Local media in Belgium have named the assailant who shot police as 36-year-old Belgian national Benjamin Herman who was released from prison yesterday

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21 June 2018
US Department of State: As we said last week, it's also time for Russia to explain its role in the tragic downing of MH17. We reiterate our deepest sympathies to family and friends of the victims.
US Department of State: Bottom line, Crimea is Ukraine. We will never recognize Russia's purported annexation of Crimea. Russia should release its 60+ Crimean political prisoners, including Oleh Sentsov (on hunger strike since May 14).
3 week ago
The political turmoil in Italy and impact on financial markets "certainly something that we're watching," says @PressSec.
Flowers at the house where Arkady Babchenko lived and was killed early today3 week ago
Flowers at the house where Arkady Babchenko lived and was killed early today
Nikki Haley: Until Russia return control over Crimea to Ukraine, U.S imposed sanctions will remain in place. Same for Donbas, until Russia respects Minsk agreements, sanctions related to this will remain in place
Nikki Haley: Russian soldiers are in Ukraine, and they are in Ukraine not to protect Russian speaking population, but to impose Russian control over Ukraine
"If Russia truly cares about the people of the Donbas, it should end the fighting that it started, withdraw its military personnel and weapons, and cease support for separatists in line with its obligations under Minsk." - @KarenPierceUN at UNSC
We have clear evidence that the missile brought down MH17 belonged to the Russian Army. We commend the Dutch and the Joint Investigative Team for pursuing justice for the victims and their families. - @KarenPierceUN at UNSC
"We urge all those involved in conflict in Ukraine to recommit to the ceasefire at the Trilateral Contact Group meeting on 30 May." [email protected]
Netherlands FM to UNSC: my govt has established the Buk missile that shot down MH17 belonged to Russian army; we hold Russia accountable for downing of the flight. We call on Russia to accept its responsibility and cooperate with criminal probe, per UN rez
3 week ago
Russian Lukoil puts Iran plans on hold due to threat of U.S. sanctions
3 week ago
Journalist Arkady Babchenko succumbed of his wounds after being shot in Kyiv
Assassination attempt on Russian journalist, Putin's critic Arkadiy Babchenko in Kyiv. Shot in the back3 week ago
Assassination attempt on Russian journalist, Putin's critic Arkadiy Babchenko in Kyiv. Shot in the back
"Passage" mall caught fire in St.Petersburg
Two hours to go till the UNSC briefing on Ukraine. @UN ASG @UschiMuller will provide an important brief on the dire humanitarian situation in e. Ukraine affecting 4.4 million Ukrainians.
Belgium shooter's purpose was to attack police: senior officer
NATO starts air patrolling Montenegro on 5 June to help guard Montenegro airspace
3 week ago
Belgium shooter was on police watchlist for Islamist contacts: probe source
Ukraine MFA Pavlo Klimkin condemned Syrian regime decision to recognize South Osetia and Abkhazia
3 week ago
Lavrov: Russia does not restrict the work of Ukrainian media
3 week ago
Swiss bank BCP, active in Iran-related trade finance, halts all new business with Iran.
3 week ago
Jens Stoltenberg: NATO stands in solidarity with our host nation and the Belgium police after the attack in Liège. My deepest condolences to the victims and their loved ones
Greek FM: Deal reached with FYROM 'is in the national interest'3 week ago
Greek FM: Deal reached with FYROM 'is in the national interest'
3 week ago
"TANAP project is a source of pride for us" - Erdogan
EU commissioner Oettinger about Italy: „That has to do with the possible government formation. I can only hope that this will play a role in the election campaign and send a signal not to hand populists on the right and left any responsibility in government."
The Taoiseach has said the Dáil will sit longer into the summer to facilitate the passage of new legislation on abortion. He's indicated that second stage could be completed before the summer break
Tusk about Italy: My appeal to all EU institutions: please respect the voters. We are there to serve them, not to lecture them
Dow drops around 200 points on political uncertainty in Italy and Spain
3 week ago
Italian bonds suffer worst day in more than 25 years
European Commission proposes ambitious set of measures to clean up Europe's beaches and rid its seas and waterways of disposable plastics
Both police officers killed in Belgium attack were women: official
3 week ago
Theresa May hits back at EU's jibes over Brexit negotiations
3 week ago
President Poroshenko: Upon my instructions, Foreign Minister @PavloKlimkin is taking part in UN Security Council meeting in New York. This meeting is dedicated to Ukraine. We expect the issue of peacekeepers to be settled shortly
President Poroshenko: With Frank-Walter Steinmeier we have also discussed the UN peacekeeping mission to the occupied Donbas, Russia's responsibility for downing the MH-17 plane and for the death of people, as well as issues related to the Nord Stream-2 project3 week ago
President Poroshenko: With Frank-Walter Steinmeier we have also discussed the UN peacekeeping mission to the occupied Donbas, Russia's responsibility for downing the MH-17 plane and for the death of people, as well as issues related to the Nord Stream-2 project
3 week ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says her thoughts are with the victims of the "cowardly attack" in Liege and the UK "stands resolute with our Belgian allies against terror"
The markets and a "darkened" outlook will teach Italy's voters not to vote for populist parties in the next elections, told EU commissioner Oettinger
The attacker has been named as 36-year-old Belgian national Benjamin Herman who was released from prison yesterday, according to multiple eyewitnesses he shouted Allah Akbar during the incident
3 week ago
Local media in Belgium have named the assailant who shot police as 36-year-old Belgian national Benjamin Herman who was released from prison yesterday
French President Macron is holding a press conference with Libyan PM Sarraj and LNA commander Khalifa Haftar
2 people dead after fireworks explosion near Tui, investigation ongoing3 week ago
2 people dead after fireworks explosion near Tui, investigation ongoing
Hampshire Police has arrested two more people on suspicion of supplying class A drugs at the Mutiny Festival in Portsmouth where two people died and the total number of arrests is five
3 week ago
Georgia began the procedure of terminating diplomatic relations with Syria due to Damascus' today's recognition of "independence" of 2 Georgian breakaway regions under Russian military occupation
3 week ago
Swiss bank BCP says halts all new business with Iran
Prosecutor in Belgian city of Liege says attacker disarmed police, used their weapons in shooting rampage
Prosecutor in Belgian city of Liege says attacker disarmed police, used their weapons in shooting rampage. An official at the prosecutor's office tells Associated Press 'there are indications' that the shooting could be a terrorist attack.
Official at Belgian federal prosecutor's office tells @AP 'there are indications' shooting could be a terror attack
Libyan adviser says rival sides struck deal at Paris meeting for Libyan elections to be held on Dec. 10.
Belgium crisis center official tells the AP no need yet to increase terror threat level after Liege shooting
3 week ago
Today at the opening of the Southern Gas Corridor President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said: "Azerbaijan was not independent in the next period, the people could not benefit from resources. The industrial method of oil production was first used in Azerbaijan. TAP TANAP
Libyan parties agree at the Paris conference on Libya to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on December 10
3 week ago
[email protected]: The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people who worked 8 years for Obama) working on the rigged Russia Witch Hunt, will be MEDDLING with the mid-term elections, especially that Republicans (stay tough.) are taking the lead in Polls. There was no Collusion, except by the Democrats.
Syria reportedly recognised "independence" of 2 Russian protectorates in Georgia - Abkhazia and South Ossetia, both occupied by the Russian military
3 week ago
Italy's 2-10 year bond yield spread falls to 54 bps, lowest since end-2011 as pressure on shorter maturities mounts
FreedomFlotilla enters the 8th mile in sea in their way to Cyprus island3 week ago
#FreedomFlotilla enters the 8th mile in sea in their way to Cyprus island
Belgium Liège: 3 people, including two police officers, shot dead by an individual shouting "Allah Akbar". Belgian prosecutor's office opens terrorism investigation
Belgium terror prosecutors take over Liege shooting case: official
3 week ago
Greece foreign minister Kotzias says we are worried that if there are instability and financial problems for Italy, this could also pose financial problems for us
Belgian official says a gunman has shot dead three people including two police officers in a shooting in Liege and the attacker has also been killed
Security Service of Ukraine exposed Russian propagandist in Odesa
The Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs, Sławomir Dębski, has been detained at the Domodedovo Airport in Moscow and denied entry to Russia. Polish consular services are at the site.
3 week ago
Kremlin says hopes Mueller investigation in US will end one day, likens it to flogging a dead horse
3 week ago
Italy's caretaker prime minister is assembling a cabinet lineup despite almost certain rejection by populist parties whose bid for power collapsed at the weekend
Belgian media reports two police officers have died after a shooting in Liege and the attacker has been "neutralised"
3 week ago
Moody's says Italy's sovereign credit rating would likely be downgrade if we were to conclude that whoever emerges as the next govt will pursue fiscal policies insufficient to place the pbulci debt ration on sustainable, downward trajectory in coming years
F35 lightning B variant jets that could be landing at RAF Marham UK, as early as next week,3 week ago
F35 lightning B variant jets that could be landing at RAF Marham UK, as early as next week,
[email protected] says it's important some realism is injected into the discussions about the timeline for enacting abortion legislation
Moscow Set to Establish Second Military Base in Kyrgyzstan - Jamestown
Russia deployed sections of the Black Sea fleet to provide security in Sochi during FIFA WC2018
EU demands post-Brexit UK preserve protected status of European speciality food and drink products
3 week ago
Italian President of the Republic does not green light Five Star-League government
Massive wildfire near Radensk of Kherson region
3 week ago
German foreign minister @HeikoMaas presents Germany all about soft power as he maps out UN Security Council ambitions. Pledge for multilateralism, "still cannot comprehend US withdrawal from Iran deal" - Germany likely to get non permanent UNSC seat on June 8
3 week ago
German Foreign Minister says he told @SecPompeo that "German cars make US roads safer" - no reason for tariffs based on national security. Says political relations should not be measured by trade balance
Major flash floods in Val Brembana (Bergamo), north Italy on May 27. Report: Cinzia Omacini
3 week ago
Germany's Merkel laments fraying of multilateral order
3 week ago
37 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 6 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded
Without France, Lebanon would probably be at war, Macron says
Suffolk Police says two people have been arrested after a police officer was seriously injured in a collision in Aldeburgh after attempting to stop three motorcyclists
EU trade chief to meet U.S. peers Ross, Lighthizer in Paris on Wednesday
3 week ago
Kremlin: permanent U.S. military presence in Poland would harm European security
Five ex-presidents of Poland and Ukraine have called for reconciliation between their countries amid growing nationalism and provocations from Russia.
Russia's Gazprom filed an appeal with Stockholm's Svea Court of Appeal to completely rescind the earlier decision of Stockholm Arbitration Court over Gazprom's commercial dispute with Ukraine's Naftogaz, which imposed on Gazprom $4.67 billion penalty.
Deputy of Iran FM Araghchi says Europeans are working on this idea that if the private banks aren't willing to operate in Iran, they will activate their own governmental banks and Central Banks for transferring Iran's money
New Ukrainian positions North to Hol'mivskyi3 week ago
New Ukrainian positions North to Hol'mivskyi
TSN video from new Ukrainian positions near Hol'mivsky and at Svitlodarsk bulge3 week ago
TSN video from new Ukrainian positions near Hol'mivsky and at Svitlodarsk bulge
TSN video from new Ukrainian positions near Hol'mivsky and at Svitlodarsk bulge
Geolocation of position at Svitlodarsk bulge in TSN video3 week ago
Geolocation of position at Svitlodarsk bulge in TSN video
Roman Abramovich LX-GVI private g650 landed TLV from Moscow today, apparently he's making Aliyah after being denied UK visa
EU extends Syria sanctions by a year for 'ongoing repression'
3 week ago
In occupied Simferopol FSB detained Ukrainian citizen in attempt to sell pistol
In occupied Simferopol FSB detained Ukrainian citizen in attempt to sell pistol
3 week ago
Russian media watchdog threatens to ban Apple AppStore in case they won't remove Telegram application
Ukraine Ministry of affairs of temporary occupied Territories: night lights map in Crimea say about economical decrease3 week ago
Ukraine Ministry of affairs of temporary occupied Territories: night lights map in Crimea say about economical decrease
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