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    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout as government presses on rebel stronghold
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout as government presses on rebel stronghold

    Local authorities say more than 100 prisoners have fled from a high-security facility after it was hit by shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine City council spokesman Maxim Rovensky said Monday a jail riot was precipitated by a direct rocket hit that claimed the life of at least one inmate. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine forces, rebels battle for Donetsk after separatists move off cease-fire offer
    Aug11

    Ukraine forces, rebels battle for Donetsk after separatists move off cease-fire offer

    Fighting raged in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk Sunday as government forces closed in on recapturing the last major stronghold of pro-Russian separatists and the rebels backed away from an apparent unconditional cease-fire offer made the day before. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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...

    Donetsk Residents Flee Ukraine for Moscow
    Aug11

    Donetsk Residents Flee Ukraine for Moscow

    Residents in the rebel-held eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have packed their bags and are getting on a train bound for Russia. They’ve been at the mercy of Ukrainian forces and their intensified shelling — and they say they’ve had enough. …read more Source: The Boston...