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    Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region
    Jul30

    Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. The regional administration said Wednesday on its website that 31 people were brought to hospitals with injuries over the previous 24 hours. Shells hit apartment buildings in Donetsk, the regional capital,...

    Russia sanctions spread pain from Putin to Halliburton
    Jul30

    Russia sanctions spread pain from Putin to Halliburton

    U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia’s Vladimir Putin threaten to shut off some of the world’s largest energy companies from one of the biggest untapped energy troves on the planet.EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over UkraineWest agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash siteFighting...

    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, 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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,...

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