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    World › Australia holds memorial service for victims of Malaysian plane shot down
    Jul17

    World › Australia holds memorial service for victims of Malaysian plane shot down

    Tearful relatives of several Australians who were flying on the Malaysian jetliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago gathered for a memorial service Friday that included the unveiling of a plaque set in soil from the place where they died. There were 38 Australian citizens and… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › IMF nears $1.7 billion loan payout to Ukraine
    Jul03

    World › IMF nears $1.7 billion loan payout to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that its Ukraine mission had reached agreement with Kiev authorities on the steps needed to release $1.7 billion in much-needed bailout funds to the government. The mission has been reviewing the country’s reform achievements since the IMF awarded Ukraine a new four-year, $17.5 billion…...

    World › Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash over Ukraine
    Jun26

    World › Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash over Ukraine

    The five countries investigating last year’s shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible. Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Thursday that her government is committed to working with Malaysia, Ukraine, Netherlands, Belgium, “and the...

    World › New deaths and diplomatic warfare rattle Ukraine truce
    Jun14

    World › New deaths and diplomatic warfare rattle Ukraine truce

    Ukraine’s faltering peace deal suffered fresh setbacks on Saturday when Kiev reported the deaths of six soldiers and accused Moscow of abetting an attack on one of its Russian consulates. The latest fatalities in the twisting and hotly disputed zone separating Ukrainian forces from their pro-Russian foes in the separatist… …read more...

    World › Pope urges Putin to engage in sincere’ peace efforts for Ukraine
    Jun11

    World › Pope urges Putin to engage in sincere’ peace efforts for Ukraine

    Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Kenneth Hackett, said his country would like to see the… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Middle East problems command Obama’s attention on summit sidelines
    Jun09

    World › Middle East problems command Obama’s attention on summit sidelines

    U.S. President Barack Obama met with allies Monday on the sidelines of an international summit to address pressing Mideast problems while trying to convince European leaders to maintain sanctions against Russia in the face of fresh violence in Ukraine. Obama participated in the final day of the Group of Seven… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a ‘state secret’
    May29

    World › Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a ‘state secret’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday banned the release of information about troop deaths in “special operations” during peacetime, as the Kremlin continues to rebuff accusations its soldiers are fighting in Ukraine. Putin signed an amendment adding to what Russia classifies as “state secrets” any...

    World › Merkel says still no ceasefire in east Ukraine
    May11

    World › Merkel says still no ceasefire in east Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said there was still no genuine ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, as she paid a visit to Moscow to commemorate millions of Soviet soldiers and civilians who died in WWII. “Unfortunately we still do not have a ceasefire today,” Merkel said after talks with Russian… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles
    May10

    World › Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles

    Tanks and troops paraded across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the anniversary to whip up patriotism and anti-Western sentiment; at a… …read more...

    World › Dutch team finds more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site
    Apr17

    World › Dutch team finds more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible, the Netherlands announced on Thursday. All 298 passengers and crew onboard the Malaysia Airlines jetliner — 193 of them Dutch — died when it was shot down… …read more Source:...

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