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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site
    Jul25

    Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

    SYDNEY (AP) Australia is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team, the Australian prime minister said Friday.Australia… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine reports overnight rebel attacks on border
    Jul25

    Ukraine reports overnight rebel attacks on border

    MOSCOW (AP) The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.Ukrainian forces are trying… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Oil price slips below $102 a barrel
    Jul25

    Oil price slips below $102 a barrel

    The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 10 cents… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences
    Jul25

    White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte are in agreement that Russia is still working to destabilize Ukraine.And the White House says they agree Russia should face more sanctions. Obama… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster
    Jul25

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    WASHINGTON (AP) Nearly 300 passengers are killed when their plane is shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm in Taiwan,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama: Plane stiffens Europe’s spine on sanctions
    Jul25

    Obama: Plane stiffens Europe’s spine on sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine “may stiffen the spine of our European partners” as they consider additional sanctions against Russia.Obama welcomed Europe’s earlier sanctions… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17: ‘We believe our daughter is alive’
    Jul25

    MH17: ‘We believe our daughter is alive’

    The Perth-based parents of Fatima Dyczynski, who is believed to be a MH17 victim, are on their way to the flight’s Ukrainian crash site, still holding onto the hope that their daughter is alive.Miss Dyczynski’s father, Dr Jerzy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site
    Jul25

    Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) The Dutch prime minister says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian government moves to ban Communist Party
    Jul24

    Ukrainian government moves to ban Communist Party

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A court in Kiev is holding a hearing on the government’s request to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine.The Justice Ministry says the party should be banned because it has supported pro-Russian rebels fighting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine
    Jul24

    Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a proposed U.N. team, the Australian prime minister said Thursday.Prime… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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