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    Italian bank UniCredit to shed 18,000 jobs as profits slide
    Nov11

    Italian bank UniCredit to shed 18,000 jobs as profits slide

    MILAN (AP) — Italian bank UniCredit announced Wednesday it will shed 18,200 jobs by 2018 as its third-quarter profits slid 30 percent mainly due to charges on businesses in Croatia and Ukraine.UniCredit, Italy’s largest bank by assets, said in a statement Wednesday that net profit for the three months ending Sept. 30 was 507 million euros...

    Ukrainian Jewish leader accuses Kiev of ‘flirting with radicals’
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Jewish leader accuses Kiev of ‘flirting with radicals’

    “Today it is obvious that the government has played with the radicals. Instead of putting them in their place a year ago,” says Jewish oligarch Vadim Rabinovich. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russian search and rescue team leaves Egypt after crash work
    Nov11

    Russian search and rescue team leaves Egypt after crash work

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Tourism bookings in Egypt’s main Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have plunged in the wake of a Russian plane crash, officials said Wednesday, amid fears the airliner may have been downed by a bomb.Some 80 percent of reservations have been cancelled and at least 40 percent of tourists have left the Egyptian...

    Tourists vacate Egypt after Russian plane crash
    Nov11

    Tourists vacate Egypt after Russian plane crash

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Tourism bookings in Egypt’s main Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have plunged in the wake of a Russian plane crash, officials said Wednesday, amid fears the airliner may have been downed by a bomb. Battered by years of political turmoil, Egypt’s vital tourism sector has been almost completely dependent...

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids
    Nov11

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine says a soldier has been killed and five others wounded in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and that a rise in violence is threatening the region’s delicate truce.Col. Andriy Lysenko, presidential… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids
    Nov11

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine says a soldier has been killed and five others wounded in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and that a rise in violence is threatening the region’s delicate truce.Col. Andriy Lysenko, presidential spokesman for the military operation against the separatists, said Wednesday that the casualties came amid 21...

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race
    Nov11

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military modernization program doesn’t mean that the nation intends to engage in an arms race, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.Speaking during a meeting with the top military officers and arms industries officials, Putin said that the ongoing military upgrade is a compensation for the years of...

    IMF mission sets date for Ukraine reform review
    Nov11

    IMF mission sets date for Ukraine reform review

    KIEV – An International Monetary Fund mission will arrive in Kiev on Thursday to assess progress made under its US$17.5 billion bailout programme, the Fund’s Ukraine representative Jerome Vacher said in a statement on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine battered by cyber war
    Nov11

    Ukraine battered by cyber war

    A bid to cripple a presidential election reveals new military battleground. …read more Source: THE...

    André Glucksmann: The Consummate Contemporary
    Nov11

    André Glucksmann: The Consummate Contemporary

    Editor’s note: French philosopher, author, and activist André Glucksmann died on November 10 at age 78. With Bernard-Henri Lévy he was a founding member of the New Philosophers. Swirling around my head since this morning are the many André Glucksmanns that I have known. Caroming, they send me into zones of memory that I had not expected to...