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    President’s speech in Strasbourg triggers a mixed reaction in Bulgaria
    Jun10

    President’s speech in Strasbourg triggers a mixed reaction in Bulgaria

    Towards the end of his term of office and after declaring he would not be running for a second term, the President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev made an impressive address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. At a session on the causes of migration, an EU anti-tax avoidance directive and unfair practices by chain stores on the domestic...

    EU leader to meet with Putin in St. Petersburg next week
    Jun10

    EU leader to meet with Putin in St. Petersburg next week

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Commission’s president will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week.Jean-Claude Juncker will be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tear Gas and Clashes At Lviv City Hall
    Jun10

    Tear Gas and Clashes At Lviv City Hall

    Activists in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv clashed with police inside City Hall. Angered by a landfill issue, they attempted to storm into a session of city council on June 9. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anti-OSCE Protest Held In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun10

    Anti-OSCE Protest Held In Eastern Ukraine

    A protest has taken place in the separatist-controlled eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk against the deployment of monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France: Strikes, Trash Taint Image as It Hosts Soccer Event
    Jun10

    France: Strikes, Trash Taint Image as It Hosts Soccer Event

    PARIS—The Paris mayor is promising to clear all city streets of garbage by the end of the day after 12 days of strikes that have left a stinky mess — and further clouded France’s image as it hosts the European Championship soccer tournament. Unions remain determined to keep up strikes at the main Paris waste incineration plant, on commuter...

    Thousands protest OSCE presence in rebel-held Ukraine
    Jun10

    Thousands protest OSCE presence in rebel-held Ukraine

    More than 5,000 people rallied Friday in Donetsk, the main base of pro-Russian insurgents in east Ukraine, to protest the presence of OSCE monitors in the war-ravaged region …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key
    Jun10

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key

    NNA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis were not an end in themselves and that implementation of the Minsk peace agreement wa …read more Source: National News...

    Lviv Mayor Says Deadly Fire At City Dump Was Arson
    Jun10

    Lviv Mayor Says Deadly Fire At City Dump Was Arson

    The mayor of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv says arson was the cause of a deadly fire at the city’s waste dump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Italy busts two Ukrainians smuggling migrants on yacht
    Jun10

    Italy busts two Ukrainians smuggling migrants on yacht

    Italian police Friday said they had arrested two Ukrainian nationals on suspicion of smuggling 16 Syrian refugees into the country by yacht from Turkey. …read more Source: The Local...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key
    Jun10

    Merkel says Russia sanctions no end in themselves, but implementing peace deal is key

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis were not an end in themselves and that implementation of the Minsk peace agreement was key to getting them lifted. …read more Source: Channel...