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    Merkel hopes for progress this month on Ukraine peace deal
    Jun10

    Merkel hopes for progress this month on Ukraine peace deal

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes for progress this month on implementing a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.Merkel noted… …read more Source:...

    Anti-OSCE Protest Held In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun10

    Anti-OSCE Protest Held In Eastern Ukraine

    A protest has taken place in the separatist-controlled eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk against the deployment of monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tear Gas and Clashes At Lviv City Hall
    Jun10

    Tear Gas and Clashes At Lviv City Hall

    Activists in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv clashed with police inside City Hall. Angered by a landfill issue, they attempted to storm into a session of city council on June 9. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France: Strikes, Trash Taint Image as It Hosts Soccer Event
    Jun10

    France: Strikes, Trash Taint Image as It Hosts Soccer Event

    PARIS—The Paris mayor is promising to clear all city streets of garbage by the end of the day after 12 days of strikes that have left a stinky mess — and further clouded France’s image as it hosts the European Championship soccer tournament. Unions remain determined to keep up strikes at the main Paris waste incineration plant, on commuter...

    Lviv Mayor Says Deadly Fire At City Dump Was Arson
    Jun10

    Lviv Mayor Says Deadly Fire At City Dump Was Arson

    The mayor of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv says arson was the cause of a deadly fire at the city’s waste dump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Floods, Strikes, Terrorist Threats — Euro 2016 Debuts in France
    Jun10

    Floods, Strikes, Terrorist Threats — Euro 2016 Debuts in France

    The floodwaters are receding and sunbathers are back in Paris parks, but the Seine River still laps over arteries that normally host cars and skateboarders. Strikes over unpopular labor reforms have disrupted rail, fuel and garbage services, while authorities are on high alert over terrorist fears. In some ways, the monthlong UEFA European...

    Where in the World Are We Going?
    Jun10

    Where in the World Are We Going?

    It seems that everywhere we turn in the world America is there: in the South China Sea, the Baltic states, Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Libya, Cuba, South Korea, Mexico — the list goes on and on. And our role in all these places seems to go on and on, too. We hear more and more a relevant question: Do we have to be everywhere?...

    Liberals ‘considering’ NATO request that 1,000 Canadian troops be deployed in Eastern Europe
    Jun10

    Liberals ‘considering’ NATO request that 1,000 Canadian troops be deployed in Eastern Europe

    Eastern European NATO allies have been pressing Canada to deploy up to 1,000 soldiers into the region to bolster the alliance’s presence amid continued concerns about Russian aggression. The Liberal government says it is looking “actively considering options.” However, Eastern European diplomats say Ottawa has been giving “contradictory”...

    Floods, Strikes and Terrorist threats — Euro 2016 Debuts in France
    Jun10

    Floods, Strikes and Terrorist threats — Euro 2016 Debuts in France

    Floods, strikes and threats of another terrorist attack … the monthlong Euro 2016 football championship kicks off outside Paris Friday amid a raft of potential problems. Earlier in the week, Ukrainian police arrested a man suspected of plotting attacks during the games, just as fans begin arriving in France. But from the French capital, Lisa...

    Could a Russia-Ukraine deal be possible by early 2017?
    Jun10

    Could a Russia-Ukraine deal be possible by early 2017?

    WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The White House is pushing hard to have a Russia-Ukraine peace deal implemented by the time President Barack Obama leaves office, top national security adviser Susan Rice said on Thursday. Rice, who coordinates foreign policy at the White House, said she saw potential for resolution in the Ukraine crisis by the end of the...