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Putin Poised to Retaliate Against Obama by Trashing Iran Deal

Now that the U.S.-Russia relationship has broken down, Moscow could throw a wrench into the teetering nuclear negotiations with Iran.<p>The escalating …

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

The Week in Review: What Defines an American?

In 1993, 12-year-old Jose Antonio Vargas boarded a flight in his native Philippines and landed in the United States, where he’s lived ever since as …

Thousands flee as Israel pounds Gaza; death toll climbs on both sides

At least 50 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were reported killed Sunday as heaving fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Gaza City, sending thousands of people fleeing for safety.<p>More than 200 civilians were injured, as Israeli troops pounded the area with air and artillery strikes, …

MH17: 'Pariah Putin' faces new sanctions within days

David Cameron calls Angela Merkel and François Hollande and secures agreement that a new EU approach to Russia is needed<p>David Cameron is close to securing tougher sanctions against Russia following the downing of flight MH17 after speaking to Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande.<p>Both Mrs Merkel, the …

Russia

How Flight MH17 Was Drawn Into The Heart Of Eastern Ukraine's Raging Information War

Even amid newfound tragedy, the truth remains as contested as ever in eastern Ukraine.<p>This article was updated at 11:05 a.m. ET<p>An account from the Ukrainian armed forces in the country's war-torn east of Thursday's plane crash jibed with the flight path as it was tracked on computer screens. …

MH17: Russia must return black boxes

Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, has called on Russia to return the black boxes from Flight MH17 amid reports they have been seized by separatists<p>Britain has called for Russia to return the black boxes from Flight MH17 amid reports that they have been seized by rebels.<p>Footage was yesterday …

MH17 plane crash: victims' bodies moved amid fears that evidence is compromised

International monitors attempt to gather information from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine while rescuers began moving bodies, wrapped in black bags, away from where they had fallen<p><b>Follow the latest news on the MH17 crash – live</b><p>Debris and belongings of the victims of the …

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Death tolls mount as Israel expands offensive, Hamas resistance hardens

Israeli forces greatly expanded their offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza Sunday in the bloodiest day yet of this two-week-old conflict that seeks to weaken Hamas, the leading resistance movement, and to push it to halt its aggressive rocket fire against the Jewish state. But Hamas, to …

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White House calls for cease-fire after plane

The White House is calling for a complete investigation into the downed Malaysian Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine and a cease-fire between Russia, Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists.<p>“It is critical that there be a full, credible, and unimpeded international investigation as quickly as possible,” …

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.<p>American intelligence authorities …

U.S. Warned Of Unsafe Airspace Over Crimea, But Not Where MH17 Crashed

Earlier this year the Federal Aviation Administration banned American air carriers from flying over part of the disputed area between Russia and …

Russia

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The FAA's Notice Prohibiting Airline Flights Over Ukraine

The U.S. government did its best to keep civilian airliners away from the region.<p>[Please see <b>two</b> <b>updates</b> below.] Many crucial questions about the tragic/disastrous apparent shootdown of the Malaysia Airlines flight in Ukraine are still unanswerable. Who did it? Why? With what warning? Or …

What Sort Of Weapon Shot Down Flight MH-17?

It's unlikely it was a portable missile launcher.<p>Earlier today, Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over Eastern Ukraine, killing all 295 people on board. Following Ukraine's ouster of Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovich, and the subsequent …