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    David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal
    Jul30

    David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal

    PM suggests seeking alternatives to UN route after Moscow veto of resolution for prosecution and punishment of those responsible for downing planeDavid Cameron suggested a fresh inquiry outside the auspices of the UN could be opened into the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane over eastern Ukraine, after Russia blocked a UN security...

    Cameron accuses Russia of ‘standing in way of justice’ for MH17
    Jul30

    Cameron accuses Russia of ‘standing in way of justice’ for MH17

    Prime Minister says Russian decision to block international criminal tribunal into Malaysia Airline flight shot down over Ukraine “infuriating” …read more Source: The...

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution for Setting Tribunal on MH17 Disaster
    Jul30

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution for Setting Tribunal on MH17 Disaster

    Russia vetoed on Wednesday the United Nations (UN) resolution on establishing an international tribunal for prosecuting the people guilty of shooting down the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17). Eleven members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) voted in favour of the proposal, which would have been enough for the resolution to be adopted, but...

    Lithuanians of war-torn Ukraine will be able to relocate to Lithuania
    Jul30

    Lithuanians of war-torn Ukraine will be able to relocate to Lithuania

    On July 29th, the Cabinet of Lithuania approved Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius’ suggestion to grant support to citizens of Lithuania, people of Lithuanian origin and their families, who wish to move from war-torn regions of Ukraine to Lithuania and get integrated in here, reports LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Bulgaria Will Have World’s Most Rapidly Shrinking Population in Next 35 Years – UN
    Jul30

    Bulgaria Will Have World’s Most Rapidly Shrinking Population in Next 35 Years – UN

    Bulgaria is expected to have the world’s highest population decline rate between 2015 and 2050, a UN report shows.The Southeastern European country is among the 48 whose population is expected to shrink over the next 35 years. It is part of the group where a decrease of more than 15% is expected between 2015-2050, alongside...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Jul 2015
    Jul30

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Jul 2015

    MH370: Malaysians to inspect washed-up debris A team from Malaysia is to travel to the French territory Reunion island, which lies near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. A piece of debris thought to be part of a plane has washed up there, with some experts saying it could be a flaperon from a Boeing 777. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a 777, went...

    ‘Is there an end?’ The residents caught in the crossfire in eastern Ukraine
    Jul30

    ‘Is there an end?’ The residents caught in the crossfire in eastern Ukraine

    Life is an everyday battle for locals who, despite a fragile truce, continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. The Moscow Times reportsVasily Nikolaevich, a 63-year-old resident of Mariinka, a small town in Ukraine just 20 kilometres away from the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, was in his vegetable garden when he heard the sound of shooting...

    Ukraine agribusiness firms in ‘quiet land grab’ with development finance | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard
    Jul30

    Ukraine agribusiness firms in ‘quiet land grab’ with development finance | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effectsHundreds of millions of dollars in development finance from the World Bank’s investment arm have helped to fund the controversial expansion of a billionaire’s agribusiness...

    Russia vetoes UN resolution to try suspects in MH17 crash in Ukraine
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes UN resolution to try suspects in MH17 crash in Ukraine

    Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have set up a tribunal into “last years Malaysia Airlines… …read more Source:...

    Nadia Savchenko: All you need to know
    Jul30

    Nadia Savchenko: All you need to know

    Why is a Ukrainian helicopter pilot accused of murdering two Russian journalists and will she get a fair trial? …read more Source: The...

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