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    Few accidents, More deaths: 2014 saw lesser but more deadly air accidents tell IATA reports
    Mar09

    Few accidents, More deaths: 2014 saw lesser but more deadly air accidents tell IATA reports

    The number of deaths in jetliner disasters spiked last year despite there being fewer accidents in total, an international airline industry group said Monday. The International Air Transport Association said in its annual safety report that 641 people died in airline accidents in 2014. Its figures don’t include the 298 people killed when...

    International expansion weighs on profit of supermarket group Auchan
    Mar09

    International expansion weighs on profit of supermarket group Auchan

    PARIS (AFP) – Auchan said Monday its net profit fell by a quarter last year despite rising sales as its international expansion weighed on the bottom line of the France-based supermarket group.Net profit fell by 25.2 percent to 574 million euros ($624 million).Meanwhile, sales stripped of taxes rose by 14.7 percent at constant exchange...

    Survey- Above 70% of Russians against intrusion in Ukraine
    Mar09

    Survey- Above 70% of Russians against intrusion in Ukraine

    According to a survey conducted by VTsIOM in 42 regions, seventy three percent of Russians consider Moscow should not intervene in the clash in Ukraine. Only 15 percent of those surveyed think this is doable, Interfax reported. Ninety four percent of respondents do not want the Ukrainian picture to be replicated in Russia. The survey was...

    Ukraine president, opposition sign deal to end crisis
    Mar09

    Ukraine president, opposition sign deal to end crisis

    KIEV- Ukraine’s besieged leader signed an agreement Friday with the opposition in an attempt to end the ex-Soviet country’s wickedest crisis since independence after three days of bloodshed left nearly 100 strikers dead. (Source: RT) But President Viktor Yanukovych’s verdict to hold early elections and form a unity government...

    Obama Vs Putin on Crimea
    Mar09

    Obama Vs Putin on Crimea

    WASHINGTON- Things are now getting personal. By upping the wager with his warning to isolate Russia with consents over Crimea, Barack Obama imperils setting off a rotation of confrontation with Vladimir Putin. (Source: DN) And regardless of his unwillingness to play Cold War-style chess with the Russian president, deterioration into a new great...

    Obama:  Vladimir Putin ‘not fooling anybody’ over Ukraine
    Mar09

    Obama: Vladimir Putin ‘not fooling anybody’ over Ukraine

    KIEV – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said Russia was not “fooling anybody” over the calamity in Ukraine after Vladimir Putin refused that Russian forces were functioning on the inferno Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. (Source: DN) In a display of backing for the new provisional leaders in Kiev, visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry...

    Russia and China in conformity on Ukraine
    Mar09

    Russia and China in conformity on Ukraine

    Moscow- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked over Ukraine with his Chinese equivalent, Wang Yi, on Monday and their opinions overlapped on the condition there. The Russian Foreign Ministry said the two veto-wielding UN Security Council members would stay in close interaction on the issue, Reuters reported. (Source: RT) …read more...

    Japan, Germany want Russia to bring diplomatic solution to Ukraine situation
    Mar09

    Japan, Germany want Russia to bring diplomatic solution to Ukraine situation

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he has agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to strongly ask Russia to play a constructive role to bring a “peaceful and diplomatic solution” to the Ukraine situation. …read more Source: The...

    Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles
    Mar09

    Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles

    PARIS ― Flying over the flaming barricades of the Maidan protests in Kiev, the camps of Auschwitz or hurtling down a sk …read more Source: The Korea...

    Merkel says honesty, generosity key in postwar reconciliation
    Mar09

    Merkel says honesty, generosity key in postwar reconciliation

    TOKYO – German Chancellor Angela Merkel waded into the fraught area of wartime forgiveness during a visit to Japan on Monday, saying that “facing history squarely” and “generous gestures” are necessary to mend ties.Merkel was speaking in Tokyo ahead of the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II, in...

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