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    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...

    Ukraine: Dozens of civilians killed in convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: Dozens of civilians killed in convoy

    Dozens of civilians were killed in a shelling attack on Monday on a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. Both the government and the rebels traded blame for the attack. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Missile attack on buses fleeing violence in east Ukraine kills dozens of civilians
    Aug18

    Missile attack on buses fleeing violence in east Ukraine kills dozens of civilians

    Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine yesterday when their convoy of buses was hit by rocket fire, military spokesmen said. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Brent dips below US$102 a barrel
    Aug18

    Brent dips below US$102 a barrel

    LONDON: Oil fell below US$102 a barrel to its lowest in over a year yesterday as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Merkel pledges Nato will defend Baltic member states anxious over Ukraine
    Aug18

    Merkel pledges Nato will defend Baltic member states anxious over Ukraine

    August 19, 2014 12:08 AMRIGA (REUTERS) – Germany’s Angela Merkel promised the Baltic states on Monday that Nato would defend them, although it would not send permanent combat troops but would increase manoeuvres in the region. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Asian shares higher but Russia-Ukraine tensions weigh
    Aug18

    Asian shares higher but Russia-Ukraine tensions weigh

    HONG KONG–Asian shares mostly rose Monday but gains were capped by the latest tensions between Russia and Ukraine, despite some progress cited in the “difficult” negotiations between the two sides. Also weighing on sentiment was a report showing China’s foreign direct investment slumped to a two-year low, adding to a...

    Dozens Killed in Attack on Convoy, Ukraine Says; Rebels Deny Firing Rocket
    Aug18

    Dozens Killed in Attack on Convoy, Ukraine Says; Rebels Deny Firing Rocket

    Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine on Monday when their convoy of buses was hit by rocket fire, military spokesmen said. …read more Source:...

    Donetsk Queues for Water as Fighting Shuts off Supply
    Aug18

    Donetsk Queues for Water as Fighting Shuts off Supply

    Anastasiya clutches two empty five-litre bottles as she joins a queue of Donetsk residents buying water in the rebel-held east Ukrainian city where supplies were abruptly cut off by shelling damage. …read more Source:...

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