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    Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk
    Jul27

    Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

    Ukraine forces appear to have gained momentum recently by retaking control of territory from rebels. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Banned From Visiting Chechnya
    Jul27

    Obama Banned From Visiting Chechnya

    MOSCOW (AP) — Although Russia has not responded to U.S. sanctions by putting a travel ban on President Barack Obama, there’s one part of the country he’s blocked from: Chechnya. The president of the small Russian republic that was the scene of two devastating separatist wars in the past 20 years on Saturday said he was placing...

    Families Mourn Victims Of Air Algerie Crash In Mali
    Jul27

    Families Mourn Victims Of Air Algerie Crash In Mali

    By Michel Rose and Tiemoko Diallo PARIS/BAMAKO, July 26 (Reuters) – Family members of those killed on the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali were taken to the wreckage to grieve on Saturday as French President Francois Hollande announced three days of mourning. Hollande ordered that flags on government buildings across France fly at...

    First Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Victim Identified
    Jul27

    First Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Victim Identified

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says the first victim has been identified from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster. The name and sex of the victim, a Dutch national, weren’t released. The government said Saturday the next of kin and mayor of the victim’s hometown have been informed. More than 200 forensic...

    Ukraine Fights “Foreign Mercenaries” in Its East, Says President
    Jul26

    Ukraine Fights “Foreign Mercenaries” in Its East, Says President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko checks out military weaponry north of Kiev Saturday. As fighting rages around the rebel strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk, the Ukrainian leader praises soldiers for forcing pro-Russian rebels out of several towns and cities. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Photos July 26: Top images from around the world
    Jul26

    Photos July 26: 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. Rescue workers remove the body of a man, after digging him up from under the rubble of his home following an Israeli air strike on Beit Hanun, in the northern of Gaza strip, on July 26, 2014. The bodies of...

    MH17 Body Identified As Fighting Flares in Ukraine
    Jul26

    MH17 Body Identified As Fighting Flares in Ukraine

    The Dutch government has not released the victim’s name, according to The Associated Press. …read more Source:...

    MH17 Black Box Data Shows Evidence Of Missile Strike
    Jul26

    MH17 Black Box Data Shows Evidence Of Missile Strike

    As Russia continues to deny culpability for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, European officials say that black box data shows the doomed airplane was hit by a missile explosion, according to CBS News. Data from the black box points to a “massive explosive decompression,” with the plane’s fuselage...

    Last Planes Carrying MH17 Crash Victims Arrive at Netherlands Military Airport
    Jul26

    Last Planes Carrying MH17 Crash Victims Arrive at Netherlands Military Airport

    The two last planes carrying the remains of some of the victims of the downed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 arrived at Eindhoven military airport in the Netherlands on Saturday (July 26). All 298 people on board the flight perished when it was brought down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is struggling to quell a...

    Ukraine prepares offensive to retake rebel stronghold Donetsk
    Jul26

    Ukraine prepares offensive to retake rebel stronghold Donetsk

    The move comes as Ukrainian forces appear to have gained some momentum recently. But Russia also appears to becoming more involved in the fighting. …read more Source: Toronto...