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    Rupiah strengthens to 11,680 per dollar at close
    Aug29

    Rupiah strengthens to 11,680 per dollar at close

    “The rupiah rebounded after experiencing some corrections over the past few days due to technical factors,” Bank Himpunan Saudara analyst Rully Nova said in Jakarta on Friday as quoted by Antara news agency. He said that investors conducted short-term transactions in the domestic market during the closing session, thereby creating...

    Ukraine seeks Nato membership after Russia joins war
    Aug29

    Ukraine seeks Nato membership after Russia joins war

    Ukraine said on Friday that it would seek the protection of Nato membership after what Kiev and its Western allies say is the open participation of the Russian military in the war in Ukraine’s eastern provinces. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Brent rises to US$103
    Aug29

    Brent rises to US$103

    LONDON: Brent crude oil rose towards $103 a barrel yesterday as escalating violence in Ukraine kept Europe’s markets on edge, but prices remained on track for a monthly loss as ample supply and weak demand outweighed political concerns. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russia closes 12 McDonald’s branches, inspects 100
    Aug29

    Russia closes 12 McDonald’s branches, inspects 100

    MOSCOW – Russia has temporarily closed 12 branches of McDonald’s on health grounds and is carrying out more than 100 inspections, the US fast food chain said Friday. Russia has cracked down on McDonald’s this month, closing three other branches of the hugely popular burger chain over alleged hygiene violations in a move widely...

    Russia ‘actively fighting’ in Ukraine, US says, and airs tougher sanctions
    Aug29

    Russia ‘actively fighting’ in Ukraine, US says, and airs tougher sanctions

    The US openly accused Russia of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but has stopped short of calling Moscow’s actions an invasion. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Lavrov denies Russian troops’ invasion into Ukraine
    Aug29

    Lavrov denies Russian troops’ invasion into Ukraine

    Reports on Russian troops invading Ukraine’s eastern regions are false, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. …read more Source: China...

    NATO tells Russia to halt ‘illegal’ actions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    NATO tells Russia to halt ‘illegal’ actions in Ukraine

    NATO told Russia on Friday (Aug 29) to halt its “illegal” military actions in Ukraine after the West accused Moscow of direct involvement in the escalating conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday (Aug 29) that the government is seeking to join NATO and is submitting a relevant bill to parliament to end the country’s official ‘non-bloc’ policy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Tongue-in-cheek online jabs on Russia-Ukraine border
    Aug29

    Tongue-in-cheek online jabs on Russia-Ukraine border

    BRUSSELS: Canadian and Russian diplomats in Brussels have traded online jibes after the Canadian mission to NATO posted a tongue-in-cheek guide for Russian soldiers unclear about the Russia-Ukraine border. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Nato chief urges Russia to halt ‘illegal military actions’ in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Nato chief urges Russia to halt ‘illegal military actions’ in Ukraine

    Russian forces are engaged in direct military operations inside Ukraine in a blatant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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