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  • Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-13-15 6:47 pm

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands - The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards ripping through its aluminum skin at up to 5,600 mph and shearing the cockpit from the rest of the plane.

  • East Timor primed for legal tussle with Australia 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 8:31 pm

    NEW YORK - Thirteen years after winning independence from Indonesia, East Timor has to wage another struggle for justice with a more powerful neighbor - but this time in the courts, the nation's prime minister says.

  • UN migrants expert delays Australia visit over gag law 
    Updated: Sep-26-15 5:51 am

    BERLIN - A U.N. human rights expert says he has postponed his visit to Australia because the government has refused to suspend a law criminalizing the disclosure of "protected information" about detention centers.

  • Value of anti-IS airstrikes in Syria debated as France joins 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 1:38 pm

    PARIS - French lawmakers are debating the decision to join a military air campaign over Syria, raising new questions about what a year of U.S.-led bombing of the Islamic State group has accomplished.