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    Final MH17 crash report due in October
    Aug27

    Final MH17 crash report due in October

    Final report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine last year will be released in October 13 …read more Source: World...

    Final Report On MH17 Crash To Be Published In October
    Aug27

    Final Report On MH17 Crash To Be Published In October

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 27 (Reuters) – The final report into the crash last July of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine will be published on Oct 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday.The crash, attributed in a preliminary report last year to “high energy objects” striking the aircraft, is widely believed to have been caused...

    Migration, Anti-Extremism Focus of Western Balkans Summit
    Aug27

    Migration, Anti-Extremism Focus of Western Balkans Summit

    VIENNA—Seeking to stem the flow of Mideast migrants, Austria’s foreign minister on Thursday floated elements of a five-point plan that foresees establishing safe havens in the region where those seeking asylum in the EU could be processed and — if they qualify — be given safe passage to Europe. Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz spoke on the...

    Western Balkan Leaders, Merkel Discuss Migrant Crisis
    Aug27

    Western Balkan Leaders, Merkel Discuss Migrant Crisis

    As leaders from the western Balkans were meeting Thursday in Vienna to discuss action to stem Europe’s migrant crisis, as many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked truck in eastern Austria, the Krone newspaper reported. Initial reports indicate the refugees had suffocated, the paper reported. An Austrian official confirmed that a...

    Eight killed in fresh Ukraine clashes
    Aug27

    Eight killed in fresh Ukraine clashes

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that erupted despite ongoing talks on a new truce agreement for the separatist east.Government spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said seven Ukrainian servicemen had been killed and 13 injured in fighting that centred mostly around the...

    Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing
    Aug27

    Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing

    By Manish Rai The recent diplomatic activity on Syria is intriguing. Russia, Mr. Assad’s most powerful supporter, has forged new ties with Saudi Arabia, his bitter foe and a major funder of Syrian rebel groups, and brokered a meeting between Syrian and Saudi intelligence officials. Even amid high tensions over Ukraine, there was a recent...

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October
    Aug27

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October

    Investigators into Malaysia Airlines crash say relatives of the dead will be informed of conclusions before publication of reportThe long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be published on 13 October, the panel conducting the probe has announced.The Dutch Safety...

    Ukraine, creditors agree on debt deal in bid to lighten financial load
    Aug27

    Ukraine, creditors agree on debt deal in bid to lighten financial load

    The deal will unlock an international bailout for the struggling nation as conflict drags on in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine and Separatists Agree to Halt Shelling Each Other
    Aug27

    Ukraine and Separatists Agree to Halt Shelling Each Other

    Both sides in conflict agreed to put an end to all truce violations beginning Sept. 1. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal With Creditors
    Aug27

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal With Creditors

    MOSCOW—The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the devastating costs of war. As part of the deal, investors who own Ukraine’s bonds will write off 20 percent of their...