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  1. France's Hollande sees Ukraine summit next month

    France's Hollande sees Ukraine summit next month

    Paris (AFP) - France believes a new four-way summit on Ukraine is possible next month in the light of "progress" in the crisis, the French government said Wednesday.

  2. EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    Brussels (AFP) - EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday.

  3. EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea

    Brussels (AFP) - The European Union on Friday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal.

  4. Malaysia shuts down first sharia-compliant airline

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Rayani Air, Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline, has been shut down, regulators said Monday, months after it was suspended from flying for breaching aviation regulations.

  5. 'Severe turbulence' causes injuries on board Malaysia Airlines flight

    'Severe turbulence' causes injuries on board Malaysia Airlines flight

    Passengers and crew thrown around plane during "severe turbulence" incident.

  6. What do you mean we’re only half way?

    What do you mean we’re only half way?

    Calition and Labor embrace distinctly different strategies for how they present their leaders to voters.

  7. MH17 criminal probe results due within months

    MH17 criminal probe results due within months

    The Hague (AFP) - Initial results from a criminal inquiry into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over war-torn eastern Ukraine nearly two years ago will be available within months, Dutch prosecutors have said.

  8. MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'

    MH17 investigation at 'advanced stage'

    Prosecutors investigating the downing of MH17 over Ukraine say they're still waiting for information from Russia.

  9. Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

    Raids in Germany, Switzerland in MH17 probe

    The Hague (AFP) - German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective had investigated the MH17 air disaster, Dutch officials and media said Tuesday.

  10. Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday blaming the carrier for the tragedy.

  11. MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    Sydney (AFP) - Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday.