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    IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue
    Sep02

    IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue

    KIEV – The International Monetary Fund vowed on Tuesday to stand by Ukraine despite the growing likelihood that a worsening pro-Russian uprising would cripple the economy so badly that its current $17.1-billion (13.0-billion-euro) rescue will prove too small. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa
    Sep02

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa

    European military assistance to Ukraine could lead to a nuclear conflict between Russia and NATO, according to Poland’s iconic cold warrior and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa. “It could lead to a nuclear war,” the anti-Communist legend told reporters when asked whether the EU should send weapons to Ukraine to help it fight off […]...

    Asia shares mostly up, dollar approaches 105 yen
    Sep02

    Asia shares mostly up, dollar approaches 105 yen

    HONG KONG–Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday, with Tokyo gaining more than one percent as the yen sank against the dollar, while Shanghai was boosted by hopes China will introduce economy-boosting measures. With Wall Street closed for the Labor Day weekend investors were given an anemic lead from Europe, where traders were eyeing the...

    Lavrov urges US to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev
    Sep02

    Lavrov urges US to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that it is necessary to moderate the “party of war” in Kiev and “in reality only the US can do this.” …read more Source: China...

    Lavrov urges Washington to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev
    Sep02

    Lavrov urges Washington to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev

    Only the United States is able ‘to moderate the party of war’ in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    EU decision on Russia sanctions by Friday
    Sep02

    EU decision on Russia sanctions by Friday

    European Union nations will decide on new sanctions against Moscow by Friday (Sep 5), with Russian aggression towards Ukraine requiring the strongest possible response, said incoming EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine cites 15,000 Russian troops and rebels amid Putin’s ‘take Kiev’ remark
    Sep02

    Ukraine cites 15,000 Russian troops and rebels amid Putin’s ‘take Kiev’ remark

    Russia stepped up its criticism of the U.S. over Ukraine as President Barack Obama heads to eastern Europe to reassure NATO members of their security.EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vagueUkraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusive …read more...

    Funeral takes place in Malaysia for a pilot of downed MH17 flight
    Sep02

    Funeral takes place in Malaysia for a pilot of downed MH17 flight

    Malaysia mourns as MH17 victim remains arrive for burialMarch of silence one month after MH17 passengers killed in eastern UkraineFamily, friends mourn MH17 victimsMH17 probe moves to second Ukraine site as search goes on …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine

    Russia vowed on Tuesday (Sep 2) to adopt a beefed-up new military doctrine over NATO’s plans to establish a rapid-response team that could ward off the Kremlin’s expansion into Ukraine and feared push further west. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nato weighs rapid response force for eastern Europe
    Sep02

    Nato weighs rapid response force for eastern Europe

    As Ukrainian leaders warned on Monday of “a great war” with Russia, Nato leaders meeting in Wales this week were expected to endorse their most concrete response yet to increased Russian military intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

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