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    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 29 Sep 2016
    Sep29

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 29 Sep 2016

    Obama warns 9/11 bill is a ‘mistake’ US president Barack Obama has warned that the decision by Congress to override his veto of a bill which will allow Americans to sue nations for acts of terrorism – opening the gates to litigation against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attrocity – is a mistake. Obama said the bill would set...

    Luxury thrives amid misery in Ukraine’s war-torn east (AFP)
    Sep29

    Luxury thrives amid misery in Ukraine’s war-torn east (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fancy restaurants and trendy boutiques stand just blocks away from stuffy bomb shelters where survivors hunker down in eastern Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel capital city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

    IAEA, WANO Moscow Center hosting joint seminar in Belarus
    Sep29

    IAEA, WANO Moscow Center hosting joint seminar in Belarus

    Attending the event are representatives of the WANO Moscow Center and the state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, experts from Slovakia, Iran, the United States, Ukraine, Russia, and Bulgaria. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Commemorates WWII Babi Yar Victims
    Sep29

    Ukraine Commemorates WWII Babi Yar Victims

    Ukraine is marking 75 years since the World War II massacre of 33,771 Jews on the outskirts of Nazi-occupied Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry
    Sep29

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry

    Moscow on Wednesday described as “biased” and “politically motivated” the Dutch-led inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, which concluded the plane was shot down by a missile transported from Russia. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews (AFP)
    Sep29

    Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust. …read more Source: The West...

    MH17 downed by missile brought in from Russia: investigators
    Sep29

    MH17 downed by missile brought in from Russia: investigators

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine by a BUK missile brought into a pro-Russian area of eastern Ukraine by Russia, the head of the Dutch National Detective Force, Wilbert Paulissen said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Besiktas, Dynamo Kyiv play to draw in Champions League
    Sep29

    Besiktas, Dynamo Kyiv play to draw in Champions League

    Turkey’s Besiktas played to a 1-1 draw Wednesday against Ukraine’s defending champions Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League tournament. …read more Source:...

    Victims’ Relatives Expected Evidence of Russia’s Involvement in Malaysian Plane Crash
    Sep29

    Victims’ Relatives Expected Evidence of Russia’s Involvement in Malaysian Plane Crash

    Investigators say evidence shows the missile that downed a Malaysian aircraft on July 17, 2014 had been transferred from Russia to a rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine from where the plane was hit. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members on board the Boeing 777 were killed. Investigators say the Buk missile and the trailer from which it was...

    Unlikely US-Russia outreach on Syria all but dead
    Sep29

    Unlikely US-Russia outreach on Syria all but dead

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – On Monday, John Kerry said it would be diplomatic malpractice to abandon talks with Russia on restoring a ceasefire in Syria. On Wednesday, he threatened to do just that.In a phone call to his sparring partner in a year-long diplomatic bout, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the US secretary of state demanded that Russia...