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      World › Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts
      Apr07

      World › Politicians, celebs in spotlight over offshore accounts

      The fallout from a massive leak of records on offshore accounts dragged a growing number of leaders and celebrities into the spotlight Wednesday, with a Bollywood actor, a race car driver and Ukraine’s president among those denying they evaded taxes. The reports center on millions of documents detailing how the… …read more Source:...

      World › Ukrainians attack Russia embassy, demand pilot’s release
      Mar07

      World › Ukrainians attack Russia embassy, demand pilot’s release

      Angry protesters threw stones and eggs at the Russian embassy in Kiev Sunday, breaking several of its windows, after earlier smashing cars and throwing smoke pellets as Ukrainians’ anger boiled over at Moscow’s refusal to free a hunger-striking pilot. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside Moscow’s diplomatic mission to...

      World › Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea
      Jan14

      World › Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea

      U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Wednesday in calling for a tough global response to North Korea’s recent nuclear test, even as they remained at odds over Ukraine and Syrian President Bashar Assad. In a wide-ranging phone call, Obama and Putin appeared to speak past one… …read more Source: Japan...

      World › Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year
      Dec10

      World › Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time’s Person of the Year, praised Wednesday by the magazine for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. Time also cited Merkel’s strong response to “Vladimir Putin’s creeping theft of Ukraine” and on its cover called her...

      World › Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 over Ukraine
      Oct14

      World › Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 over Ukraine

      Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was destroyed by a Buk surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash. The missile’s Russian maker, however, presented its own report hours earlier, trying to clear Russia-backed separatists who controlled…...

      World › Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris
      Oct03

      World › Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris

      A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin met Ukrainian President Petro… …read more Source: Japan...

      World › Fierce Ukraine clashes kill 10 as fears grow of broader fighting
      Aug18

      World › Fierce Ukraine clashes kill 10 as fears grow of broader fighting

      The European Union on Monday expressed fears over a spike in violence in east Ukraine that claimed 10 lives as Russia warned Kiev could be preparing a fresh offensive. The single day death toll is the highest in over a month as government troops and pro-Moscow rebels accuse each other… …read more Source: Japan...

      World › Russia’s U.N. draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal
      Jul21

      World › Russia’s U.N. draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal

      Russia on Monday introduced a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice — but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators. Russia said earlier this month… …read...

      World › Australia holds memorial service for victims of Malaysian plane shot down
      Jul17

      World › Australia holds memorial service for victims of Malaysian plane shot down

      Tearful relatives of several Australians who were flying on the Malaysian jetliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago gathered for a memorial service Friday that included the unveiling of a plaque set in soil from the place where they died. There were 38 Australian citizens and… …read more Source: Japan...

      World › IMF nears $1.7 billion loan payout to Ukraine
      Jul03

      World › IMF nears $1.7 billion loan payout to Ukraine

      The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that its Ukraine mission had reached agreement with Kiev authorities on the steps needed to release $1.7 billion in much-needed bailout funds to the government. The mission has been reviewing the country’s reform achievements since the IMF awarded Ukraine a new four-year, $17.5 billion…...