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    Ukraine prisoners escape shelled jail in Donetsk (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine prisoners escape shelled jail in Donetsk (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Scores of panicked inmates escaped when shells rained down on a high-security prison in eastern Ukraine during heavy fighting between government forces and pro-Moscow rebels, authorities said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    First MH17 crash report ‘in weeks’: Dutch investigators (AFP)
    Aug11

    First MH17 crash report ‘in weeks’: Dutch investigators (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch air crash investigators said Monday they expect to release an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives “in a few weeks”. …read more Source: The West...

    EU warns Putin against any action in Ukraine, including humanitarian (AFP)
    Aug11

    EU warns Putin against any action in Ukraine, including humanitarian (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warned Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call Monday against any unilateral intervention in Ukraine, including for humanitarian reasons. …read more Source: The West...

    Easing of Ukraine tensions helps drive stocks
    Aug11

    Easing of Ukraine tensions helps drive stocks

    NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are opening higher as tensions ease in Ukraine.Russia called an end to military exercises near Ukraine and withdrew troops to their bases.Investors were also pleased by the latest news in corporate combinations.Kinder… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Con killed as shells hit Ukraine jail
    Aug11

    Con killed as shells hit Ukraine jail

    ONE convict was killed and more than 100 escaped when shelling hit a high-security prison in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine inmates flee as shells hit Donetsk jail (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine inmates flee as shells hit Donetsk jail (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Over 100 inmates broke out of jail when shells rained down on a high-security prison in the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine, killing one, local authorities said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Global stocks up on China inflation, Japan rebound
    Aug11

    Global stocks up on China inflation, Japan rebound

    BEIJING (AP) Global stocks rose sharply Monday as subdued Chinese inflation, a rebound by Japanese markets and the latest easing of tensions over Ukraine helped offset unease about Iraq.KEEPING SCORE: In morning European trade,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) 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 UkraineCity council spokesman Maxim Rovensky… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda (AFP)
    Aug11

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda (AFP)

    Sydney (AFP) – 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: The West...

    Vladimir Putin the peacemaker emerges in nearby Nagorno-Karabakh clash
    Aug11

    Vladimir Putin the peacemaker emerges in nearby Nagorno-Karabakh clash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, staring down the deepening unrest in Ukraine, tried the role of peacemaker by brokering the first meeting in nine months between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan following the deadliest clashes between the ex-Soviet republics in 20 years. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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