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      NATO demands Russia withdraw from Ukraine
      Jun16

      NATO demands Russia withdraw from Ukraine

      BRUSSELS, Belgium – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday, June 15, demanded that Russia withdraw its forces and military hardware from Ukraine, and halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists battling Kiev. “Russia needs to stop supporting the militants and withdraw its forces and military equipment from Ukrainian territory,”...

      Spain’s public debt surpasses 100% in 20-year high
      Jun15

      Spain’s public debt surpasses 100% in 20-year high

      MADRID, Spain – Spain’s public debt rose above 100% in the first quarter to its highest level in 20 years, the central bank said Wednesday, June 15, as Madrid faces an EU sanctions threat for public overspending. Debt as a proportion of … …read more Source:...

      Schweinsteiger is back as Germany starts Euro 2016 with win
      Jun13

      Schweinsteiger is back as Germany starts Euro 2016 with win

      LILLE, France – Bastian Schweinsteiger had time for 3 touches of the ball and scored with one as world champions Germany started their European Championship campaign with a 2-0 win over Ukraine. The 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder came on in the 90th minute and quickly put away a perfect pass from … …read more Source:...

      Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev
      Jun12

      Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev

      KIEV, Ukraine – More than 700 gay rights activists marched through central Kiev on Sunday, June 12, prompting an unprecedented security operation in the ex-Soviet country where homophobia remains widespread. Sunday’s march was the third such gay pride rally in Ukraine but the first ever to be held in the … …read more Source:...

      Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for historic second world title
      Jun12

      Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for historic second world title

      NEW YORK, USA – Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko knocked out Roman Martinez on Saturday to grab the World Boxing Organization super featherweight world title – his second world belt in just his seventh pro bout. Two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko sent Puerto Rico’s Martinez sprawling on … …read more Source:...

      France tries to resolve strike woes before Euro 2016
      Jun07

      France tries to resolve strike woes before Euro 2016

      PARIS, France – French rail unions were holding make-or-break talks with employers late Monday, June 6, to try to end a 6-day strike that threatens to disrupt the Euro 2016 football championships. Preparations for the tournament are already clouded by security fears, which grew Monday as Ukraine announced it had … …read more Source:...

      Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
      Jun07

      Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

      KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine said Monday, June 6, it had arrested a suspected far-right French extremist who was allegedly planning to attack the Euro 2016 championships, adding to security fears over Europe’s showcase football tournament. The 25-year-old man had a huge arsenal of weapons and was planning to attack a … …read more...

      MH17 criminal probe results due within months – prosecutor
      Jun04

      MH17 criminal probe results due within months – prosecutor

      THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Initial results from a criminal inquiry into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over war-torn eastern Ukraine nearly two years ago will be available within months, Dutch prosecutors have said. The results are expected to shed light on the exact type of missile used to … …read more Source:...

      Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines
      Jun02

      Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

      KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Families of 6 Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday, June 2, blaming the carrier for the tragedy. The suit accuses the airline of negligence and … …read more Source:...

      Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat
      May31

      Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat

      KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. The 35-year-old member of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s populist party strode to the … …read more Source:...