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    Ukraine closes in on rebel bastion, urges civilians to flee
    Aug05

    Ukraine closes in on rebel bastion, urges civilians to flee

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Ukraine said its forces are closing in on the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk and urged the insurgents to let civilians flee besieged eastern cities as fears of a humanitarian crisis grow. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine closes in on rebel bastion, urges civilians to flee
    Aug05

    Ukraine closes in on rebel bastion, urges civilians to flee

    DONETSK: Ukraine said Monday its forces are closing in on the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk and urged the insurgents to let civilians flee besieged eastern cities as fears of a humanitarian crisis grow. …read more Source: New Straits...

    East Ukrainian city of Luhansk dying under siege
    Aug05

    East Ukrainian city of Luhansk dying under siege

    In an impassioned statement released over the weekend, mayor Sergei Kravchenko described a situation that is becoming more unsustainable by the day. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian troops cross into Russia to seek asylum
    Aug05

    Ukrainian troops cross into Russia to seek asylum

    438 Ukrainian soldiers and border guards who had crossed into Russia were seeking asylum, Russian border authorities said. …read more Source: China...

    World › World leaders mark outbreak of World War 1
    Aug05

    World › World leaders mark outbreak of World War 1

    World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. “Peace has to be a shared goal,” Belgium’s King Philippe told leaders gathered in his country’s eastern city of… …read more...

    Stocks stage late-day rally; Utilities lag
    Aug05

    Stocks stage late-day rally; Utilities lag

    The stock market staged a late-day rally Monday, helping push the Dow Jones industrial average higher for the first time in a week.Investors had a couple pieces of positive news to get behind: a decent earnings report from Berkshire Hathaway and the announcement of a rescue package for a struggling Portuguese bank.However, investors remain...

    World › East Ukraine city dying under siege
    Aug05

    World › East Ukraine city dying under siege

    Residents say the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk is dying. The power grid was completely down Monday, the city government said, and fuel is running dry. Store shelves are emptying fast, and those who haven’t managed to flee must drink untreated tap water. With little medicine left, doctors are sending… …read more Source:...

    Another coffin arrives in Netherlands from Ukraine crash
    Aug05

    Another coffin arrives in Netherlands from Ukraine crash

    A military transport plane with one coffin with human remains of victims of the MH17 flight disaster arrived in Eindhoven Airport on Monday and was transported to Hilversum. …read more Source:...

    World leaders commemorate centenary of World War I outbreak
    Aug05

    World leaders commemorate centenary of World War I outbreak

    LIEGE, Belgium–World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. “Peace has to be a shared goal,” Belgium’s King Philippe told leaders gathered in his country’s eastern city of...

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

    Russia is striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday. With Western sanctions threatening to tip Russia’s ailing economy into a recession and the value of the ruble taking a beating, the number...

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