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    Russia vetoes United Nations proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes United Nations proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia vetoed a proposal from the UN that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute the people responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    When Ukraine Is No Longer Ukraine
    Jul30

    When Ukraine Is No Longer Ukraine

    DONETSK — The queue stretched for one and a half kilometers. It is hard to wait in a traffic jam when you are running away from war. When people in Semenivka heard the fighting was coming to their hometown, most of them decided to flee. One year later, Semenivka looks like the fairyland of mice, with riddled buildings like swiss cheese...

    Ukraine Charges Captured Russian Army Major With Terrorism
    Jul30

    Ukraine Charges Captured Russian Army Major With Terrorism

    Ukraine’s state security service identified a Russian army major who was detained with a cargo of military explosives in eastern Ukraine July 26 and said he has been charged with terrorism. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation
    Jul30

    Vladi­mir Putin is suffocating his own nation

    In the tumult and uncertainty that marked Russia after the Soviet Union imploded, when the state was weak and many institutions tottering, a vital lifeline was extended from the West. The U.S. government, as well as foundations and philanthropies, responded generously. The financier George Soros, through his Open Society Foundations, provided...

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election
    Jul30

    Report: Canada PM to call for new election

    Canadian elections are usually 5 weeks but PM Harper to begin longest campaign since 1872. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat
    Jul30

    NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat

    GWEN IFILL: General Breedlove, thank you so much for joining us. GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE, NATO Supreme Allied Commander: Oh, thanks for having me. GWEN IFILL: I want to start by talking about Turkey. How significant is it that Turkey has allowed us to start using Incirlik for a basing to attack ISIS? GEN. PHILIP BREEDLOVE: Those things that we are...

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act
    Jul30

    Vladimir Putin’s Good-Cop, Bad-Cop Act

    Russia’s leader wins President Obama’s praise for his role in the Iran nuclear deal. But ongoing disputes from Syria to Ukraine raise doubts about the prospects for truly friendly relations. …read more Source: Foreign...

    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...

    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...