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    AirAsia: warship recovers 40 bodies
    Dec30

    AirAsia: warship recovers 40 bodies

    The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared over as debris and dozens of bodies were spotted in the sea off Indonesia. ||| Jakarta – The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared over Tuesday as wreckage and dozens of bodies were spotted in the sea off Indonesia, prompting raw scenes of emotion from sobbing relatives...

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget
    Dec29

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget

    Coalition pushes through unpopular, IMF-backed budget after marathon parliamentary debate, ushering in further hardship for citizens of war-scarred country …read more Source: Business...

    Crunch time for Russia as sanctions bite
    Dec29

    Crunch time for Russia as sanctions bite

    As US and European sanctions piled pressure on Russia earlier this year, the Kremlin hit back with an unusual weapon. ||| Abinsk, Russia – As US and European sanctions piled pressure on Russia earlier this year, the Kremlin hit back with an unusual weapon: apples. From August 7 Russia banned imports of fruit from various countries that...

    Allianz lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia jet
    Dec29

    Allianz lead reinsurer to missing AirAsia jet

    Allianz was also lead reinsurer for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 downed in March and flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine in July …read more Source: Business...

    Poroshenko: Three Ukraine troops killed at airport
    Dec29

    Poroshenko: Three Ukraine troops killed at airport

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday that his forces had lost three soldiers in battles with pro-Russian fighters for a disputed airpor …read more Source: The New...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says to meet Putin, Merkel, Hollande on January 15
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says to meet Putin, Merkel, Hollande on January 15

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he would meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France on Janu …read more Source: The New...

    Russian economy shrinks
    Dec29

    Russian economy shrinks

    Russia’s economy has shrank for the first time in five years, as sliding oil prices and sanctions over Ukraine take their toll. ||| Moscow – Russia’s economy shrank in November for the first time in five years, the government said on Monday, as sliding oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine take their toll.The economy...

    Ukraine adopts ‘draconian’ budget backed by IMF
    Dec29

    Ukraine adopts ‘draconian’ budget backed by IMF

    Ukraine’s parliament on Monday adopted an austerity budget that hikes import prices and shrinks social spending in order to balance the books under a plan backed by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Are we cursed, Malaysians ask
    Dec29

    Are we cursed, Malaysians ask

    The disappearance of an AirAsia flight has some Malaysians wondering whether their country is cursed. ||| Kuala Lumpur – The disappearance of an AirAsia flight marks a tragic climax to a heartbreaking 2014 for Malaysians still grieving from the loss of two planes operated by their national carrier, and has some wondering whether their...

    AirAsia shares drop after jet disappears
    Dec29

    AirAsia shares drop after jet disappears

    Shares in AirAsia, Southeast Asia’s biggest budget airline, lost almost eight percent after one of its jets disappeared. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Shares in AirAsia, Southeast Asia’s biggest budget airline, lost almost eight percent on Monday in Kuala Lumpur after one of its jets disappeared with 162 people on board.The firm slumped 12...

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