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    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

    Authorities in Luhansk said Monday that five people were killed and 15 injured by overnight artillery strikes. Three were killed in Donetsk as a result of clashes, the city’s government said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    China profits boost Asian stock markets
    Jul28

    China profits boost Asian stock markets

    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.KEEPING SCORE: China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1.7 percent to 2,161.20. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to 15,540.47 and Hong Kong was up 0.6 percent...

    Dollar flat in Asia ahead of key data, Fed meeting
    Jul28

    Dollar flat in Asia ahead of key data, Fed meeting

    The dollar moved narrowly in Asia Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions capped activity while investors look to a slate of US data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week.In Tokyo afternoon trade, the greenback was quoted at 101.80 yen, slightly down from 101.83 yen in New York Friday.The euro was also flat at $1.3429 and 136.73...

    US images: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine
    Jul28

    US images: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON—The US stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border. The images, which came from the US Director of National Intelligence and could not be...

    Fighting complicates MH17 crash probe
    Jul28

    Fighting complicates MH17 crash probe

    Russia accused the US of hindering the OSCE’s work in Ukraine, as fighting raged around the crash site of flight MH17 and the Netherlands scrapped plans for an armed international mission to secure the area. …read more Source: Channel...

    No Dutch military mission to Ukraine crash site: PM
    Jul28

    No Dutch military mission to Ukraine crash site: PM

    The Dutch government decided not to send a military mission to the MH17 plane crash site in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said late Sunday after a cabinet meeting. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash
    Jul28

    Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

    Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam’s biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.Prime Minister Najib Razak expressed his “extreme sadness, most profound sympathy and deepest condolences” to MH17 families, as well as relatives of those aboard another...

    Troops Move on Crash Site in Ukraine, Foiling Deal
    Jul28

    Troops Move on Crash Site in Ukraine, Foiling Deal

    Just hours after the Malaysian government reached an agreement with Ukrainian separatists Sunday over access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down in rebel territory, the Ukrainian milit… …read more Source:...

    My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred
    Jul28

    My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred

    In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy. In my case, it was sent to my father. “Talked to Borodai at night,” it said about an interview I had with a rebel leader. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Navy Day highlights new reality for Russia, Ukraine
    Jul28

    Navy Day highlights new reality for Russia, Ukraine

    Russia holds Navy Day parade in newly annexed Crimea while Ukraine moves its celebrations to Odessa.Fighting complicates Ukraine crash probe, US, EU prepare Russia sanctionsRussia’s Navy Day …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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