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MH17 crash mission to be unarmed for now: Dutch PM THE HAGUE: International police investigators at the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine will not for now carry weapons, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday, as more remains were recovered."So far the mission leaders' assessment is to continue to work unarmed," Rutte told journalists, two weeks after the crash in which 298 people died, 193 of them Dutch and 28 Australian.Ukraine's parliament on Thursday ratified deals with the Netherlands and Australia allowing them to send some 950 "armed personnel" to secure the crash site amid ongoing fighting in the area between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.Over 200 coffins have already been sent back to the Netherlands but many of the dead have yet to be recovered amid the fighting.The remains recovered on Friday will be taken around 300 kilometres (185 miles) to Kharkiv, and then flown to the Netherlands for identification. No date has been set for a plane ...

Putin, Obama agree standoff in no one's interest: Kremlin MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama agreed during a phone call on Friday the current standoff in Ukraine was not in the interest of their countries, the Kremlin said."The presidents agreed that the current situation is not in the interests of either country," said a Kremlin statement.Meanwhile in his first comments on sanctions after the US and EU earlier this week slapped the toughest punitive measures on Russia since the ...
Jobless families occupy homes in Spanish tourist town SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Unable to pay her mortgage, Manoli Herrera turned over her flat to the bank and moved into one of six abandoned buildings occupied by other jobless families in Sanlucar de Barrameda, a seaside town on Spain´s southern coast."I did not want my two children to experience the violence of an eviction. They have already gone through so much," she said as her children played in the courtyard of the occupied building.Twenty struggling ...
Western countries warn nationals to leave Libya PARIS: Western nations on Sunday warned their citizens to leave Libya, where intensifying fighting between militias was threatening to destabilise the country."1Given the deteriorating security situation, France is asking its nationals to leave Libya," the French foreign ministry said in the latest warning. Around 100 French nationals are in the north African country.Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States have also called on their citizens to get out of Libya."The situation is extremely unpredictable ...
Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot MOSCOW: A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault."An accident took place and the pilot died," General Viktor Bondarev said, quoted by the Interfax news agency."We are working out what happened. According to initial data, the reason for the accident was a failure of aviation equipment," he said.The widely used Soviet-designed aircraft has experienced a string of ...
EU targets Russian intelligence chiefs, readies tougher sanctions BRUSSELS: Spurred into action by the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the EU put Russia's intelligence chiefs on its sanctions list Saturday as it readied much harsher measures against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.The director of the FSB security service, Alexander Bortnikov, and the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, Mikhail Fradkov, were among 15 people and 18 entities hit with asset freezes and visa bans, the EU's Official Journal said.Bortnikov and ...
British teacher kidnapped in Yemen is released SANAA: A British teacher kidnapped in Yemen earlier this year was released safely on Saturday following negotiations by the government in Sanaa, both countries said."Mike Harvey, who had been held in Yemen since February, has been released today," a Foreign Office spokesman in London told AFP."He has been released safely and he is being supported by staff at the British embassy and they will work to reunite him with his family very soon."A Yemeni official ...


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