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    NATO agrees Afghanistan troop boost but no combat role
    Jun29

    NATO agrees Afghanistan troop boost but no combat role

    BRUSSELS: NATO will increase troop numbers in Afghanistan to help train local forces facing a resurgent Taliban but will not return to a combat role, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.The alliance ended its longest-ever military operation in 2014 when it handed over post-9/11 frontline duties to the Afghan military and took on an...

    SOCAR Ukraine obtains license for gas supplies
    Jun29

    SOCAR Ukraine obtains license for gas supplies

    The National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities of Ukraine issued licenses to the “Trade house of SOCAR Ukraine” LLC and Gastron-Ukraine LLC to carry out economic activities for the supply of natural gas on the territory of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Extended Sanctions For Russia, Preferential Measures For Ukraine
    Jun29

    Extended Sanctions For Russia, Preferential Measures For Ukraine

    Yesterday (June 28th) the Council of the European Union prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until January 1st 2018. This decision follows an update from President Macron and Chancellor Merkel to the European Council of 22-23 June 2017 on the implementation of the Minsk Agreements. This paved the way for...

    Merkel takes aim at Trump ahead of stormy G20
    Jun29

    Merkel takes aim at Trump ahead of stormy G20

    Ahead of next month’s G20 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking to agree a battle plan with EU allies amid continental divisions on immigration and how to deal with the Trump presidency © AFP / John MACDOUGALLBerlin, Germany, Jun 29 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared headed for a collision course with US President...

    Russia says new British carrier ‘convenient target’
    Jun29

    Russia says new British carrier ‘convenient target’

    MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday mocked Britain’s brand new HMS Elizabeth II aircraft carrier, saying it was above all a “convenient target” for Moscow’s forces. The Russian defense ministry described as “arrogant” comments by British defense minister Michael Fallon, who labelled Russia’s only aircraft carrier the Admiral Kuznetsov as...

    Ukraine faces Eurovision fine
    Jun29

    Ukraine faces Eurovision fine

    Ukraine’s state TV company should be fined for damaging the “brand reputation” of the Eurovision Song Contest, according to the organizers. “The contest’s steering committee … has recommended that UA:PBC [the Ukrainian state broadcaster] should receive a substantial fine in line with the rules of the competition,” said a statement by...

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017
    Jun29

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Defense Ministers Meet To Discuss Raising Spending, Afghanistan
    Jun29

    NATO Defense Ministers Meet To Discuss Raising Spending, Afghanistan

    Defense ministers from NATO’s 29 member states are meeting in Brussels on June 29 to discuss raising defense spending further and sending more troops to Afghanistan to help the government battle a resurgent Taliban. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Annual Armenian PR Award to be held with Beeline support
    Jun29

    Annual Armenian PR Award to be held with Beeline support

    ArmInfo.Armenian PR Association scientific- informational NGO will hold the second Armenian PR Award ceremony on July 18 with support from Beeline. The award objective is to develop and increase competent communication culture among public reactions experts, mass media, and various groups of society in Armenia, as well as to facilitate PR...

    Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recovering
    Jun29

    Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recovering

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze computers around the globe, said Thursday that most of its terminals are now operational, though some remain crippled. The shipping company is one of a number of major corporations and government agencies...