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    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul16

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack at the close of Bastille Day, France’s Independence Day, was an act of...

    “We have a dangerous, instable environment threatening to Armenia-EU negotiations”
    Jul16

    “We have a dangerous, instable environment threatening to Armenia-EU negotiations”

    Interview with Larisa Minasyan, Executive Director of Open Society Foundations-Armenia. Mrs. Minasyan, after 3 September 2013 representatives of the civil society, including you, have repeatedly reflected to the reasons of the occurrence, some were blaming the civil society in not having enough readiness and in responding to the situation...

    Turkey’s bungled putsch: A strangely 20th century coup
    Jul16

    Turkey’s bungled putsch: A strangely 20th century coup

    Supporters of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, protest in Istanbul’s Taksim square. The government has made 120 arrest so far,on charge of plotting to over through the government.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) It was a strangely 20th century coup, defeated by 21st century technology and people power. When a self-styled military “Peace...

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians,...

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage
    Jul16

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage

    NICE, France—France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known only to be a petty criminal took the wheel of a 19-ton truck and plunged through a terrified seaside crowd on Bastille Day, leaving 84 people dead and more than 200 wounded. Witnesses described how Mohamed...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians, Swiss...

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad
    Jul16

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad

    No need to even sing the anthem at sporting events Setting aside the fact that The Tenors are not the only ones who have changed the lyrics of O Canada for political reasons recently, one wonders why national anthems must be sung at events such as the MLB All-Star Game at all. The two teams involved were playing for their respective baseball...

    IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings
    Jul16

    IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings

    The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack in which a Tunisian plowed a truck into a crowd in Nice, killing 84, prompting hard questions in France over security failures. A picture taken on July 15, 2016 shows a black ribbon on a French flag, flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial near the site of the deadly attack...

    Russia to deploy latest air defence systems in Crimea
    Jul16

    Russia to deploy latest air defence systems in Crimea

    Russia will deploy its most advanced S-400 air defence systems to the annexed Crimea peninsula in August, a military official said, AFP reported. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings
    Jul16

    IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings

    BEIRUT: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack in which a Tunisian drove a truck through a crowd in Nice, killing 84, prompting hard questions in France over security failures. In a statement via its Amaq news service IS said one of its “soldiers” carried out the attack on Thursday night “in response to calls to...