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    As cyberattack hit, Ukrainians turned to Facebook, Google
    Jul05

    As cyberattack hit, Ukrainians turned to Facebook, Google

    BORYSPIL, Ukraine (AP) — When departure information disappeared from Kiev airport’s website after last week’s cyberattack, employees trained a camera on the departure board and broadcast it to YouTube. Today, government agencies regularly post official statements to their Facebook walls and press officers eschew emails to chat with...

    Trump walks tightrope in first Putin encounter
    Jul05

    Trump walks tightrope in first Putin encounter

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: It was a constant refrain on the campaign trail for Donald Trump in his quest for the US presidency: “We’re going to have a great relationship with Putin and Russia.” Now, weighed down by claims that Moscow helped put him in the White House, Trump is set to finally meet his Russian counterpart in an encounter fraught with...

    Ukraine Claims Authorities Avoided Second Cyberattack
    Jul05

    Ukraine Claims Authorities Avoided Second Cyberattack

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says that authorities have avoided a second cyberattack. The announcement suggests that the effort to wreak electronic havoc across Ukraine is ongoing. Ukraine is still trying to find its feet after scores or even hundreds of businesses and government agencies were hit by an explosion...

    Austrian foreign minister stresses need to implement Minsk Agreements
    Jul05

    Austrian foreign minister stresses need to implement Minsk Agreements

    Conflicts in the OSCE is something we must focus on. I am referring to the conflict in Ukraine. The situation there is very serious, Sebastian Kurz stressed. …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Turkey’s Erdogan to hold talks on sidelines of G20
    Jul05

    Merkel, Turkey’s Erdogan to hold talks on sidelines of G20

    File PhotoBERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of a summit of G20 leading economies starting on Friday in the German port of Hamburg, her spokesperson said on Wednesday.Relations between the NATO partners have soured in the last few months. On Tuesday, Turkey condemned as...

    Trump Heads Back To Europe, Hopes To Receive Friendly Welcome In Poland
    Jul05

    Trump Heads Back To Europe, Hopes To Receive Friendly Welcome In Poland

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on...

    Netherlands to try suspects in Malaysia plane downed in Ukraine
    Jul05

    Netherlands to try suspects in Malaysia plane downed in Ukraine

    Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said in a statement that the decision was made by the countries jointly investigating the crash …read more Source:...

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss
    Jul05

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

    Washington, Jul 5 – President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to...

    Levon Aronyan vs Azerbaijani chess players
    Jul05

    Levon Aronyan vs Azerbaijani chess players

    The next round of the FIDE Grand-Prix 2017 starts in Geneva, Switzerland, on July 6. Armenia’s leading chess player Levon Aronian is among the 18 qualifiers. Aronian, who tops the FIDE ranking leads with 2809 points, is the main favorite of the tournament. He is followed by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) and Anish Giri (Netherlands) who...

    President Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland
    Jul05

    President Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on...