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    MH17 search suspended over security concerns: Dutch PM (AFP)
    Aug06

    MH17 search suspended over security concerns: Dutch PM (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – International experts have suspended their search for body parts at the MH17 crash site on Wednesday because of deteriorating security in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said. …read more Source: The West...

    Fears over Russian troop increase at Ukraine border (AFP)
    Aug06

    Fears over Russian troop increase at Ukraine border (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fears that Russia was massing troops on Ukraine’s border grew on Wednesday ahead of a visit by NATO’s secretary general, as an air strike hit the main eastern city where Kiev troops are besieging rebels. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO fears ground invasion as Russia masses troops on Ukraine border
    Aug06

    NATO fears ground invasion as Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

    Russia has massed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian mission to invade, NATO said on Wednesday, its starkest warning yet that Moscow could soon mount a ground assault against its neighbour. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    NATO chief to visit Ukraine amid Russia border tensions (AFP)
    Aug06

    NATO chief to visit Ukraine amid Russia border tensions (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Kiev Thursday, Ukraine’s foreign ministry said, amid heightened tensions over allegations Russia is massing troops along its ex-Soviet neighbour’s border. …read more Source: The West...

    Fears of escalation in Ukraine roils markets
    Aug06

    Fears of escalation in Ukraine roils markets

    LONDON (AP) Fears that the crisis in Ukraine is escalating into a new and dangerous phase roiled financial markets Wednesday.Following allegations of a buildup of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine and the prospect of tit-for-tat… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    War keeps MH17 team from crash zone
    Aug06

    War keeps MH17 team from crash zone

    AUSTRALIAN and Dutch investigators have failed for a third day running to reach the MH17 crash site, as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city
    Aug06

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Residents in the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say their neighborhood was hit by a government air strike overnight, bringing the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Kiev’s forces… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine.Donald Tusk said Wednesday that his assessment is based on information… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Asia stocks fall on Russia-Ukraine concerns
    Aug06

    Asia stocks fall on Russia-Ukraine concerns

    MUMBAI, India (AP) Worries over Russian troops amassing near the Ukraine border sent most Asian stock markets lower Wednesday.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.1 percent to 15,159.79 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.5… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Search for MH17 victims winds down in Ukraine
    Aug06

    Search for MH17 victims winds down in Ukraine

    Rassypnoe, Ukraine: The search for human remains at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine is winding down, with an expectation among the Australian search party here that they will be withdrawn as early as Thursday or Friday. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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