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    Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians
    Sep01

    Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians

    Even though it is undeniable that many militaries and non-state armed groups do, in fact, use human shields, the potential ramifications of the mere accusation are extremely worrisome, write Neve Gordon and Nicola Perugini An aerial image shows civilians leaving the town of Manbij, Syria, purportedly with ISIS using the convoy as a shield for...

    Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians
    Sep01

    Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians

    Even though it is undeniable that many militaries and non-state armed groups do, in fact, use human shields, the potential ramifications of the mere accusation are extremely worrisome, write Neve Gordon and Nicola Perugini An aerial image shows civilians leaving the town of Manbij, Syria, purportedly with ISIS using the convoy as a shield for...

    US blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict
    Sep01

    US blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict

    The United States added dozens of people and companies, including separatists and Russian firms operating in Crimea, on Thursday to its sanctions blacklist over their actions in Ukraine, the region annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict
    Sep01

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States added dozens of people and companies, including separatists and Russian firms operating in Crimea, on Thursday to its sanctions blacklist over their actions in Ukraine, the region annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Hollande worried about Ukraine conflict ahead of meeting with Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande worried about Ukraine conflict ahead of meeting with Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement
    Sep01

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement

    President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel support a deal struck by the trilateral contact group in Ukraine for a general ceasefire which must be implemented by the start of the school year, an Elysee statement said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrtransneft: Odessa-Brody ready for transit of Azerbaijani oil
    Sep01

    Ukrtransneft: Odessa-Brody ready for transit of Azerbaijani oil

    Ukrtransneft, Ukraine’s state operator of oil pipelines has announced about the technological readiness of Ukraine’s Odesa-Brody main oil pipeline, linking the Ukrainian port city of Odesa at the Black Sea and the town of Brody on the Ukrainian-Polish border, to launch oil transits through the Ukrainian territory from Azerbaijan to...

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement
    Sep01

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement

    PARIS (Reuters) – President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel support a deal struck by the trilateral contact group in Ukraine for a general ceasefire which must be implemented by the start of the school year, an Elysee statement said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and Kazakhstan agree on joint uranium mining
    Sep01

    Ukraine and Kazakhstan agree on joint uranium mining

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep01

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    LONDON – More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster bomb coalition said on Thursday. An unexploded cluster bomblet is seen along a street after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the...

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