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    MH370 Theories
    Mar05

    MH370 Theories

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Speculation about what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ranges from sober, science-based arguments to outlandish conspiracy theories. Here are some of the most prominent: CRASHED IN SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN Official investigators used analysis from British firm Inmarsat of “pings” to its satellite from MH370,...

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine
    Mar05

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    Dozens trapped in coal mine blast in rebel city in eastern Ukraine; at least 1 dead …read more Source:...

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine
    Mar05

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. Rebel officials said the accident was caused by the ever-present danger of methane gas, rather than artillery fire. The rebel government...

    Nuland: U.S. Eyeing ‘Deeper’ Russia Sanctions If Ukraine Truce Falters
    Mar05

    Nuland: U.S. Eyeing ‘Deeper’ Russia Sanctions If Ukraine Truce Falters

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says the United States and Europe are examining potential “deeper sanctions” against Russia should pro-Moscow separatists push to seize further territory in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Nationalists Prepare For New Battles In Ukraine
    Mar04

    Russian Nationalists Prepare For New Battles In Ukraine

    Russia has repeatedly denied Western accusations its troops are in Ukraine, but it has admitted the presence of volunteers fighting on the side of separatists there. Andrei Korolyov of RFE/RL’s Current Time program gained rare access to two nationalist organizations in St. Petersburg that have sent men to the war in Ukraine. Amid the...

    Bulgaria: Bring Back Nabucco Pipeline
    Mar04

    Bulgaria: Bring Back Nabucco Pipeline

    Bulgaria wants the European Commission to revive plans for the Nabucco pipeline that would pump gas from the Caspian Sea, after a Russian project seen as a rival was scrapped, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said on Wednesday. Keen to diversify its energy supplies due to the Ukraine crisis, Bulgaria meets more than 80 percent of its gas needs with...

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine
    Mar04

    Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. As rescue efforts stretched past sundown, separatist authorities were accused by Ukraine’s government of failing to do enough to...

    Introducing the 2015 Lionel Gelber Finalists. Today’s Nominee: Serhii Plokhy
    Mar04

    Introducing the 2015 Lionel Gelber Finalists. Today’s Nominee: Serhii Plokhy

    Every day this week, Foreign Policy is featuring an interview with one of the finalists for the Lionel Gelber Prize, a literary award for the year’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs, jointly sponsored by FP and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. Today’s finalist is Harvard Professor...

    At least 24 dead in mine blast
    Mar04

    At least 24 dead in mine blast

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The number of confirmed dead in a coal mine explosion in eastern Ukraine now stands at 24 or more. Nine others are still missing. The mine is in a separatist-controlled region of eastern Ukraine — and Ukraine’s government is accusing separatist authorities of not doing enough to save the lives of the miners. He says...

    Ukraine PM: Pro-Russian Rebels Hampering Mine Rescue
    Mar04

    Ukraine PM: Pro-Russian Rebels Hampering Mine Rescue

    Ukraine officials say emergency relief crews are being hampered by pro-Russian separatists, after a mine blast in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk trapped and killed workers. …read more Source: The Boston...