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    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jul09

    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) – Russia said Thursday it will oppose a draft UN resolution circulated by Malaysia on establishing an international tribunal to prosecute those behind the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Malaysia moves on MH17 tribunal plan at UN, Russia resists
    Jul09

    Malaysia moves on MH17 tribunal plan at UN, Russia resists

    Malaysia has asked the United Nations Security Council to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, but Russia dismissed the move on Thursday as counterproductive. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jul09

    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    Russia said Thursday it will oppose a draft UN resolution circulated by Malaysia on establishing an international tribunal to prosecute those behind the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. Deputy UN Ambassador Petr Iliichev confirmed Moscow’s opposition to the plan, saying: “It’s not a good time and it’s...

    Ukraine offers huge state firms to foreign investors
    Jul09

    Ukraine offers huge state firms to foreign investors

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine said Thursday it would offer nearly 350 state firms for sale to foreign investors at an upcoming US conference aimed at saving the war-shattered countrys imploding economy.The huge privatisation effort — due to kick off in October — hopes to raise billions of dollars that could be used to plug a leaking...

    Kazakhstan Chooses Winners of Second International Journalism Contest
    Jul09

    Kazakhstan Chooses Winners of Second International Journalism Contest

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – On the eve of Astana Day, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry and the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan announced the winners of their second international journalism contest, “Kazakhstan through the eyes of foreign media.” The contest attracted 55 entries from...

    Unilateral sanctions hurting global economy: PM Modi
    Jul09

    Unilateral sanctions hurting global economy: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that “unilateral sanctions” are hurting the global economy, in a veiled attack on the West which has imposed sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. He pitched for stronger and deeper cooperation among the member countries of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) at a time...

    Young rescuers from Kyrgyzstan participate in the 13th International meeting of young rescuers-firemen
    Jul09

    Young rescuers from Kyrgyzstan participate in the 13th International meeting of young rescuers-firemen

    Bishkek, July 9 / Kabar /. The team of young rescuers from Kyrgyzstan participating in the 13th International meeting of young rescuers-firemen, which will be held from 9 to 18 July 2015 in Belarus. This was reported in the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations. The team consists of seven students aged 14-15 years, accompanied by an...

    Putin welcomes Brics leaders amid standoff with West
    Jul09

    Putin welcomes Brics leaders amid standoff with West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday welcomed the leaders of emerging powers for a summit Moscow hopes will show it not isolated despite the standoff with the West over Ukraine. The Kremlin sees Brics – a group of emerging economies that includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – as a growing economic and political…...

    Malaysia asks UN to set up MH17 tribunal
    Jul09

    Malaysia asks UN to set up MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS: Malaysia on Wednesday circulated a draft UN resolution on establishing an international tribunal that it said would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine. Malaysia told the Security Council last week that it was ready to move ahead with the proposed tribunal despite resistance from...

    Russia blocks U.N. condemnation of Srebrenica as a genocide
    Jul09

    Russia blocks U.N. condemnation of Srebrenica as a genocide

    Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Wednesday that would have condemned the Srebrenica massacre as a genocide to mark the 20th anniversary of the killing of 8,000 Muslim men and boys. China, Nigeria, Angola and Venezuela abstained and the remaining 10 council members voted in favor. The vote was delayed a day as Britain...

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