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Poland Could Declare State of Emergency at Belarus Border

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Aug,2021
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The Polish government has asked President Andrzej Duda to declare a state of emergency along the Poland-Belarus border. Poland accuses Belarus of using migrants as political pawns by pushing them into the European Union in retaliation over EU sanctions. According to…

Turkish Officials Say Deportation Centers Packed With Afghan Refugees

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Aug,2021
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Under a small bridge more than 100 kilometers from the Turkish border with Iran, a small group of boys and young men waits quietly for a smuggler.  They are unwashed, exhausted and hungry. Most of them are under 18, and…

Валютний ринок: долар знову наближається до 27 гривень

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Aug,2021
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Торги на міжбанку в останній день літа завершилися на рівні 26 гривень 92–94 копійки за долар …

EU to Meet to Discuss Preventing Uncontrolled Migration From Afghanistan

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Aug,2021
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European Union ministers will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss preventing uncontrolled migration from Afghanistan after the Taliban’s seizure of the country, according to a statement drafted for the meeting.EU member states hope to prevent a refugee crisis like…

BBC Reporter Leaves Russia After Credentials Withdrawn in Row With Britain

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Aug,2021
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BBC journalist Sarah Rainsford left Russia Tuesday after Moscow abruptly refused to extend her permission to work in a tit-for-tat disagreement with Britain over the treatment of foreign media.Russian authorities earlier this month told Rainsford, one of the British broadcaster’s…

Milan Mayor Says Cladding Melted in Tower Block Blaze, as in London’s Grenfell Tower

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Aug,2021
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The mayor of Italy’s financial capital Milan demanded answers on Monday over why a fire was able to rip through an apartment block and melt its cladding, comparing it to the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 71 people…

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Heads to Long-Awaited White House Visit

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Aug,2021
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is scheduled to visit the White House on Wednesday, September 1st. VOA’s Ostap Yarysh reports on the long-awaited meeting from Washington.Camera: Kostiantyn Golubchyk, Contributor: Myroslava Gongadze …

EU to Recommend Return of COVID Travel Restrictions on US Tourists

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Aug,2021
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European Union officials say the bloc is expected to recommend its member nations reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on travelers from the United States, where new cases and hospitalizations have risen sharply in recent weeks.The officials, who spoke to reporters on…

Валютний ринок: гривня повертає позиції проти долара

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Aug,2021
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Ukraine, US Leaders May Address Sensitive Issues at Next Meeting

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Aug,2021
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is scheduled to visit the White House on Wednesday, a trip that has been in the works for two years and delayed one day by events in Afghanistan. During the administration of former President Donald Trump, surrogates…

Купівля-продаж землі: кількість угод в Україні перевищила 10 тисяч

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Aug,2021
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Лідирують за кількістю укладених договорів Полтавська (2,72 тис. га) та Харківська області …

France’s Macron Visits Iraq’s Mosul  Destroyed by IS War 

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Aug,2021
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday visited Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, which suffered widespread destruction during the war to defeat the Islamic State group in 2017. He vowed to fight alongside regional governments against terrorism. Macron said IS carried out…

Spacex Launches Ants, Avocados, Robot to Space Station

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Aug,2021
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A SpaceX shipment of ants, avocados and a human-sized robotic arm rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday.The delivery — due to arrive Monday — is the company’s 23rd for NASA in just under a decade.A recycled Falcon rocket…

Arc De Triomphe to be Wrapped for Posthumous Work by Christo

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Aug,2021
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The Arc de Triomphe has seen parades, protests and tourists galore, but never before has the war monument in Paris been wrapped in silver and blue recyclable polypropylene fabric. That’s about to happen next month in a posthumous art installation…

France, Britain to Call for Kabul ‘Safe Zone,’ Macron Says 

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Aug,2021
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France and Britain on Monday will urge the United Nations to work for the creation of a “safe zone” in the Afghan capital, Kabul, to protect humanitarian operations, French President Emmanuel Macron said. “This is very important. This would provide a…

Macron to Attend Baghdad Summit Amid Fears Over IS

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Aug,2021
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French President Emmanuel Macron is among the leaders set to attend a regional summit Saturday in Iraq, with the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and a deadly jihadist attack in Kabul overshadowing the meeting.Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan’s King…

Apple CEO Brings Home $750 Million Bonus

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Aug,2021
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It pays to be the leader of Apple.The company’s CEO, Tim Cook, was recently given a bonus of $750 million worth of Apple stock, marking his 10th anniversary as CEO.The bonus was revealed Thursday in a regulatory filing.He promptly cashed…

Фонд держмайна скасував аукціон із приватизації «ОГХК» – до торгів допустили одного учасника

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Aug,2021
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First Group of Afghan Evacuees Arrives in Albania

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Aug,2021
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​A first group of 121 evacuees from Afghanistan arrived early Friday in Albania, after the country agreed to temporarily house at-risk Afghan nationals at the request of the United States.More are expected to go to the Western Balkan country, but…

Soccer Legend Cristiano Ronaldo to Return to Manchester United

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Aug,2021
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Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is heading back to England to play for the team where he became a legend.Manchester United said Friday that it had reached an agreement to bring the 36-year-old Portuguese forward back to Old Trafford, where the…