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    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014
    Jan31

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

    MONTREAL: Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade. Efforts to adopt new standards for global plane tracking and co-operation on the risks of flying over...

    Russian central bank cuts interest rate by 2 points
    Jan31

    Russian central bank cuts interest rate by 2 points

    RUSSIA’S central bank unexpectedly cut its main interest rate on Friday as fears of recession mount in the country following the fall in global oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Business...

    World › Ukraine to ask U.N. members to call Russia a terrorism sponsor
    Jan31

    World › Ukraine to ask U.N. members to call Russia a terrorism sponsor

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country soon will ask the world body’s member states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism. Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters on Friday that Ukraine will submit a draft resolution to the U.N. General Assembly that echoes the declaration by the… …read more Source:...

    Deep malaise
    Jan30

    Deep malaise

    Different maladies afflict the Muslims and the secular West Hidden in the West’s cloak of democratic lover of freedoms lie the many skeletons of its crimes against humanity. So too the rest of the world, though not to that extent, depending on who held superior power at the time. The entire tally of the West’s killings of Muslims and...

    Ukraine rebels vow to push offensive if talks fail
    Jan30

    Ukraine rebels vow to push offensive if talks fail

    Pro-Russian separatists vowed to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine further if truce talks with Kiev’s pro-Western leaders fail as the bitter conflict killed another 19 civilians. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for Ukraine
    Jan30

    Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is to head to Ukraine next week to underline Washingtons support of the country in the face of attacks by pro-Russian rebels.The State Department said Friday that Kerry would arrive in Kiev on February 5 and meet Ukraines President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and...

    Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for Ukraine
    Jan30

    Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry is to head to Ukraine next week to underline Washington’s support of the country in the face of attacks by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

    Interest rate cut in Russia evidence of economic chaos: White House spokesman
    Jan30

    Interest rate cut in Russia evidence of economic chaos: White House spokesman

    January 31, 2015 2:23 AMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – An unexpected move by Russia’s central bank to cut its main interest rate shows continued chaos in the country’s economy, some of it due to Western sanctions related to the Ukraine crisis, a White House spokesman said Friday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia wants U.N. Security Council help on conflict zone flight risk
    Jan30

    Russia wants U.N. Security Council help on conflict zone flight risk

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Russia is calling on the United Nations Security Council to help protect civilian jets from anti-aircraft weapons after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Kerry to visit Ukraine next week – State Department
    Jan30

    U.S.'s Kerry to visit Ukraine next week – State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Kiev on Thursday for talks with President Petro Poroshenko and other Ukrainian officials, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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