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    Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of pretext for invasion
    Aug11

    Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of pretext for invasion

    August 12, 2014 1:26 AMBRUSSELS/DONETSK (REUTERS) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Brent rises above US$105
    Aug11

    Brent rises above US$105

    LONDON:Brent crude oil strengthened above US$105 a barrel yesterday as a political showdown in Iraq and a warning from NATO of a probable Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine underscored political risks. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Asian markets rebound as Iraq fears wane
    Aug11

    Asian markets rebound as Iraq fears wane

    HONG KONG–Asian markets rose Monday following widespread falls last week, after Wall Street shrugged off fears over instability in Iraq and Ukraine. Tokyo rebounded 2.38 percent, closing up 352.15 points at 15,130.52 and making up much of the 2.98 percent dip it suffered Friday after US President Barack Obama’s announcement that he...

    MH17: Dutch will push ahead with inquiries
    Aug11

    MH17: Dutch will push ahead with inquiries

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch officials said Monday they will push ahead with both an investigation into the cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and a criminal investigation into the persons responsible, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine says Russia has massed 45,000 troops on joint border
    Aug11

    Ukraine says Russia has massed 45,000 troops on joint border

    August 11, 2014 11:18 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border with Ukraine backed by an array of heavy equipment including tanks, missile systems, warplanes and attack helicopters, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Monday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    EU warns Putin against action in Ukraine, including humanitarian
    Aug11

    EU warns Putin against action in Ukraine, including humanitarian

    European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warned Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday (Aug 11) against any unilateral intervention in Ukraine, including for humanitarian reasons. …read more Source: Channel...

    First MH17 Crash Report ‘in Weeks’: Dutch Investigators
    Aug11

    First MH17 Crash Report ‘in Weeks’: Dutch Investigators

    Dutch air crash investigators said today, that they expect to release an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives “in a few weeks”. …read more Source:...

    First MH17 crash report in “weeks”: Dutch investigators
    Aug11

    First MH17 crash report in “weeks”: Dutch investigators

    Dutch air crash investigators said Monday (Aug 11) they expect to release an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives “in a few weeks”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Australia to Sign 25-Year US Marine Agreement
    Aug11

    Australia to Sign 25-Year US Marine Agreement

    This handout photo released by the Commonweatlh of Australia, Department of Defense on Aug.11, 2014 shows US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Australia’s Defense Minister David Johnston speaking during a joint press conference in Sydney. (AFP Photo/Lauren Larking/Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defense) Sydney. Australia...

    EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia’s food import ban
    Aug11

    EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia’s food import ban

    August 11, 2014 8:20 PMBRUSSELS (REUTERS) – European Union regulators on Monday began analysing product-by-product the impact of a Russian ban on EU food imports announced in retaliation for Western sanctions over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

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