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    German Airline Could Face ‘Unlimited’ Damages for Alps Crash
    Mar27

    German Airline Could Face ‘Unlimited’ Damages for Alps Crash

    STOCKHOLM — Lufthansa could face “unlimited” compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday. Under a treaty governing deaths and injuries aboard international flights, airlines are required to...

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine

    The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Although the Kyiv government, the United States and the NATO alliance have shown the heavy presence of Russian fighters and weapons among the rebel forces, many of the new recruits are residents of...

    Central Asia’s Chess Master: How Islam Karimov’s Wily Diplomacy Has Cemented His Power
    Mar27

    Central Asia’s Chess Master: How Islam Karimov’s Wily Diplomacy Has Cemented His Power

    Uzbekistan heads to the polls on Sunday for presidential elections, but the results are a foregone conclusion: President Islam Karimov will be re-elected. Uzbekistan’s ruler since its days as a Soviet republic, Karimov has spent the last 24 years consolidating his power in the most brutal of ways: boiling dissidents, carrying out violent...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim. …read more Source: U.S....

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine

    The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Many of the new recruits are residents of Ukraine made bitter by new grievances, as well as old. VOA’s Patrick Wells reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

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    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could start new offensive, aims to erase Kiev’s independence
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could start new offensive, aims to erase Kiev’s independence

    Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim. …read more Source: FOX...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in an interview Friday that Russia was uninterested in de-escalating Ukraine’s conflict...

    Russian Orthodox Priest Suspended After Blessing Ukraine-Bound Fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Priest Suspended After Blessing Ukraine-Bound Fighters

    The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest for incendiary comments he made during a send-off for dozens of fighters preparing to join pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim…. …read more Source: Associated...