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    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk (AFP)
    Aug19

    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday fighting had erupted in the heart of major rebel stronghold Lugansk, as the bodies of 17 civilians fleeing the city were recovered from wreckage of their destroyed convoy. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO (AFP)
    Aug19

    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO’s vow to halt the Kremlin’s push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet EU officials August 26 (AFP)
    Aug19

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet EU officials August 26 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko will meet with top EU officials in Belarus next week. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk
    Aug19

    Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk

    MOSCOW (AP) Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home
    Aug19

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysia’s defense minister says the remains of at least 16 people killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine last month will be returned to Malaysia this week.All 298 people onboard died when… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city
    Aug19

    Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian officials and military commanders say the government has captured swathes of another town near the key rebel-held stronghold.Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Tuesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    15 bodies found after rocket hits Ukraine refugee convoy
    Aug19

    15 bodies found after rocket hits Ukraine refugee convoy

    Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of Monday’s rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said. …read more Source: ABC...

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid
    Aug19

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid

    NEW YORK (AP) Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine.Dollar… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
    Aug19

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    Stocks climbed on Monday after a bidding contest erupted for discount retailer Family Dollar and as concerns eased about the situation in Ukraine.On Monday:The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175.83 points, or 1.1 percent, to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps
    Aug19

    US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps

    NEW YORK (AP) A bidding contest for a discount retailer and easing concerns about Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175 points, or 1.1 percent, to close at 16,838 Monday.The Standard… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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