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      US concerned over Kobani, will take time to confront Islamic State
      Oct13

      US concerned over Kobani, will take time to confront Islamic State

      CAIRO: Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the United States was deeply concerned about what he called the “tragedy” in the Syrian town of Kobani, where Islamic State fighters have been tightening their grip. Speaking at a conference in Cairo on the rebuilding of Gaza, Kerry said it would take time to bring a coalition fully together to...

      Netherlands says 10 more MH17 passengers identified
      Oct11

      Netherlands says 10 more MH17 passengers identified

      THE HAGUE: Medical experts have now identified 272 of the 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine in July, the Dutch justice ministry said Friday. Ten more people were identified this week of whom seven held Dutch nationality, the ministry said in a statement, adding that their relatives would be informed. It did...

      MH17 victim found with oxygen mask
      Oct10

      MH17 victim found with oxygen mask

      THE HAGUE: One of the people on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine in July was found wearing an oxygen mask, the Dutch foreign minister and prosecutors said, raising the possibility that some passengers might have known their plane was doomed. “You know that somebody was discovered wearing an oxygen mask and had time to put it...

      NATO can put troops wherever it wants
      Oct06

      NATO can put troops wherever it wants

      WARSAW: New NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the Western alliance could deploy its forces wherever it wants, apparently calling into question post-Cold War agreements that have been shaken by Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine. Stoltenberg was visiting NATO member Poland to reassure it that NATO would provide...

      MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains
      Oct03

      MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains

      SEPANG: Malaysia is to leave it to the Dutch and Australian authorities to determine when personnel can be sent to eastern Ukraine to retrieve any more remains of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 tragedy, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said today. He said the decision was left to the two countries as their nationals comprised a...

      American becomes a rebel with a cause in east Ukraine
      Sep29

      American becomes a rebel with a cause in east Ukraine

      YASYNUVATA: With his face hidden behind a camouflage balaclava and an assault rifle slung over his shoulder, “Hunter” looks like other separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. What distinguishes him from his brothers in arms in the Vostok (East) battalion, an irregular pro-Russian militia fighting government forces, is his American accent – and...

      Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument
      Sep29

      Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument

      SNIZHNE: The Savur-Mohyla memorial in east Ukraine, commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II, stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. Seventy years later, fighting between pro-Moscow rebels and Kiev’s army has made the site in the hotspot Donetsk region,...

      Obama forges anti-ISIL coalition, but will it hang together?
      Sep24

      Obama forges anti-ISIL coalition, but will it hang together?

      WASHINGTON: The Arabs are in. Turkey is on the fence. Britain, still smarting from an earlier Iraq war, is cautiously edging toward expanded action. Even Greece wants to help – if someone would tell it how. Two weeks after he announced plans to form a “broad coalition” to fight the militant group Islamic State, President Barack Obama’s...