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    Australia’s Abbott: Ukraine crash was murder
    Aug11

    Australia’s Abbott: Ukraine crash was murder

    Australia’s prime minister, Tony Abbott, has said the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine was mass murder. …read more Source: Miami...

    Obama To Poroshenko: Russian Intervention ‘Unacceptable’
    Aug11

    Obama To Poroshenko: Russian Intervention ‘Unacceptable’

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that any Russian intervention in Ukraine without Kiev’s consent would be “unacceptable” and a violation of international law, the White House said on Monday. Poroshenko, in a phone call, told Obama that there has been...

    Russian convoy to bring aid to eastern Ukraine, Putin says
    Aug11

    Russian convoy to bring aid to eastern Ukraine, Putin says

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday that he was sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine on a humanitarian mission in which the International Committee of the Red Cross and Western governments were cooperating. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Rocket Attack Leads to Mass Jail Breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine Rocket Attack Leads to Mass Jail Breakout

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Rockets slammed into a high-security prison Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. Donetsk city council spokesman Maxim Rovinsky said a direct rocket hit killed at least one inmate and left three others severely wounded. In...

    Russia to participate in humanitarian mission to eastern Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia to participate in humanitarian mission to eastern Ukraine

    Red Cross-led operation in conflict-stricken province has some worried Russia will use humanitarian issue as a guise to support separatists …read more Source:...

    The Ottoman Revival That Is Anything but Brotherly
    Aug11

    The Ottoman Revival That Is Anything but Brotherly

    July marked the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. It also marks the beginning of the end of the once all powerful and glorious Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans marched victoriously into the Arab world via Damascus on September 26, 1516. They marched out of the very same city in defeat exactly 402 years later on the same date,...

    Ukrainian Paramilitaries Battle Separatists Near Donetsk
    Aug11

    Ukrainian Paramilitaries Battle Separatists Near Donetsk

    Volunteer paramilitary troops with the Azov, Shahtarsk, and Donbas battalions, along with Right Sector fighters, engaged in intense fighting with separatists forces on the outskirts of Ilovaysk, near the Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Despite the use of mortars, heavy guns, and small arms, the volunteers were unable to break through the...

    Kyiv Agrees To International Aid Mission Led By Red Cross
    Aug11

    Kyiv Agrees To International Aid Mission Led By Red Cross

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has agreed to an international humanitarian mission for eastern Ukraine led by the Red Cross that includes cooperation from the European Union, Germany, and Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east
    Aug11

    Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The Red Cross will lead an international humanitarian aid operation into Ukraine’s conflict-stricken province of Luhansk with assistance from Russia, the European Union and the United States, Ukraine said Monday.The Kremlin earlier announced that it was dispatching the humanitarian convoy into eastern Ukraine, where...

    Red Cross to lead humanitarian mission into rebel-held Ukraine
    Aug11

    Red Cross to lead humanitarian mission into rebel-held Ukraine

    The Red Cross will lead an international humanitarian aid operation into Ukraine’s conflict-stricken province of Luhansk with assistance from Russia, the European Union and the United States, Ukraine said Monday. …read more Source: CTV...