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    Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia
    Jul22

    Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine. European Union foreign ministers are meeting Tuesday in Brussels, with some calling for tougher sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: San...

    France sticks to warship sale to Russia despite calls for European arms embargo, sanctions
    Jul22

    France sticks to warship sale to Russia despite calls for European arms embargo, sanctions

    French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian rebels release crash bodies, black boxes
    Jul22

    Ukrainian rebels release crash bodies, black boxes

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Bowing to international pressure yesterday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.With body parts decaying in sweltering heat and signs that evidence at the crash site...

    Train carrying bodies of Flight 17 victims arrives in Kyiv-controlled Kharkiv
    Jul22

    Train carrying bodies of Flight 17 victims arrives in Kyiv-controlled Kharkiv

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims. An AP reporter saw the train Tuesday as it pulled into a station in Kharkiv, a...

    Russian sanctions could hit this luxury watchmaker
    Jul22

    Russian sanctions could hit this luxury watchmaker

    Tougher sanctions on Russia could hit revenues at luxury watchmaker Swatch Group, the company’s CEO told CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Australian PM Alleges ‘Coverup’ At MH17 Crash Site
    Jul22

    Australian PM Alleges ‘Coverup’ At MH17 Crash Site

    Australia’s prime minister is alleging a “cover-up” amid tampering of evidence at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russia’s ambassador to Malaysia denies the crashed plane’s black boxes were opened before they were handed over to Malaysian officials. Prime minister Abbott says...

    Crash victims’ remains reach Ukraine-held city
    Jul22

    Crash victims’ remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on...

    Bodies of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims to return home
    Jul22

    Bodies of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims to return home

    A train carried the bodies of 282 victims to Ukrainian government-controlled Kharkiv on the way to the Netherlands. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Amsterdam. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to Call Up More Reservists
    Jul22

    Ukraine to Call Up More Reservists

    Ukraine’s parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia. Some 45 days after the latest call-up of additional reserves, which has now expired, Kyiv repeated the decree to...

    Train Moves Bodies From Conflict Zone
    Jul22

    Train Moves Bodies From Conflict Zone

    The refrigerated train carrying the bodies and remains of those killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has left the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and arrived in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: The Wall Street...