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    Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Mar04

    Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Report: At least 1 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    Report: At least 1 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — An official mouthpiece for separatists in east Ukraine is citing a rebel official as saying an explosion at a coal mine has killed at least one person and trapped more than 70 workers underground…. …read more Source: Associated...

    New Malaysia Airlines CEO a “battle hardened” veteran
    Mar04

    New Malaysia Airlines CEO a “battle hardened” veteran

    HONG KONG (AP) — When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as “The Terminator” to take on what’s been dubbed the toughest job in aviation. The company was pushed to the brink of bankruptcy by the disappearance of Flight 370...

    Ukraine coal mine blast kills at least 30
    Mar04

    Ukraine coal mine blast kills at least 30

    An early morning mine blast in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people and injured 14, a local official said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    New Malaysia Airlines CEO a “battle hardened” veteran
    Mar04

    New Malaysia Airlines CEO a “battle hardened” veteran

    HONG KONG (AP) — When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as “The Terminator” to take on what’s been dubbed the toughest job in aviation. Christoph Mueller, 52, comes to the post fresh from a stint reviving Ireland’s Aer Lingus....

    More than 30 killed in mine blast in rebel east Ukraine, official says
    Mar04

    More than 30 killed in mine blast in rebel east Ukraine, official says

    More than 30 people were killed after an explosion at a coal mine in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a local official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Greeks bearing grudges rip up Brussels diplomatic rulebook
    Mar04

    Greeks bearing grudges rip up Brussels diplomatic rulebook

    Athens (AFP) – Strapped for cash and under pressure to deliver on reforms, Greece’s new radical government has ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table.From 40-year-old Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras downwards, Greek officials have gone into EU meetings in fighting mood, their hard...

    Top U.S. General Says Washington Should Consider Arming Ukraine
    Mar04

    Top U.S. General Says Washington Should Consider Arming Ukraine

    The U.S. military’s leading general says Washington should now consider providing Ukrainian forces with lethal aid to help combat the nation’s pro-Kremlin insurgency. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey argued during a Senate hearing on Tuesday that the allegedly Russian-backed rebellion threatens to undo more...

    Dempsey Backs Arming Ukraine With ‘Lethal Aid’ Against Pro-Russian Separatists
    Mar04

    Dempsey Backs Arming Ukraine With ‘Lethal Aid’ Against Pro-Russian Separatists

    U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey for the first time said the United States should consider giving “lethal aid” to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian separatists. The top-ranking military officer urged lawmakers in Washington Tuesday to back the possibility of arming Ukrainian government troops along with NATO allies, according to Defense One....

    West vow ‘strong’ response if major Ukraine truce violation
    Mar04

    West vow ‘strong’ response if major Ukraine truce violation

    Kiev (AFP) – Western leaders have called for a “strong reaction” from the international community to any major violation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as they seek to further pressure Russia over the conflict.The leaders of the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy plus EU head Donald Tusk on Tuesday also argued...