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    Australia commits to 9-month extension of MH17 probe
    Nov13

    Australia commits to 9-month extension of MH17 probe

    CANBERRA: The Australian government said investigations into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 will be extended for another nine months, Xinhua news agency reported. Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced the government’s renewed commitment to the investigation in a statement released Thursday. “The government is...

    Australia monitors Russian ships off north coast
    Nov13

    Australia monitors Russian ships off north coast

    BRISBANE – Australia on Thursday said it was tracking four Russian naval vessels off its north coast, with relations between the two nations strained after the downing of Flight MH17 in Ukraine.The appearance of the fleet coincides with Vladimir Putin’s arrival at the G20 summit in Brisbane and follows a highly-anticipated exchange...

    US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, said Russia’s actions in Ukraine were the “root of the problem”.
    Nov13

    US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, said Russia’s actions in Ukraine were the “root of the problem”.

    The UN Security Council has held an emergency session to discuss the crisis in Ukraine after NATO accused Russia of sending fresh columns of tanks, troops and military hardware into the former Soviet state. The NATO accusation came amid growing fears of a return to all-out conflict in the region despite a two-month ceasefire which has stopped...

    UN holds emergency meeting on Ukraine for the 26th time
    Nov13

    UN holds emergency meeting on Ukraine for the 26th time

    United Nations: The UN Security Council is holding its 26th emergency session on Ukraine amid worries about a renewal of full-scale conflict in the rebel-held east.Yesterday’s meeting comes hours after NATO’s top commander said new columns of Russian troops and tanks ha.. …read more Source: India...

    European probe Philae lands on comet, fails to anchor
    Nov13

    European probe Philae lands on comet, fails to anchor

    A handout artist impression showing lander Philae separating from the Rosetta spacecraft and descending to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, made available by the European Space Agency (ESA) on November 12, 2014. (Source: Reuters) Europe has made history by placing the first-ever lander on a comet — but the robot failed to anchor...

    Escalation of violence ahead in Ukraine?
    Nov13

    Escalation of violence ahead in Ukraine?

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Ben Herbst discusses the situation in eastern Ukraine. He speaks on “Taking Stock.” …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    European probe lands on comet, fails to anchor
    Nov13

    European probe lands on comet, fails to anchor

    Darmstadt (Germany) (AFP) – Europe made history Wednesday by placing the first-ever lander on a comet — but the robot failed to anchor itself properly, raising concerns at ground control.The fridge-sized lab dubbed Philae touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in a high-risk manoeuvre more than 510 million kilometres (320...

    Australian gov’t commits to a 9-month extension to MH17 investigation
    Nov13

    Australian gov’t commits to a 9-month extension to MH17 investigation

    Investigations into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 will be extended for a further nine months, with the Australian government confirming on Thursday it would remain in Ukraine for as long as it took to complete the task. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Australia monitors Russian ships off north coast
    Nov13

    Australia monitors Russian ships off north coast

    BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA) – Australia on Thursday said it was tracking four Russian naval vessels off its north coast, with relations between the two nations strained after the downing of Flight MH17 in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Australian gov’t commits to a nine-month extension to MH17 investigation
    Nov13

    Australian gov’t commits to a nine-month extension to MH17 investigation

    The Australian government confirmed it would remain in Ukraine for as long as it took to complete the investigations into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. …read more Source: China...

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