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    MH17: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM
    Jul30

    MH17: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM

    SYDNEY: Australia’s priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today. …read more Source: New Straits...

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around
    Jul30

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around

    When Ukraine’s military offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels from the restive east began in mid-April with humiliated soldiers meekly surrendering their armored vehicles it looked doomed to failure. But after more than three months of brutal fighting that has claimed some 1,100 lives, a sudden advance by battle-hardened government forces in...

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance
    Jul30

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared 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 se.. …read more Source: India...

    US, Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet
    Jul30

    US, Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet

    WASHINGTON–The United States and Europe targeted Russia’s key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow’s intervention in the Ukraine crisis. Announcing the measures, US President Barack Obama denied that the West had begun a new Cold War against its former Soviet foe, but urged...

    Ukraine claim on cause of crash sends shock waves
    Jul30

    Ukraine claim on cause of crash sends shock waves

    THE shock revelation by the Ukrainians on Monday that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down by a “massive explosive decompression” is in danger of blowing up into a Category One firestorm. …read more Source: New Straits...

    U.S., Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet over Ukraine
    Jul30

    U.S., Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet over Ukraine

    The United States and Europe targeted Russia’s key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow’s intervention in the Ukraine crisis. Announcing the measures, U.S. President Barack Obama denied that the West had begun a new Cold War against its former Soviet foe, but urged his counterpart....

    U.S. expands sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
    Jul30

    U.S. expands sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday Washington has imposed new sanctions on Russia’s energy, arms and financial sectors over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Iran supreme leader denounces Israeli Gaza ‘genocide’
    Jul30

    Iran supreme leader denounces Israeli Gaza ‘genocide’

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday Washington has imposed new sanctions on Russia’s energy, arms and financial sectors over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Canada says more Russia sanctions coming
    Jul30

    Canada says more Russia sanctions coming

    OTTAWA–Canada’s prime minister on Tuesday announced more sanctions against Russia, after the EU and US rolled new measures targeting Russia’s economy for its support for rebels in Ukraine. It will mark the 11th round of sanctions imposed by Canada against Russia since March, targeting until recently mostly individuals and...

    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...

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