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    Calls grow to prosecute those who shot down MH17
    Jul17

    Calls grow to prosecute those who shot down MH17

    UK foreign secretary calls for UN-backed tribunal as services are held to remember 298 killed in Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine passes draft law on autonomy
    Jul17

    Ukraine passes draft law on autonomy

    Ukraine’s parliament approved a draft law Thursday to grant two separatist regions greater autonomy, a step toward meeting the demands of a cease-fire agreement for the pro-Russian self-styled people’s republics. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Middle East airlines learn lessons about dangerous skies after MH17
    Jul16

    Middle East airlines learn lessons about dangerous skies after MH17

    BEIRUT // One year after flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, airlines have begun taking the dangers of war more seriously, and skies over the troubled Middle East have changed dramatically.Now, maps of the region on air traffic tracking sites show the usual heavy stream of aircraft, but only a handful dare to traverse the airspace...

    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic
    Jul16

    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic

    OSLO: The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine. The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denmark, is a response to global warming, which...

    Ukraine passes draft bill on autonomy
    Jul16

    Ukraine passes draft bill on autonomy

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament took the first step on Thursday towards granting temporary self-rule to pro-Russian rebels under a change to the constitution the West hopes can end one of Europe’s deadliest wars in recent years. The divisive issue came to the floor on the day lawmakers also vote on belt-tightening measures needed for the...

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev
    Jul16

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev

    Ukrainian military authorities have accused pro-Russia forces of shelling army positions in the country’s conflict-ridden eastern parts despite a ceasefire deal agreed between Kiev and the pro-Russians in Belarus earlier this year. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia opposes UN tribunal for Malaysian Airlines crash
    Jul16

    Russia opposes UN tribunal for Malaysian Airlines crash

    Malaysia and four other countries investigating downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine urge UN to establish international tribunal …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev
    Jul16

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev

    Ukrainian military authorities have accused pro-Russia forces of shelling army positions in the country’s conflict-ridden eastern parts despite a ceasefire deal agreed between Kiev and the pro-Russians in Belarus earlier this year. On Thursday, Ukrainian officials said pro-Russia forces had conducted nearly 100 attacks on army bases since...

    MH17 families sue Ukraine rebel for $900 mn
    Jul16

    MH17 families sue Ukraine rebel for $900 mn

    Relatives of MH17 crash victims have filed a nearly $900 million suit against a one-time leader of Ukranian insurgents over the shooting down of the jet over the rebel-held east of the country last year. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    MH17 families sue Ukraine rebel for $900mn
    Jul16

    MH17 families sue Ukraine rebel for $900mn

    Relatives of 17 victims are being represented by a US-based firm specialising in aviation litigation, which is claiming at least $50mn for each of the plaintiffs’ loved ones. …read more Source: Gulf...

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