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    Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law
    Jul30

    Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law

    Aviation officials called for better dissemination of flight risks and a UN law restricting anti-aircraft weapons use, at an emergency meeting on Tuesday (July 29) on the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko wants Ukraine-Russia talks in Belarus on access to MH17 crash site
    Jul30

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko wants Ukraine-Russia talks in Belarus on access to MH17 crash site

    July 30, 2014 7:03 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked Belarus to host talks between Russian and Ukrainian envoys to discuss access to the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    World › Japan feels “strong concern” about France-Russia navy deal
    Jul30

    World › Japan feels “strong concern” about France-Russia navy deal

    Japan on Tuesday expressed “strong concern” about the planned sale of French helicopter carriers to Russia, joining some EU countries in opposing the deal as the West believes Russia has failed to meet international demands to end violence in Ukraine. President Francois Hollande has defied allies Britain and the United States…...

    World › US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia
    Jul30

    World › US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy. The...

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around
    Jul30

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around

    July 30, 2014 6:34 AMKIEV (AFP) – When Ukraine’s military offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels from the restive east began in mid-April with humiliated soldiers meekly surrendering their armoured vehicles it looked doomed to failure. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance
    Jul30

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance

    July 30, 2014 4:44 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia’s energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions. The broader economic measures will hurt Moscow’s ability to secure dollar financing for its banks,...

    US Slaps Sanctions on Russian Energy, Arms And Finance
    Jul29

    US Slaps Sanctions on Russian Energy, Arms And Finance

    President Barack Obama declared on Tuesday that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia’s energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions. …read more Source:...

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance
    Jul29

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance

    President Barack Obama declared on Tuesday (July 29) that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia’s energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Sanctions on Russia Could be Unveiled: US
    Jul29

    New Sanctions on Russia Could be Unveiled: US

    The United States is planning additional sanctions to impose on Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine and could unveil them later in the day, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    New Russia sanctions a ‘strong warning’ but reversible: EU President Van Rompuy
    Jul29

    New Russia sanctions a ‘strong warning’ but reversible: EU President Van Rompuy

    July 30, 2014 1:39 AMBRUSSELS (AFP) – The broad EU economic sanctions against Russia adopted on Tuesday are intended to be “a strong warning” but could be reversed if Moscow changes course in Ukraine, EU President Herman Van Rompuy said. …read more Source: The Straits...

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