Ukraine continues to concoct ‘evidence’ a Russian air defense system brought down Flight MH17. Ukraine’s secret service published as ‘proof’ month–old photos of a Ukrainian BUK-M missile system, claiming it is Russian.
Tens of thousands of Ukrainians forced from their homes by the internal armed conflict are receiving little protection and assistance from Ukrainian authorities, claims Human Rights Watch in a letter sent to President Petro Poroshenko.
A spokesman for the OSCE mission monitoring the Malaysian Boeing 777 crash site told RT that international experts had problems getting to it safely through the warzone, but that their access to the site itself has been fairly well organized.
Just how many Homer Simpson tattoos should a devoted fan have? Lee Weir has covered himself in 41 and this is a world record. When you forbid your kid watch their favorite cartoon, just remember Weir and his parent’s ban.
Two US citizens have been confirmed dead after the deadly Sunday in Gaza, when at least 87 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Americans were enlisted with the Golani Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces and fell in the battle of Shejaia.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to quit before the end of her term to chair the European Council, Der Spiegel reports. Merkel’s government remains under unprecedented pressure due to the long-running scandal over US surveillance in Germany.
The children’s rights ombudsman of Ukraine demanded Russia send back Ukrainian orphans who cross the border after evacuation from battle zones in the country’s east. The ombudsman accuses Russia of “kidnapping” and violation of children’s rights.
The government of the Bahamas appears unwilling to investigate the scandal over the NSA allegedly recording all phone calls of citizens and visitors to the Caribbean state. Citizens are protesting against the violation of their privacy.