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    Ukraine rebels say army wrests control of part of MH17 site
    Jul28

    Ukraine rebels say army wrests control of part of MH17 site

    The Ukrainian army has seized control of part of the vast crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in the east of the country, pro-Russia rebels said on Monday (July 28). The troops had been battling rebels for control of towns around the crash site. …read more Source: Channel...

    Japan to step up sanctions against Russia
    Jul28

    Japan to step up sanctions against Russia

    Japan’s top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine. The sanctions include the freezing of assets held in Japan by individuals and groups supporting the separation of Crimea from Ukraine, as well as a ban on Crimean imports, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga...

    Ukraine Troops Advance as Experts Renew Attempt to Reach Crash Site
    Jul28

    Ukraine Troops Advance as Experts Renew Attempt to Reach Crash Site

    At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to wher… …read more Source:...

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN
    Jul28

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said on Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempts to reach crash site
    Jul28

    Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempts to reach crash site

    KIEV: At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed, officials said today. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17 investigators turn back amid reported explosions
    Jul28

    MH17 investigators turn back amid reported explosions

    Dutch and Australian forensic investigators on their way to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine turned back on Monday (July 28), after “explosions” in the area, a government spokeswoman in The Hague said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN
    Jul28

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday (July 28), adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine
    Jul28

    Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine

    As Ukrainian troops gained ground in eastern Ukraine in early July, separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for political consultations. After what he described as successful talks with unnamed people there, he returned to the rebel stronghold of Donetsk to introduce a new senior figure in his self-proclaimed...

    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...

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN
    Jul28

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    KIEV – The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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