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    Downing of Flight MH17 ‘May Amount to a War Crime’: UN
    Jul28

    Downing of Flight MH17 ‘May Amount to a War Crime’: UN

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces us… …read more Source:...

    UN Says 1,100 Killed in Ukraine Since Mid-April
    Jul28

    UN Says 1,100 Killed in Ukraine Since Mid-April

    At least 1,129 people have been killed and 3,442 wounded in the Ukraine conflict since mid-April, U.N. monitors in the country said in their fourth monthly report on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Russia Says Hopeful Malaysia Jet Crash Investigation will be Objective
    Jul28

    Russia Says Hopeful Malaysia Jet Crash Investigation will be Objective

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow was hopeful an investigation into a downed airliner over eastern Ukraine would be objective and respect a presumption of innocence. …read more Source:...

    Russia fired rockets into Ukraine: U.S.
    Jul28

    Russia fired rockets into Ukraine: U.S.

    The U.S. stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border. The images, which came from the U.S. Director of National Intelligence and could not be independently...

    Dutch, Australian Police Head for MH17 Crash Site
    Jul28

    Dutch, Australian Police Head for MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch and Australian police headed on Monday for the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 in a fresh bid to reach the insurgent-held east Ukraine location after fierce fighting nearby scuppered their p… …read more Source:...

    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

    Authorities in Luhansk said Monday that five people were killed and 15 injured by overnight artillery strikes. Three were killed in Donetsk as a result of clashes, the city’s government said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    China profits boost Asian stock markets
    Jul28

    China profits boost Asian stock markets

    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.KEEPING SCORE: China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1.7 percent to 2,161.20. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to 15,540.47 and Hong Kong was up 0.6 percent...

    Dollar flat in Asia ahead of key data, Fed meeting
    Jul28

    Dollar flat in Asia ahead of key data, Fed meeting

    The dollar moved narrowly in Asia Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions capped activity while investors look to a slate of US data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week.In Tokyo afternoon trade, the greenback was quoted at 101.80 yen, slightly down from 101.83 yen in New York Friday.The euro was also flat at $1.3429 and 136.73...

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN
    Jul28

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    KIEV – The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17: Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site
    Jul28

    MH17: Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site

    SYDNEY: A joint Australian-Dutch probe team will renew efforts today to gain access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, Australian Federal Police said, after fierce fighting kept them away the previous day. …read more Source: New Straits...

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