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      Malaysian flight MH17 downed by Russian-made missile
      Sep28

      Malaysian flight MH17 downed by Russian-made missile

      Malaysia airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The findings counter Moscow’s suggestion that the passenger plane, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in July 2014, was brought...

      Thoughts on American presidential election 2016
      Sep20

      Thoughts on American presidential election 2016

      AMERICAN politics, as expected, has heated up since Labor Day. In less than two months, the American voters will choose between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and casino and real estate mogul Donald Trump for the highest political post in the land. After five years of questioning president Barack Obama’s citizenship, Trump said...

      Obama urges Israel end occupation and Palestinians accept Israel
      Sep20

      Obama urges Israel end occupation and Palestinians accept Israel

      Both sides would benefit if Israel recognised it cannot permanently occupy Palestinian land and if Palestinians rejected incitement and recognised Israel’s legitimacy, US president Barack Obama told the United Nations on Tuesday. Obama’s efforts to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement have failed over the nearly eight...

      Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election
      Sep19

      Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

      Allies of Russian president Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next presidential election. The ruling United Russia party won 51 per cent in Sunday’s election, according to a preliminary central...

      Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip
      Sep18

      Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

      Girls walk past election campaign posters of candidates running for deputies ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia.– Reuters photo Voting has begun in earnest in Russia’s parliamentary election, dominated by president Vladimir Putin’s supporters. Far Eastern regions were the first to vote in a country spanning 11 time zones. The...

      Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane
      Sep08

      Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane

      — Reuters photo The Pentagon says a Russian fighter plane flew within about 10ft (3m) of one of its reconnaissance aircraft operating over the Black Sea. US officials described the intercept by the SU-27 jet on Wednesday as ‘dangerous and unprofessional’. Russia’s defence ministry said the US plane had been approaching Russian...

      Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’
      Sep05

      Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’

      Russian president Vladimir Putin (L) meets with US president Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, September 5, 2016. — Reuters photo A meeting between US president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in China on Monday had a ‘businesslike tone’ and went on longer...

      CUTS, CUTS, CUTS: Life and times of Russia’s university teachers
      Sep04

      CUTS, CUTS, CUTS: Life and times of Russia’s university teachers

      Russia’s higher education sector is at a crossroads. A few universities are trying to raise their game for international ranking, but most barely survive staff and funding cuts, writes Tatyana Dvornikova RUSSIA’S higher education sector is braced for significant cuts, with up to 10,300 jobs disappearing. At the end of July 2016, the...

      Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians
      Sep01

      Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians

      Even though it is undeniable that many militaries and non-state armed groups do, in fact, use human shields, the potential ramifications of the mere accusation are extremely worrisome, write Neve Gordon and Nicola Perugini An aerial image shows civilians leaving the town of Manbij, Syria, purportedly with ISIS using the convoy as a shield for...

      Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians
      Sep01

      Human shields as preemptive legal defence for killing civilians

      Even though it is undeniable that many militaries and non-state armed groups do, in fact, use human shields, the potential ramifications of the mere accusation are extremely worrisome, write Neve Gordon and Nicola Perugini An aerial image shows civilians leaving the town of Manbij, Syria, purportedly with ISIS using the convoy as a shield for...