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    Finance chiefs meet under cloud of Euro-stagnation, Ebola
    Oct09

    Finance chiefs meet under cloud of Euro-stagnation, Ebola

    Washington (AFP) – Stagnation in the eurozone, geopolitical crises, and a menacing health disaster in West Africa confront the world’s leading finance officials as they meet in Washington beginning Thursday.Six years after the financial crisis, the world economy is growing, at a modest 3.3 percent annual pace, and could pick up next...

    Russian Law Proposes Foreign Asset Seizures To Compensate Those Affected By Ukraine Sanctions
    Oct09

    Russian Law Proposes Foreign Asset Seizures To Compensate Those Affected By Ukraine Sanctions

    Russia took the first step Wednesday towards enacting a law that would allow foreign-owned assets to be seized and used to compensate citizens and companies that have been targeted by Western Sanctions over the war in Ukraine. The legislation is known unofficially as the “Rotenberg Law” in Russia, named after Arkady Rotenberg, a wealthy...

    Ukraine: ‘Frozen Conflict’ Could Destabilize Europe
    Oct09

    Ukraine: ‘Frozen Conflict’ Could Destabilize Europe

    Ukraine has urged the European Union not to accept pro-Russian rebels carving out a de facto state in the east of the country, warning it could destabilize Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine conflict causes bitter family feuds
    Oct09

    Ukraine conflict causes bitter family feuds

    Fighting between Ukraine nationalists and pro-Russian separatists has dissolved marriages. …read more Source: USA...

    News of the day from across the globe
    Oct09

    News of the day from across the globe

    Hundreds of people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire was agreed to by the government and armed separatists last month, the United Nations reported Wednesday, saying it had also received reports of mass graves containing hundreds of bodies. The revision, the first since 1997, comes at a time of heightened Japan-China...

    Russia to Compensate Its Elite Affected by Sanctions
    Oct09

    Russia to Compensate Its Elite Affected by Sanctions

    MOSCOW—Russia’s parliament gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would grant compensation to individuals hit by Western sanctions, a move that the usually compliant opposition criticized as a Kremlin attempt to buy the loyalty of the elite. The bill, which also allows Moscow to seize the assets in Russia of foreign individuals...

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount
    Oct09

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine dispatched top envoys to Washington and Brussels on Wednesday to secure help in the face of a surge in clashes with pro-Russian insurgents that killed eight more civilians and troops.A one-month truce in Ukraine is teetering on the verge of collapse just weeks before a general election meant to reunify the...

    Dovish Fed minutes reveal global slowdown worries
    Oct09

    Dovish Fed minutes reveal global slowdown worries

    Washington (AFP) – Federal Reserve officials stressed “patience” in waiting to raise interest rates, worrying about weaker foreign economic growth and the stronger dollar, minutes of their September policy meeting showed Wednesday.Participants at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting discussed their concerns about the...

    How I Quit My Job, Moved Out Of My Fancy NYC Apartment, Sold My Belongings, And Found Happiness
    Oct08

    How I Quit My Job, Moved Out Of My Fancy NYC Apartment, Sold My Belongings, And Found Happiness

    Fabrice Grinda is an internet entrepreneur, angel investor, student, and lover of life, aspiring Renaissance man and cofounder of OLX, one of the largest free classifieds sites in the world. When people successfully sell their company, they typically acquire stuff. Instead I gave up my house, apartment and car and gave most of my material...

    Russian Parliament Moves Closer to Adopting Law on Compensation for Sanctions
    Oct08

    Russian Parliament Moves Closer to Adopting Law on Compensation for Sanctions

    The law would allow the Putin government to compensate the very insider businessmen who the West had hoped would convince the Russian leader to reverse course in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...