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    Newspaper summaries-June 28 2017
    Jun28

    Newspaper summaries-June 28 2017

    Daily Nation Nasa’s plan: Unity, jobs, health for all: Nasa has grouped its priorities under five main pledges it plans to work on if it forms the next government. The alliance, under presidential candidate Raila Odinga describes itself as “the coalition of the Constitution” in its manifesto launched last evening. “Nasa coalition exists to...

    Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’
    Jun28

    Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

    ISLAMABAD: Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing while attempting to summit a peak in northern Pakistan nicknamed “Killer Mountain”, mountaineering experts said Tuesday. “Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat,” the world´s ninth...

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker
    Jun28

    Italy FM’s Crimea Statement Shows Poor Knowledge of History – Lawmaker

    ROME (Sputnik) — The recent statement made by Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano about non-recognition of Crimea’s reunification with Russia shows the diplomat’s poor knowledge of history, Stefano Valdegamberi, a member of Italy’s Veneto regional council, told Sputnik on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Alfano said that Italy...

    Finance: 10 things you need to know in markets today
    Jun28

    Finance: 10 things you need to know in markets today

    Everything you need to know on Wednesday morning. Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Wednesday. 1. Splits over Brexit emerged yesterday at the very highest levels of the British government as the Brexit secretary accused the chancellor of inconsistency and Boris Johnson faced mockery, the Times reports. Prime Minister...

    Europe dismantles Ukraine’s ‘paper curtain’
    Jun28

    Europe dismantles Ukraine’s ‘paper curtain’

    MOSCOW — Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian president, called it the collapse of the “paper curtain.” …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent

    Manafort has denied any coordination with Russia and has said his work in Ukraine was not related to the campaign. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

    Manafort says in a Justice Department filing that his firm, DMP International, received more than $17 million from the Party of Regions, the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine, for consulting work from 2012 through 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Putin’s Sending a Tough Guy as Ambassador to the U.S.—He Should Fit Right In to Trump’s Washington
    Jun28

    Putin’s Sending a Tough Guy as Ambassador to the U.S.—He Should Fit Right In to Trump’s Washington

    KIEV, Ukraine—In Russia it’s often said that “deputy directors” in the federation bureaucracy are the actual decision makers. If so, over the past decade the Russian military officer and diplomat Gen. Anatoly Antonov has been making a lot of very important decisions indeed. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Registers As Agent For Yanukovych’s Party
    Jun28

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Registers As Agent For Yanukovych’s Party

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, registered on June 27 as a foreign agent for consulting work he did for the political party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New strain of ransomware cripples networks
    Jun28

    New strain of ransomware cripples networks

    PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh cyber-assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious...