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    Ukraine troops trapped by separatists break free, 15 killed
    Aug08

    Ukraine troops trapped by separatists break free, 15 killed

    After government forces opened up an escape corridor, the trapped units were able to force their way out, military sources quoted by the media said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Clashes kill 15 Ukrainian servicemen in 24 hours: military
    Aug08

    Clashes kill 15 Ukrainian servicemen in 24 hours: military

    Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed 15 Ukrainian servicemen and injured 79 more over the past 24 hours, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Friday (Aug 8). …read more Source: Channel...

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,760 per dollar Friday morning
    Aug08

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,760 per dollar Friday morning

    The rupiah traded among banks in Jakarta depreciated by 10 points on Friday morning, falling to Rp 11,760 per US dollar from the previous day’s Rp 11,750 per dollar.“The weakening of many currencies in developing countries against the US dollar has impacted the rupiah rate, even though the impact is relatively limited,” Trust...

    Australian PM threatens tougher sanctions against Russia
    Aug08

    Australian PM threatens tougher sanctions against Russia

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that Australia would enforce tougher sanctions against Moscow if Russian troops crossed the Ukraine border. …read more Source:...

    Rebels fire at Ukraine medical chopper, force emergency landing
    Aug08

    Rebels fire at Ukraine medical chopper, force emergency landing

    KIEV–Ukrainian forces said Friday that rebels in the conflict-torn east had opened fire on a medical evacuation helicopter, injuring the three crew on board and forcing it to make an emergency landing. The incident occurred late Thursday near the airport of Lugansk, the second largest rebel-held city, the military said in a statement....

    Rebels fire at Ukraine medical chopper, force emergency landing
    Aug08

    Rebels fire at Ukraine medical chopper, force emergency landing

    Ukraine said rebels in the eastern region had opened fire on a medical evacuation helicopter, injuring three crew on board and forcing it to make an emergency landing. …read more Source: Channel...

    Rebels Fire at Ukraine Medical Chopper, Force Emergency Landing
    Aug08

    Rebels Fire at Ukraine Medical Chopper, Force Emergency Landing

    Ukrainian forces said on Friday that the rebels in the conflict-torn east had opened fire on a medical evacuation helicopter, injuring the three crew on board and forcing it to make an emergency landi… …read more Source:...

    Australia Set to Tighten Russia Sanctions: Tony Abbot
    Aug08

    Australia Set to Tighten Russia Sanctions: Tony Abbot

    Australia is preparing to tighten sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday as he warned President Vladimir Putin against sending his troops into Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Siberia flight-ban threat forces airlines to mull options
    Aug08

    Siberia flight-ban threat forces airlines to mull options

    Russia’s threat to bar European and North American airlines from overflying Siberia, the latest salvo in tit-for-tat sanctions over Ukraine, is forcing carriers to consider new routes to and from Asia. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Moves to dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ protest tents in Kiev spark clashes
    Aug08

    Moves to dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ protest tents in Kiev spark clashes

    Tensions flared on Thursday on Kiev’s Independence Square, the scene of street protests that toppled a Moscow-backed president in February, when protesters still camped there clashed with city workers who tried to clear away their tents.Tensions rise in Ukraine over military offensive …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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