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    Ukraine loyalists say they’re close to taking rebel-held area
    Aug11

    Ukraine loyalists say they’re close to taking rebel-held area

    The Ukrainian military said Monday it was preparing for a “final stage” of taking back the city of Donetsk from pro-Russian separatists after making significant gains that have split rebel forces on the ground. Spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Kiev’s troops had cut Donetsk off from the other main rebel-held city of Luhansk, 150 km...

    568 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Offensive Against Rebels
    Aug11

    568 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Offensive Against Rebels

    A total of 568 Ukrainian troops have been killed during four months of fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country, the military said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine demands insurgents surrender
    Aug11

    Ukraine demands insurgents surrender

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ― Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on t …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    Rockets slammed into a high-security prison on Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. …read more Source: The...

    US film star and pal of Vladimir Putin Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea
    Aug11

    US film star and pal of Vladimir Putin Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea

    Hollywood tough guy and musician Steven Seagal played a weekend concert in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, appearing on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    One Convict Killed, 106 Flee as Shells Hit East Ukraine Jail
    Aug11

    One Convict Killed, 106 Flee as Shells Hit East Ukraine Jail

    One convict was killed and over 100 escaped when shelling hit a high-security prison in the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine, local authorities said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    KL shares close broadly higher
    Aug11

    KL shares close broadly higher

    KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed broadly higher today in line with most regional markets on a technical rebound as the easing of tensions in Ukraine helped boost investors’ appetite. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    Donetsk, Ukraine — Local authorities say more than 100 prisoners have fled from a high-security facility after it was hit by shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine City council spokesman Maxim Rovensky said Monday a jail riot was precipitated by a direct rocket hit that claimed the life of at least one inmate....

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda
    Aug11

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sydney on Monday for annual talks expected to deepen military engagement with close ally Australia, but the focus will also be on hotspots abroad including Iraq and Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Rupiah appreciates to 11,718 per dollar Monday morning
    Aug11

    Rupiah appreciates to 11,718 per dollar Monday morning

    Rupiah traded among banks in Jakarta on Monday morning appreciated by 60 basis points to Rp 11,718 per US dollar from Rp 11,778 per dollar.”After a lack of positive sentiment in the domestic market last week, recently released data on the rise of Indonesia’s foreign exchange reserves to US$ 110.542 billion in July 2014 has...

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