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    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...

    Asian shares lower ahead of central bank meetings
    Aug07

    Asian shares lower ahead of central bank meetings

    TOKYO (AP) Asian stocks were mostly slightly lower in Thursday morning trading, as markets watched for action of the central banks in the U.S., Japan and Europe and worries about the escalating conflict in Ukraine continued to weigh… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Australians mourn victims of Malaysian jet tragedy
    Aug07

    Australians mourn victims of Malaysian jet tragedy

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia’s prime minister says those responsible for shooting down the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine will face judgment, as his nation marked a day of mourning for the 38 Australian citizens and residents… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Australia holds national day of mourning for MH17 victims (AFP)
    Aug07

    Australia holds national day of mourning for MH17 victims (AFP)

    Melbourne (AFP) – Flags flew at half mast Thursday as Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine, a day after experts suspended the search for body parts. …read more Source: The West...

    US, Ukraine concerned over Russian ‘peacekeepers’
    Aug07

    US, Ukraine concerned over Russian ‘peacekeepers’

    WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say they’re concerned about Russia’s suggestion that so-called Russian “peacekeepers” could play a role in Ukraine.Biden and Poroshenko spoke by… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine tensions grow over Russia troops
    Aug07

    Ukraine tensions grow over Russia troops

    WESTERN officials warn that Russian military build-up on Ukraine border could herald a major incursion to protect separatists. …read more Source: THE...

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