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    US, Europe impose new sanctions on Russia
    Jul30

    US, Europe impose new sanctions on Russia

    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions on Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Mass murder of innocents
    Jul30

    Mass murder of innocents

    This year’s Eid al-Fitri must surely be one of the saddest experienced in the country so far.The usual festive cheer has been subdued by the horrific shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17.The federal government and state governments have rightly cancelled official Hari Raya open houses as a mark of...

    EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around
    Jul30

    After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around

    When Ukraine’s military offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels from the restive east began in mid-April with humiliated soldiers meekly surrendering their armored vehicles it looked doomed to failure. But after more than three months of brutal fighting that has claimed some 1,100 lives, a sudden advance by battle-hardened government forces in...

    US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet
    Jul30

    US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet

    The United States and Europe targeted Russia’s key financial, arms and energy sectors on Tuesday (July 29) with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow’s intervention in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

    Asia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth data
    Jul30

    Asia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth data

    Asian stocks rose Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data and as cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. countered a lower close on Wall Street.KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 recouped losses at the open to rise 0.3 percent to 15,662.84 in morning trading. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong gained 0.8 percent to...

    How to remember those with no tombstones
    Jul30

    How to remember those with no tombstones

    There is a round black plaque cradled by white granite that is dedicated to Flight MH653.It is located at Kampung Ladang Tanjung Kupang, Johor. It bears the Malaysia Airlines logo with the inscription: Kenangan kepada rakan-rakan kita (In memory of our colleagues) and seven names: Azian Borhanuddin, G.K. Ganjoor, Kamarulzaman Jalil, Karim Tahir,...

    EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance
    Jul30

    US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia’s energy sector, arms industry and financial institutions.The broader economic measures will hurt Moscow’s ability to se.. …read more Source: India...

    MH17: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM
    Jul30

    MH17: Australia focused on crash site, not sanctions: PM

    SYDNEY: Australia’s priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today. …read more Source: New Straits...

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