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    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 29 Jun 2017
    Jun29

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 29 Jun 2017

    Vatican treasurer Pell faces sex charges An Australian cardinal, the third most senior figure in the Vatican, has denied any wrongdoing after being charged with multiple sexual offences by Melbourne police. Saying he was ill, Cardinal George Pell last year refused to return to Australia to give evidence to a child abuse inquiry and spoke via...

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack

    KYIV – A Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous days cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyivs int …read more Source: Big News...

    Bulgaria’s coalition Government  to Table  Amendments to Speed up the Process of Granting Citizenship
    Jun29

    Bulgaria’s coalition Government to Table Amendments to Speed up the Process of Granting Citizenship

    Bulgaria’s coalition government is to table in the National Assembly proposed amendments to the Bulgarians Abroad Act and the Bulgarian Citizenship Act to speed up the process of granting citizenship to applicants from non-EU countries, quoted by the Independent Balkan News Agency. Principal beneficiaries are expected to be those claiming...

    We were warned about Russia – but didn’t listen
    Jun29

    We were warned about Russia – but didn’t listen

    Russia tries to tell its neighbours what to do. Then it gets cross with them for objecting to its interference. That, in a nutshell, is the story of European security since 1991. The latest row with Norway exemplifies this. Norway, it is probably worth pointing out, is hardly an example of—to mimic the Kremlin’s propaganda memes—a historic...

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now
    Jun29

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now

    It’s a good idea to pay very close attention to what Russia does to its neighbors, because it often foreshadows things Moscow will later try out farther to the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment
    Jun29

    Germany Expects Steps From Ukraine, Russia Toward Minsk Deal Fulfillment

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Germany expects strident moves by both Russia and Ukraine aimed at the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said on Wednesday. “We expect from Ukrainians, as well as from Russians, to take steps toward implementation of the Minsk accords,” Schaefer told the...

    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
    Jun29

    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

    Customers queue in ‘Rost’ supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine June 27, 2017 in this picture obtained from social media. MIKHAIL GOLUB via REUTER A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in...

    Focus on defense after new global cyberattack
    Jun29

    Focus on defense after new global cyberattack

    Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot Wednesday as calls grew to step up defenses after a fresh wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia worldwide. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards
    Jun29

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On 30 June the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh will host a round table “On the protection of lawyers’ rights and ethical standards of the legal profession”, organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz and the Paris Bars. The objective of the roundtable is to provide exposure to best...

    Merkel seeks united European front before stormy G20
    Jun29

    Merkel seeks united European front before stormy G20

    BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddles with western European allies Thursday to draw up a battle strategy a week before she hosts what is expected to be the most fractious G20 summit in years. With US President Donald Trump preaching “America First” and dismissing climate change, Western allies are struggling to find a common front at...