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    Tennis: Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback
    Jun22

    Tennis: Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback

    BIRMINGHAM (AFP) – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was cheered as if she had been the home player, after a straight-sets win over Britains Naomi Broady in Birmingham on Wednesday carried her into a first quarter-final in eight months.The applause was not intended as any slight to Broady, but as acknowledgement of an encouraging...

    Moscow cancels US-Russia meeting, reportedly due to Washington’s reinforcement of Crimea sanctions
    Jun22

    Moscow cancels US-Russia meeting, reportedly due to Washington’s reinforcement of Crimea sanctions

    Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its occupation of Crimea. The post Moscow cancels US-Russia meeting, reportedly due to Washington’s reinforcement of Crimea sanctions appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for workers’ rights
    Jun22

    Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for workers’ rights

    The ITUC Global Rights Index 2017 has ranked Bangladesh among 10 countries from the bottom in the world for workers’ rights. The report, published by International Trade Union Confederation on June 13, said that the number of countries experiencing physical violence and threats against workers rose by 10 per cent (from 52 to 59 countries...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions
    Jun22

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions

    Russia has cancelled a planned meeting between its deputy foreign minister, Sergey Rybakov, and U.S. Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon in response to a new round of sanctions imposed by the U.S. The sanctions, which pertain to more than three dozen individuals and organizations involved in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, were announced...

    Threats, NATO Demands Underpin Global Arms Demand
    Jun22

    Threats, NATO Demands Underpin Global Arms Demand

    Military conflicts and growing threats around the world continue to underpin demand for weapons, but industry and government leaders from the United States, Europe, Russia and the Middle East say they don’t see a huge near-term spike in arms orders. Executives report being busier than ever at this year’s Paris Airshow, the oldest and...

    Customs officer proposed to girlfriend by setting up drug bust
    Jun22

    Customs officer proposed to girlfriend by setting up drug bust

    A customs officer proposed to his girlfriend by setting up a drugs bust. Oksana Tichkovskaya was travelling back to Ukraine with her mother from Poland when she was pulled over at the border by officers with sniffer dogs, the Daily Mirror reports…. …read more Source: Jamaica...

    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban
    Jun22

    Transnistria Leader Asks Russia to Assess Moldovan-Ukrainian Car Transit Ban

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Speaking with Russia’s Izvestiya newspaper, Krasnoselsky said his Moldovan counterpart had confirmed that Moldova and Ukraine planned to end transit of Transnistria-registered cars through their territories starting on July 1. “There are 220,000 Russian citizens living in Transnistria,” Krasnoselsky told the outlet. “They...

    Ukraine’s President Says Defense Deals With U.S. To Be Signed Soon
    Jun22

    Ukraine’s President Says Defense Deals With U.S. To Be Signed Soon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in Washington on June 21 that representatives from U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration have agreed to visit Kyiv “in the near future” and will sign “very important” defense agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, June 21
    Jun22

    News of the day from across the globe, June 21

    Fighting between government forces and rebels in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than 1 million since it began in 2014. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday welcoming the deployment of a 5,000-strong force from five countries in Africa’s vast Sahel...

    Power in the absence of money
    Jun22

    Power in the absence of money

    (Credit: Getty/Chip Somodevilla/uschools) It was 6 a.m. on an icy November morning at Fort Carson, Colorado, when I learned the one thing that West Point had been trying to teach me for four years. It was getting light, and we had just gone through reveille formation, that ridiculous Army ritual whereby the whole company stands in formation at...