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    7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unrest
    May27

    7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unrest

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government and rebel officials say seven people have been killed over the last day of fighting between armed forces… …read more Source:...

    7 Civilians, Fighters Killed in New Ukraine Unrest
    May27

    7 Civilians, Fighters Killed in New Ukraine Unrest

    7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unrest as cease-fire continues to crumble …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO: Ukraine Still Facing ‘Continual Attacks’ On Its Territory
    May27

    NATO: Ukraine Still Facing ‘Continual Attacks’ On Its Territory

    A top NATO commander warned May 27 that “continual attacks” against Ukraine were impeding Kyiv’s efforts to modernize its army enough to one day join the Western military alliance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military
    May27

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight other have been wounded in attacks by Russian-backed separatists in… …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines Begins a Huge Makeover, but First Lays Off a Third of Its Workforce
    May27

    Malaysia Airlines Begins a Huge Makeover, but First Lays Off a Third of Its Workforce

    Malaysia Airlines (MAS) reassured customers Monday that operations would continue as normal as the airline is restructured into a new company and undergoes an overhaul of its brand. “You can continue to make reservations in full confidence that our flights and schedules are operating as normal, that tickets sold will be honored,” recently...

    German consumer confidence hits 13.5-year high
    May27

    German consumer confidence hits 13.5-year high

    Frankfurt (AFP) – Consumer confidence in Germany is at its highest in 13.5 years, as the positive economic outlook and low inflation persuade consumers to open their purses, a poll found on Wednesday.”Very strong domestic demand in Germany and the low rate of inflation are fuelling economic expectations and consumers’...

    How Angela Merkel could become Greece’s unlikely saviour
    May27

    How Angela Merkel could become Greece’s unlikely saviour

    The potential for a Greek exit from the eurozone has probably never looked this real. The government is running out of cash and doesn’t seem to have enough for its next International Monetary Fund payment. Missing a debt payment could push the European Central Bank to withdraw support from Greece’s banking system and eventually cause...

    The Soviet Union’s fall led to an alarming nuclear failure that informs today’s nuclear crisis
    May27

    The Soviet Union’s fall led to an alarming nuclear failure that informs today’s nuclear crisis

    The collapse of the Soviet Union created one of the biggest security challenges of recent decades: The task of securing fissile material left unguarded after the empire’s rapid collapse and transferring thousands of forward-deployed Soviet nuclear warheads to places where they would stay out of the wrong hands. The international community...

    Brides for Sale: European Women Lured for Sham Marriages
    May27

    Brides for Sale: European Women Lured for Sham Marriages

    LONDON—Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her European identity card. The marriage was arranged so the 23-year-old Pakistani groom could gain the right to live and work in Europe....

    Senate Hawks Want a FIFA President Who’s Less Into Russia
    May26

    Senate Hawks Want a FIFA President Who’s Less Into Russia

    Their main complaint: Swiss-born Blatter’s support for Russia’s hosting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, “despite Russia’s ongoing violations of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.” …read more Source: Foreign...