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    News Analysis: Bombing Campaign Opens New Front In Battle For Ukraine
    Jan08

    News Analysis: Bombing Campaign Opens New Front In Battle For Ukraine

    A low-level, but frightening bombing campaign is being waged across Ukraine, with the cities of Odesa and Kharkiv particularly in the crosshairs. Dozens of explosions are testing the abilities and will of the state and the resilience of the Ukrainian people. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yatsenyuk Says Russia Must Remove ‘Bandits’ From Ukraine
    Jan08

    Yatsenyuk Says Russia Must Remove ‘Bandits’ From Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Russia is still sending military forces into Ukraine despite a September 5 deal on a cease-fire and steps toward peace. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. To Hand 15 Bases Back To Host Countries In Western Europe
    Jan08

    U.S. To Hand 15 Bases Back To Host Countries In Western Europe

    The Pentagon announced on January 8 that it is returning 15 bases that it now operates in Western Europe back to their host nations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Proposes Ukraine Fund Boost
    Jan08

    EU Proposes Ukraine Fund Boost

    The European Commission proposed an extra $2.13 billion in financial support for Ukraine, whose economy is in crisis amid the standoff with Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Why Canadian babies have it so good
    Jan08

    Why Canadian babies have it so good

    Jonathon Gatehouse profiled Richelle Sandra Marie Bonnie Shiner, Canada’s first baby of 2015. He writes about all the advantages of being born in her new country. “It can be difficult to get beyond our ingrained pessimism and collective obsession with crises and disasters, but, as the new year gets under way, it seems appropriate to take...

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? Surging Stocks… (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Jan08

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? Surging Stocks… (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has what traders are chatting about right now. Good Morning! US Futures are jumping nearly 1% following strong European market action – More hopes that Crude is in a bottoming process helping sentiment, Very Dovish Evans comments overnight (No hikes till ’16 – voter), Ukraine Credit Guarantees from...

    Russia’s Lavrov Discusses Ukraine With French, German PMs
    Jan08

    Russia’s Lavrov Discusses Ukraine With French, German PMs

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has discussed the conflict in Ukraine with his French and German counterparts by telephone. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FP’s Situation Report: Manhunt continues for two at-large gunmen involved in Paris attack; Suspects allegedly have ties to Islamic extremism; Attack fuels Europe’s far-right; and much more.
    Jan08

    FP’s Situation Report: Manhunt continues for two at-large gunmen involved in Paris attack; Suspects allegedly have ties to Islamic extremism; Attack fuels Europe’s far-right; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat A massive manhunt is underway in northern and eastern France for two at-large gunmen who stormed a satirical magazine in Paris yesterday, killing 12. French authorities are frantically searching for French-Algerian brothers Said Kouachi, 34, and Cherif Kouachi, 32. Hamyd Mourad, an 18-year-old suspect in the...

    Soros Urges Giving Ukraine $50B Of Aid To Foil Russia
    Jan08

    Soros Urges Giving Ukraine $50B Of Aid To Foil Russia

    (Reuters) – Billionaire financier George Soros has urged the West to step up aid to Ukraine, outlining steps towards a $50 billion financing package that he said should be viewed as a bulwark against an increasingly aggressive Russia. Writing in the New York Review of Books, Soros said Europe and the United States needed to balance...

    Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)
    Jan08

    Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)

    Todays’ big story is not falling oil prices, but the mass shooting at French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo yesterday, during which 12 people were killed. But the shooting has had surprisingly little influence on world markets so far – the Sydney hostage taking last month rattle markets – with indexes up around the world. This despite...