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    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...

    Three civilians killed and 10 injured in overnight shelling of Donetsk
    Aug08

    Three civilians killed and 10 injured in overnight shelling of Donetsk

    Man says his godmother died as artillery barrage hit four apartment buildings in east Ukraine rebel strongholdAt least three civilians have been killed and another 10 wounded in overnight shelling of the main rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine besieged by government forces, officials said.Local people said a rebel rocket launcher recently seen...

    Russia is a bully, says Tony Abbott, as he warns of more Australian sanctions
    Aug08

    Russia is a bully, says Tony Abbott, as he warns of more Australian sanctions

    PM tells Vladimir Putin to keep out of Ukraine and that he risks more punishment by the west if he fails to do soTony Abbott has described Russia as a bully and threatened to increase Australias sanctions after Moscow imposed its own sanctions on western countries.In a forceful intervention on Friday, the Australian prime minister said the...

    Russias empty shelves wont just hurt the cheese-eating Moscow crowd | Natalia Antonova
    Aug08

    Russias empty shelves wont just hurt the cheese-eating Moscow crowd | Natalia Antonova

    Many people are treating the tit-for-tat sanctions as a joke, but trade wars are dangerous. The consequences will ripple far and wideIts a rainy afternoon in Moscow, and Ive just had to placate a sobbing child who doesnt understand why his beloved Diugas cheese has disappeared from the supermarket. Now, as far as the suffering of civilians in...

    Russian food import ban leaves shoppers unaffected  or a bit peeved
    Aug08

    Russian food import ban leaves shoppers unaffected or a bit peeved

    Threat to luxury groceries supply ‘shocking’ to some but many Russians say they accept ban and look to home marketsGoodbye parmesan, hello pelmeni. Goodbye brie, hello borsch. As Moscow’s chattering classes contemplated the horror of life without salami milano or foie gras, many ordinary Russians said they were quite happy with...

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