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    The Latest: English FA gives advice to players’ families
    Jun14

    The Latest: English FA gives advice to players’ families

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 1:50 p.m. The English Football Association says it has contacted players’ families and given them advice ahead of Thursday’s match between England and Wales at the European Championship, which is being played amid tightened security after fan...

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash
    Jun14

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany needs to focus on its defensive deficiencies weaknesses as it prepares to play Poland, top-scorers in qualifying round for the European Championship. The world...

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report
    Jun14

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report

    The German government is supporting the development of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite opposition from Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic states, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung has reported. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Exhibit focuses on WWII massacre of Soviet Ukraine’s Jews
    Jun14

    Exhibit focuses on WWII massacre of Soviet Ukraine’s Jews

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition focused on the massacre of Jews in Soviet Ukraine during World War II is going on display in suburban… …read more Source:...

    Russian military drills check mobilization readiness
    Jun14

    Russian military drills check mobilization readiness

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered snap drills to check the Russian military’s readiness to quickly mobilize its forces. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the maneuvers that began Tuesday will last for a week. He said the exercise is aimed at checking the readiness of reserve military units and weapons...

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, like many athletes, he switched his allegiance from Ukraine to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, like many athletes, he switched his allegiance from Ukraine to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister
    Jun14

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister

    Threatening voters with dire consequences if they reject the EU is a bad campaign tactic, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has said. “I don’t think that is a good approach,” he told MEPs in the economic and financial affairs committee in response to a question about the EU referendum in the UK. He referred to the Dutch...

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit
    Jun14

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit

    The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are scheduled to meet in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July. This will be their last meeting in this format before the high-level meeting next month which will bring together the heads of state or government of the NATO member...

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of  objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas
    Jun14

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas

    In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, before the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, at which all of the 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein shed a light on “preventable calamities” and worrying...