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    Three Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jun18

    Three Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says three of its soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Refugees reached 60 million in 2014 as conflicts flared, U.N. says
    Jun18

    Refugees reached 60 million in 2014 as conflicts flared, U.N. says

    The number of people forced from their homes due to conflicts around the world jumped again last year, according to an annual U.N. report released Thursday. About 59.5 million people were displaced worldwide in 2014, compared to 51.2 million in 2013, which at the time was the highest increase in a single year, said the U.N. refugee agency’s...

    What are traders chatting about this morning? Greece. (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT)
    Jun18

    What are traders chatting about this morning? Greece. (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT)

    Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here’s what traders are chatting about this morning. Good Morning! S&P futures are 70bp better than Germany’s, as the $ drop + Greece + Ukraine weigh on our European brethren. Get ready for Headline Bombs – FinMins are arriving for the Eurogroup meeting – A post-meeting press conference...

    Ukrainian Security Service Chief Fired
    Jun18

    Ukrainian Security Service Chief Fired

    Ukraine’s parliament has dismissed the head of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), Valentyn Nalyvaychenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The World’s ‘Unprecedented’ Refugee Crisis by the Numbers
    Jun18

    The World’s ‘Unprecedented’ Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

    The number of refugees and internally displaced people in the world reached “unprecedented” levels in 2014, the United Nations said Thursday. In its annual report on global trends and forcibly displaced people, the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, outlined a slew of stark numbers, including the fact that 50 percent of the world’s...

    The State of Russian Independent Media: Exiles, Enlighteners and Activists
    Jun18

    The State of Russian Independent Media: Exiles, Enlighteners and Activists

    On March 12, 2014, Galina Timchenko, the editor-in-chief of Russian news website Lenta.Ru, received a call from Alexander Mamut, the publication’s principal stockholder. Mamut commended Timchenko for her professional abilities. “You’re a great editor,” he said. He also informed her that she was fired. Mamut never explained why he made...

    Greek official slammed for saying ‘victims become bullies’ in Holocaust speech
    Jun18

    Greek official slammed for saying ‘victims become bullies’ in Holocaust speech

    (JTA) — A Greek official is accused of abusing the memory of the Holocaust by mentioning Gaza during a speech about the genocide, and saying that “victims become bullies.” The criticism by The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a watchdog group, was over a speech that Panagiotis Sgouridis, a deputy minister of rural development, gave on June 7 in the...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his pro-Russian views. …read more Source: CNS...

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained
    Jun18

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his pro-Russian views. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his… …read more Source:...