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    Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home
    Aug22

    Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines...

    These Are The World’s Least Visited Countries
    Aug22

    These Are The World’s Least Visited Countries

    If you’re constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you’re in luck — some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name. These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small or tropical (or both) and...

    Ukraine: Russian Aid Convoy Is ‘Direct Invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russian Aid Convoy Is ‘Direct Invasion’

    URALO-KAVKAZ, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.” The white-tarped semis carrying food, water, generators and...

    Ukraine: Russia’s Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russia’s Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’

    Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into eastern Ukraine on Friday without the Ukrainian government’s approval, the Associated Press reports. This show of defiance, which a Ukrainian security chief called a “a direct invasion,” has increased fears of conflict between Russian forces and the Ukrainian military. A witness told Reuters that 70 of...

    First Bodies of Malaysian Victims of the MH17 Plane Crash Arrive Home
    Aug22

    First Bodies of Malaysian Victims of the MH17 Plane Crash Arrive Home

    The first 20 bodies of the Malaysian victims on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived back on home soil on Friday (August 22), more than a month after the airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine. In a sombre ceremony, coffins draped in the Malaysian national flag were brought out of a specially chartered Malaysia Airlines flight by...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug22

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Happy Friday! Here’s what you need to know today. 1. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called ISIS an “imminent” threat. “They are as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen. They’re beyond just a terrorist group,” Hagel said at a press briefing. “We must prepare for...

    Russia sends 34 trucks from aid convoy into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russia sends 34 trucks from aid convoy into Ukraine

    A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for the city of Luhansk, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Russian Aid Convoy Drives Into Ukraine Seemingly Without Kiev’s Approval
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Drives Into Ukraine Seemingly Without Kiev’s Approval

    URALO-KAVKAZ, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.” The white-tarped semis carrying food, water, generators and...

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays

    A Russian aid convoy destined for rebel-held eastern Ukraine has crossed the border and entered the country, seemingly without the permission of authorities in Kiev. The Associated Press quoted a statement from the Russian foreign ministry as saying, “The Russian side has decided to act. Our column with humanitarian aid is starting to move...

    MH17: Malaysian victims’ remains come home on national day of mourning
    Aug22

    MH17: Malaysian victims’ remains come home on national day of mourning

    All 298 people onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight died when the jet was shot down over an area of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russia separatists on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur …read more Source: The Globe and...