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    Germany, Poland edge towards last 16 after goalless draw
    Jun17

    Germany, Poland edge towards last 16 after goalless draw

    Old rivals Germany and Poland fought a battle of attrition that ended in a goalless draw and edged both countries towards a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Thursday. The stalemate left Germany on top of Group C on goal difference with both sides on four points from two matches. Poland’s Arkadiusz Milik had the best chance when he...

    The Latest: Renzi opposes automatic renewal of EU sanctions
    Jun17

    The Latest: Renzi opposes automatic renewal of EU sanctions

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    News24.com | Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties
    Jun17

    News24.com | Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis, but insists the West is responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source:...

    Norway aims to boost defences against ‘unpredictable’ Russia
    Jun17

    Norway aims to boost defences against ‘unpredictable’ Russia

    Norway has announced plans for its biggest military upgrade effort since the end of the Cold War, Norwegian Armed Forces/AFP photo OSLO: Norway announced plans Friday for its biggest military upgrade effort since the end of the Cold War, to bolster its defences against an “increasingly unpredictable” Russia. The Scandinavian country, a NATO...

    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands
    Jun17

    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands

    Josh Cohen’s article claims that I, and others, are “whitewashing” Ukraine’s past. What we are really doing is de-Sovietizing it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    NATO to strengthen support to Ukraine
    Jun17

    NATO to strengthen support to Ukraine

    Richard TomkinsBRUSSELS, June 17 (UPI) — NATO defense ministers have agreed to strengthen support for Ukraine with a Comprehensive Package of Assistance. …read more Source: United Press...

    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland
    Jun17

    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has lamented the “frustrating” loss of his national side against Northern Ireland in Euro 2016 and simply urged his country’s team to “play better”. Poroshenko posted his brief response to Thursday’s match in France on Facebook, hoping to galvanize a Ukrainian side that is on the brink of leaving...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS — The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilization of Ukraine.” The...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 more year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 more year

    The European Union extended Friday for one year its economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts
    Jun17

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts

    Here are a few of our favourite boasts made by Ottawa festivals, culled from their own websites and publicity material: “The second largest jazz festival (in Canada) based on 2015 ticket sales.” “The second-oldest jazz festival in the country.” — Ottawa Jazz Festival “Premium beer from the oldest still-functioning brewery in Eastern Europe.” —...