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    World › Australian couple whose three children died on MH17 welcome baby
    May13

    World › Australian couple whose three children died on MH17 welcome baby

    An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby. Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris said in a statement that the birth of their daughter, Violet May Maslin, on Tuesday had brought them “love… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world
    Apr26

    World › Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

    Ukraine on Tuesday marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. More than 200 tonnes of uranium remain inside the dilapidated reactor that spewed radioactive clouds across three quarters of Europe after… …read more Source:...

    World › Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts
    Apr07

    World › Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts

    The fallout from a massive leak of records on offshore accounts dragged a growing number of leaders and celebrities into the spotlight Wednesday, with a Bollywood actor, a race car driver and Ukraine’s president among those denying they evaded taxes. The reports center on millions of documents detailing how the… …read more Source:...

    World › Ukrainians attack Russia embassy, demand pilot’s release
    Mar07

    World › Ukrainians attack Russia embassy, demand pilot’s release

    Angry protesters threw stones and eggs at the Russian embassy in Kiev Sunday, breaking several of its windows, after earlier smashing cars and throwing smoke pellets as Ukrainians’ anger boiled over at Moscow’s refusal to free a hunger-striking pilot. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside Moscow’s diplomatic mission to...

    World › Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea
    Jan14

    World › Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Wednesday in calling for a tough global response to North Korea’s recent nuclear test, even as they remained at odds over Ukraine and Syrian President Bashar Assad. In a wide-ranging phone call, Obama and Putin appeared to speak past one… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year
    Dec10

    World › Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time’s Person of the Year, praised Wednesday by the magazine for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. Time also cited Merkel’s strong response to “Vladimir Putin’s creeping theft of Ukraine” and on its cover called her...

    World › Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 over Ukraine
    Oct14

    World › Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 over Ukraine

    Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was destroyed by a Buk surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash. The missile’s Russian maker, however, presented its own report hours earlier, trying to clear Russia-backed separatists who controlled…...

    World › Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris
    Oct03

    World › Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris

    A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin met Ukrainian President Petro… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Fierce Ukraine clashes kill 10 as fears grow of broader fighting
    Aug18

    World › Fierce Ukraine clashes kill 10 as fears grow of broader fighting

    The European Union on Monday expressed fears over a spike in violence in east Ukraine that claimed 10 lives as Russia warned Kiev could be preparing a fresh offensive. The single day death toll is the highest in over a month as government troops and pro-Moscow rebels accuse each other… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Russia’s U.N. draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal
    Jul21

    World › Russia’s U.N. draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal

    Russia on Monday introduced a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice — but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators. Russia said earlier this month… …read...

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