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    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective
    Jun20

    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Puma says Switzerland’s players were wearing defective shirts in the match against France, and that’s why they ripped so easily at the European Championship. The sports apparel company, which sponsors Usain Bolt, apologized to the Swiss...

    China Boosts Role in Russian Oil Sector
    Jun20

    China Boosts Role in Russian Oil Sector

    China is seeking unprecedented access to Russia’s energy sector with a demand for a management role in the state-owned oil company Rosneft. In an interview with Rossiya-24 television on May 30, the chairman of China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), Wang Yilin, raised the prospect of buying a large block of Rosneft shares in the...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps
    Jun20

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable. …read more Source: The...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps
    Jun20

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable. …read more Source:...

    Shocking News for the US Army: They Might Lose the Wars of the Future
    Jun20

    Shocking News for the US Army: They Might Lose the Wars of the Future

    Dan Goure Security, Russia, China and others are catching up–a big problem for sure. The U.S. Army once was superior to every potential adversary in terms of combat power, what it called overmatch. This is no longer entirely true. In the future battlefields, the Army will face enemies that will be extremely lethal, more numerous, fighting...

    EU prolongs sanctions on Russia
    Jun20

    EU prolongs sanctions on Russia

    Those sanctions are prolonged by 6 months, but a discussion is needed to be able to move forward in case there are concrete steps. …read more Source:...

    NATO Sends Clear Message to Putin
    Jun20

    NATO Sends Clear Message to Putin

    Thousands of American troops have been taking part in a large-scale military exercise on NATO’s front-line state of Poland, which borders Vladimir Putin’s Russia, its close ally Belarus, and war-torn Ukraine. The message is unmistakable—letting Moscow know that the U.S. and its allies take its treaty obligation to defend Eastern...

    UNHCR in Belarus to examine Belarusian attitudes towards refugees
    Jun20

    UNHCR in Belarus to examine Belarusian attitudes towards refugees

    Belarusians treat well those who come to their country and who need help. I have traveled to the regions and seen how Belarusians help and support forced migrants from Ukraine, nationals of other states, for example from Syria, Jean-Yves Bouchardy noted. …read more Source:...

    Candidates’ Commitment to Human Rights Should Play Crucial Role in UN Secretary-General Election
    Jun20

    Candidates’ Commitment to Human Rights Should Play Crucial Role in UN Secretary-General Election

    Image: United Nations. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com As the world watches Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump compete for the U.S. presidency, another important election campaign is under way that could have a huge impact on human rights internationally — the jockeying to succeed Ban Ki-moon as head of the United Nations. Over the past few years,...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain
    Jun20

    NATO’s Stoltenberg – EU sanctions on Russia should remain

    The European Union should keep in place the sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters on Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source: Channel...