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    Countries seek court for downed Flight MH17
    Jul31

    Countries seek court for downed Flight MH17

    The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia vetoed attempts to establish a U.N.-backed court to prosecute suspects. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US imposes further sanctions on Russia
    Jul30

    US imposes further sanctions on Russia

    The Obama administration has imposed sanctions on eleven more people and 15 more companies over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Abbott slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto
    Jul30

    Abbott slams ‘outrageous’ Russian MH17 veto

    SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday Russia’s “outrageous” veto of a UN resolution to establish a special tribunal to try those who shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine reinforced concerns Moscow was protecting the perpetrators. Eleven of the 15 members of the Security Council voted in favour late on Wednesday of the...

    EU to extend relief for farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Jul30

    EU to extend relief for farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    MOSCOW: The EU said on Thursday it will extend until next year a multi-million euro aid package to help struggling European farmers hit by Russian sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. The European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation European Union, said it was finalising details after Russian President Vladimir Putin last month extended...

    Four civilians killed in Ukraine fighting
    Jul30

    Four civilians killed in Ukraine fighting

    KIEV: Four civilians were killed in intense shelling attacks between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east of the war-torn state, officials from both sides said on Thursday. “Two civilians were killed as a result of shelling in Dzerzhynsk,” about 50 kilometres north of the rebels’ de facto capital Donetsk,...

    Ukraine bars French lawmakers after visit to Crimea
    Jul30

    Ukraine bars French lawmakers after visit to Crimea

    Ukraine bans 10 French lawmakers from entering the country following a controversial visit to Crimea. …read more Source:...

    WHO: At least 68 children killed in East Ukraine conflict
    Jul30

    WHO: At least 68 children killed in East Ukraine conflict

    World Health Organization Spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said at least 68 children have been killed and about 183 have been injured in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014. According to Itar-Tass, he said that according to information available by July 24, at least 68 children had been killed and 183 had been injured. WHO spokesman...

    Iran, Ukraine to Hold Economic Cooperation Talks in September
    Jul30

    Iran, Ukraine to Hold Economic Cooperation Talks in September

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Tehran and Kiev will hold talks on developing economic cooperation next month, a Ukrainian official said. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Russia vetoes UN resolution over flight MH17 crash
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes UN resolution over flight MH17 crash

    Russia has vetoed a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution aimed at prosecuting those allegedly involved in the crash of flight MH17 over Ukraine last year. On Wednesday, Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin defended Moscow’s decision to veto the resolution, saying Russian investigators had not been allowed equal access to...

    Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 Tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 Tribunal

    Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine. Eleven of the 15 members of the Security Council voted in favour of the resolution, which had been drafted by Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine....

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