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    Euro 2016: Fifteen ‘Terror Attacks’ Foiled
    Jun06

    Euro 2016: Fifteen ‘Terror Attacks’ Foiled

    Several planned terror attacks on the Euro 2016 tournament in France have been thwarted, according to a Ukrainian security chief. …read more Source: Sky...

    Agricultural Corruption in the Former Soviet Union: Unsexy But Lucrative
    Jun06

    Agricultural Corruption in the Former Soviet Union: Unsexy But Lucrative

    Image: Vegetables. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Like savvy business tycoons, leaders in the former Soviet Union who use their positions to grab much of their countries’ economic wealth know the importance of diversification. That’s why the portfolio of the typical dictator in the region includes a number of industries. Energy, banking,...

    Belarus, Ukraine discuss cooperation in power industry
    Jun06

    Belarus, Ukraine discuss cooperation in power industry

    “The goal of the event was to discuss cooperation in the electric power industry,” the press service noted. …read more Source:...

    MH17 Investigation at ‘Advanced Stage,’ Results Due in Months
    Jun06

    MH17 Investigation at ‘Advanced Stage,’ Results Due in Months

    Dutch prosecutors say an international joint investigation into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine is “at a very advanced stage” and the results will be available within months. This part of the investigation concerns the weapon used and “the exact launch site of the weapon” to bring down the Malaysia Airlines...

    Malaysia Airlines passengers describe ‘chaotic moment’
    Jun06

    Malaysia Airlines passengers describe ‘chaotic moment’

    Passengers started screaming and a food trolley and other items seemed to be floating in the air. ||| London – The crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines was at the centre of another drama on Sunday after 34 people were injured during severe turbulence on a flight from London. Flight MH1 to Kuala Lumpur was over the Bay of Bengal when it suddenly...

    Several hurt by turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight
    Jun06

    Several hurt by turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight

    An unspecified number of passengers and crew were injured when a Malaysia Airlines flight from London to Kuala Lumpur was hit by severe turbulence, the carrier said, as photos emerged showing a cabin strewn with debris and upended meal carts. The trouble-prone national flag carrier, which is still trying to shake the stigma of the double...

    EU Tightens Visa Regime for Ukrainians
    Jun06

    EU Tightens Visa Regime for Ukrainians

    BELGRADE – The European Union has toughened its visa regime for Ukrainians as verification of applicants’ documents in consulates has become more rigorous and the number of refusals for multiple visa claims has rapidly increased, Kiev-based newspaper Vesti wrote. Even those in Ukraine willing to travel to the Euro-2016 in France are now...

    Police Break Up Protest In Crimea Over Beach Access
    Jun06

    Police Break Up Protest In Crimea Over Beach Access

    Police in Russia-controlled Crimea have forcibly broken up a protest by locals upset over amusement rides being set up near the shores of the Black Sea that they say obstruct access to the beach. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Peru elections:  Kuczynski leads Fujimori by narrow margin
    Jun06

    Peru elections: Kuczynski leads Fujimori by narrow margin

    Keiko Fujimori, daughter of jailed former President Alberto Fujimori, is trailing behind her rival. AP Center-right economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had a slight edge over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of an imprisoned former president, in two quick counts by polling firms that reviewed ballots in Peru’s presidential run-off election on...

    Reporter’s Notebook: Branded a ‘Terrorist’ for Reporting Two Sides of Ukraine’s War
    Jun06

    Reporter’s Notebook: Branded a ‘Terrorist’ for Reporting Two Sides of Ukraine’s War

    A journalist has had guns pointed at him, slept in a shipping container, and walked past corpses, but until now had never been listed as a terrorist by a nationalist website. …read more Source: The New York...