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    Australia Holds National Day of Mourning for MH17 Victims
    Aug07

    Australia Holds National Day of Mourning for MH17 Victims

    People attend a national day of mourning service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne on August 7, 2014. (AFP Photo/Graham Denholm) Melbourne. Flags flew at half mast Thursday as Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine, a day after experts...

    MH17: Malaysian envoy reads verse from Quran at memorial service at Australia
    Aug07

    MH17: Malaysian envoy reads verse from Quran at memorial service at Australia

    MELBOURNE: Malaysia’s High Commissioner to Australia, Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad read verse 34 from the Quran’s Chapter 31 luqman at the national memorial service here today to remember the 298 people who perished when the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was believed downed by a missile over eastern Ukraine on July 17. …read more...

    Ukraine scraps ceasefire around MH17 crash site
    Aug07

    Ukraine scraps ceasefire around MH17 crash site

    August 07, 2014 6:25 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday scrapped a ceasefire around the crash site of downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 a day after international experts announced they were halting investigations there over continued fighting. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia threatens to block overflights between Europe, Asia
    Aug07

    Russia threatens to block overflights between Europe, Asia

    PM Dmitry Medvedev warned on Thursday (Aug 7) that Russia could block overflights between Europe and Asia in retaliation for Western sanctions. He repeated the threat as he ordered bans on major food products from the EU and US in response to their sanctions over Russian policy in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Looms Over European Central Bank Meeting
    Aug07

    Ukraine Looms Over European Central Bank Meeting

    The crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank’s meeting. …read more Source:...

    Russia announces ‘full embargo’ on most food from US, EU
    Aug07

    Russia announces ‘full embargo’ on most food from US, EU

    Russia is introducing a “full embargo” on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday (Aug 7). …read more Source: Channel...

    Indonesia excels at Chess Olympiad
    Aug07

    Indonesia excels at Chess Olympiad

    Huge move: Irene Kharisma of Indonesia (right) moves a piece in her game against Elina Danielian of Armenia in the fourth round of the Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, on Tuesday. Indonesia beat Armenia 3.5 – 0.5. Courtesy of PercasiThe Indonesian women’s chess team put in a stunning performance at the Chess Olympiad in Tromso,...

    MH17 recovery mission halted over security concerns
    Aug07

    MH17 recovery mission halted over security concerns

    The recovery mission at the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine was suspended until further notice due to the deteriorating security conditions in the area. …read more Source: China...

    Australia has MH17 day of mourning
    Aug07

    Australia has MH17 day of mourning

    MELBOURNE – Flags flew at half mast Thursday as Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine, a day after experts suspended the search for body parts. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia’s tourism industry hit hard by sanctions war
    Aug07

    Russia’s tourism industry hit hard by sanctions war

    Tens of thousands of Russian tourists stranded abroad have become the latest victims in the sanctions war between Russia and the West while violence continues to rage in Eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Russian airline has been forced to suspend all flights as a result of EU sanctions. …read more Source: Channel...

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