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Archive for June 2014

World War I triggered 100 years ago

June 28, 2014 - BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA

The former combatant countries will gather in Sarajevo from 21 to 28 Jun 2014 for events commemorating the centenary of the event that triggered World War I — the assassination on 28 Jun 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife by Bosnian Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip.

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EU Association Agreement

June 27, 2014 - RUSSIA

June 27, Tbilisi: Georgia and Moldova sign an EU Association Agreement amid the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War. In March Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region after protesters overthrew Kiev’s Moscow-backed president who had rejected closer EU ties.

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The 23rd Summit of the African Union

June 26, 2014 - EQUITORIAL GUINEA

The 23rd Summit of the African Union, planned for Malabo from 26-27 Jun 2014, is likely to see a call for collective action to halt Boko Haram’s depredations in Nigeria and the region.

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EU summit

June 26, 2014 - BELGIUM

The European Union summit in Brussels in Jun 2014 is Greece’s last as president of the bloc.

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Presidential election

June 21, 2014 - MAURITANIA

June 21, Nouakchott: Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, a key ally of the West in the fight against al-Qaeda in West Africa, looks set to win reelection. Most opposition parties plan to boycott the vote, saying it lacks credibility and transparency.

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Stonehenge celebrates the summer solstice

June 21, 2014 - UNITED KINGDOM

Druids, neo-pagans, Wiccans, partygoers and others – some 20,000 visitors in all — are expected at Stonehenge on 21 Jun 2014 to mark the Summer solstice and to see the sunrise above the ancient circle of stones.

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