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    [Ticker] EU predicts Ukraine visa-free travel in October
    Jul19

    [Ticker] EU predicts Ukraine visa-free travel in October

    Enlargement commissioner Hahn told Ukraine’s new PM, Groysman, in Brussels Tuesday he expected Ukrainian nationals to be granted visa-free access to most EU countries from October. He noted that a recent €100mn EU grant, part of €7bn of grants and loans since 2014, could be used to “top up” civil servants’ salaries to...

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics
    Jul19

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it is exploring the legal options for a possible ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the country’s repeated doping scandals. Russia finished fourth in the gold medal table at the 2012 Olympics in London and third in the...

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup
    Jul19

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup

    For the last five days, Secretary of State John Kerry has been locked in a fight between order and chaos, and it’s not clear who is winning. After standing with French President Francois Hollande to celebrate Bastille Day in Paris on Thursday morning, Kerry flew to Moscow for four hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in an...

    Portugal to renew economic collaboration deal with Russia
    Jul19

    Portugal to renew economic collaboration deal with Russia

    Foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva had a working visit to Moscow on Monday in which a renewed agreement on economic collaboration with Russia was firmly on the table. Talking to Lusa, Santos Silva says he hopes a deal can be concluded “even this year” as there is much that can be achieved, despite ongoing sanctions imposed by Europe due to...

    Ukraine fighting renews fears on conflict
    Jul19

    Ukraine fighting renews fears on conflict

    Kiev forces vow response as troops die in one of bloodiest days in battle with separatists this year …read more Source: Financial...

    Kilford: What Canada can do about Turkey
    Jul19

    Kilford: What Canada can do about Turkey

    These days, even the most forgiving observer of Turkish politics is having a difficult time glossing over the disturbing news coming out of Turkey. Certainly, the recent aborted coup attempt is important enough. But well before this, journalists, academics and civil society activists critical of the government found themselves under arrest and...

    Seven Ukraine troops die in worst clashes in two months
    Jul19

    Seven Ukraine troops die in worst clashes in two months

    KIEV: Ukraine said Tuesday seven of its soldiers had been killed and 14 wounded in the bloodiest clashes with pro-Russian separatists in two months. The announcement — the highest daily death toll since Ukraine reported seven of its soldiers dying on May 24 — follows a flurry of talks between world leaders and Moscow on stopping the 26-month...

    Sen. Pacquiao to fight on Nov. 5
    Jul19

    Sen. Pacquiao to fight on Nov. 5

    Neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao is coming out of a brief retirement and will return to the boxing ring on Nov. 5 after Top Rank chief Bob Arum conferred with the Filipino boxing icon. Arum said if Terence Crawford wins against Viktor Postol of Ukraine in their showdown this weekend, he will be a prime candidate to face Pacquiao. But not to be...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

    Hundreds of personal stories of sexual violence and harassment are appearing on social media in Russia and Ukraine, after a post by Ukrainian journalist Nastya Melnychenko became an internet sensation. In a region where any discussion of sexual and domestic violence is often taboo, the widespread reaction triggered by the Melnychenko posting has...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

    Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out — for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine — but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...