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    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia
    Jul16

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

    SYDNEY – The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. , Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made...

    Russia calls EU-Ukraine pact an ‘exemplary’ breach of WTO rules
    Jul11

    Russia calls EU-Ukraine pact an ‘exemplary’ breach of WTO rules

    MOSCOW-Russia has indicated a potential new legal salvo in its trade war with Ukraine and the European Union, telling the World Trade Organization that a trade deal between Kiev and Brussels breaks the rules by penalizing Russia., Minutes of a June 29 meeting of the WTO’s committee on regional trade agreements, published on Tuesday, record...

    Police seize servers of Ukrainian software firm after cyber attack
    Jul05

    Police seize servers of Ukrainian software firm after cyber attack

    KIEV-Ukrainian police on Tuesday seized the servers of an accounting software firm suspected of spreading a malware virus which crippled computer systems at major companies around the world last week, a senior police official said., The head of Ukraine’s Cyber Police, Serhiy Demedyuk, told Reuters the servers of M.E.Doc –...

    Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence
    Jun27

    Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence

    KIEV-A colonel in Ukraine’s military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, describing the incident as a “terrorist act”., Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516 GMT while the car was moving, killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. “As a...

    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO
    May22

    Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO

    MOSCOW-Russia has launched a wide-ranging trade complaint against Ukraine, saying it is facing a “universe of restrictions, prohibitions, requirements and procedures”, a World Trade Organization statement said on Monday. , The alleged breaches of the trade rules affect trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit, the...

    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest
    May14

    Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

    Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history., Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music… music isn’t fireworks, music...

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks
    May02

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks

    BERLIN – Expanding the number of countries involved in Russian-backed peace talks for Syria could offer a chance to jumpstart negotiations on a political solution, Germany’s top official for Russia policy said in an interview published on Tuesday., Gernot Erler suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel could raise the issue with...

    Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board
    Apr30

    Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board

    HAVANA – A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba’s north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. , The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside...

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch
    Apr27

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

    China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, while vowing not to pursue expansionism., China launched the carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and regional worries about...

    On Easter, Pope denounces ‘oppressive regimes’ but urges restraint
    Apr17

    On Easter, Pope denounces ‘oppressive regimes’ but urges restraint

    Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message on Sunday but in an apparent call for restraint urged world leaders to prevent the spread of conflicts, as tensions rose in North Korea and Syria., Francis, marking the fifth Easter season of his pontificate, said Mass before tens of thousands of people under...

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