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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine minister   held over alleged   bribery scheme
    Jul08

    Ukraine minister held over alleged bribery scheme

    Kiev: Ukraine’s security service said on Friday it had arrested the deputy health minister for allegedly running a bribery scheme that saw patients pay extra money for operations and other essential treatment. Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn becomes the most prominent figure detained since the appointment of a new government in...

    Four Nato battalions to serve as deterrents in eastern Europe
    Jul08

    Four Nato battalions to serve as deterrents in eastern Europe

    Warsaw // The United States will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland as part of broader Nato efforts to reassure former Communist eastern member states fearful of a more assertive Russia.The troops will serve “shoulder to shoulder” with Polish forces, US president Barack Obama told a summit of Nato leaders in the Polish capital on...

    Echoes of Cold War as Nato leaders pledge to boost strength
    Jul08

    Echoes of Cold War as Nato leaders pledge to boost strength

    The spectre of a new Cold War between the West and Russia loomed on Friday as Nato leaders agreed at a summit in Warsaw to mobilise thousands of troops at the borders of eastern European countries that were formerly part of the Soviet bloc.The Kremlin bitterly denounced “anti-Russian hysteria” after the US president Barack Obama,...

    Warsaw: NATO’s Theater of the Absurd
    Jul08

    Warsaw: NATO’s Theater of the Absurd

    Harvey M. Sapolsky, Elizabeth S. Barnes Security, Europe NATO is the United States’ way to manage European security. The United States would do it for free, and the NATO nations know that and spend accordingly. Time for another NATO Summit, this one in Warsaw, Poland. Each has a theme, several photo ops for the attending leaders, a terrific...

    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow
    Jul08

    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday. The officials were expelled June 17, department spokesman John Kirby told reporters. He didn’t immediately provide additional information. Kirby...

    Read President Obama’s Remarks About the Dallas Police Shooting
    Jul08

    Read President Obama’s Remarks About the Dallas Police Shooting

    President Barack Obama on Friday characterized the killing of five police officers in Dallas as a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement.” “Today is a wrenching reminder of the sacrifices that they make for us,” he said. “We also know that when people are armed with powerful weapons, unfortunately it makes attacks like...

    Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016
    Jul08

    Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016

    —————————————- THIS WEEK’S TOP NEWS STORIES —————————————- FIVE JAMAICAN POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED IN SHOOTING OF STUDENT—07/05/16 Jamaica’s Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has arrested five members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in connection with the shooting of a student of the Convent of Mercy Academy....

    NATO Must Do More For Eastern Allies — Lithuanian Foreign Minister
    Jul08

    NATO Must Do More For Eastern Allies — Lithuanian Foreign Minister

    NATO must do more to help Eastern allies like Ukraine and Georgia, according to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. Speaking to RFE/RL’s Rikard Jozwiak at the NATO summit in Warsaw, he also welcomed the decision to deploy a NATO battalion to his country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama gives worried allies a pep talk at NATO summit
    Jul08

    Obama gives worried allies a pep talk at NATO summit

    WARSAW — NATO leaders took pains Friday to demonstrate common resolve at the outset of a two-day summit overshadowed by concerns over European unity and alliance divisions about how to counter Russia’s territorial grabs. “This will be a landmark summit and the decisions we are going to take together will once again confirm that Europe and...

    NATO decides to bolster eastern flank with four battalions
    Jul08

    NATO decides to bolster eastern flank with four battalions

    NATO announced on Friday it will deploy four multinational battalions to Poland and three Baltic countries, which fear potential Russian aggression following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...