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    To Warrior Prince Stephen Harper, the slowing economy is old news
    Feb11

    To Warrior Prince Stephen Harper, the slowing economy is old news

    Stephen Harper used to trumpet his government’s handling of the economy. In those days, the prime minister portrayed himself as Professor Harper, the bespectacled, cardigan-wearing economist under whose wise leadership Canada avoided the worst of the global recession. Today, the professor has been replaced by Stephen Harper, Warrior Prince....

    Rebel Attacks Kill 19 Ukrainian Soldiers Near Rail Junction In East: Kiev Military
    Feb11

    Rebel Attacks Kill 19 Ukrainian Soldiers Near Rail Junction In East: Kiev Military

    (Reuters) – Nineteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 78 wounded in rebel attacks near the key railway town of Debaltseve, which government troops are defending, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. “In shelling, rocket attacks and military clashes, Ukraine lost 19 soldiers including 17 members of the armed forces and two...

    Greek uncertainty obscuring underlying European recovery
    Feb11

    Greek uncertainty obscuring underlying European recovery

    A raft of indicators have pointed to a pick-up in activity that puts the 19-country eurozone economy in a position to outperform expectations this year — provided it doesn’t stumble into a messy Greek exit from the euro or relations deteriorate between the West and Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. For years, the eurozone has been in...

    Ukraine conflict: Death toll rises ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Ukraine conflict: Death toll rises ahead of peace talks

    More than 20 people have died in violence in eastern Ukraine as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany prepare for peace talks. Nineteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed, many of them in a town which pro-Russian rebels say they have surrounded. Five people were reported killed by shelling in dead in rebel-held Donetsk. Negotiators...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: Global...

    Seventy per cent likely Ukraine accord to be reached on Wednesday, Russian source says
    Feb11

    Seventy per cent likely Ukraine accord to be reached on Wednesday, Russian source says

    ‘The presidents aren’t traveling (to Minsk) for no reason,’ the source said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fighting rages on in Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting rages on in Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Nazarbaev Calls U.S. And EU Sanctions On Russia ‘Barbaric’
    Feb11

    Nazarbaev Calls U.S. And EU Sanctions On Russia ‘Barbaric’

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has described U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia as “barbaric,” saying that they are harming Kazakhstan and calling for the “de-dollarization” of the Central Asian country’s economy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels
    Feb11

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will brief EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Thursday, alongside the German and… …read more Source:...

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine

    It’s another day of high-stakes geopolitics today, so make sure you have a big breakfast. Finance ministers and central bankers are heading home after the G20 meeting wrapped up in Istanbul yesterday, during which officials expressed worry over how massive economic inequality has become, while Stephen Poloz denied he is talking down the...