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    Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change
    Jul31

    Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – More than a dozen small island nations made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council for help in combatting climate change, which they said poses a threat to their very existence.The Council — more typically a forum for heated debates on the plight of refugees in Syria or efforts to stem the...

    US Adds to Russian Ukrainian Sanctions
    Jul31

    US Adds to Russian Ukrainian Sanctions

    WASHINGTON – The United States imposed further Russia- and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, adding associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators and former Ukrainian … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Seek justice at  ICC instead
    Jul31

    Seek justice at ICC instead

    IT is regrettable that the United Nations Security Council rejected the draft resolution for the setting up of a tribunal that would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17 last year. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: After Russia veto, countries seek court for prosecutions
    Jul31

    MH17: After Russia veto, countries seek court for prosecutions

    AMSTERDAM: The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia vetoed attempts to establish a UN-backed court to prosecute suspects. Russia deployed its permanent member’s veto in the United Nations Security Council on...

    Independent Media Battle On in Putin’s Russia
    Jul31

    Independent Media Battle On in Putin’s Russia

    Moscow. Alexei Venediktov, one of Russia’s most prominent journalists, does not go out without a bodyguard and does not answer mobile phone calls for fear of being tracked. He has worried about security since someone left a chopping block with an ax in it outside his apartment in 2009 and he fled Russia for a week this year, fearing he was...

    US imposes more Russian and Ukrainian sanctions
    Jul30

    US imposes more Russian and Ukrainian sanctions

    The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, adding associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators and former Ukrainian officials to its list of those it is penalizing in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    US says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people
    Jul30

    US says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people

    The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, including on associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators, and former Ukrainian officials. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people
    Jul30

    U.S. says imposes further sanctions on Russian, Ukrainian firms and people

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, including on associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators, and former Ukrainian officials. …read more Source: The...

    Russia opens trial against Ukrainian woman pilot ‘hero’
    Jul30

    Russia opens trial against Ukrainian woman pilot ‘hero’

    The 34-year-old helicopter navigator faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists in war-torn eastern Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    After Russia UN veto, countries seek court for Flight MH17 prosecutions
    Jul30

    After Russia UN veto, countries seek court for Flight MH17 prosecutions

    The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia vetoed attempts to establish a U.N.-backed court to prosecute suspects. …read more Source: Channel...

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