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    Civilians Killed in Eastern Ukraine Amid Fierce Fighting
    Jul29

    Civilians Killed in Eastern Ukraine Amid Fierce Fighting

    Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine killed at least 19 civilians, local officials said on Tuesday, as Kiev pressed an offensive to close in on the separ… …read more Source:...

    EU readies new Russia sanctions as fighting blocks MH17 probe
    Jul29

    EU readies new Russia sanctions as fighting blocks MH17 probe

    The EU was set to approve punishing sanctions against Russia on Tuesday (29 July) over its role in the Ukraine crisis, as fighting in the strife-torn east again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. …read more Source: Channel...

    BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits
    Jul29

    BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    LONDON (AP) Energy company BP has warned that further international sanctions on Russia could have an adverse impact on its profits because of its stake in the oil giant, Rosneft.The warning came as the company announced that replacement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    BP warns more sanctions on Russia could hit business
    Jul29

    BP warns more sanctions on Russia could hit business

    Oil giant BP warned on Tuesday that more sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis could “adversely impact” its activities, and posted a quarterly profit leap aided by its stake in Rosneft. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine Fighting Stops MH17 Investigators: Official
    Jul29

    Ukraine Fighting Stops MH17 Investigators: Official

    Fighting between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday again prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, the Dutch justice ministry said. …read more Source:...

    Asia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China data
    Jul29

    Asia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China data

    Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent to 15,618.07. South Korea’s Kospi posted its highest close since August 2011, rising 0.6 percent to 2,061.97. South Korean...

    Fatima’s parents say goodbye
    Jul29

    Fatima’s parents say goodbye

    FATIMA Dyczynski’s grieving parents have returned to Kiev after reaching the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says black boxes show rocket shrapnel caused plane crash
    Jul29

    Ukraine says black boxes show rocket shrapnel caused plane crash

    Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a Ukrainian security official said Monday. International investigators “indicated that data from flight recorders show that the reason for the destruction and crash of the plane...

    Australia’s Qantas to Continue Flying Over Iraq
    Jul29

    Australia’s Qantas to Continue Flying Over Iraq

    Sydney. Australian airline Qantas said Tuesday it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite alliance partner Emirates deciding to alter its routes over concerns about jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 crash. Qantas said while it no longer flew over Syria or Ukraine over fears their airspace could be “unsafe,”...

    Ukranian security officials say MH17 jet was hit by missile shrapnel
    Jul29

    Ukranian security officials say MH17 jet was hit by missile shrapnel

    Kiev: The recently downed Malaysia Airlines jet in the eastern Ukraine had suffered an explosive loss of pressure after getting punctured by shrapnel from a missile, BBC reported on Tuesday citing Ukranian security officials.They say the information came from the plane’s f.. …read more Source: India...

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