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    Malaysia Airlines suspends shares ahead of reform plan
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines suspends shares ahead of reform plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Struggling Malaysia Airlines suspended trading in its shares Friday ahead of an announcement later in the day on a restructuring plan aimed at keeping the carrier in business following two devastating air tragedies.State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which owns 70 percent of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and has...

    NATO to Meet on Ukraine as Condemnation of Russia Mounts
    Aug29

    NATO to Meet on Ukraine as Condemnation of Russia Mounts

    NATO holds an emergency meeting in Brussels Friday to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, as Western leaders offered a growing condemnation of Russian-backed violence in the eastern part of the country. President Barack Obama said Thursday it is “plain for the world to see” Russian forces have entered eastern Ukraine. He accused Moscow of...

    Russia sends tanks, troops into eastern Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia sends tanks, troops into eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian government troops. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Nikkei Slips After Japan Data
    Aug29

    Nikkei Slips After Japan Data

    Japanese stocks fell as investors digested domestic economic data after the latest Russia-Ukraine tensions pushed the U.S. market lower overnight. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    NATO To Discuss Ukraine Crisis
    Aug29

    NATO To Discuss Ukraine Crisis

    NATO officials meet August 29 in Brussels to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Russia has invaded
    Aug29

    Ukraine: Russia has invaded

    Ukraine accused Russia yesterday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, an assertion quickly endorsed by President Obama, who said he believes Russian troops are threatening the nation’s sovereignty even as he ruled out military action, saying it was “not in the cards.”“Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern...

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

    President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia’s military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Obama confesses: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’ for dealing with Islamic State
    Aug29

    Obama confesses: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’ for dealing with Islamic State

    President Obama acknowledged Thursday he doesn’t have a plan for defeating Islamist militants in Syria and backed away from imminent military action, while he also downplayed reports of a new Russian invasion in Ukraine. “We don’t have a strategy yet,” Mr. Obama said of his plans for defeating the Islamic …...

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet
    Aug29

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet

    It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as “not Russia.” …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
    Aug29

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    The Kremlin has repeatedly denied arming and supporting the separatists who have been fighting Ukrainian troops for four months in the gravest crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. Two columns of tanks and other equipment entered southeastern Ukraine at midday, following heavy shelling of the area from Russia that...