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    Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role
    Jul27

    Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role

    Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Obama’s U.N. envoy spearheads plane response
    Jul27

    Obama’s U.N. envoy spearheads plane response

    One day after a passenger jet was shot out of the sky, Samantha Power took her seat at the United Nations Security Council and angrily began building the Obama administration’s case against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian benefactors. Her 13-minute remarks were both emotional and blistering, a combination that has become a...

    Russia Stoic on Sanctions Threat, Analysts Worried
    Jul27

    Russia Stoic on Sanctions Threat, Analysts Worried

    Russia has remained stoic about the threat of tighter Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but analysts are concerned that the uncertainty they generate could alone choke off growth. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to discuss access to plane crash site
    Jul27

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to discuss access to plane crash site

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday he would meet his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte next week to discuss how to secure full access for investigators to the site in Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed. Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine roleLast plane carrying MH17 victims departs for...

    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup
    Jul27

    UK Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup

    LONDON — Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis. While calling for tougher sanctions against Russia, Nick Clegg told The Sunday Times newspaper that it is “unthinkable” for...

    A painful Raya for many
    Jul27

    A painful Raya for many

    KUALA LUMPUR: THIS year’s Syawal would not be easy for the next of kin of the passengers and crew who died in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in Ukraine on July 17. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Britain’s deputy PM Nick Clegg says Russia should not host World Cup
    Jul27

    Britain’s deputy PM Nick Clegg says Russia should not host World Cup

    July 27, 2014 7:51 AMLONDON (AFP) – British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg joined calls on Sunday for Russia to be stripped of the World Cup in 2018 following the shooting down of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties face bitter campaign after Yatsenyuk resignation
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties face bitter campaign after Yatsenyuk resignation

    Ukraine’s prime minister has launched what promises to be a bitter election campaign that could divide pro-Western parties and complicate their efforts to fight pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    World › Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk
    Jul27

    World › Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

    Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels. The move comes as Ukrainian forces appear to have gained some momentum recently by retaking control of territory from… …read more Source: Japan...

    Grieving relatives at MH17 site as Dutch, Australia ready troops
    Jul26

    Grieving relatives at MH17 site as Dutch, Australia ready troops

    The first relatives of victims on the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived on Saturday (July 26) at the crash site, as Dutch and Australian forces prepared for possible deployment to secure the location in rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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