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    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November
    Jul30

    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November

    KYIV, UKRAINE – Heavily indebted Ukraine may borrow $1 billion in November via a new sale of U.S.-backed bonds, part of a broader international support package Kyiv expects to receive by the end of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Russia was the only nation at the fifteen-member Security Council to oppose the move.
    Jul30

    Russia was the only nation at the fifteen-member Security Council to oppose the move.

    In the United Nations, Russia has vetoed a draft resolution to set up an international tribunal into a Malaysia airliner crash in July 2014. The flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Russia was the only nation at the fifteen-member Security Council to oppose the move. Pro-Russian rebels...

    Australia Prime Minister Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Flight MH17 Veto
    Jul30

    Australia Prime Minister Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Flight MH17 Veto

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today Russia’s “outrageous” veto of a UN resolution to establish a special tribunal to try those who shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine reinforced concerns M… …read more Source:...

    Bid blocked at UN to send Malaysian Airlines jet downing to int’l tribunal
    Jul30

    Bid blocked at UN to send Malaysian Airlines jet downing to int’l tribunal

    Russia on Wednesday vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution which intended to establish an international tribunal for bringing to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight over Ukraine one year ago. …read more Source:...

    Australia PM slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto
    Jul30

    Australia PM slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto

    SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday Russia’s “outrageous” veto of a UN resolution to establish a special tribunal to try those who shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine reinforced concerns Moscow was protecting the perpetrators. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Australia PM slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto
    Jul30

    Australia PM slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto

    SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday Russia’s “outrageous” veto of a UN resolution to establish a special tribunal to try those who shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine reinforced concerns Moscow was protecting the perpetrators. Eleven of the 15 members of the Security Council voted in favour late Wednesday of the...

    Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions
    Jul30

    Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions

    Aidar battalion founder faces various charges, including robbery and forming an illegal groupActor Depardieu banned from Ukraine for stance on RussiaUkraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawalFar right group challenges Ukraine government after shootoutVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his...

    Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine. Eleven of the 15 members of the Security Council voted in favor of the resolution, which had been drafted by Australia, Belgium, Malaysia,...

    Debris found in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777: US official
    Jul30

    Debris found in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777: US official

    The plane disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board. (Source: Reuters) Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Air...

    Bid blocked at UN to send Malaysian Airlines jet downing to int’l tribunal
    Jul30

    Bid blocked at UN to send Malaysian Airlines jet downing to int’l tribunal

    Russia on Wednesday vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution which intended to establish an international tribunal for bringing to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight over Ukraine one year ago. …read more Source: China...

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