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    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty
    Aug02

    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Capping a week of aggressive action against Russia, President Barack Obama pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday for a diplomatic path out of Ukraine’s struggle with Moscow-backed pro-Russian separatists. Putin countered by calling U.S. and European economic sanctions against Russia counterproductive. Obama...

    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...

    Investigators in Ukraine Begin Long-Delayed Search of Plane Crash Site
    Aug02

    Investigators in Ukraine Begin Long-Delayed Search of Plane Crash Site

    Dutch and Australian police officers on Friday were finally able to fan out over the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site and to search for human remains overlooked by local workers. …read more Source: The New York...

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site
    Aug02

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

    Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site
    Aug02

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.Artillery boomed in the distance as the 70-member team of Dutch and Australian experts painstakingly combed a...

    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions
    Aug02

    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions

    Russian authorities are banning fruit and vegetable imports from Poland in what appears to be retaliation against European Union sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s support for the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Poland is among the European Union nations who have condemned Russia’s backing for the Ukrainian separatists and is...

    In Ukraine, Shelling Disrupts MH17 Probe
    Aug02

    In Ukraine, Shelling Disrupts MH17 Probe

    Fresh fighting Saturday around the site of a Malaysian airliner that crashed more than two weeks ago in eastern Ukraine hampered an international team of experts searching for human remains there. About 70 Dutch and Australian investigators had resumed work for a second straight day when shelling disrupted the cease-fire between Ukrainian...

    Photos August 1: Top images from around the world
    Aug02

    Photos August 1: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern...

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site
    Aug02

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. Flight 17 was shot down above the village of Hrabove July 17 with what the West says was a Russian-made missile...

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site
    Aug02

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site

    Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. …read more Source: CTV...