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    Photos August 22: Top images from around the world
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    Photos August 22: Top images from around the world

    Family members of Malaysia Airlines flight attendant Nur Shazana Mohamed Salleh, one of the Malaysians who perished aboard flight MH17 that was downed in eastern Ukraine, cry during a burial ceremony in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on August 22, 2014. Black-clad Malaysians paused for a minute of silence Friday on a nationwide day of mourning...

    In photos: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17 victims
    Aug22

    In photos: Malaysia's day of mourning for MH17 victims

    Remains of 20 of the 43 Malaysians killed in the deadly plane crash over eastern Ukraine return home …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine

    A convoy of humanitarian aid trucks from Russia crossed over the border into eastern Ukraine on Friday, apparently without Kiev’s permission. …read more Source: The New York...

    Serbia Says It Won’t Impose Sanctions On Russia
    Aug22

    Serbia Says It Won’t Impose Sanctions On Russia

    Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic says Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border
    Aug22

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

    Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a ‘direct invasion’

    DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) – Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.” The unilateral move sharply raised the stakes in eastern...

    First Malaysian Bodies Arrive Home
    Aug22

    First Malaysian Bodies Arrive Home

    A sombre repatriation ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, as a day of mourning is held across Malaysia. It’s been more than a month since the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine. Now finally the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers have arrived back in the capital. Families of the victims gathered at the...

    Russian Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine

    The first of several Russian trucks in a convoy filled with humanitarian aid crossed over into eastern Ukraine on Friday (August 22), a Reuters witness said. The witness said about 70 trucks, accompanied by a small number of pro-Russian rebels were on the road towards Luhansk. The convoy as been stranded at the frontier between the two former...

    Russian convoy crosses into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian convoy crosses into Ukraine

    Russian convoy of trucks bound for eastern Ukraine cross Ukrainian border. Rough Cut. (No Reporter Narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev’s Protests
    Aug22

    Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev’s Protests

    The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.ยป E-Mail This …read more Source:...