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    GOP Rep. Agrees With POTUS That It’s Not Clear Putin Favored Trump In 2016
    Jul13

    GOP Rep. Agrees With POTUS That It’s Not Clear Putin Favored Trump In 2016

    Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) on Thursday morning argued that President Donald Trump is right to question the intelligence community’s assessment that the Russian government tried to help Trump win the 2016 election. During an appearance on CNN, host Alisyn Camerota asked Stewart to react to Trump’s argument in a Christian Broadcasting...

    EU's Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine's progress
    Jul13

    EU's Juncker says corruption undermining Ukraine's progress

    KIEV (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said corruption was undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed on Thursday to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration
    Jul13

    Poroshenko Calls for Elaborating Roadmap of Ukraine’s EU Integration

    KIEV (Sputnik) – It is necessary to begin the elaboration of a roadmap on further rapprochement of Ukraine and the European Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. “We must make efforts so that the European integration ceases to be an abstract concert and becomes closer, tangible and more understanding for the people … Today it...

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)
    Jul13

    EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – European Union leaders on Thursday pushed Ukraine to step up its battle against corruption after the 28-nation bloc agreed to ratify a landmark cooperation deal. …read more Source: The West...

    Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences
    Jul13

    Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences

    Five men convicted of killing Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov were on Thursday given lengthy prison terms. A Russian court last month convicted Zaur Dadayev and four accomplices — all ethnic Chechens — for the February 2015 assassination of Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Vladimir Putin. Dadayev, the...

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul13

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea

    BERLIN (AP) ” The German government says it’s discussing possible consequences after learning Russia diverted at least two German-produced gas turbines to Crimea, in violation of European Union sanctions.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian Jets Buzz NATO Airspace as ‘Close Encounters’ Rise Sharply
    Jul13

    Russian Jets Buzz NATO Airspace as ‘Close Encounters’ Rise Sharply

    Russia has significantly increased its military activity in the skies around Western European NATO members, according to a new report that warns the tactic could present a danger to civilian aircraft. NATO forces in Europe scrambled fighter jets to intercept approaching Russian aircraft — so-called Quick Reaction Alerts or QRA — close to 800...

    Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov developing killer AI robots
    Jul13

    Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov developing killer AI robots

    Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has announced it will launch a range of autonomous combat drones which will use artificial intelligence to identify targets and make decisions on their own. The move is likely to fuel ongoing concerns about the ethics of autonomous weapons. The company released images of one of the combat robots, showing it...

    DW: Bulgaria Expects a Busy Summer
    Jul13

    DW: Bulgaria Expects a Busy Summer

    n the resort of Slanchev Bryag, known internationally as Sunny Beach, tourism is booming. Because of the risk of terrorism in travel destinations such as Turkey and Egypt, Bulgaria has established itself as an alternative option, says Deusche Welle. Regular customers value the cost-effectiveness of its package holidays and its beaches with their...

    The barrier-breaking power of learning someone else’s story
    Jul13

    The barrier-breaking power of learning someone else’s story

    As 16-year-old Malak Lahham was passing through Israel’s international airport, security personnel pulled her aside and told her she would have to answer some questions. “I was creeped out,” Lahham, an Arab, later admitted. “What was going to happen? Have I done anything wrong?” She was traveling with no family members, only her teacher....