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    Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, advisors to Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug16

    Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, advisors to Ukraine (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to “stop the flow of military equipment, military advisers and armed personnel crossing the border with Ukraine,” in a telephone call on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine
    Aug16

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Donetsk rebel leader appeals for Russian aid (AFP)
    Aug15

    Donetsk rebel leader appeals for Russian aid (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said Friday that the inhabitants desperately need Russian humanitarian aid and accused Ukraine of deliberately stalling its arrival. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine blows up Russian military vehicles (AFP)
    Aug15

    Ukraine blows up Russian military vehicles (AFP)

    There are fears Ukraine and Russia tensions could spill into all-out war after a Russian military convoy was blown up. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine blows up Russian military vehicles
    Aug15

    Ukraine blows up Russian military vehicles

    There are fears Ukraine and Russia tensions could spill into all-out war after a Russian military convoy was blown up. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Why global turmoil hasn’t sunk US markets. Yet.
    Aug15

    Why global turmoil hasn’t sunk US markets. Yet.

    NEW YORK (AP) Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine border, and the resulting sanctions are disrupting trade. An Ebola outbreak… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU ministers ‘alarmed’ by Russian troops in Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug15

    EU ministers ‘alarmed’ by Russian troops in Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU ministers urged Russia on Friday to put an “immediate stop” to all forms of hostilities near the Ukrainian border after reports that a Russian armoured convoy had entered conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border

    Russia calls claims ‘some kind of fantasy’ but NATO agrees there was an incursion into Ukraine, while avoiding the term invasion. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russian defence ministry denies military convoy entered Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug15

    Russian defence ministry denies military convoy entered Ukraine (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian defence ministry denied Friday that it had sent a military convoy into Ukraine after officials in Kiev said they destroyed part of the armoured column. …read more Source: The West...

    Reports of fighting in Ukraine erase stock gain
    Aug15

    Reports of fighting in Ukraine erase stock gain

    NEW YORK (AP) Reports of renewed fighting in Ukraine are sending stocks lower in midday trading.Major U.S. indexes are still headed for a solid gain for the week.Stocks opened higher but turned lower in mid-morning trading Friday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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