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Ex-Ukrainian PM Tymoshenko Remains Jailed

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will remain under arrest following a judge’s denial Monday of her petition for release on bail. Tymoshenko, facing abuse-of-power charges, was arrested Friday on a petition from prosecutors who accused her of disrupting courtroom proceedings repeatedly, RIA Novosti reported. “The motion does not […]

Obama’s Schedule For Monday, Aug. 8

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — President Obama has two items on his daily schedule for Monday, the White House said. The schedule indicates Obama will: — Receive the daily briefing — Attend two Democratic National Committee events in the Washington area.

China’s Army Chief To Visit Israel

JERUSALEM, Aug. 8 (UPI) — The chief of the general staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will visit Israel for the first time next week, Israeli defense officials said. Gen. Chen Bingde’s visit does not signify a change in Israeli policy concerning defense relations and exports to China, officials said. The Chinese military leader […]

Aquino In Talks With Mindanao Rebel Group

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino and the leader of the main Muslim rebel group agreed during a secret meeting in Tokyo to speed up peace negotiations. The two-hour meeting — described by The Manila Times newspaper as a “coup” for Aquino — was conducted late Thursday at a hotel near […]

Sangay Is New PM Of Tibetan Gov’t In Exile

DHARAMSALA, India, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Lobsang Sangay, 43, a senior fellow at Harvard Law School, was sworn in Monday as the Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Sangay succeeds Samdhong Rimpoche, 73, and will be the political leader of the Tibetan exiles in place of the Dalai Lama, who will continue […]

London Police Quell Second Night Of Riots

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — London police quelled a second night of unrest early Monday as 300 youths looted dozens of shops and burned cars in northern London, witnesses said. The violence in Enfield — the most northerly London borough, 6 miles north of Saturday night’s Tottenham-neighborhood riots that left 26 police officers injured and […]

WWII Heroine Nancy Wake, 98, Dies

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Nancy Wake, a World War II resistance fighter nicknamed “The White Mouse” for her ability to elude the German Nazis, has died at age 98, a friend said Monday. The friend said Wake died at a London hospital where she was being treated for a chest infection, The Daily Telegraph […]

Venezuelan President In Cuba For Chemotherapy

HAVANA, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for more cancer treatment, officials say. Chavez arrived in Havana late Saturday evening and was welcomed by Cuban President Raul Castro, Voice of America reported. The Venezuelan president had a large tumor removed by doctors in Cuba in June, followed by a […]

European, Asian Markets Slide On Crises

FRANKFURT, Germany, Aug. 8 (UPI) — European and Asian stocks dropped Monday ahead of Wall Street’s opening bell on Europe’s runaway debt crisis and the U.S. government’s first credit downgrade. British, German and French stock indexes fell more than 2 percent in early-morning trading following a daylong slide in Asian markets. In late-afternoon trading Tokyo’s […]

Man Killed When Sucked Into Plane Engine

BLENHEIM, New Zealand, Aug. 8 (UPI) — An aircraft engineer was killed Monday when he was sucked into a turbojet engine at an airbase in New Zealand, authorities said. TVNZ reported Miles Hunter, 51, of Renwick was testing a Rolls Royce T56 Turbo Prop engine at Woodbourne Airbase near Blenheim when the accident occurred. Hunter […]


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