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    Deal to secure Malaysia Air crash site founders as fighting continues
    Jul27

    Deal to secure Malaysia Air crash site founders as fighting continues

    An apparent agreement between the Malaysian government and pro-Russia separatists to secure the crash zone of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has come to naught as fighting continued in the area of eastern Ukraine where the jet went down. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site
    Jul27

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    German vice chancellor: press Russian oligarchs
    Jul27

    German vice chancellor: press Russian oligarchs

    Europe should take aim at rich businesspeople who support Russia’s government as it increases pressure on Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, Germany’s vice chancellor said Sunday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine
    Jul27

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. …read more Source:...

    US, Europe Demand Harsher Russia Sanctions
    Jul27

    US, Europe Demand Harsher Russia Sanctions

    A senior British official is calling for the 2018 World Cup to be moved from Russia as punishment for the country’s role in the Ukraine crisis, as calls intensify from both sides of the Atlantic for tougher sanctions on Moscow. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg demanded stricter sanctions and the removal of the tournament from Russia due to...

    Malaysia Airlines may change its name
    Jul27

    Malaysia Airlines may change its name

    Malaysia Airlines could change its name following the Flights MH17 and MH370 disasters. The airline is considering the change after one of its passenger planes — MH17 — crashed in Ukraine, apparently blown out of the sky by pro-Russian separatists earlier this month. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site
    Jul27

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

    Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014. A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    U.K. Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup
    Jul27

    U.K. Deputy PM wants Russia stripped of World Cup

    Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    The Big Mac index: A basket of sliders
    Jul27

    The Big Mac index: A basket of sliders

    Our flame-grilled guide to currencies suggests the dollar is getting dearer COUNTRIES with McDonald’s fast-food restaurants may only rarely become embroiled in military conflict (Russia and Ukraine are obvious exceptions at the moment), but currency wars are another matter. In recent years central banks in many rich economies fired up big...

    Russian Rebels Involved In Shooting Down MH17 Were From As Far Away As Possible
    Jul27

    Russian Rebels Involved In Shooting Down MH17 Were From As Far Away As Possible

    Yuras Karmanau and Peter Leonard of the Associated Press have published a detailed report describing what happened in eastern Ukraine on the day pro-Russian rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board. One reported detail stands out above all. AP journalists saw the Buk surface-to-air missile system being taken...