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    No Quick Decision Seen on Tougher EU Sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    No Quick Decision Seen on Tougher EU Sanctions on Russia

    European Union ambassadors will debate proposals on Thursday on restricting Russian access to Europe’s capital markets and defense and energy technology but are not expected to make a quick decision. Ambassadors from the 28 EU nations are expected to agree on Thursday to add the names of some Russian companies that are helping to undermine...

    As airliner dead are honored, Germany chides Russia for inaction
    Jul24

    As airliner dead are honored, Germany chides Russia for inaction

    As about 1,000 relatives of the dead from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 gathered Wednesday to meet the first bodies returned to the Netherlands, European anger at Russia’s involvement in the months-long conflict in eastern Ukraine appeared to grow and the pro-Russian separatists in the region reportedly shot down two more military jets....

    How Many Plane Crashes Will It Take for the Terror To End?
    Jul24

    How Many Plane Crashes Will It Take for the Terror To End?

    On July 17th , the world was shaken to the core when a Malaysian airliner was shot down by a ground-to-air missile, which is widely believed to have been fired by the Russian-backed terrorists of a self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR). On July 18th, nearly every pundit who has been following the crisis in Eastern Ukraine had...

    Stacking up the BRICS
    Jul24

    Stacking up the BRICS

    Why five strange bedfellows should make the United States pay attention, at least for a little while Shakespeare wrote “misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” However, for the BRICS, it wasn’t misery, at first, but in fact prosperity, that brought together this diverse band of nations. Today, as the BRICS countries...

    Why Obama Wants Israel to ‘Do More’ About Civilian Deaths
    Jul24

    Why Obama Wants Israel to ‘Do More’ About Civilian Deaths

    As the death toll in Gaza escalates, so does the pressure from Washington on Israel to limit the killing. President Obama has conveyed his “concern” about Palestinian civilian casualties to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Hell of a pinpoint operation,” John Kerry sardonically cracked on Sunday. Former U.S....

    Ben Gurion Airport Isn’t The Only Place American Planes Can’t Fly
    Jul24

    Ben Gurion Airport Isn’t The Only Place American Planes Can’t Fly

    The Federal Aviation Administration put a 24-hour ban on American flights to and from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday, after a rocket landed a mile away from the airport, and extended the ban an additional 24-hours through Thursday earlier today. Israel’s Transportation Ministry stated on Tuesday that Ben Gurion, the main...

    China Can Offer Little Help To Russia In Current Crisis
    Jul24

    China Can Offer Little Help To Russia In Current Crisis

    In the six days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down by a missile over eastern Ukraine, amid intensifying suspicions of Russian involvement, the European Union has struggled to reconcile its desire to sanction Russia with its reliance on the country’s energy resources. But for Russia, dealing with U.S. and EU sanctions since...

    Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere
    Jul24

    Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

    WASHINGTON — Israel vs. Hamas. Ukraine vs. Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria in flames, with a militant “caliphate” at the door. Iran stalling for time on nukes. A rising China sowing fear throughout the rest of Asia. The world seems dangerously unmanageable these days. President Barack Obama is paying a...

    Buk Missile That Shot Down Flight MH17 Hidden In Russia After Plane Crash, Rebel Commander Admits
    Jul24

    Buk Missile That Shot Down Flight MH17 Hidden In Russia After Plane Crash, Rebel Commander Admits

    One of the most powerful Ukrainian rebel leaders has confirmed for the first time that pro-Russian separatists were in possession of the missile system that US intelligence analysts claim is responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last Thursday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Pro-Russian rebels say they shot down 2 Ukrainian fighter jets
    Jul24

    Pro-Russian rebels say they shot down 2 Ukrainian fighter jets

    Kyiv said two of its fighter jets were shot down over the rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, and the missiles that brought them down might have been fired from Russia. …read more Source:...