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    Dutch expert sacked for using MH17 victim photos in lecture
    Apr24

    Dutch expert sacked for using MH17 victim photos in lecture

    A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Expert fired over MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Expert fired over MH17 victim photos

    A Dutch expert helping to identify MH17 crash victims has been fired after showing photos of the dead at a public lecture. ||| The Hague – A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said on Thursday....

    Migrants: Europe restores rescue mission
    Apr24

    Migrants: Europe restores rescue mission

    EU leaders have agreed to beef up a naval mission in the Mediterranean in the wake of the migrant tragedy. ||| Brussels/Rome – 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...

    Poland slams US over holocaust remarks
    Apr23

    Poland slams US over holocaust remarks

    Poland was still waiting for the US to apologise for remarks by an FBI official that “implied complicity in the Holocaust during WWII.” ||| Warsaw – Poland was still waiting for the United States to apologise for remarks by an FBI official that it says implied complicity in the Holocaust during World War Two, a government spokeswoman said...

    Zimbabwe sanctions call rejected
    Apr23

    Zimbabwe sanctions call rejected

    Top EU court dismisses appeal by Zimbabwe’s attorney-general to have EU sanctions removed …read more Source: Business...

    More body parts found as MH17 search resumes
    Apr23

    More body parts found as MH17 search resumes

    DUTCH investigators have recovered many more body parts and pieces of wreckage after resuming their search at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine, the Netherlands said yesterday. All 298 passengers and crew onboard the Malaysia Airlines jetliner – most of them Dutch – died when it was shot down over rebelheld eastern Ukraine last year. “Many...

    EU turns up heat on Russian gas giant
    Apr23

    EU turns up heat on Russian gas giant

    The EU launched a legal attack on Gazprom yesterday, stoking tensions with Moscow as it accused the Russian gas giant of overcharging buyers in eastern Europe and hindering competition. ||| Foo Yun Chee and Philip Blenkinsop BrusselsTHE EU launched a legal attack on Gazprom yesterday, stoking tensions with Moscow as it accused the Russian gas...

    Kremlin names new agriculture minister
    Apr22

    Kremlin names new agriculture minister

    The governor of one of Russia’s key wheat-producing regions has been named as Moscow’s new agriculture minister. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin has appointed the governor of one of Russia’s key wheat-producing regions as agriculture minister, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, charged with strengthening the sector....

    Poland to buy US Patriot missiles
    Apr22

    Poland to buy US Patriot missiles

    Poland said on Tuesday it would buy Raytheon’s Patriot missiles from the United States and provisionally selected French Airbus helicopters as it speeds up the modernization of its military amid tensions with Russia. The choice of suppliers, in deals potentially worth $8 billion, strikes a transatlantic balance as eastern Europe’s...

    News24.com | Ukraine aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW2 commemorations
    Apr21

    News24.com | Ukraine aims to prevent Russian attacks at WW2 commemorations

    Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War Two commemorations next month. …read more Source:...

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