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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Investigators still have no suspects in downing of MH17
    Jun30

    Investigators still have no suspects in downing of MH17

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) ” The Dutch prosecutor leading an international criminal investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine’s battlefields said Tuesday the probe has not yet identified… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone
    Jun30

    Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Fire is raging in the woods in the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine.The Ukrainian State Service for Emergency Situations said in a statement on Tuesday that the fire started Monday evening… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war
    Jun27

    AP Photos: Ukrainian village caught in crossfire of war

    KRYMSKE, Ukraine (AP) ” Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armored… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel faces Greek challenge with strong political capital
    Jun27

    Merkel faces Greek challenge with strong political capital

    BERLIN (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has emerged undamaged from the global financial crisis, European bailouts, an astonishing u-turn on nuclear power and the crisis over Ukraine.Now, with the future of efforts to resolve… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran
    Jun26

    White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The White House says Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Barack Obama and discussed continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East.In a statement,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jun26

    Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The five countries investigating last year’s shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible.Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military
    Jun25

    Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin says Russia needs a powerful military to fend off threats near its borders, a statement that reflects tensions with the West over the Ukrainian crisis.Speaking at Thursday’s Kremlin meeting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO: Risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine
    Jun25

    NATO: Risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO says there’s a risk of a return to heavy fighting this summer in eastern Ukraine, and is blaming Russia.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday Russia continues to support pro-Moscow separatists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable
    Jun24

    US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable

    VIENNA (AP) ” The commander of the U.S. troops in Europe is dismissing claims by Russia that it is staying out of the Ukraine conflict, speaking of “clear and irrefutable evidence” to the contrary.In a briefing Tuesday to a closed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year
    Jun24

    Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year

    MOSCOW (AP) ” President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia’s ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year.The ban was Russia’s response to Western sanctions imposed last year over the Ukraine conflict. The extension… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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