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    Oil prices down in Asian trade
    Aug18

    Oil prices down in Asian trade

    SINGAPORE: Oil prices eased in Asian trade Monday, but retained support from the latest round of tensions between Ukraine and Russia which sparked concerns of a full-scale military conflict, analysts said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    ‘Some progress’ in difficult Ukraine, Russia talks: Germany
    Aug18

    ‘Some progress’ in difficult Ukraine, Russia talks: Germany

    The Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers ended “difficult” talks on the Ukraine crisis Sunday with no concrete advances but “some progress”, hosts Germany said, as clashes continued on the ground.Ukraine says its troops make breakthrough in rebel strongholdRussia participates in Ukraine aid missionNew fighting in...

    Filipino crewmen stranded on ship ask for ‘humanitarian parole’
    Aug18

    Filipino crewmen stranded on ship ask for ‘humanitarian parole’

    LOS ANGELES, California — Filipino crew members aboard a 700-foot freighter are asking for “humanitarian parole” from the US Customs and Border Protection after being stuck for over four months on a shop anchored in the Delaware River. The ship is manned by 17 Filipinos (not 18 as previously reportec), aged 23 to 54, two...

    Separatists shoot down Ukrainian warplane as fighting intensifies in Donetsk
    Aug18

    Separatists shoot down Ukrainian warplane as fighting intensifies in Donetsk

    Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian warplane in eastern Ukraine early yesterday while at least 10 civilians were killed in fighting involving artillery and mortars in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, local authorities said. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine, Russia hold talks amid fears of direct clashes
    Aug18

    Ukraine, Russia hold talks amid fears of direct clashes

    Germany warned on Sunday (Aug 17) that direct military clashes between Russia and Ukraine must be avoided at all costs as Kiev and Moscow’s top diplomats joined crisis talks with only faint hope of a breakthrough. …read more Source: Channel...

    Renewed fighting in Donetsk, warplane shot down
    Aug17

    Renewed fighting in Donetsk, warplane shot down

    Authorities say at least 10 civilians were killed when renewed fighting broke out overnight in Donetsk and the military says a Ukraine warplane was shot down over the Luhansk region.Ukraine separatist leader says rebels getting tanks and reinforcementsShelling in Donetsk as Ukrainian troops close inUnder artillery fire, Ukraine rebels switch...

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy
    Aug17

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) ― European leaders on Saturday scrambled to ease tensions over claims that Ukrainian forces had d …read more Source: The Korea...

    Kiev forces push into rebel city ahead of Russia-Ukraine talks
    Aug17

    Kiev forces push into rebel city ahead of Russia-Ukraine talks

    Ukrainian forces battled into a key rebel bastion as fresh claims that rocket launchers had crossed over from Russia stoked tensions Sunday (Aug 17) ahead of talks between Kiev and Moscow’s top diplomats. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Says Troops Entered Rebel-Held City
    Aug17

    Ukraine Says Troops Entered Rebel-Held City

    Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Recovery likely to be extended
    Aug17

    Recovery likely to be extended

    THE blue-chip benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose for five straight sessions last week to recoup all of the previous week’s losses, as buyers returned on easing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and following limited United States airstrikes in Iraq. …read more Source: New Straits...

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