The United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the downing of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft in Ukraine's east.
European stocks rose, snapping three days of losses, amid signs that tension over Ukraine’s crisis is easing and as companies reported earnings. U.S. index futures were little changed, while Asian shares gained.
OSLO - An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of an oil drilling rig into Arctic waters is turning into a major political exercise, attracting international scrutiny and creating a dilemma for Exxon Mobil Corp.
SEATTLE - U.S. President Barack Obama accused Russia on jULY 22 of financing Ukraine rebels and said challenges overseas were causing anxiety among Americans at home.
In eastern Ukraine, Vladimir V. Putin has been playing with fire. He has mobilized the worst elements to be found in the region. He has taken thugs, thieves, rapists, ex-cons and vandals and turned them into a paramilitary force.
From the moment it became clear that a civilian jetliner had been shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people and jolting the world’s attention to the country's battle with Russian-backed insurgents, many Ukrainians, including senior officials here in the capital, have been awaiting a forceful international response. They are still waiting.
It's neither pleasant nor polite to say it, but the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been the best thing to happen to President Obama's policy on Ukraine in weeks.
SEATTLE - U.S. President Barack Obama and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte agreed in a telephone call on July 22 that Russia must face increasing costs if it continues to support violent separatists in Ukraine, the White House said in a statement.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. intelligence officials said on July 22.
In the week since the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet snapped the world’s attention onto the war in Ukraine, President Obama has made three statements, called several world leaders, identified the parties responsible and repeatedly expressed moral outrage.
We're now nearly one week past the unconscionable execution of nearly 300 innocent souls aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH-17) by Russian-sponsored, Russian-trained, and Russian-armed criminals over the skies of Europe.
The Council of the European Union strongly condemns the continuation of illegal activities by armed militants in Ukraine's east and pledges to consider the possible designation of illegal armed groups as terrorist organizations.
On July 21 the two black boxes from flight MH17 were finally handed over to Malaysian experts who had been petitioning for their safe recovery. The black boxes, however, weren't returned by the Ukrainian government, but by pro-Russian separatists from the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic".
A district administrative court in Kyiv has opened proceedings in the case of OAO TV Center and ordered a temporary suspension of the broadcasting of the TV Center-International program, the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine said on July 11.
WARSAW - Bulgaria called for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe and the Black Sea, as well as more joint military exercises, to improve security in the region after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.
Russia and Germany have had close ties since tsarist times, says Gerhard Pfeifer, president and CEO of Bosch Group's operations in Russia, Georgia and CIS countries.
Despite hopes that the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 would be a game-changer in Ukraine's simmering conflict, days later it is clear that this is highly unlikely.