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    Serbia Says It Won’t Impose Sanctions On Russia
    Aug22

    Serbia Says It Won’t Impose Sanctions On Russia

    Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic says Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses Russian aid convoy of ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine accuses Russian aid convoy of ‘direct invasion’

    Russia says it took unilateral action to send relief trucks unilaterally into besieged region. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine: Russia’s Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russia’s Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’

    Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into eastern Ukraine on Friday without the Ukrainian government’s approval, the Associated Press reports. This show of defiance, which a Ukrainian security chief called a “a direct invasion,” has increased fears of conflict between Russian forces and the Ukrainian military. A witness told Reuters that 70 of...

    Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home
    Aug22

    Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines...

    These Are The World’s Least Visited Countries
    Aug22

    These Are The World’s Least Visited Countries

    If you’re constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you’re in luck — some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name. These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small or tropical (or both) and...

    Ukraine: Russian Aid Convoy Is ‘Direct Invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russian Aid Convoy Is ‘Direct Invasion’

    URALO-KAVKAZ, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.” The white-tarped semis carrying food, water, generators and...

    First Bodies of Malaysian Victims of the MH17 Plane Crash Arrive Home
    Aug22

    First Bodies of Malaysian Victims of the MH17 Plane Crash Arrive Home

    The first 20 bodies of the Malaysian victims on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived back on home soil on Friday (August 22), more than a month after the airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine. In a sombre ceremony, coffins draped in the Malaysian national flag were brought out of a specially chartered Malaysia Airlines flight by...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug22

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Happy Friday! Here’s what you need to know today. 1. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called ISIS an “imminent” threat. “They are as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen. They’re beyond just a terrorist group,” Hagel said at a press briefing. “We must prepare for...

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Moves Into Ukrainian Territory, Citing ‘Intolerable’ Delays

    A Russian aid convoy destined for rebel-held eastern Ukraine has crossed the border and entered the country, seemingly without the permission of authorities in Kiev. The Associated Press quoted a statement from the Russian foreign ministry as saying, “The Russian side has decided to act. Our column with humanitarian aid is starting to move...

    Malaysia Still Yearns for Closure as the First MH 17 Bodies Return
    Aug22

    Malaysia Still Yearns for Closure as the First MH 17 Bodies Return

    MoreMalaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast EndsMH17 Recovery Team Forced to Halt Work in Ukraine’s Killing FieldsUkrainian Rebels Hand MH17 Black Boxes to Malaysian InvestigatorsMalaysia came to a standstill Friday morning as the first remains of its nationals killed on the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight...