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    NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia
    Jul30

    NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia

    The post NATO steps up Ukraine mission in response to Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    REPORT: Investigators believe newly found aircraft debris was likely the same model as MH370
    Jul30

    REPORT: Investigators believe newly found aircraft debris was likely the same model as MH370

    An unnamed US official told the Associated Press that aircraft wreckage found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean this week likely came from a Boeing 777 — the same type of aircraft as Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. According to the AP’s Joan Lowy and Lori Hinnant, the official said that air safety investigators have a “high degree...

    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November
    Jul30

    Ukraine Wants to Use US Guarantees to Borrow $1B in November

    Heavily indebted Ukraine may borrow $1 billion in November via a new sale of U.S.-backed bonds, part of a broader international support package Kyiv expects to receive by the end of the year. The finance ministry said on Wednesday it anticipated international assistance worth more than $3.2 billion up to the end of 2015, including $1 billion of...

    Russia blocks UN tribunal on downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Jul30

    Russia blocks UN tribunal on downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    Jared M. FeldschreiberUNITED NATIONS, July 29 (UPI) — Russia vetoed a UN resolution Wednesday to create an international tribunal and prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia Vetoes Tribunal For Malaysia Airlines Flight Downed Over Ukraine
    Jul30

    Russia Vetoes Tribunal For Malaysia Airlines Flight Downed Over Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.Eleven countries on the 15-member council voted in favor of the...

    Munich to Continue Ban of Stumbling Stone Holocaust Memorials
    Jul30

    Munich to Continue Ban of Stumbling Stone Holocaust Memorials

    Munich’s city council voted Wednesday to uphold a ban on the placement of plaque-topped cobblestones that for years have served as memorials to Holocaust victims in towns throughout Germany. First instituted in 2004, the ban on the Stolpersteine, or stumbling stones, does not allow the small memorials to be embedded in Munich streets as...

    Ukraine Tells Depardieu to Get Lost
    Jul30

    Ukraine Tells Depardieu to Get Lost

    Earlier today, the Ukrainian authorities banned French film star Gérard Depardieu from entering the country for five years. A government spokeswoman confirmed that he’s been placed on an official blacklist of public figures deemed hostile to Ukrainian sovereignty. The decision didn’t come as a complete surprise. Depardieu has been...

    Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing
    Jul30

    Russia uses U.N. veto power to scuttle tribunal for MH-17 downing

    Russia on Wednesday used its veto power in the U.N. Security Council to scuttle an international tribunal to identify and punish those responsible for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine a year ago in which all 298 on board were killed. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal, despite late lobbying of Putin …read more Source:...