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    MH17 body recovery put on hold due to fighting, says Australian PM  video
    Aug12

    MH17 body recovery put on hold due to fighting, says Australian PM video

    Tony Abbott says the mission to recover bodies from the MH17 crash site has been put on hold due to an upsurge in fighting in the region. Abbott, who is in the Netherlands for talks with the Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, said the security situation in eastern Ukraine meant Operation Bring Them Home could not go ahead without undue risk to the...

    Russia to send humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in spite of warnings
    Aug11

    Russia to send humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in spite of warnings

    Kremlin announces aid caravan after European commission warned that unilateral action would be seen as an invasionRussia is sending a humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in cooperation with Red Cross, the Kremlin has announced.It was not immediately clear if Russia had reached agreement with Ukraine on the issue, or if it had decided to move...

    Russian agency photographer goes missing in Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russian agency photographer goes missing in Ukraine

    The Russian news agency Rossiya Segodnya has launched a publicity campaign in support of its photographer, Andrei Stenin, who went missing in eastern Ukraine six days ago.It has been claimed that he is being held by the Ukrainian security service SBU, but the SBU denies detaining him. … …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian forces prepare to recapture Donetsk
    Aug11

    Ukrainian forces prepare to recapture Donetsk

    Military spokesman says Donetsk now cut off from other main rebel-held city, LuhanskUkrainian government forces are preparing for the final stage of recapturing the city of Donetsk from pro-Russia separatist rebels after making significant gains that have divided rebel forces, a military spokesman said on Monday.The spokesman, Andriy Lysenko,...

    Tony Abbott calls for justice for MH17 victims during trip to Netherlands
    Aug11

    Tony Abbott calls for justice for MH17 victims during trip to Netherlands

    Australian leader offers condolences to Dutch and will hold talks on finishing the investigation and ensuring guilty are punishedTony Abbott will hold talks with his Dutch counterpart and military officials in the Netherlands on how the murderers who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight 17 can best be brought to justice.The prime minister landed at...

    Steven Seagal plays at concert for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
    Aug10

    Steven Seagal plays at concert for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine

    Actor, musician and Vladimir Putin’s friend performs with band at pro-Donetsk People’s Republic show in Sevastopol, CrimeaHollywood actor and musician Steven Seagal played a weekend concert in the Crimean peninsula, appearing on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.Seagal and his blues band played on...

    US and Germany threaten Russia with ‘additional consequences’ over Ukraine
    Aug10

    US and Germany threaten Russia with ‘additional consequences’ over Ukraine

    Moscow told it must not intervene without Kievs permission Obama talks to Merkel on busy day for diplomacyOn a busy day of diplomatic activity, President Barack Obama and the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, agreed on Saturday that Russia would face additional consequences if it intervened in Ukraine without permission from the Ukrainian...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Aug09

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The continuing crisis in Gaza, the anniversary of the first world war, the Ebola outbreak the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    MH17: Tony Abbott to visit Netherlands to meet with Dutch prime minister
    Aug09

    MH17: Tony Abbott to visit Netherlands to meet with Dutch prime minister

    Australian prime minister to arrive in the Hague on Monday and will sign condolence book for the Dutch victims of flight MH17Tony Abbott will travel to the Netherlands to meet his Dutch counterpart, Mark Rutte, as the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 continue to be identified.The Dutch government has issued a brief statement announcing...

    Russian resigns to make way for Ukrainian as new head of ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’
    Aug08

    Russian resigns to make way for Ukrainian as new head of ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’

    Alexander Borodai steps down as prime minister of self-styled in move aimed at dampening accusations that rebellion in east is being run by Moscow. Kyiv Post reportsThe Russian prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peoples Republic has announced his resignation in a move aimed at dampening claims that the rebellion in eastern Ukraine is...

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