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    Malaysia moves ahead with proposed UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jul03

    Malaysia moves ahead with proposed UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) – Malaysia told the Security Council on Thursday that it plans to present a draft resolution soon on creating a UN tribunal to try those responsible for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17: Russia dissatisfied with Dutch Safety Board report
    Jul02

    MH17: Russia dissatisfied with Dutch Safety Board report

    MOSCOW: A Russian aviation official says a draft Dutch report into last year’s crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine “raises more questions than it gives answers.” …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russia fumes at expulsion of TV reporter from Ukraine
    Jul02

    Russia fumes at expulsion of TV reporter from Ukraine

    KIEV: A new public-relations war raged Thursday between Moscow and Kiev after Ukraine deported a reporter with Russia’s Channel One television for allegedly running “destructive” stories about the crisis-torn ex-Soviet state. Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said it had expelled Alexandra Cherepnina for basing one of...

    Russia says new U.S. military strategy is confrontational
    Jul02

    Russia says new U.S. military strategy is confrontational

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday a new U.S. military strategy was confrontational and would not help improve relations with Moscow, strained by the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU gives €15m worth of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Jul02

    EU gives €15m worth of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    The European Union (EU) has announced a new aid package worth €15 million (US$16.57 million) to help people affected by crisis in eastern Ukraine.The new package, which was announced by European Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management Christos Stylianides during his visit on Wednesday, came amid concerns over the humanitarian...

    Kazakhstan Expands Visa-Free Regime up to 19 Countries, Extends It to End of 2017
    Jul02

    Kazakhstan Expands Visa-Free Regime up to 19 Countries, Extends It to End of 2017

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – On June 26, the government of Kazakhstan issued a resolution expanding the number of countries included in a trial visa-free regime and extended that regime until Dec. 31, 2017. “This step is aimed at further improvement of a favourable visa and...

    In Twitter Chat, Kazakh FM Covers Ukraine, Afghanistan, EXPO 2017, Visa Free Regime
    Jul02

    In Twitter Chat, Kazakh FM Covers Ukraine, Afghanistan, EXPO 2017, Visa Free Regime

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov held a live Twitter chat with Internet users July 1 on the eve of the Day of Diplomatic Service. Announcements about the upcoming chat were posted in advance on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Twitter page....

    Ukraine leader lays out vision of new war-time constitution
    Jul02

    Ukraine leader lays out vision of new war-time constitution

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday proposed constitutional changes giving sweeping powers to the regions but critically failing to address demands of pro-Russian militants in the separatist east.Poroshenkos new vision of the ex-Soviet states basic law trims presidential controls over the provinces and extends to...

    Ukraine halts Russian gas imports amid price row
    Jul02

    Ukraine halts Russian gas imports amid price row

    Ukraine halted natural gas imports from Russia yesterday after a failure to agree on a price for the third quarter, state transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz said, in talks loaded with the political tension between the two. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    EU provides Ukraine 15 mln euros for humanitarian assistance
    Jul02

    EU provides Ukraine 15 mln euros for humanitarian assistance

    The European Union here on Wednesday announced a new aid package worth 15 million euros (16.6 million US dollars) in humanitarian response to people affected by the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

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