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Turkey describes Japan as major economic partner in Asia-Pacific.

, June 22 : In a first ministerial level visit in almost 14 years, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Japan for a state visit who has described Japan as Ankara's major economic partner in the Asia-Pacific area.The Turkish top diplomat is scheduled to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday.Japanese ...

- Sify - IN

RFE/RL: Crimean Tatar leader Umerov's trial resumes in Simferopol.

SIMFEROPOL - The trial of a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia's seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine resumed on June 21. The post RFE/RL: Crimean Tatar leader Umerov's trial resumes in Simferopol appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Crimean Tatar Leader Umerov's Trial Resumes In Simferopol.

The trial of a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia's seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine resumed on June 21.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia.

Fresh-faced Germany were made to work harder than expected in their 3-2 victory over Australia in their Confederations Cup Group B debut yesterday with the world champions' young squad still adjusting to tournament life. With half a dozen key players rested this summer ahead of next year's World Cup title defence in Russia, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

EU extends Crimea bans, same expected for broader Russia sanctions.

The European Union extended on Monday for another year its trade sanctions on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same for its sanctions on Moscow soon.

- EurActive - UK

Nineteen IMO members condemn attack on Ukraine's An-26 over Black Sea.

Delegations of 19 member states of the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization have condemned an attempt by the Russian side to fire on Ukraine's Navy An-26 aircraft over the Black Sea in February 2017, according to the website of the Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...

- UNIAN - UA

Reuters: EU extends Crimea sanctions, same seen for curbs on Russia.

The European Union on June 19 extended for another year its trade sanctions on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same for its sanctions on Moscow soon. The post Reuters: EU extends Crimea sanctions, same seen for curbs on Russia ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

No, the Black Sea isn't black, but it's not normally this turquoise either.

The Black Sea has turned a striking shade of turquoise.

- Stuff - NZ

Phenomenon that is making the Black Sea look so beautifully blue.

The waters around Istanbul have turned a striking shade of turquoise.A natural phenomenon called a "phytoplankton bloom" has turned the normally dark waters of the Bosporus and the Golden Horn into an opaque tone of light blue.It's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!.

A "Strawberry Minimoon" rises over New York City, the Black Sea turns turquoise and Saturn's moon Iapetus has a two-toned face. Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.

- Space.com - US

Australian bull rider severely injured at college rodeo.

CASPER, Wyo. " A bull rider from Australia suffered life-threatening injuries at the College National Finals Rodeo.Odessa College coach C.J. Aragon says Bradie Gray suffered broken ribs, a bruised aorta and collapsed lungs...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trilobites: The Black Sea Turned Turquoise, Thanks to a Phytoplankton Bloom

The bloom appears every summer, but it’s so bright this year that it’s visible from satellites in space.

- New York Times - US

U.K. defense chief Fallon praises pilots for stopping 'Russian threat' in Black Sea

Britain's defense minister on Wednesday praised Romanian and British pilots for protecting the Black Sea region from “the threat of Russian aggression,” saying that Britain ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Director General of the NATO International Military Staff addresses the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum

Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visited Romania on 9-11 June 2017. During his visit, Lieutenant General Broeks addressed the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum and held staff talks with Romanian officials.

- NATO - INT

Tiny Organisms Turn the Black Sea Turquoise in Amazing NASA Earth Photo

Turquoise swirls in the Black Sea — caused by phytoplankton carried on local water currents — shine brightly in a new image from NASA's Aqua satellite.

- Space.com - US

Bulgarian Navy helicopter collides with frigate

A Bulgarian Navy pilot died and two other officers on board were injured on 9 June when their Eurocopter AS.565MB Panther multi-purpose helicopter crashed in the Black Sea, 20 km south of Varna, after colliding with the Bulgarian Navy

- Jane’s - US

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