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    At least 5 killed in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire
    Jun01

    At least 5 killed in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire

    At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing ceasefire, officials on both sides of the conflict said Monday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Whistle-Blowing Russian ‘Troll’ Gets Her Day In Court
    Jun01

    Whistle-Blowing Russian ‘Troll’ Gets Her Day In Court

    A former Russian Internet “troll” who says she was hired to promote certain political views online goes to court in St Petersburg to shine a light on 21st-century information warfare. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines, ‘technically bankrupt,’ to terminate 6,000 jobs
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines, ‘technically bankrupt,’ to terminate 6,000 jobs

    Carrier, already hit ny stiff competion and years of losses, saw flight MH370 disappear in March last year and MH17 shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: Toronto...

    Fighting in Ukraine Eases, but Abuses Continue on Both Sides, U.N. Says
    Jun01

    Fighting in Ukraine Eases, but Abuses Continue on Both Sides, U.N. Says

    Over 6,400 have been killed and 16,000 injured since fighting broke out between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Jun01

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing cease-fire, officials on both sides of the conflict said Monday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Five Die In Fresh Fighting In Ukraine
    Jun01

    Five Die In Fresh Fighting In Ukraine

    Five people have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    On Brexit
    Jun01

    On Brexit

    Behind the smokescreen of speeches and declarations, the re-elected Conservative government in Britain has set a course that is more likely than not to engineer an exit from the European Union (EU) — Brexit. In the slipstream, a second referendum in Scotland will break up the union with England. Not very many favor such an outcome, but the...

    Striking photos from the villages surrounding Chernobyl, taken by people who still live there
    Jun01

    Striking photos from the villages surrounding Chernobyl, taken by people who still live there

    On April 26th, 1986, a catastrophic accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine sent radioactive particles into the air, distributing toxic pollution over a vast area. It has since gone down in history as one of the worst disasters of its kind. 31 people died in the blast, but the long-term effects have been felt ever since....

    Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO has a big challenge
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO has a big challenge

    The newly appointed chief executive of loss-making Malaysia Airlines said on Monday that the carrier is “technically bankrupt”, as he announced plans for a restructuring that will cut the company’s workforce by a third. “We are technically bankrupt…the decline of performance started long before the tragic events of...

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Jun01

    5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire

    The hostilities have subdued since the September cease-fire but fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops still continues across the front line. The U.N. high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Raad al-Hussein, said there are “alarming reports of summary executions by armed groups” and his office is...