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    Russian missile maker says BUK rocket downed MH17
    Jun02

    Russian missile maker says BUK rocket downed MH17

    June 02, 2015 8:42 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – The Russian firm making missiles similar to the one the West claims downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine said on Tuesday the passenger jet was likely hit by a BUK missile system. …read more Source: The Straits...

    MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile: Russian missile maker
    Jun02

    MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile: Russian missile maker

    The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said on Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. Controversy continues over who shot down the plane last summer over eastern Ukraine,...

    MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile not by Russian: Russian missile maker
    Jun02

    MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile not by Russian: Russian missile maker

    Almaz-Antei director Yan Novikov speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia,Tuesday, June 2, 2015.(Source: AP) The Russian maker of the Buk air defence missile system said on Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian...

    Football: Ghana surprise Argentina at U-20 World Cup
    Jun02

    Football: Ghana surprise Argentina at U-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON (AFP) – Ghana stunned favourites Argentina 3-2 at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Tuesday, with Ukraine demolishing Myanmar 6-0 and USA advancing to leave hosts New Zealand facing an early exit.Six-time champions Argentina, already reeling after a 2-2 draw with unfancied Panama, were 3-0 down and looked completely outclassed...

    UPDATE1: Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany
    Jun02

    UPDATE1: Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany
    Jun02

    Abe to visit Ukraine from Fri., attend G-7 summit in Germany

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote
    Jun02

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote

    RIGA: Latvia’s parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia. Four candidates are in the race, but given Latvia’s indirect presidential voting system and its fractious 100-member parliament, it is unclear...

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote
    Jun02

    Latvia to choose president in controversial ‘black box’ vote

    RIGA – Latvia’s parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia.Four candidates are in the race, but given Latvia’s indirect presidential voting system and its fractious 100-member parliament, it is...

    UN says gays are victims of violent abuse all over the world
    Jun02

    UN says gays are victims of violent abuse all over the world

    The UN human rights chief said in a new report that lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people are victims of “pervasive, violent abuse, harassment and discrimination” in all regions of the world and cites hundreds of hate-related killings.High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein said actions by some countries to...

    Human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine
    Jun02

    Human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine

    Serious human rights violations and abuses persist in eastern Ukraine, including shelling, executions, arbitrary and illegal detentions, torture, ill-treatment, human trafficking and the lack of justice and accountability, as well as deprivation of economic and social rights, deeply affecting the 5 million people living in the conflict-affected...

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