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    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar10

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are the 10 biggest stories you should know about in markets this morning. Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan is reportedly out. Credit Suisse is replacing CEO Brady Dougan, according to a Wall Street Journal report. He’ll be replaced by Prudential UK CEO Tidjane Thiam. Dougan took over Credit Suisse in 2007, just in time to...

    Preparing for War in Lithuania
    Mar10

    Preparing for War in Lithuania

    Letter From Vilnius March 10, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position
    Mar10

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position

    In eastern Ukraine, the elderly are left especially vulnerable by the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. The UN estimates that more than half of those displaced by the fighting are seniors, who often suffer from ill health, anxiety and a lack of basic services. Patrick Wells reports from Debaltseve, Ukraine....

    Poroshenko Upbeat On Truce
    Mar10

    Poroshenko Upbeat On Truce

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given a generally upbeat assessment of a three-week-old cease-fire in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin and the politics of isolation
    Mar10

    Putin and the politics of isolation

    A quarter century ago, as the Soviet Union lurched toward dissolution, one of the people chronicling its fall was Russian journalist Artyom Borovik. His television show Vzglyad — which mocked Mikhail Gorbachev’s government — was watched by as many as 100 million people a week. Fluent in English — the result of a childhood spent in New York...

    Trudeau says Harper government deliberately stoking prejudice against Muslims
    Mar10

    Trudeau says Harper government deliberately stoking prejudice against Muslims

    OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau is accusing the Harper government of deliberately stoking fear and prejudice against Muslim Canadians.The Liberal leader says Conservatives are employing the same kind of rhetoric that led to some of Canada’s most shameful displays of xenophobia: the internment of Ukrainian, Japanese and Italian Canadians...

    Carnegie Hall debut canceled over Nazi anthem
    Mar10

    Carnegie Hall debut canceled over Nazi anthem

    New York (AFP) – A debut at Carnegie Hall meant to showcase a young composer was abruptly canceled after management realized it featured a snippet of a Nazi German anthem.The New York Youth Symphony was set to premiere the orchestral work on Sunday at the prestigious concert hall but the orchestra’s management removed it, saying that...

    Putin appeals to Southern European countries for EU sanctions relief
    Mar10

    Putin appeals to Southern European countries for EU sanctions relief

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has been campaigning for sanctions relief from traditionally friendly Southern European countries in what appears to be a strategy of dividing the European Union and undermining its alliance with the United States. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    U.N. Weapons Approval For Libya Put on Hold: Report
    Mar10

    U.N. Weapons Approval For Libya Put on Hold: Report

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – At least eight United Nations Security Council members delayed approval on Monday of a request by Libya to import weapons, tanks, jets and helicopters to take on Islamic State militants and monitor its borders, diplomats said. Spain – supported by Lithuania, Chile, New Zealand, Britain, France, Angola and...

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltic troops
    Mar10

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltic troops

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists Monday of using mortars and a tank to fire on government positions near the eastern port of Mariupol in clashes that lasted several hours, violating a nearly month-old ceasefire.The militants fired on Ukraine’s positions and were attempting to “force our contingents from...