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    Government-Held Ukraine Town Hit by Rebel Shells
    Aug27

    Government-Held Ukraine Town Hit by Rebel Shells

    A town in east Ukraine has come under shellfire amid fears that pro-Russian rebels in the region are advancing on government-held areas. …read more Source:...

    After disasters, stricken Malaysia Airlines staff brace for job cuts
    Aug27

    After disasters, stricken Malaysia Airlines staff brace for job cuts

    As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in grief.Malaysia mourns as MH17 victim remains arrive for burialMarch of silence one month after MH17 passengers killed in...

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after ‘very tough’ talks with Putin
    Aug27

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after ‘very tough’ talks with Putin

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night negotiations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent cease-fire plan to defuse the separatist conflict in the east of his former Soviet republic. The first talks between the two leaders since June were described by Putin as positive, but he said it was not for Russia...

    Rupiah falls to 11,691 per dollar  Wednesday morning
    Aug27

    Rupiah falls to 11,691 per dollar Wednesday morning

    The rupiah traded among banks in Jakarta on Wednesday morning depreciated slightly by 10 basis points to Rp 11,691 per US dollar. Trust Securities head of research Reza Priyambada said that market players were watching the meeting of Russian and Ukrainian presidents, encouraging them to keep their assets in US dollars. “Due to uncertainty...

    Twin disasters spark Malaysia Airlines crew resignations
    Aug27

    Twin disasters spark Malaysia Airlines crew resignations

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Nearly 200 cabin crew have resigned from Malaysia Airlines which was hit by two deadly tragedies this year, the carrier said Tuesday, and some reportedly cited fears for their safety. The flag carrier, which prior to this year had a good safety record, has been in the spotlight in the past six months following the...

    Russia, Ukraine talks end without major breakthrough
    Aug27

    Russia, Ukraine talks end without major breakthrough

    MINSK – Talks between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine apparently failed to make a major breakthrough towards ending brutal fighting in east Ukraine Wednesday as strongman Vladimir Putin played down the entry by his troops into the former Soviet state. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Petro Poroshenko to Seek Ceasefire After ‘Very Tough’ Talks with Vladimir Putin
    Aug27

    Petro Poroshenko to Seek Ceasefire After ‘Very Tough’ Talks with Vladimir Putin

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night negotiations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent ceasefire plan to defuse the separatist conflict in the east of his former… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after “very tough” talks with Putin
    Aug27

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after “very tough” talks with Putin

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night negotiations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent ceasefire plan to defuse the separatist conflict in the east of his former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia and Ukraine fail to make breakthrough as leaders hold late-night talks
    Aug27

    Russia and Ukraine fail to make breakthrough as leaders hold late-night talks

    Talks between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine apparently failed to make a major breakthrough towards ending brutal fighting in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Putin, Poroshenko hold bilateral meeting in Minsk
    Aug27

    Putin, Poroshenko hold bilateral meeting in Minsk

    Ukraine and Russia have agreed to hold military consultations over the bloody conflict in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said late on Tuesday after two hours of talks with Russian Pre… …read more Source: The...

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