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    Russia Appeals to UN Aviation Body to Open New MH17 Probe
    Oct14

    Russia Appeals to UN Aviation Body to Open New MH17 Probe

    Russia appeals to UN civil aviation body to open new probe into MH17 crash over Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    The Danger of Not Competing
    Oct14

    The Danger of Not Competing

    When two great powers jostle, their allies watch. Not out of enjoyment for the spectacle but out of selfish interest, they monitor the development of that rivalry to decide how to align themselves. Alliances often change following the outcome, real or perceived, of a great power skirmish because small states are averse to seeking protection from...

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe
    Oct14

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

    MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of the Russian aviation agency says Russia has appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organization to open a new probe into last year’s downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. The Dutch Safety Board said in its final report released on Tuesday that the Boeing 777 was destroyed on July 17,...

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine despite truce with rebels: military
    Oct14

    Soldier killed in east Ukraine despite truce with rebels: military

    Kiev (AFP) – A Ukrainian soldier was shot dead in the conflict-torn east of the ex-Soviet nation, shattering a weeks-long ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, Kiev said Wednesday.On Tuesday pro-Moscow rebels “fired on our positions” using grenade launchers, the Ukrainian military said in a statement...

    MH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane’s last moments
    Oct14

    MH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane’s last moments

    Gilze-Rijen (Netherlands) (AFP) – A partial reconstruction of a Malaysia Airlines jet made of wreckage found strewn across eastern Ukraine told the graphic story of its violent last moments after being hit by a surface-to-air missile.Dutch-led air crash investigators concluded some of the 298 people on board may have known for up to 90...

    Why There Will Be Another MH17
    Oct14

    Why There Will Be Another MH17

    There were 160 other flights over eastern Ukraine when the jetliner was shot down. When airlines and regulators learn to fly out of hotspots that are multiplying? …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia Bars Savchenko’s Sister, A Key Witness, From Testifying
    Oct14

    Russia Bars Savchenko’s Sister, A Key Witness, From Testifying

    Russian authorities October 13 prevented the sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko from testifying in her defense in her controversial murder trial. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Buyer wanted for space firm COM DEV
    Oct14

    Buyer wanted for space firm COM DEV

    COM DEV, Canada’s second largest space firm, is up for sale, according to various reports. Media reports suggest that COM DEV has approached Comtech Telecommunications Corp, Honeywell International Inc, L-3 Communications Holdings Inc and Thales SA, to see if any of these firms are interested in purchasing the satellite component...

    Overcoming America’s failure
    Oct14

    Overcoming America’s failure

    A Syrian man carries his two girls as he walks across the rubble following a barrel bomb attack on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 17, 2015. Once Syria’s economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been ravaged by fighting since the rebels seized the east of the city in 2012, confining...

    Ukraine Defends Decision Not To Close Airspace In MH17 Case
    Oct14

    Ukraine Defends Decision Not To Close Airspace In MH17 Case

    Ukraine defended its decision not to close airspace in the east of the country where a Malaysian airliner was shot down last year, saying it was unaware that anti-aircraft weapons were being used in the area. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...