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  • Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

    Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17
    Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defense minister said in an interview published on Saturday. Moscow...
  • Time is now for cooler negotiations between Obama, Putin

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the...
  • Ukraine asks international community to condemn Russia's 'illegal actions'

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Friday the entry of Russian aid trucks onto its territory was a "flagrant violation" of international law and it appealed to the international community to condemn Russia's actions as illegal and aggressive. The foreign...
  • Russia complies with international law in convoy operation: diplomat

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow is not in breach of international law over its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine, a senior Russian diplomat said on Friday. "We are acting in full accordance with international humanitarian law norms," Deputy Foreign Minister...
  • Merkel has 'great concerns' on Russian convoy entering Ukraine: spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said in two separate phone calls on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that she was concerned that a Russian humanitarian aid convoy crossed into Ukraine...
  • Hamas backs Palestinian push for ICC Gaza war crimes probe

    GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza....
  • Israel says it found Hamas training manual in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli army has released what it says is a page from a seized Hamas training manual that would appear to support its case that Palestinian militants deliberately use the cover of residential areas for combat operations. Hamas,...
  • Japan industry fights 'Minamata' costs as mercury trade ban looms

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government lobbied hard for a global pact that limits mercury use and to name the resulting treaty after Minamata, the site of a homegrown industrial disaster from the 1950s when the toxic metal poured into a river, poisoning...
  • Turkish energy minister says Iraqi Kurdistan oil exports continue

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Monday 6.5 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil had been shipped to world markets via Turkey's Ceyhan port since exports began and that a seventh tanker was being loaded at the...
  • As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Even before starting work as chairman of a U.N. human rights commission investigating the Gaza war, Canadian law professor William Schabas has been vilified as an apologist for Iran incapable of setting aside his perceived anti-...
  • Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday. Navi Pillay, who is due to...