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    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road
    Aug05

    DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road

    A DHL cargo jet plane has overshot at an Italian runway before crashing on to a busy road, according to the Daily Mail. The jet, which had flown from Paris in France, smashed through barriers before coming to rest in front of stunned motorists driving past Bergamo Airport in the country`s north, the Daily Mail reported. Emergency crews at the...

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation
    Aug05

    Savchenko: Ukraine needs law on free possession of weapons to resolve situation

    Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko believes that a law on free possession of weapons should be framed to resolve the situation in Ukraine. According to Savchenko, the guns will not simply disappear from society if permission to carry weapons freely is not provided. She added that if a person with a legal weapon commits a crime, he must necessarily pay...

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew
    Aug05

    Syrian group demands exchange for bodies of Russian air crew

    A Syrian group said on Thursday it had the bodies of five people shot down in a Russian helicopter and demanded the release of prisoners in exchange for the corpses, Reuters has reported. The Russian military helicopter was downed in Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, killing all five people on board in the biggest officially...

    Man dies from injuries three weeks after Nice attack
    Aug05

    Man dies from injuries three weeks after Nice attack

    A man died on Thursday from injuries suffered three weeks earlier in the truck attack on crowds in the Riviera city of Nice, bringing the death toll to 85, authorities said, according to Reuters. Pierre Hattermann`s wife Francoise and son were killed in the attack, and his 14-year-old daughter is still in hospital, according to French newspaper...

    NBU proposes three-fold reduction in cash payment limit
    Aug05

    NBU proposes three-fold reduction in cash payment limit

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has proposed to limit cash payments carried out by individuals to UAH 50,000. The proposal is submitted for public discussion, according to the NBU`s press service. ”The National Bank suggests that the maximum amount of cash payments for goods (work, services) between individuals with companies (entrepreneurs),...

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to U.S.: Trump`s comments send wrong message to world
    Aug05

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to U.S.: Trump`s comments send wrong message to world

    The U.S. presidential race has captured attention of the world, sometimes posing serious challenges for foreign diplomats when they find their country in the campaign`s spotlight. Ukraine, which came to the world`s attention two years with its Revolution of Dignity and then worked to remain on the world`s radar after Russian aggression, has found...

    Reuters: Oil prices fall as short-covering rally fizzles, oversupply weighs
    Aug05

    Reuters: Oil prices fall as short-covering rally fizzles, oversupply weighs

    Oil prices fell on Friday as a crude and refined product glut weighed on markets and investors eyed a possible stutter in China`s imports, ending a two-day short-covering rally, Reuters reported. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were trading at $41.59 per barrel at 0340 GMT, down 34 cents, or 0.81%, from their last close,...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 42 times in last 24 hours
    Aug05

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 42 times in last 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, including 21 times in the Donetsk sector, 19 times in the Mariupol sector and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired...

    Air strikes thought to be Russian hit displaced camps in Syria
    Aug05

    Air strikes thought to be Russian hit displaced camps in Syria

    Air strikes believed carried out by Russian warplanes hit two displaced persons` camps west of Aleppo and near the Turkish border on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported, according to Reuters. It said the strikes killed at least two children and wounded 30 people near the town of Atareb, which is in...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.80 to dollar
    Aug05

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.80 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by one kopiyka, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.80 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for August 5: $100 costs UAH 2,480.9076 (on August 4, it was UAH...

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