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    Fighting Underway in Centre of Rebel-Held Ukrainian City of Luhansk: Military
    Aug19

    Fighting Underway in Centre of Rebel-Held Ukrainian City of Luhansk: Military

    Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the centre of Luhansk, near Ukraine’s border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian milita… …read more Source:...

    Fifteen Bodies Retrieved After Ukraine Convoy Attack: Military
    Aug19

    Fifteen Bodies Retrieved After Ukraine Convoy Attack: Military

    Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of Monday’s rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Global stocks up on US housing, Ukraine diplomacy
    Aug19

    Global stocks up on US housing, Ukraine diplomacy

    Global stock markets rose Tuesday on improved U.S. housing sentiment and news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.KEEPING SCORE: In morning trading, France’s CAC-40 rose 0.5 percent to 4,252.32 and Germany’s DAX gained 1 percent to 9,334.55. London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.5 percent to 6,773.25. Futures pointed to...

    15 bodies found after rocket attack on refugee convoy in Ukraine
    Aug19

    15 bodies found after rocket attack on refugee convoy in Ukraine

    Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of a rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria
    Aug19

    New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

    Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, according to a new report by a respected international research group. It cites the risk that the missiles could be smuggled out of Syria by terrorists.The report was...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of deadly attack on refugees in convoy bearing white flags
    Aug19

    Ukraine accuses rebels of deadly attack on refugees in convoy bearing white flags

    Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed as they fled fighting in eastern Ukraine on Monday when their convoy of buses came under rocket fire, a Ukrainian government military spokesmen said. Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels of targeting the convoy, which it said was bearing white flags when it was hit near the eastern […] The...

    US stocks rebound as Ukraine fears ease; Dow up 1.1%
    Aug19

    US stocks rebound as Ukraine fears ease; Dow up 1.1%

    NEW YORK–US stocks rebounded Monday from last week’s Ukraine-linked setback as fears of a clash with Russia ebbed, with the Dow surging 1.1 percent and Nasdaq reaching a 14-year high. Markets also got a spark from a brewing bidding war over the discount retail sector by the three “Dollar” chains. The Dow Jones Industrial...

    ‘Dozens’ killed in rebel strike on refugee convoy: Ukraine
    Aug19

    ‘Dozens’ killed in rebel strike on refugee convoy: Ukraine

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels of killing dozens of civilians fleeing the war-torn east on Monday (Aug 19), as crisis talks between Kiev and Moscow failed to halt months of bloodshed. …read more Source: Channel...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
    Aug19

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    Stocks climbed on Monday after a bidding contest erupted for discount retailer Family Dollar and as concerns eased about the situation in Ukraine.On Monday:The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175.83 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,838.74.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 16.68 points, or 0.9 percent, to close at 1,971.74.The Nasdaq...

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid
    Aug19

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid

    Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine.Dollar General jumped after making a bid for retailer Family Dollar, a rival discount store. The offer topped a bid made last...

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