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    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine
    Oct13

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands—A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in...

    A CIA-Trained Tibetan Freedom Fighter’s Undying Hope for Freedom
    Oct13

    A CIA-Trained Tibetan Freedom Fighter’s Undying Hope for Freedom

    PANGONG LAKE, India—At dawn, the old man stood outside his home on the Indian side of Pangong Lake, thumbing his prayer beads and chanting, “Om mani padme hum.” The sun was rising from behind a wall of Himalayan peaks on the opposite shore, which was Tibet. The old man’s face, which had been darkly tanned by a lifetime in the high-altitude...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times… …read more Source:...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.”Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.7:15 p.m.Ukraine’s foreign minister has defended the country’s decision not to close its airspace on the day that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down, saying no one in Kiev knew...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. “Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for new...

    Chilling Photos of MH17’s Reconstruction
    Oct13

    Chilling Photos of MH17’s Reconstruction

    On Tuesday, 452 days after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down and scattered across towns held by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board released a long-awaited report on the causes, consequences and subsequent recovery process of the downed jet.Flight MH17 went down on July 17, 2014, on its way from...

    Investigators conclude Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down by Russian missile
    Oct13

    Investigators conclude Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down by Russian missile

    The Dutch Safety Board’s investigation into the causes of the crash of Flight MH17 last year concluded that the plane was felled by a Russian-made Buk missile. Video by Onderzoeksraad voor Veiligheid Dutch investigators have concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile from a rebel-held area in...

    Morse: Putin’s wars are mere power grabs
    Oct13

    Morse: Putin’s wars are mere power grabs

    On Aug. 24, former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s granddaughter Nina, a formidable Kremlinologist in her own right, tweeted: “if you think that Putin won’t start a war in order to stay in the Kremlin, don’t. He can, he will.” He has. While the Sept. 28 Munk debate was demonstrating that all politics is indeed local, Vladimir...

    Dutch Report on Malaysia Flight 17
    Oct13

    Dutch Report on Malaysia Flight 17

    Tjibbe Joustra, chairman of the Dutch Safety Board, announced the findings of a 15-month investigation into the disintegration of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...