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    Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission
    Apr24

    Shocked by drowned migrants, Europe restores rescue mission

    Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year’s level.Critics called it a face-saving operation that did not go far enough to emulate an Italian rescue mission abandoned six months...

    Anthropologist criticised for  showing images of MH17 victims
    Apr23

    Anthropologist criticised for showing images of MH17 victims

    THE HAGUE: An anthropologist and pathologist who is part of the international team working to identify people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down in Ukraine was publicly rebuked on Thursday for discussing the case and showing photos of victims in a lecture to students. Arie de Bruijn, head of the Dutch police forensics unit...

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina
    Apr23

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina

    MOSCOW—Russia and Argentina signed documents deepening energy cooperation Thursday, underlining Moscow’s drive to develop ties with South America since coming under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. At a ceremony in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine President Cristina Fernandez hailed the agreements as...

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’
    Apr23

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’

    The U.S. Defense Department has dismissed as “ridiculous” and “propaganda” comments by a Russian military official that American troops are training Ukrainian soldiers in the conflict zone in Ukraine’s east. “There’s no credence to it whatsoever” said Pentagon Spokesman Colonel Steve Warren, responding Thursday to the Russian...

    Pentagon denies ‘ridiculous’ claim US troops in Ukraine combat zone
    Apr23

    Pentagon denies ‘ridiculous’ claim US troops in Ukraine combat zone

    The Pentagon on Thursday denied Russian allegations that US troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, calling Moscow’s claims a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from its own activities in the region. “Russia continues to supply lethal weapons, training and command and control support for armed separatists...

    Ukrainian president wants referendum on NATO membership
    Apr23

    Ukrainian president wants referendum on NATO membership

    Ukrainians will decide whether Ukraine will join NATO or not, Poroshenko says. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital
    Apr23

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital

    Published April 23, 2015 A Ukrainian Army colonel, badly wounded while …read more Source:...

    Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine
    Apr23

    Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine

    Interfax news agency quoted that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces not only in western Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Russian defense ministry says US troops in east Ukraine: Interfax
    Apr23

    Russian defense ministry says US troops in east Ukraine: Interfax

    US troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces, Interfax news agency quoted a spokesman for Russia’s Defense Ministry as saying. …read more Source: The Daily...

    FBI chief tells Poland’s US envoy he regrets Holocaust remarks
    Apr23

    FBI chief tells Poland’s US envoy he regrets Holocaust remarks

    The head of the US intelligence service told the Polish ambassador to the United States that he regretted his remarks on what Poland has said was an accusation of complicity in the Holocaust, the Polish foreign ministry said on Thursday. Poland now considers the matter settled, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said. Poland is one of the...

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