Category Archives: Europe

Sudanese woman spared death sentence for apostasy arrives in Italy

Meriam Ibrahim, whose death sentence was overturned after international outcry, arrives with husband and two children Continue reading…
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As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out Support

The failures of the Arab Spring to spread democracy in the Middle East have left many in America more inclined to side with Israel, which has lost backing elsewhere, analysts say.
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  1. CNN poll: Most Americans support Israel’s Gaza campaign
  2. Palestinians Find Show of Support Lacking From Arab Leaders Amid Offensive
  3. U.S. Advises Americans to Put Off Travel to Israel
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MH17: Ukrainian fighter jets shot down as rebel admits missile system live updates

Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down by rebelsFirst group of victims’ bodies arrive in NetherlandsBlack boxes from MH17 arrive in BritainEyewitnesses tell the Guardian of Buk system in TorezRead the latest summary Continue reading…
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  1. MH17: governor general Peter Cosgrove to receive bodies in Netherlands
  2. MH17: Australia and Netherlands join in pledge ‘to bring our people home’
  3. The Netherlands, a Nation in Mourning but Mindful of Ties to Russia
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MH17: Ukraine separatist commander admits rebels had Buk missile system

Alexander Khodakovsky makes first such admission by senior separatist figure following downing of Malaysia Airlines plane Continue reading…
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  1. Cover-up: Ukraine rebels destroying all links to MH17 air atrocity
  2. MH17: witnesses report missile system in Ukraine rebels’ territory live updates
  3. MH17 disaster creates dilemma for Putin over backing Ukraine’s rebels
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MH17: Rebels likely shot down plane ‘by mistake’ live updates

US says no evidence of Russias direct involvementEyewitnesses tell the Guardian of likely Buk system in TorezEU foreign ministers line up new sanctions on RussiansInternational teams receive trains carrying bodies in KharkivHeavy fighting roils on near…
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  1. MH17: witnesses report missile system in Ukraine rebels’ territory live updates
  2. Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 ‘shot down’ in Ukraine – live updates
  3. Ukraine rebels hand over MH17 black boxes and let train carrying bodies leave
Posted in Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe, European Union, Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Netherlands, Plane crashes, Russia, Ukraine, World news | Comments Off

UK arms export licences for Russia still in place despite claims of embargo – report

Many weapons and military components are still approved for export to Russia, report by four Commons committees saysMore than 200 licences to sell British weapons to Russia, including missile-launching equipment, are still in place despite David Camero…
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  1. 64 public figures, 7 Nobel laureates, call for arms embargo on Israel
  2. Russia hits back at claims it supported rebels suspected of downing MH17
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MH17: US intelligence says Russia ‘created conditions’ for plane disaster

US officials stop short of blaming crash directly on Moscow and say separatists likely shot down plane by accident Continue reading…
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MH17: witnesses report missile system in Ukraine rebels’ territory live updates

Eyewitnesses tell the Guardian of likely Buk system in TorezEU foreign ministers line up new sanctions on RussiansInternational teams receive trains carrying bodies in KharkivHeavy fighting roils on near Donetsk and LuhanskUN security council demands a…
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  1. MH17: UN backs resolution demanding access to crash site live updates
  2. MH17: Dutch experts arrive at crash scene as heavy fighting breaks out
  3. Pro-Russia rebels accused of cover-up over MH17 atrocity – live updates
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Alexander Litvinenko: public inquiry to be held into spy’s death

Home secretary announces move after pressure from ex-KGB agent’s widow and coroner Continue reading…
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MH17: UN backs resolution demanding access to crash site live updates

The Security council has unanimously backed an Australian-drafted resolution condemning the “downing” of flight MH17 as separatists handover the black boxes to a Malaysian delegation Train holding bodies leaves rebel-held station Obama: ‘Burden on Russ…
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  1. MH17: UN backs Australian resolution demanding access to crash site
  2. MH17: UN considers resolution on Ukraine crash site access
  3. Pro-Russian rebels hand over MH17 black boxes to Malaysian officials
Posted in Australia, Europe, Julie Bishop, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Plane crashes, Russia, Tony Abbott, Ukraine, United Nations, Vladimir Putin, World news | Comments Off