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    Ukraine crisis: 15 bodies recovered from refugee convoy attack
    Aug19

    Ukraine crisis: 15 bodies recovered from refugee convoy attack

    Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of Monday’s rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Asia stocks rise after US gains, Ukraine diplomacy
    Aug19

    Asia stocks rise after US gains, Ukraine diplomacy

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after U.S. markets rose on news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Red Cross Official To Discuss Ukraine Aid In Moscow
    Aug19

    Red Cross Official To Discuss Ukraine Aid In Moscow

    A representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross is due in Moscow on August 19 to discuss with Russian officials the delivery of humanitarian aid to east Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine separatists accused of striking civilian convoy; dozens dead
    Aug19

    Ukraine separatists accused of striking civilian convoy; dozens dead

    KIEV, Ukraine — A convoy of civilians fleeing the fighting in eastern Ukraine was hit Monday by what Kiev authorities said was separatist rocket fire that killed dozens. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine says rebels kill dozens of civilians
    Aug19

    Ukraine says rebels kill dozens of civilians

    The refugees were attacked with Grad rockets and other weapons imported from Russia as their convoy traveled between the towns of Khryashchuvate and Novosvitlivka, said Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council. The war zone in eastern Ukraine is effectively off limits for journalists and lacks power in many...

    Ukrainian Businesses Look for Alternatives to Russia
    Aug19

    Ukrainian Businesses Look for Alternatives to Russia

    With tensions continuing to rise with Russia, Ukrainian businesses are looking for opportunities elsewhere. VOA’s Gabe Joselow reports on the economic changes taking place in Ukraine from the eastern town of Kharkiv, near the Russian border. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukrainian Refugees Caught in Crossfire
    Aug19

    Ukrainian Refugees Caught in Crossfire

    Amid reports of a deadly rebel attack on refugees from the besieged city of Luhansk, the ongoing threat to civilians will long haunt the Kiev government. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Nasdaq Closes at 14-Year High
    Aug19

    Nasdaq Closes at 14-Year High

    U.S. Markets started the week off strong- The Nasdaq closing at a 14 year high, above 4500 for the first time since March of 2000. The Dow adding more than one percent- as tensions in Ukraine seem to cool. Gold was down and the dollar rose. Oil hit a 14-month low. …read more Source: The Boston...

    In West Africa, Medical Workers Risk Becoming Victims in the Fight Against Ebola
    Aug19

    In West Africa, Medical Workers Risk Becoming Victims in the Fight Against Ebola

    Less than a month ago, there were around two hundred doctors, nurses and hospital staff at Phebe Hospital in Liberia’s central Suakoko district. Today, that number has plummeted to less than twenty five, and all but one of the hospital’s four wards are closed. The waiting room is bare and there is only one patient, a one-year old...

    Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy
    Aug19

    Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling of the convoy but said it did not know who was responsible. …read more Source: Boston...