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    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 Monday, a day after the German foreign minister said they should gradually be phased out. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Mueller steels Germany for N. Ireland scrap
    Jun20

    Mueller steels Germany for N. Ireland scrap

    Germany’s Thomas Mueller during news conference at Stade Camille Fournier, Evian-Les-Bains, France June 19, 2016.Photo: Internet PARIS: Thomas Mueller has defended Germany’s misfiring forwards ahead of their pivotal final Euro 2016 Group C game against Northern Ireland on Tuesday, reports BSS. The world champions opened their campaign...

    Tehran and Kiev Want Closer Trade Links
    Jun20

    Tehran and Kiev Want Closer Trade Links

    Deputy Industry Minister, at a meeting with Ukraine’s ambassador to Iran, called for an expansion of trade exchange between Tehran and Kiev. Source: Valiollah Afkhamirad, who heads Iran’s Trade Promot …read more Source: Big News...

    Record 65.3M people displaced worldwide, says UN
    Jun20

    Record 65.3M people displaced worldwide, says UN

    Conflicts in Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Ukraine, South Sudan, Burundi fuelled migration …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Tight groups, matches show 24-team format working, says UEFA
    Jun20

    Tight groups, matches show 24-team format working, says UEFA

    The decision to increase the number of teams for Euro 2016 has been justified with nearly all sides still able to qualify for the knockout stages and games proving closer than in previous tournaments, a senior UEFA official said on Monday. Europe’s soccer governing body opted eight years ago to expand the European Championship from 16 to 24...

    NATO commander sees no imminent Russian threat to Baltics
    Jun20

    NATO commander sees no imminent Russian threat to Baltics

    NATO is not contemplating a troop build-up in East Europe and the Baltics beyond exisiting plans as there is no imminent threat from Russia, despite fears amongst Baltic states, the alliance’s military chief said on Monday. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia see themselves in the frontline of any potential conflict with Russia and are putting...

    Summer festivals in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo
    Jun20

    Summer festivals in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

    During the hot summer days guests and citizens of the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo could pay visits to various cultural events and see reenactments of glorious historical moments. In a period of 2 months the Stage of Centuries Festival in the ancient stronghold of Tsarevets will make guests acquainted with the period of the Second Bulgarian...

    Merkel insists on lifting of Russia sanctions tied to Minsk accord
    Jun20

    Merkel insists on lifting of Russia sanctions tied to Minsk accord

    PanARMENIAN.Net – German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands by her view that European sanctions against Russia can only be unwound once Moscow fully implements the Minsk peace deal for eastern Ukraine, h …read more Source: Big News...

    The Morning Vertical, June 20, 2016
    Jun20

    The Morning Vertical, June 20, 2016

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

    @Kady’s Watchlist for June 20 – Senators still on the job after MPs head home for the summer
    Jun20

    @Kady’s Watchlist for June 20 – Senators still on the job after MPs head home for the summer

    The House of Commons may have shut down for the summer, but the Senate is still up and running, at least for the moment, although the Chamber itself isn’t scheduled to open for parliamentary business until this evening. When it does, senators will likely take up the government’s bid to extend collective bargaining rights to RCMP...