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    Debris from jet crash in Ukraine sent to Dutch investigators
    Nov17

    Debris from jet crash in Ukraine sent to Dutch investigators

    Investigators on Sunday began winching large pieces of wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine in July onto trucks to transport them back to the Netherlands, the Dutch Safety Board announced in The Hague. Ever since Flight MH-17 was shot down en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, killing all 298...

    Heavy Shelling Rocks Rebel-Held Donetsk In East Ukraine
    Nov17

    Heavy Shelling Rocks Rebel-Held Donetsk In East Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Fresh volleys of artillery fire were heard across many parts of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, a Ukrainian government statement said, after Kiev warned again of rebel preparations for a fresh offensive. A Reuters witness in central Donetsk heard several dozen blasts of...

    Ukrainians Wait in Vain for Help Rebuilding
    Nov17

    Ukrainians Wait in Vain for Help Rebuilding

    Despite Kremlin-touted aid convoys into eastern Ukraine, rebel-held villages a stone’s throw from Russia remain devastated, months after fighting stopped. Neither Kiev nor Moscow want to cover the cost of rebuilding. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Meet Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s new man tasked with staring down Vladimir Putin
    Nov17

    Meet Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s new man tasked with staring down Vladimir Putin

    With Russian troops on the march in Ukraine, the task of reawakening the NATO giant to face a new crisis has fallen to the former prime minister of Norwa …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Six Navy members fight fire in Turkey
    Nov16

    Six Navy members fight fire in Turkey

    ANTALYA, Turkey – The federal government says six Royal Canadian Navy members sprang into action to battle a fire while dining on shore in Turkey, dousing flames and evacuating a burning building.National Defence says the crew members of HMCS Toronto were eating at a restaurant during a port visit in Antalya on Friday when they spotted the...

    MH17 Wreckage Removal Begins in E. Ukraine
    Nov16

    MH17 Wreckage Removal Begins in E. Ukraine

    Local emergency workers recovered human remains and aircraft parts Sunday from the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, four months after the plane was downed, killing 298 people. Dutch inspectors had hoped to examine the crash site themselves, but they remain concerned about the safety of their staff in the...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Video: ‘Where is the pilot?’ Locals Ask
    Nov16

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Video: ‘Where is the pilot?’ Locals Ask

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press has obtained video that shows how close the burning passenger jet came to hitting village homes and suggests that residents first assumed it was a Ukrainian military plane that had been struck. The amateur...

    First Truckload of Wreckage from MH17 Removed from Crash Site
    Nov16

    First Truckload of Wreckage from MH17 Removed from Crash Site

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have removed the first pieces of wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in July. The parts are bound for the Netherlands, where investigators will reconstruct the airliner to try to find the cause of the crash. All 298 people on board were killed, two thirds of them Dutch citizens....

    Russia Isolated Over Ukraine at G20
    Nov16

    Russia Isolated Over Ukraine at G20

    The G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia, comes to a close on Sunday…with world leaders signing a family photo. During two days of meetings, they agreed to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance. But ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in eastern Ukraine. U.S....

    As world leaders put the heat on him at G-20, the usually tardy Putin leaves early
    Nov16

    As world leaders put the heat on him at G-20, the usually tardy Putin leaves early

    MOSCOW — Citing a long flight home and the need to catch a few hours of sleep, Russian President Vladimir Putin departed the Group of 20 summit in Australia early Sunday, after fielding a barrage of criticism from Western leaders over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...