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    Guard on trial for murder of 300 000
    Apr20

    Guard on trial for murder of 300 000

    Former death camp guard Oskar Gröning has declared he is ready to speak about the horrors of Auschwitz. ||| Berlin – He watched his fellow SS men kill children with their bare hands and saw Jews being herded into the gas chambers of Auschwitz, but former death camp guard Oskar Gröning has always denied ultimate responsibility for the...

    FBI head’s Holocaust remarks rile Poland
    Apr19

    FBI head’s Holocaust remarks rile Poland

    Poland summons US ambassador over article written by FBI’s director on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust ||| Warsaw – Poland has summoned the United States’ ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top US intelligence official on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World...

    Putin ready to work with USA
    Apr18

    Putin ready to work with USA

    Russia has key interests in common with the USA and needs to work with it on a common agenda, President Vladimir Putin said. ||| Moscow- Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the...

    Ukraine wants ICC to probe Crimea crimes
    Apr17

    Ukraine wants ICC to probe Crimea crimes

    Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview. ||| The Hague – Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    MH370 search zone to be extended
    Apr16

    MH370 search zone to be extended

    Government ministers said that they would extend the search for missing Flight 370 if the wreckage is not found in the current search area. ||| Sydney – Government ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia on Thursday said that they would extend the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 by an additional 60 000 sq kilometres...

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