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    UK prime minister says NATO must rethink Russia
    Aug02

    UK prime minister says NATO must rethink Russia

    LONDON — Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron says NATO must rethink its long-term relationship with Russia following its “illegal” actions in Ukraine.Writing to alliance leaders, Cameron says it is clear that Russia views NATO as an adversary. He says NATO must strengthen its ability to respond quickly to any threat,...

    Russia accuses EU of double standards over Ukraine
    Aug02

    Russia accuses EU of double standards over Ukraine

    Russia accused the European Union of double standards on Saturday, saying it had lifted a ban on supplying Ukraine with military technology and equipment “on the quiet” but imposed sanctions on Moscow’s defence sector. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site
    Aug02

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.Artillery boomed in the distance as the 70-member team of Dutch and Australian experts painstakingly combed a...

    Photos August 1: Top images from around the world
    Aug02

    Photos August 1: 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. A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern...

    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions
    Aug02

    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions

    Russian authorities are banning fruit and vegetable imports from Poland in what appears to be retaliation against European Union sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s support for the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Poland is among the European Union nations who have condemned Russia’s backing for the Ukrainian separatists and is...

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site
    Aug02

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site

    Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Forces Advance in East as Russia, West Squabble
    Aug02

    Ukrainian Forces Advance in East as Russia, West Squabble

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Government forces tightened the noose around the main stronghold of pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine on Saturday and, with diplomacy stalled, Moscow and the West stepped up their war of words. The seizure of Krasnogorovka and Staromikhailovka, towns just outside Donetsk, brought the army to the edge of one...

    Russia’s Fear of Potential Threats Has Spawned a Real One in Ukraine
    Aug02

    Russia’s Fear of Potential Threats Has Spawned a Real One in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian airbase at Kramatorsk, a short drive from the border with Russia, was a sorry sight just a few months ago. The road leading up to it was strewn with barricades of trash, and pro-Russian separatists liked to gather around it for little victory picnics of beer and sunflower seeds. They had blocked the main gate to the airfield in...

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site
    Aug02

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site

    Experts returned to the Flight 17 crash site for a second successive day, even as Ukrainian government troops pushed on with their offensive. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S. nuclear deal with Russia fails as tensions rise
    Aug02

    U.S. nuclear deal with Russia fails as tensions rise

    Accord is on ice after that Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March …read more Source: The Globe and...