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    Politics Causes Trash Pile up in Lviv, Volunteers Try to Help
    Jun23

    Politics Causes Trash Pile up in Lviv, Volunteers Try to Help

    The city of Lviv is one of Ukraine’s top tourist attractions. That will change if trash keeps piling up there. The city’s dumps are full. The Ukraine government is supposed to haul garbage to landfills outside the city. But the country’s president and Lviv’s mayor belong to warring political parties. For a year now garbage...

    Family Declines Autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea
    Jun21

    Family Declines Autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

    An Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the U.S. student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma, the agency said on Tuesday. The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office was still conferring on Tuesday with doctors at a Cincinnati...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions

    Russia said on Wednesday it was cancelling a high level meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon in response to what it called a significant widening of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. Moscow said it was obliged to react after the U.S. government on Tuesday added 38 individuals...

    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’
    May30

    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron rolled out the red carpet for Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Monday, but past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking allegations. The newly elected Macron hosted Putin at the sumptuous 17th century palace...

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks
    May29

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a...

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change
    May27

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change

    TAORMINA, Italy—Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan...

    MP Urges Government to Fast-Track Magnitsky-Style Legislation
    May25

    MP Urges Government to Fast-Track Magnitsky-Style Legislation

    Legislation that would impose sanctions on human rights violators around the world, deny them visas, and seize their assets may soon be passed in Canada. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said last week that the government will support Bill-S-226—which would establish Magnitsky-style sanctions on human rights abusers not only in Russia...

    Cyber Attack Group Threatens to Release More Malicious Code
    May16

    Cyber Attack Group Threatens to Release More Malicious Code

    WASHINGTON—Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry “ransomware” attack warned it would release more malicious code. The fast-spreading cyber extortion campaign, which has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide...

    British Hospitals, Spanish Firms Among Targets of Huge Cyberattack
    May12

    British Hospitals, Spanish Firms Among Targets of Huge Cyberattack

    LONDON/MADRID—A huge cyberattack brought disruption to Britain’s health system on Friday and infected many Spanish companies with malicious software, and security researchers said a dozen other countries may be affected. Hospitals and doctors’ surgeries in parts of England were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments....

    Ex-rebel Leaders Detail Role Played by Putin Aide in East Ukraine
    May11

    Ex-rebel Leaders Detail Role Played by Putin Aide in East Ukraine

    MOSCOW—A top aide to Vladimir Putin decides how the pro-Moscow administration of eastern Ukraine is run and who gets what jobs there, three former rebel leaders said, challenging Kremlin denials that it calls the shots in the region. Their comments to Reuters shed light on the role played by the secretive Vladislav Surkov, who has long been at...

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