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    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...

    World › Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy
    Aug19

    World › Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling of the convoy but said it did not know who was responsible. The refugees were… …read more Source: Japan...

    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 up 1.1 percent and Nasdaq at a 14-year high. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Betrayal, desertion could mean execution, Ukraine rebel leaders warn fighters
    Aug18

    Betrayal, desertion could mean execution, Ukraine rebel leaders warn fighters

    Under growing pressure from a government offensive, the rebel leadership in Ukraine’s battle-torn east warned its fighters on Monday that desertion and betrayal could be met by execution. The warning appeared to signal a growing concern by the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) over a breakdown of...

    Ukraine official accuses pro-Russia rebels of killing dozens of refugees in convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine official accuses pro-Russia rebels of killing dozens of refugees in convoy

    Dozens of civilians were killed Monday when separatist rebels shelled a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. A rebel chief said no such attack had occurred. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council, told reporters the barrage took place Monday morning...

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