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    World › Why some airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace
    Jul18

    World › Why some airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace

    The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines might have to be more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots, making flights longer and causing them to burn more costly… …read...

    World › European airlines steer clear of Ukraine after Malaysian jet shot down
    Jul18

    World › European airlines steer clear of Ukraine after Malaysian jet shot down

    European airlines were told Friday to avoid Ukraine’s airspace after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in the east of the country. In France, a statement by junior transport minister Frederic Cuvillier said he had advised “French airlines to avoid Ukraine’s air space as long as the reasons behind… …read more...

    World › Malaysian Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine; 295 killed
    Jul18

    World › Malaysian Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine; 295 killed

    A Malaysian airliner was brought down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels that has set Russia and the West at daggers drawn. As the United States said the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 from… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Russia says new sanctions over Ukraine unacceptable; threatens retaliation
    Jul17

    World › Russia says new sanctions over Ukraine unacceptable; threatens retaliation

    Russia on Thursday called new U.S. sanctions outrageous and unacceptable, and threatened retaliation after Washington and the European Union ramped up punitive measures against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. “The U.S. administration’s new decision to enforce sanctions against a number of Russian legal entities and individuals under a...

    World › Ukraine says military plane ‘likely’ shot down from Russia
    Jul15

    World › Ukraine says military plane ‘likely’ shot down from Russia

    Ukrainian forces hunted for the crew of a downed military plane Monday after Kiev said the aircraft was “likely” shot down from Russia, ratcheting up tensions along their volatile border. “Crew members from an AN-26 plane… that was shot down have established contact with the general staff,” said a statement…...

    World › Ukraine readies plan against rebels; Germany, France press Putin
    Jul11

    World › Ukraine readies plan against rebels; Germany, France press Putin

    Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties on Thursday in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiated end to the conflict. Government forces have recently gained the upper hand in the three-month conflict…...

    World › Ukraine rejects truce talks until rebels disarm
    Jul09

    World › Ukraine rejects truce talks until rebels disarm

    Ukraine on Tuesday brushed off strong European pressure and rejected talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt a bloody insurgency convulsing the ex-Soviet nation until they lay down their arms. The unconditional stance reflected a new confidence in Kiev that it was on the verge of quashing an… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Pro-Russia separatists vow to keep up fight in Ukraine
    Jul07

    World › Pro-Russia separatists vow to keep up fight in Ukraine

    Discouraged but defiant, pro-Russia separatists vowed to keep fighting the government in Kiev from the largest city in eastern Ukraine, where they regrouped Sunday after being driven out of a key stronghold. At a rally in a central Donetsk square, the rebels were cheered on by thousands of supporters waving… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine city
    Jul02

    World › Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine city

    The Interior Ministry headquarters in eastern Ukraine’s largest city fell to pro-Russia separatists Tuesday after a five-hour gunbattle that erupted hours after the Ukrainian president ended a ceasefire. The shaky ceasefire had given European leaders 10 days to search for a peaceful settlement, and its end raised the prospect that…...

    World › Russia accuses U.S. of fueling Ukrainian crisis
    Jun29

    World › Russia accuses U.S. of fueling Ukrainian crisis

    Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union. Speaking in televised remarks Saturday, Sergey Lavrov said that “our American colleagues still prefer to push the Ukrainian leadership toward a confrontational path.” He added...

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