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    Ukrainian PM quits, parties force new election
    Jul25

    Ukrainian PM quits, parties force new election

    Ukraine’s prime minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, berating parliament for failing to pass legislation to take control over an increasingly precarious energy situation and to increase army financing. …read more Source: China...

    MH17: Obama, Rutte agree more sanction needed on Russia
    Jul25

    MH17: Obama, Rutte agree more sanction needed on Russia

    WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday and the White House said both agreed on the need to impose more sanctions on Russia for continuing to arm pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster
    Jul25

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    WASHINGTON— Nearly 300 passengers were killed when their plane was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine. Airlines suspended flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crashed during storms, and yet another disappeared in West Africa. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory. Industry...

    Ukrainian PM tenders resignation in parliament
    Jul25

    Ukrainian PM tenders resignation in parliament

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Thursday tendered his resignation in the parliament after two political parties withdrew from Ukraine’s ruling coalition. …read more Source:...

    Human Rights Watch Warns Kiev of War Crimes in Grad Rockets Use
    Jul25

    Human Rights Watch Warns Kiev of War Crimes in Grad Rockets Use

    Human Rights Watch has urged Kiev to stop using unguided Grad rockets which it said have killed at least 16 civilians in four recent attacks, warning that firing such weapons at populated areas could … …read more Source:...

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali
    Jul25

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Missing flight: Updated map showing the planned route of the missing Air Algerie flight, AH 5017. (Agence France-Presse)An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a...

    MH17: Black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering
    Jul25

    MH17: Black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering

    THE HAGUE: Dutch investigators into the shooting down over Ukraine of flight MH17 said Thursday they had downloaded data from the black box flight recorder and that it had not been tampered with. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Oil prices slide despite upbeat economic data
    Jul25

    Oil prices slide despite upbeat economic data

    NEW YORK — Oil prices sank Thursday, despite some encouraging economic data in the US, China and Europe, as traders kept an eye on the Ukraine crisis and Middle East tensions. The US benchmark futures contract, West Texas Intermediate for September, slid by $1.05 to close at $102.07 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent North...

    Russia firing across border on Ukraine troops: US
    Jul25

    Russia firing across border on Ukraine troops: US

    The United States on Thursday said it had evidence Russian forces are firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian troops, in what officials called a “clear escalation” of the conflict. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17 black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering
    Jul25

    MH17 black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering

    Dutch investigators into the shooting down over Ukraine of flight MH17 said on Thursday (July 24) they had downloaded data from the black box flight recorder and that it had not been tampered with. …read more Source: Channel...

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