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Russia Hopes Its Experts Will Take Part in MH-17 Crash Investigation – Russia’s UN Envoy

Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin

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01:50 29/07/2014 

UNITED NATIONS, July 29 (RIA Novosti) – Russia hopes that its experts’ participation in the MH-17 crash investigation in the east of Ukraine will ensure its integrity, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin said on Monday. 217 more words

Bloody Day in Gaza as Calls for Cease-Fire Intensify

Updated at 6:45 p.m. ET

The U.N. Security Council’s call for an immediate cease-fire between Israeli forces and Hamas failed to cease violence in Gaza on Monday, as two large attacks left over a dozen dead and scores wounded. 352 more words

Joke time p. 18

The UN’s human rights chief has said that the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine may be a war crime. This of course means that no punishment will happen to anyone who actually played a part in the aforementioned war crime.


The United Nations: Gaza, climate change and UK welfare

This one is just personal commentary, not my normal futurology; even futurists have opinions on things today. Move along to my futurist pieces if you want. 1,935 more words