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    Climate Adaptation Is Key to Managing Interconnected Global Risks
    Jan18

    Climate Adaptation Is Key to Managing Interconnected Global Risks

    The consequences of climate change are causing growing concern among global leaders as they intersect with a large number of interconnected global risks.The Global Risks Report 2016, published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Zurich Insurance Group and other leading institutions, found that while geopolitical risk such as...

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken
    Jan18

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble, battered by weak oil prices, on Monday fell to an all-time low against the euro and dropped to its lowest level in more than a year against the dollar. The Central Bank set the official exchange rate at over 85 rubles to the euro on Monday. The national currency declined by 2 percent to 79.1 rubles to the dollar...

    Russian Ruble Hits Year Low as Oil Prices Weaken
    Jan18

    Russian Ruble Hits Year Low as Oil Prices Weaken

    The Russian ruble, battered by weak oil prices, on Monday dropped to a new low and broke an all-time record against the euro. The national currency was down 1.8 percent at 79 rubles to the dollar by 5 p.m. Moscow time (1400GMT), its lowest mid-trading level since December 2014. The ruble fell to an all-time low against the euro as the Central...

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack
    Jan18

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — In the wake of a weekend attack that left up to 32 dead, security was beefed up across Burkina Faso’s capital Monday as businesses and banks reopened. The West African nation also announced a joint effort with Mali in the fight against jihadi elements in the West African region. “Please go ahead and search...

    The uncertainty surrounding ‘Brexit’ is a problem for UK stocks
    Jan18

    The uncertainty surrounding ‘Brexit’ is a problem for UK stocks

    Reuters/Reuters StaffThe largest uncertainty for domestic and foreign investors in UK equities is probably the impending referendum on UK membership of the EU; that’s according to Barclays’ UK Equity Strategy research team. The British government has promised that an “in” / “out” referendum on the country’s membership of the...

    Ukraine warns of more malware attacks after Kiev airport hit
    Jan18

    Ukraine warns of more malware attacks after Kiev airport hit

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned on Monday of the threat of possible further virus attacks after… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Halts Trade With Annexed Crimea
    Jan18

    Ukraine Halts Trade With Annexed Crimea

    A Ukrainian government order to cut off trade with the Russian-annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea has come into effect. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Highlights from the Fourth Democratic Debate
    Jan18

    Highlights from the Fourth Democratic Debate

    The three Democratic candidates gathered in Charleston, South Carolina, on January 17 for their fourth debate of the primary season. Read the highlights from the debate below and follow along at our blog Minutes, where we’ll be covering the action as it unfolds.Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Clash Over Gun ControlNBC began the night...

    What Is Going on in Ukraine Now?
    Jan18

    What Is Going on in Ukraine Now?

    On the face of it, the conflict in Ukraine seems to have stabilized somewhat. Sporadic shelling aside, the last few months of 2015 saw the “hot” phase of the conflict in eastern Ukraine wind down to a relative calm. Both parties’ forces have been slowly withdrawing in accordance with the latest ceasefire agreement, and while there were some...

    The Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid Is a Warning of What’s to Come
    Jan18

    The Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid Is a Warning of What’s to Come

    When more than 100,000 people in and around the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk were left without power for six hours, the Ukrainian energy ministry accused Russia of launching a cyberattack on the country’s national energy grid. Now reports released by security researchers from the SANS Industrial Control Systems team and the Industrial...