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    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site
    Aug02

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

    Australian and Dutch investigators examine pieces of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash in the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The investigat… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Obama Defends Handling of Gaza, Ukraine Conflicts
    Aug02

    Obama Defends Handling of Gaza, Ukraine Conflicts

    President Barack Obama is defending his handling of conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine as fighting in both places shows no signs of letting up, despite intense U.S. diplomatic efforts this week. At a White House briefing Friday, the president hoped to focus on positive job growth numbers. Instead, he dealt with questions on the failure of U.S....

    U.S. nuclear deal with Russia fails as tensions rise
    Aug02

    U.S. nuclear deal with Russia fails as tensions rise

    Accord is on ice after that Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Photographs as Weapons of War in the Middle East
    Aug02

    Photographs as Weapons of War in the Middle East

    In 2003, my Atlantic colleague James Fallows performed a huge public service. He painstakingly reviewed the evidence and concluded that perhaps the single most iconic anti-Israel image did not in fact document an Israeli action at all. Muhamed al-Dura was, we were told, the name of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers, as...

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site
    Aug02

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site

    Experts returned to the Flight 17 crash site for a second successive day, even as Ukrainian government troops pushed on with their offensive. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call
    Aug02

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call

    U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken by telephone with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, with Obama saying the United States remains deeply concerned about Moscow’s increased support for separatists in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters at the White House Friday, President Obama said he discussed his preference for a diplomatic solution...

    Investigators Release MH17 Site Footage
    Aug02

    Investigators Release MH17 Site Footage

    A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts has released footage after completing its first full day of searching at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    11 Countries Near Bankruptcy: 24/7 Wall St.
    Aug02

    11 Countries Near Bankruptcy: 24/7 Wall St.

    After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to rating agency Standard & Poor’s. After failing to come to an agreement with creditors from its previous default in 2001, the country missed necessary bond payments on July 31, triggering the default announcement. As of publication,...

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site
    Aug02

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site

    The head of an international recovery mission says investigators have used sniffer dogs at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine and recovered more human remains and personal belongings. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine: Investigators Start MH17 Crash Site Search
    Aug01

    Ukraine: Investigators Start MH17 Crash Site Search

    HRABOVE, Ukraine—With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80 victims that have been lying in farm fields for two weeks. Several hours before they arrived, at least 10...