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    MH17: Could separatist Igor Strelkov who bragged of downing plane be seriously wounded?
    Aug14

    MH17: Could separatist Igor Strelkov who bragged of downing plane be seriously wounded?

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday denied a report that rebel commander Igor Strelkov had been wounded in fighting, the Russian state newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    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...

    Ukraine signals compromise on Russian convoy as death toll soars (AFP)
    Aug14

    Ukraine signals compromise on Russian convoy as death toll soars (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The UN said Wednesday the death toll in Ukraine had soared with nearly 1,000 killed in two weeks, as Kiev signalled it could compromise on letting in Russian aid. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s Russian Orthodox church elects leader as fighting rages (AFP)
    Aug13

    Ukraine’s Russian Orthodox church elects leader as fighting rages (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s wing of the Russian Orthodox Church elected a pro-Russian conservative as its new leader Wednesday, as Kiev appealed for the church to help unite the country being torn apart by a pro-Moscow insurgency. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

    Confrontation looms as Ukraine vows to block Russian ‘aid convoy’
    Aug13

    Confrontation looms as Ukraine vows to block Russian ‘aid convoy’

    A convoy of 262 Russian trucks is rolling toward the Ukrainian border as Kiev vowed to block the aid mission from its territory over fears it was a ploy to bolster pro-Kremlin rebels. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine blocks Russian aid convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine blocks Russian aid convoy

    KIEV has insisted that the Russian convoy must unload its aid at the border and the contents would be delivered by the Red Cross. …read more Source: THE...

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