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    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end
    Oct02

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 might be confirmed by the end of the year. …read more Source:...

    Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US
    Oct01

    Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

    WASHINGTON — A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the US to cooperate in the skies or on the ground in the civil war, and prospects for a diplomatic resolution seem dim. The...

    Campaigns in Syria, Ukraine bolster Russian military image
    Oct01

    Campaigns in Syria, Ukraine bolster Russian military image

    And it’s boom time for businesses that specialise in military-themed goods and clothing. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine army, rebels pull back troops from eastern town (AFP)
    Oct01

    Ukraine army, rebels pull back troops from eastern town (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s army and pro-Russian separatists both announced Saturday the pull back of their troops from a small eastern city as agreed in a demilitarisation accord signed last month. …read more Source: The West...

    Leaked UN report criticizes US and European roles in escalating crisis in Syria, aggravating the suffering of Syrians
    Oct01

    Leaked UN report criticizes US and European roles in escalating crisis in Syria, aggravating the suffering of Syrians

    Damascus, SANA – The Intercept website published a leaked UN report which reveals that the US and European sanctions are punishing Syrians and crippling aid work in Syria. The site said that the sanctions and the crisis in Syria have destabilized every sector of Syrian economy, transforming a once self-sufficient country into an aid-dependent...

    Ukraine govt, pro-Russia forces report partial weapons withdrawal
    Oct01

    Ukraine govt, pro-Russia forces report partial weapons withdrawal

    The warring sides in eastern Ukraine have pulled back heavy weapons in one of the three agreed locations on the front line. …read more Source: Iran...

    US to impose sanctions on Russia if Syria talks fail: State Dept.
    Oct01

    US to impose sanctions on Russia if Syria talks fail: State Dept.

    The US accuses Russia of making Syria’s difficult situation “more confused.” …read more Source:...

    Dutch summon Russian ambassador over flight MH17 comments
    Oct01

    Dutch summon Russian ambassador over flight MH17 comments

    THE HAGUE: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has summoned Russia’s ambassador over ‘unacceptable’ comments by Moscow criticising a report into the downing of flight MH17, officials said on Friday. “Responding to the presentation of the initial findings… spokespersons for the Kremlin and the Russian foreign ministry and defence...

    Ukraine govt, pro-Russia forces report partial weapons withdrawal
    Oct01

    Ukraine govt, pro-Russia forces report partial weapons withdrawal

    Fighting sides say they have pulled back heavy weapons in one of the three planned locations on the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Latest Vote on Next UN Leader Goes to Guterres Again
    Oct01

    Latest Vote on Next UN Leader Goes to Guterres Again

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, whispering to Sameh Shoukry, Egypt’s foreign minister, at a UN Security Council meeting on Sept. 21, 2016, on Syria. The next UN secretary-general will inherit the gruesome war in that country. AMANDA VOISARD/UN PHOTO António Guterres, a former prime minister of Portugal who most recently was...