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    Airline safety task force in light of MH17 crash
    Jul30

    Airline safety task force in light of MH17 crash

    The United Nations’ civil aviation body said it would quickly form a task force on airline safety, noting that urgent action had to be taken after the recent downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Ukraine welcomes sanctions on Russia
    Jul30

    Ukraine welcomes sanctions on Russia

    Ukraine’s foreign minister has welcomed US and European sanctions on Russia announced yesterday and pledged Kiev would not attack cities now controlled by pro-Russian separatists in its drive to re-establish control over its territory. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Qantas should be forced to stop flying over war zones, says union leader
    Jul30

    Qantas should be forced to stop flying over war zones, says union leader

    Transport Workers Union national secretary says Abbott government should insist on planes being reroutedThe Abbott government must step in to reroute Qantas and other Australian flights away from conflict zones after the MH17 tragedy, a union leader says.The national secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU), Tony Sheldon, said travellers...

    MH17: Abbott says Australia is unlikely to follow tougher US and EU sanctions
    Jul30

    MH17: Abbott says Australia is unlikely to follow tougher US and EU sanctions

    Prime minister says his priority is recovering bodies from the crash site as the US and EU increase sanctions against Russia Australia is unlikely to follow the US and European Union in pursuing new sanctions against Russia as its focus remains on recovering the bodies of victims of the downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.Tony Abbott played...

    Ukraine crisis: Sanctions will make Russia’s ‘weak economy even weaker’, says President Obama
    Jul30

    Ukraine crisis: Sanctions will make Russia’s ‘weak economy even weaker’, says President Obama

    A new wave of sanctions against Russian banks and companies will be imposed within days by the European Union, supported by fresh action against President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies. …read more Source: The...

    US follows EU in setting new sanctions targeting Russian economy
    Jul29

    US follows EU in setting new sanctions targeting Russian economy

    US decision comes soon after the European Union punished Moscow over continued backing of Ukrainian separatists Barack Obama announced a new set of economic sanctions against sectors of the Russian economy on Tuesday, soon after the European Union punished Moscow for its continued backing for Ukrainian separatists with its most punitive measures...

    ‘Human Barbie’ Valeria Lukyanova shows support for Putin by posing on Crimean beach
    Jul29

    ‘Human Barbie’ Valeria Lukyanova shows support for Putin by posing on Crimean beach

    Model Valeria Lukyanova, 28, from Ukraine, proudly posed in the Black Sea peninsula which has been boycotted by millions of tourists since the Kremlin’s annexation of the region from Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    ‘Vladimir Putin is a thug and a liar’ says British diplomat Sir Peter Westmacott
    Jul29

    ‘Vladimir Putin is a thug and a liar’ says British diplomat Sir Peter Westmacott

    Sir Peter Westmacott, UK ambassador to the US, condemned Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine ahead of a meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine crisis: Caught in the crossfire
    Jul29

    Ukraine crisis: Caught in the crossfire

    Squeezed between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, civilian casualties in the east increase, diminishing the chances of reconciliation …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s civilian casualties
    Jul29

    Ukraine’s civilian casualties

    Thousands living in eastern Ukraine are caught in the escalating conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: Financial...

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