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    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Slovak PM critical of Ukraine for sanctions
    Aug14

    Slovak PM critical of Ukraine for sanctions

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) Slovakia’s prime minister has criticized Ukraine for preparing sanctions against Russia.Robert Fico says “it’s weird” that Ukraine, which has an association agreement with the 28-nation European Union… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Markets await Europe GDP under Ukraine’s shadow
    Aug14

    Markets await Europe GDP under Ukraine’s shadow

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) New growth figures are expected to show the crisis in Ukraine is weighing on the economy of the 18 countries that use the euro.The consensus of analysts surveyed by financial information provider FactSet… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Weekly News Calendar
    Aug14

    AP Weekly News Calendar

    Thursday, August 14:YALTA, Crimea President Vladimir Putin meets with Russian government officials and parliament members during a trip to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia seized from Ukraine in March.ARENDAL, Norway… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine may allow Russian aid convoy to enter
    Aug14

    Ukraine may allow Russian aid convoy to enter

    The UN says the death toll in Ukraine has soared with nearly 1000 killed in two weeks, as Kiev signalled it could compromise on letting in Russian aid.After earlier vowing to block a massive Russian convoy headed for its borders,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday
    Aug14

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

    A modest gain for the stock market on Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq and earnings, at least for a day. Amazon led the gains in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks to at least 2,086 in ‘clear escalating trend’
    Aug13

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks to at least 2,086 in ‘clear escalating trend’

    GENEVA (AP) UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks to at least 2,086 in ‘clear escalating trend’ …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks
    Aug13

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks

    GENEVA (AP) The number of people who have been killed in eastern Ukraine appears to have doubled in the last two weeks, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday.A spokeswoman for the office, Cecile Pouilly, said the U.N.’s “very… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Asia stocks drift as Iraq, Ukraine tensions simmer
    Aug13

    Asia stocks drift as Iraq, Ukraine tensions simmer

    MUMBAI, India (AP) Asian stocks drifted on Wednesday as investors remained cautious amid uncertainty over potential conflict in Ukraine and Iraq plus new numbers showing a slowdown in Japan’s economy.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German ZEW confidence index sags on Ukraine fears
    Aug12

    German ZEW confidence index sags on Ukraine fears

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Germany’s ZEW indicator of confidence among professional investment analysts sagged to a 20-month low in August.The ZEW institute said Tuesday its index fell to 8.6 from 27.1. Market observers had expected… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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