit Ukraine after NATO summit in Poland
    Jun21

    Trudeau to visit Ukraine after NATO summit in Poland

    First visit there as prime minister …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Meet unusual quartet  “A Divo”
    Jun21

    Meet unusual quartet “A Divo”

    The winner of ‘Eastern Bazaar’ international music festival in Ukraine, Azerbaijani singer Agshin Abdullayev has created a quartet “A Divo”, Day.az reported. …read more Source:...

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation
    Jun21

    Belarus-Ukraine: Time for Strategic Cooperation

    On 8 June Belarusian ambassador to Ukraine Valiancin Vialička reiterated that Belarus supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine. He emphasised that Belarus will never pose a threat to Ukraine or allow third parties to attack Kyiv from its territory. He spoke at the presentation of ‘Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Belarus’, a...

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching
    Jun21

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching

    Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, centre, and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, left, attend a meeting of finance ministers in Vancouver, Monday, June 20, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward, CP) Five stories in the news today: CPP DEAL REACHED, PREMIUMS RISE IN 2019 Both Canadian workers and their employers will soon be on the hook for higher...

    Hollande, Poroshenko discuss holding “Normandy Four” new summit
    Jun21

    Hollande, Poroshenko discuss holding “Normandy Four” new summit

    “I, Poroshenko and Merkel are ready for that and inform that, if Putin is ready, we will prepare a new Normandy format meeting”, Hollande said. …read more Source:...

    EU to extend Russia economic sanctions for another six months
    Jun21

    EU to extend Russia economic sanctions for another six months

    European Union envoys have agreed to prolong their bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia for six months. The bans are aimed at curbing Russia’s influence in eastern Europe, particularly in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source:...

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    Jun21

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government

    Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of TechnologyThe euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections is at its peak, with political parties parading their manifestos, all in competition for a stake in the local sphere of government.The razzmatazz is deafening. But, it blurs a vexing question: what does governing in the...