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    Talks optimism fades as Ukraine says Russia makes new incursion
    Aug27

    Talks optimism fades as Ukraine says Russia makes new incursion

    August 27, 2014 9:10 PMKIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (REUTERS) – Ukraine accused Russian forces of launching a new military incursion across its border on Wednesday, a day after the leaders of both countries agreed to work towards ending a separatist war in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russian courts close 3 McDonald’s branches in Moscow -agencies
    Aug27

    Russian courts close 3 McDonald’s branches in Moscow -agencies

    August 27, 2014 9:01 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – Russian courts on Wednesday ordered the temporary closure of three McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow over breaches of sanitary rules, news agencies reported, amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia denies secret negotiation with US over Ukraine
    Aug27

    Russia denies secret negotiation with US over Ukraine

    “Regarding some media reports about ‘secret talks’ between Russia and the United States, we admit the Russian and U.S. experts have actually met in late June at the Finnish island of Boisto. Those were not the state official consultations but just a contact between Russian and US non-government structures and academic...

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict
    Aug27

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    MINSK (AP) ― Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine b …read more Source: The Korea...

    MH17: Dutch to commemorate victims on Nov 10
    Aug27

    MH17: Dutch to commemorate victims on Nov 10

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says a national commemoration event will be held on Nov 10 for those who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters
    Aug27

    Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters

    Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers.Khazanah Nasional, the state investment company that owns 69 percent of Malaysia Airlines, said in early August it will announce details of the overhaul by the end of this...

    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...

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