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    US, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea
    Apr01

    US, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea

    President Barack Obama joined with President Park Geun-hye and PM Shinzo Abe, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea over “provocations”. ||| Washington – US President Barack Obama joined with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to...

    ‘Use weapons of love to fight terrorism’
    Mar27

    ‘Use weapons of love to fight terrorism’

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”. ||| Vatican City – Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels. After a week of...

    MH17 team to discuss legal options
    Mar24

    MH17 team to discuss legal options

    Flight MH17 investigation team is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities to set up a tribunal to hold those responsible to account. ||| Kuala Lumpur – A joint team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine in 2014 is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities to set up a tribunal to hold those...

    Mother found covered in blood, kids dead
    Mar23

    Mother found covered in blood, kids dead

    The estranged wife of a celebrated pianist is suspected of having smothered their children with pillows before attempting suicide. ||| Dallas – The estranged wife of celebrated Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko is suspected of having smothered her children with pillows before attempting suicide inside their suburban Fort Worth home,...

    Ukrainian pilot found guilty in Russia
    Mar22

    Ukrainian pilot found guilty in Russia

    A Russian court sentenced Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in jail after finding her guilty of complicity in the killing of two journalists. ||| Donetsk, Russia – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in jail after finding her guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists during...

    Bus carrying exchange students in fatal crash
    Mar20

    Bus carrying exchange students in fatal crash

    At least 13 people were killed when a bus carrying a large group of foreign university students crashed midway between Valencia and Barcelona. ||| Freginals, Spain – At least 13 people were killed when a bus carrying a large group of foreign university students crashed early on Sunday midway between the Spanish cities of Valencia and...

    Terrorism not cause of fatal #Flydubai crash
    Mar20

    Terrorism not cause of fatal #Flydubai crash

    Investigators probing the crash of Flydubai flight FZ981said that the lines of inquiry include the possibility of crew error, a technical failure and bad weather conditions. ||| London – All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when the aircraft crashed on its second attempt to land at...

    Trump presidency ‘a major global risk’
    Mar17

    Trump presidency ‘a major global risk’

    Donald Trump winning the US presidency represents a global threat, according to British research group EIU. ||| Washington – The prospect of Donald Trump winning the US presidency represents a global threat on a par with jihadist militancy destabilising the world economy, according to British research group EIU.In the latest version of its...

    Putin ‘now prepared to sacrifice Assad’
    Mar16

    Putin ‘now prepared to sacrifice Assad’

    Vladimir Putin is willing to jettison President Bashar al-Assad as part of a deal to end the five-year conflict in Syria, Western powers believe. ||| Geneva – Vladimir Putin is willing to jettison President Bashar al-Assad as part of a deal to end the five-year conflict in Syria, Western powers believe.Following the surprise declaration by...

    EU to Russia: Free hunger-striking pilot
    Mar10

    EU to Russia: Free hunger-striking pilot

    The EU’s foreign policy chief told Russia to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot accused over the killing of two Russian journalists. ||| Moscow – The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Thursday told Russia to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot accused over the killing of two Russian journalists, as...

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