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    Ukraine rebel leader: Rebels willing to accept cease-fire to prevent humanitarian catastrophe
    Aug09

    Ukraine rebel leader: Rebels willing to accept cease-fire to prevent humanitarian catastrophe

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine rebel leader: Rebels willing to accept cease-fire to prevent humanitarian catastrophe. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dutch experts identify 23 Ukraine plane victims
    Aug08

    Dutch experts identify 23 Ukraine plane victims

    AMSTERDAM (AP) The Dutch-led forensic team working on the remains of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says it has identified 23 victims so far.Justice Ministry spokesman Jean Fransman said those include 18 Dutch, two Malaysians,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    2 killed by shelling in rebel-held Ukraine city
    Aug08

    2 killed by shelling in rebel-held Ukraine city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Local officials in eastern Ukraine say two people were killed in late-night shelling in the besieged city of Donetsk.The Donetsk city council said in a statement posted on its website that two people were… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Asian stocks mostly down on Ukraine, Iraq jitters
    Aug08

    Asian stocks mostly down on Ukraine, Iraq jitters

    HONG KONG (AP) Asian stocks sank Friday as jitters over the crises in Iraq and Ukraine escalated but Chinese stocks rose after trade figures showed surprisingly strong growth in exports.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 led Asian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario (AP) Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia.Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland speeds up arms deal citing Ukraine conflict
    Aug07

    Poland speeds up arms deal citing Ukraine conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s defense ministry says it is accelerating the tender process for its acquisition of new combat helicopters due to the armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine.Spokesman Jacek Sonta said Thursday the ministry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: Pro-Russian separatists put Army on alert
    Aug07

    Report: Pro-Russian separatists put Army on alert

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) A news agency says pro-Russian separatists in a breakaway region of Moldova have put their army on alert, claiming they fear military action from their neighbors, Ukraine and Moldova.The Trans-Dniester Tiras… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed three people and wounded five as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold, the city council said Thursday.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting
    Aug07

    Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) The crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank’s meeting.Economists say the monetary authority for the 18 countries that use the euro will look… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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