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    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban
    Jul22

    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban

    Prime minister says ties between east and west are at decisive moment as UN Security Council calls for full access to crash siteDavid Cameron said that the EU will on Tuesday blacklist the “cronies and oligarchs” around Vladimir Putin as part of “a new range of hard-hitting economic sanctions” in response to the downing of...

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster
    Jul21

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster

    Closer Sino-Russian relations mean Chinese leaders are loth to apportion blame for downing of Malaysia Airlines planeWhile western countries are pressing Russia over the MH17 disaster, China has so far steered clear of stating even that a missile downed the plane, let alone tying the event to rebels in Ukraine.That has been little surprise to...

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety
    Jul21

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety

    Russian leader must ‘compel separatists to cooperate’ Secure recovery of bodies is ‘least that decency demands’ Dutch experts arrive at scene as violence resumesMH17: live coveragePresident Barack Obama says his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, should be held “directly responsible” for ensuring the site of...

    Obama: ‘Burden is on Russia’ to ensure full access to MH17 site  live updates
    Jul21

    Obama: ‘Burden is on Russia’ to ensure full access to MH17 site  live updates

    President says Russia must use its influence Four killed as clashes resume in Donetsk Dutch prosecutors open war crimes investigation Rebels allow experts limited acces to site and bodiesRead the Guardian’s earlier live coverage here 12.27pm ETClashes have intensified on the outskirts of Donetsk, killing at least five and forcing civilians...

    MH17 victim’s online charity appeal receives flood of donations
    Jul21

    MH17 victim’s online charity appeal receives flood of donations

    Thousands of pounds raised on JustGiving account in aid of Nepalese children since Briton died in Malaysia Airlines disasterAn online charity appeal set up by a British university student killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has attracted thousands of pounds of donations in his memory.Richard Mayne, 20, set up the JustGiving page six months...

    MH17 crash site chaos – in pictures
    Jul21

    MH17 crash site chaos – in pictures

    Experts fear that evidence of how the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane was brought down could be lost for ever as evidence disappears from the crash site … …read more Source: The...

    UK to press European allies for tougher sanctions against Russia over MH17
    Jul21

    UK to press European allies for tougher sanctions against Russia over MH17

    EU to consider further oil, gas, defence and financial penalties if Putin does not encourage rebels to allow access to crash site … …read more Source: The...

    Tony Blair’s speech marking 20th anniversary of his election as Labour leader: Politics live blog
    Jul21

    Tony Blair’s speech marking 20th anniversary of his election as Labour leader: Politics live blog

    Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including Tony Blair’s speech marking the 20th anniversary of his election as Labour leader and David Cameron’s statement to the Commons on the shooting down of flight MH17 11.31am BSTThey’re not happy at the Blair event.Ugly rumours spreading that...

    MH17: First major outbreak of hostilities since plane crash
    Jul21

    MH17: First major outbreak of hostilities since plane crash

    Rebels say tanks are trying to break into Donetsk as first investigators reach Torez, where bodies from MH17 are storedUkrainian army tanks have reportedly launched an assault to break pro-Russia rebels’ hold on the eastern city of Donetsk, in the first major outbreak of hostilities in the area since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot...

    Sharing pictures of corpses on social media isnt the way to bring a ceasefire | Suzanne Moore
    Jul21

    Sharing pictures of corpses on social media isnt the way to bring a ceasefire | Suzanne Moore

    I dont need you to tweet any more images of dead children spreading them only devalues the currency of shared humanityHow many pictures of dead children do you need to see before you understand that killing children is wrong? I ask because social media is awash with the blood of innocents. Twitter is full of photos of the murdered children of...

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