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  • Ukraine accuses pro-Russian rebels of trying to destroy evidence at crash site

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's government accused pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine of trying to destroy evidence at the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed and of removing 38 bodies from the scene. "The government of Ukraine officially states that...
  • Afghanistan worried about safety of its airspace after Ukraine crash

    KABUL (Reuters) - As flying over conflict zones comes under scrutiny following the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine, Afghanistan, one of the world's most dangerous places, is worried airlines might once again opt to avoid its airspace....
  • How to fix Malaysia's credibility gap

    How to fix Malaysia's credibility gap
    There's nothing funny about Malaysia Airlines losing two Boeing 777s and more than 500 lives in the space of four months. That hasn't kept the humor mills from churning out dark humor and lighting up cyberspace. Actor Jason Biggs, for example, got in...
  • Why would an American join Israel's military? Answers to that and more

    The deaths in Gaza last weekend of two Israeli soldiers who grew up in the United States have caused many people to wonder about dual citizenship and about Americans serving in other countries’ militaries. Here are some questions and answers on...
  • Qatar emir meets Saudi king in Jeddah to discuss Gaza fighting

    RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday to meet Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah for talks that focused on the situation in Gaza, according to SPA, the Saudi press agency. A Doha-based source familiar...
  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitism in anti-Israel protests

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitism that has marred protests against Israel's conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. On Sunday, French media showed the burnt-out front of a kosher...
  • Russia says MH17 probe should be done by 'international community', not Ukraine

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia has called for the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 to be led by the "international community" and not Ukraine, its ambassador to Malaysia said on Tuesday. "This situation is quite unique, the...
  • Ukraine votes to call up more military reserves to protect border

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia. Some 45 days after...
  • Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Using its own version of "soft" and "hard" power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado. While conventional states try...
  • Ukraine war crimes trials a step closer after Red Cross assessment

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The Red Cross has made a confidential legal assessment that Ukraine is officially in a war, Western diplomats and officials say, opening the door to possible war crimes prosecutions, including over the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH-...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...