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    News24.com | Obama, Italian PM Renzi to meet at White House
    Apr17

    News24.com | Obama, Italian PM Renzi to meet at White House

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama at the White House to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and ISIS. …read more Source:...

    300 US troops to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
    Apr17

    300 US troops to train Ukrainian forces: US Army

    About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Body parts found at MH17 crash site
    Apr17

    Body parts found at MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators have recovered human remains at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine, the Netherlands announced. ||| Donetsk – Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible, the Netherlands announced on Thursday.All 298 passengers...

    Thieves score jewels worth R64m in Paris smash-and-grab
    Apr17

    Thieves score jewels worth R64m in Paris smash-and-grab

    FRENCH police are hunting for a trio of thieves who made off with a handbag containing ß5- million (R64.4-million) worth of Chanel jewels in a smash-and-grab on the highway between Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday. A Taiwanese art collector was travelling in a taxi on Wednesday afternoon through a long tunnel notorious for robbery...

    Is the concept of the Brics conglomerate still valid?
    Apr17

    Is the concept of the Brics conglomerate still valid?

    And then there were two. One of the extraordinary features of the global economy over the past year has been the downgrading, you might say demise, of two of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). ||| AND then there were two. One of the extraordinary features of the global economy over the past year has been the downgrading,...

    News24.com | Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site
    Apr17

    News24.com | Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine violence worries NATO chief
    Apr16

    Ukraine violence worries NATO chief

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has voiced concern over an increase in violence and movements of heavy military equipment in eastern Ukraine. ||| REYKJAVIK – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg voiced concern on Thursday over an increase in violence and movements of heavy military equipment in eastern Ukraine, saying they were...

    Economic might to decide Russia conflict
    Apr16

    Economic might to decide Russia conflict

    German Finance says economic strength, rather than military might, would ultimately determine outcome of West’s standoff with Russia over Ukraine ||| Washington – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday that economic strength, rather than military might, would ultimately determine the outcome of the West’s...

    Disabled ‘condemned to life in institutions’
    Apr16

    Disabled ‘condemned to life in institutions’

    Growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are reportedly being condemned to life in institutions blighted by neglect and abuse. ||| Kiev, Ukraine – An international rights group says growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions blighted by neglect and abuse.Disability...

    Russia says America wants “complete dominance”
    Apr16

    Russia says America wants “complete dominance”

    Top Russian officials accused the United States on Thursday of seeking political and military dominance in the world and sought to put blame on the West for international security crises, including the conflict in east Ukraine. Evoking Cold War-style rhetoric, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said a drive by the United States and its allies...

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