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    Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings
    Jun04

    Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings

    Indian Grandmaster and former world junior champion P Harikrishna played out an easy draw with Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan in the eighth and penultimate round of Shamkir International chess tournament in Shamkir. While it did not help to go up the ladder in the 10-player round-robin tournament, the easiest of the draws with black kept...

    Paris: River Seine reaches its highest level in decades (pics+vid)
    Jun04

    Paris: River Seine reaches its highest level in decades (pics+vid)

    The River Seine has risen to its highest level for decades in Paris, forcing the authorities to close metro stations and museums. Two Metro stations located near the river bank were closed after water started to leak though the walls, while the Louvre museum and Musee d’Orsay, were closed protectively and artworks held in its underground...

    Poroshenko pins high hopes on Crimean Tatars
    Jun04

    Poroshenko pins high hopes on Crimean Tatars

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to “bring back” Crimea and the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Lugansk. …read more Source: World...

    Estonian president appoints four new ambassadors  – The Baltic Times
    Jun04

    Estonian president appoints four new ambassadors – The Baltic Times

    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves on Friday appointed Estonia’s new ambassadors to China, Norway, Belarus, and Ukraine……. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister
    Jun04

    I am my own man, says Ukraine’s new prime minister

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kiev, Ukraine, June 3, 2016. REUTERS KIEV: Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Friday he would not let his decision-making be shackled by powerful vested interests, allowing him to push through reforms and usher in a period of economic...

    What China Learned from America’s Biggest World War Two Naval Victory
    Jun04

    What China Learned from America’s Biggest World War Two Naval Victory

    Lyle J. Goldstein Global Governance, East Asia The Battle of Midway: The PLA Navy uses American strategies as a blueprint for future success. China’s aircraft carrier program is maturing. The first photos have now emerged that show Liaoning operating with a decent clutch of J-15 fighters, as well as helicopters on deck. The aircraft are now...

    Paris river swells to 30-year high
    Jun04

    Paris river swells to 30-year high

    The River Seine in Paris is at its highest level for more than 30 years, with floods forcing closed parts of the metro systems and major landmarks. The Louvre and Orsay museums were shut while staff moved artworks to safety as flood levels climbed above 6m (18ft). The Seine is set to reach as high as 6.5m and unlikely to recede over the weekend,...

    UN concerned over rights situation in Ukraine
    Jun04

    UN concerned over rights situation in Ukraine

    The United Nations continues to report human rights violations in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Silenced on Her Husband’s Disappearance
    Jun04

    Silenced on Her Husband’s Disappearance

    “Come in,” the stylish middle-aged woman says as she leads me into her bright spacious kitchen. Her husband disappeared without a trace in March last year when he was driving from Donetsk, the capital of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) in war-torn eastern Ukraine. His elderly mother was feeling unwell, and he...

    ‘Normandy Quartet’ agrees on OSCE mission, says Poroshenko
    Jun04

    ‘Normandy Quartet’ agrees on OSCE mission, says Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on… …read more Source:...