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App Offering Government Services to Ukrainians Expands Reach

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Jun,2023
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In collaboration with the Ukrainian government, the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, has created an app that connects Ukrainians with their government so they can access public services — and use of the app’s code has expanded to…

Life ‘in Danger’ of German Jailed in Iran, Activist Says

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Jun,2023
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The life of a German Iranian detained in Iran is in danger and she is in such pain she can barely move, a fellow prisoner who is a prominent rights activist said Sunday. Nahid Taghavi, 68, was sentenced to 10…

Latest in Ukraine: Many of Kyiv’s Bomb Shelters Unusable, Inspection Finds 

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Jun,2023
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Latest developments: A 2-year-old girl was killed and 22 other injured, five of them children, from a Russian missile strike near the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro, the regional governor, Serhiy Lysak, said Sunday. “Overnight, the body of a girl…

Tour de France Anti-COVID Protocol to Keep Riders in Hotels

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Jun,2023
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Tour de France organizers have set up an anti-COVID protocol for this year’s race, with riders and team staff banned from signing autographs and eating out of their hotels, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters Saturday. …

Polish Opposition Supporters, Seeking Change, Mark 1989 Solidarity Win

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Jun,2023
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Thousands gathered in Warsaw on Sunday, the 34th anniversary of Poland’s first postwar democratic election, for a protest march the liberal opposition has billed as a test of its ability to end nearly eight years of nationalist rule later this…

Sweden, Turkey, Finland Set for More Swedish NATO Membership Talks

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Jun,2023
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Turkey, Sweden and Finland will meet later this month to try to overcome objections that have delayed Sweden’s NATO membership bid, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey in March ratified Finland’s bid…

Turkey’s Erdogan Sworn in, Signals Economic U-turn with Cabinet Picks

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Jun,2023
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President Tayyip Erdogan signaled Saturday his newly elected government would return to more orthodox economic policies when he named Mehmet Simsek to his Cabinet to tackle Turkey’s cost-of-living crisis and other strains. Simsek’s appointment as treasury and finance minister could…

Acclaimed Composer Kaija Saariaho Dies at 70 of Brain Tumor 

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Jun,2023
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Kaija Saariaho, who wrote acclaimed works that made her the among the most prominent composers of the 21st century, died Friday. She was 70.  Saariaho died at her apartment in Paris, her family said in a statement posted on her…

Pope Warns of Corruption Risk in Missionary Fundraising After AP Probe

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Jun,2023
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Pope Francis warned the Vatican’s missionary fundraisers Saturday not to allow financial corruption to creep into their work, insisting that spirituality and spreading the Gospel must drive their operations, not mere entrepreneurship.  Francis made the comments in a speech to…

Mixed Review on Plastic Pollution Ban Talks in Paris

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Jun,2023
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Green and other groups have given mixed reviews to the sometimes-rocky talks on eradicating plastic pollution, which ended Saturday in Paris with an agreement to write the first draft of a groundbreaking global treaty. The deal reached after five days…

How Turkey’s Erdogan Has Maintained a Tight Grip on Power

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Jun,2023
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a populist with increasingly authoritarian tendencies, is scheduled to take the oath of office and start his third presidential term Saturday following his latest election win. Erdogan, who has led Turkey as prime minister or…

Latest in Ukraine: Zelenskyy ‘Strongly Believes’ Counteroffensive Will Be Successful

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Jun,2023
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Latest developments: Britain’s Defense Ministry said Saturday in its daily intelligence update on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine that Russia’s VDV or airborne forces have assumed “an increasingly important role” in Bakhmut. While the VDV’s pre-invasion elite status is now “much…

Russia Says Ukrainian Artillery Fire Kills 4 on Border Regions

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Jun,2023
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The governor of Russia’s Belgorod region said four people were killed Friday in two separate Ukrainian shelling attacks on towns near the border, while officials in nearby regions reported overnight drone attacks. Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov wrote on Telegram that shelling…

British Teen in Terrorism Case to Serve at Least 6 Years

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Jun,2023
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A teenager reported to British anti-terror authorities by his mother was jailed for life Friday. Matthew King, 19, will serve a minimum term of six years for plotting a terror attack on police officers or soldiers. In what was the…

У Міненерго очікують, що тарифи на електроенергію для населення до кінця року не підвищуватимуть

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Jun,2023
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Уряд із червня підвищив тариф на електроенергію для побутових споживачів до 2,64 грн/кВт-год …

Iran Releases 1 Danish, 2 Austrian Citizens

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Jun,2023
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Iran has released one Danish and two Austrian citizens, the European countries said Friday, thanking Oman and Belgium for their help in getting the trio freed. Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said he was “very relieved” that Kamran Ghaderi and…

History Has Been Unexpected Casualty of Russia’s War   

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Jun,2023
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Elizabeth Abosch was in Moscow working on her dissertation when Russia invaded Ukraine last February. What struck the American doctoral candidate the most about the Moscow suburb where she lived at the time was how “everyone was going on as…

Biden Administration Urged to Back UN-Sanctioned Tribunal on Russian Aggression

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Jun,2023
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Two influential Democratic senators are urging the Biden administration to change course and back the establishment of a U.N.-sanctioned special tribunal to hold Russian leaders accountable for the 2022 invasion of Ukraine. On Wednesday, Democrats Ben Cardin and Tim Kaine,…

US Wants to Engage Russia on Nuclear Arms Control, Officials Say

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Jun,2023
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The White House is ready to have talks with Russia without preconditions about a future nuclear arms control framework even as it is enacting countermeasures in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to suspend the last nuclear arms control…

Latest in Ukraine: Ukraine Downs More Than 30 Russian Missiles, Drones

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Jun,2023
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Officials in Ukraine say the military downed more than 30 Russian missiles and drones over Kyiv on Friday. An air force statement said air defenses shot down 15 cruise missiles and 21 drones. Officials said at least two people were…