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    Kiev forces closing in on key rebel city of Donetsk in Ukraine
    Aug11

    Kiev forces closing in on key rebel city of Donetsk in Ukraine

    Fighting raged in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional ceasefire offer they announced the day before. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender
    Aug11

    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

    Fighting raged Sunday in Donetsk as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day before. With a string of military successes and broad support for its campaign from the West and most of its domestic base, Kiev has...

    Ukraine Steps Up Assault of Rebel City
    Aug11

    Ukraine Steps Up Assault of Rebel City

    The offensive reinforced the Ukrainian leadership’s rejection of a cease-fire on humanitarian grounds offered Saturday by the head of the main pro-Russian separatist group. …read more Source: The New York...

    Asian stocks up on China inflation, Japan rebound
    Aug11

    Asian stocks up on China inflation, Japan rebound

    Asia stocks rose Monday as subdued Chinese inflation, a rebound by Japanese markets and the latest easing of tensions over Ukraine helped offset unease about Iraq. …read more Source: Miami...

    Renewed Shelling in Donetsk
    Aug11

    Renewed Shelling in Donetsk

    Artillery pounded Donetsk, Ukraine, on Sunday as the West warned Russia that any attempt to send “humanitarian” troops into the region would be deemed “unacceptable.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Photos August 10: Top images from around the world
    Aug11

    Photos August 10: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Take a look through, and let us know which you think are the best examples of the diversity of our planet. A supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw, Poland....

    Residents of Donetsk see no end to raging Ukrainian civil war
    Aug11

    Residents of Donetsk see no end to raging Ukrainian civil war

    DONETSK, Ukraine | When the streets of Donetsk are quiet, the supermarkets resound with the clatter of grocery carts and the rattling of cash drawers. Elderly women approach the register with mountains of vegetable crates, bags of flour, toilet paper, and jugs of cooking oil. No one knows when they … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine says it stops invasion; Moscow calls it fairy tale
    Aug11

    Ukraine says it stops invasion; Moscow calls it fairy tale

    Ukraine said it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale.” …read more Source:...

    Europe’s Huge Failure Is About To Be On Full Display
    Aug11

    Europe’s Huge Failure Is About To Be On Full Display

    This might seem obvious, but it’s worth repeating: European economic policy has been a complete failure. By every measure, things have been a disaster for years. Nobody is doing anything right. This coming Thursday we get the latest European GDP report, and the prognosis is really grim. Here’s Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics...

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events
    Aug11

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events

    The market went on a wild ride last week, ending with a big 185-point rally in the Dow that put the major indexes modestly in the green for the week. But thanks to elevated geopolitical risks, traders have got that risk-off feeling. “Risk aversion rules,” Societe Generale’s Kit Juckes said. “The Ukraine conflict shows no...