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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen
    Jun26

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, was in Denmark on Thursday June 16 as part of an official visit focusing on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), and the situation in Ukraine and trade. Kerry was hosted by the foreign minister, Kristian Jensen and he also managed to meet with...

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench
    Jun26

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench

    Dakota Westmoreland mine equipment were auctioned on Friday after losing a coal contract (source: bismarcktribune.com) Bulldozers, coal haulers and several other pieces of equipment belonging to Dakota Westmoreland mine near Beulah were auctioned Friday as the operator retrenches after losing its primary coal contract. The auction and dozens of...

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security
    Jun26

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security

    Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a signing ceremony after their meeting in Beijing. (Source: REUTERS) Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while pledging to preserve the strategic...

    China, Russia eye closer friendship
    Jun26

    China, Russia eye closer friendship

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals on Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. In what was Putin’s fourth trip to China since Xi became President in 2013, the two men stressed their...

    Ukraine detains ISIL fighters from Tajikistan
    Jun26

    Ukraine detains ISIL fighters from Tajikistan

    The authorities of Central Asian Tajikistan say nearly 1,000 citizens have abandoned their homeland to join the ISIL fighter group. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine arrest 2 Daesh militants from Tajikistan
    Jun25

    Ukraine arrest 2 Daesh militants from Tajikistan

    Kiev: Ukraine said on Saturday it had detained two alleged Daesh fighters from ex-Soviet Tajikistan, who had fought in Syria and planned to foment “an Islamic revolution” in their homeland. The Ukrainian state border service said the two Tajik nationals were stopped after they arrived on Friday from Istanbul in the eastern city of...

    Swiss, Norwegian, Canadian – which route could Britain take?
    Jun25

    Swiss, Norwegian, Canadian – which route could Britain take?

    How do you go from being part of a vast trading bloc with 500 million potential customers to a line trader with potentially none? Britain is about to find out.The UK sends 44 per cent of its exports to the EU, while only eight per cent of EU exports go to Britain. This imbalance is clearly disadvantageous as Britain seeks to forge a new trade...

    Video: GOLI LA KUJIFUNGA LA NORTHERN IRELAND LAIPELEKA WALES ROBO FAINALI EURO 2016
    Jun25

    Video: GOLI LA KUJIFUNGA LA NORTHERN IRELAND LAIPELEKA WALES ROBO FAINALI EURO 2016

    Wales wametinga hatua ya robo fainali ya Euro 2016 kwa goli la kujifunga la Gareth McAuley wakati wa mchezo wa hatua ya 16 bora dhidi ya Ireland ya Kaskazini. Ireland ya Kaskazini waliwadhibiti wapinzani wao kwa mchezo wao wa kujilinda huku wakifanikiwa kupiga mashuti mawili pekee yaliyo lenga goli katika kipindi cha kwanza. Lakini safu yao ya...

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit
    Jun25

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit

    To illustrate schadenfreude — pleasure derived from misfortune of others — Wikipedia used the painting “Taming the Donkey,” by Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala (1868), in which a group of monks laughs while the lone monk struggles with the donkey. (Public Domain). While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of concern...

    Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit
    Jun25

    Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit

    WASHINGTON — For the first 7½ years of his presidency, Barack Obama could rely on the United Kingdom to back him up at nearly every turn, knowing British leaders had both the global clout and shared perspective to be powerful U.S. partners. He enters his final months in office with that sense of certainty shattered by the U.K.’s decision to...