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    Wreckage from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 ‘significantly altered’: international monitors
    Jul22

    Wreckage from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 ‘significantly altered’: international monitors

    A train carrying the bodies of victims from the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the Ukrainian-controlled city of Kharkiv on Tuesday — five days after the airliner was apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Bodies and Black Boxes From Malaysia Flight Arrive in Ukraine City
    Jul22

    Bodies and Black Boxes From Malaysia Flight Arrive in Ukraine City

    The bodies were met by forensic experts and other representatives of countries that had citizens on the jet downed last week in territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Cohen: Canada’s absolutist foreign policy
    Jul22

    Cohen: Canada’s absolutist foreign policy

    Oh, to be Canada in the world today, the country that is right about everything. If one were looking for a word to describe our foreign policy this anxious summer, it would be absolutist. Our view of the world is black and white, right and wrong. It suggests extra-sensory powers of perception. It is not new to call Canada a moral superpower. The...

    Putin Warns Of Strengthening NATO Forces
    Jul22

    Putin Warns Of Strengthening NATO Forces

    Speaking at a July 22 session of the Russian Security Council in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin said his country needs to react “appropriately and proportionately” to NATO’s moves but added that he currently sees no direct threat to Russia’s sovereignty or territorial integrity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Putin: Russia Will Press Rebels to Help
    Jul22

    Putin: Russia Will Press Rebels to Help

    Russia will attempt to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine to assist the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama to Dutch: “We Are All Heartbroken”
    Jul22

    Obama to Dutch: “We Are All Heartbroken”

    President Barack Obama said the entire country is heartbroken by Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was downed in Ukraine last week and whose 298 passengers died in the crash. Obama made the comments on a visit to the Netherlands Embassy in Washington, where he signed a condolences book for the Dutch people. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Wesley Wark: The intelligence war over Ukraine
    Jul22

    Wesley Wark: The intelligence war over Ukraine

    The downing of Malaysia Air Lines flight 17 over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine bears some striking resemblances to a similarly shocking downing of another civilian passenger jet 30 years ago. On Sept. 1, 1983, a Korean Air Lines jet, KAL 007, on a flight from New York to Seoul, strayed from its assigned flight path and was shot down by a...

    298 Deaths Won’t End Ukraine’s Conflict
    Jul22

    298 Deaths Won’t End Ukraine’s Conflict

    The countries most affected by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 lack the clout to impose punishment on Russia. …read more Source:...

    US to present intelligence data on plane crash
    Jul22

    US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what’s known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine. Earnest said the U.S. welcomed the news that most of the remains of the 298 killed have been handed over to authorities and the...

    Opinion: Europe must increase sanctions on Russia
    Jul22

    Opinion: Europe must increase sanctions on Russia

    With their invasion of Crimea and their support for the violent — and now murderous — pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Russian government has grossly and blatantly violated international law, international treaties and international norms that have underpinned post-World War II and post- Cold War Europe. …read...