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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug29

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    It’s Friday! Here’s what people will be talking about. 1. NATO is holding an emergency meeting on Friday over the crisis in eastern Ukraine, estimating that more 1,000 Russian soldiers have invaded the region. 2. Russian president Vladamir Putin praised the success of pro-Russian separatists fighting in Ukraine, while asking for the...

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine

    Addressing the rebels directly, the Russian president also asked that a humanitarian corridor be opened to allow encircled Ukrainian troops to retreat. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia
    Aug29

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia

    European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    MILAN (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. The United States and the EU have imposed sanctions against Russian officials and the country’s financial industry. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    To Revive Damaged Brand, Malaysia Airlines To Lay Off 6,000 Workers
    Aug29

    To Revive Damaged Brand, Malaysia Airlines To Lay Off 6,000 Workers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters. The staff reduction represents about 30 percent of its current workforce of 20,000. A search for a new CEO is underway but there is no move to...

    Putin urges release of trapped Ukrainian troops
    Aug29

    Putin urges release of trapped Ukrainian troops

    The Russian leader’s call comes amid reports of Russian troops fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ruble Hits New Low
    Aug29

    Ruble Hits New Low

    The Russian ruble hit its all-time low as geopolitical conflict in eastern Ukraine intensified with an alleged participation of Russian troops. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Separatist Leader In Donetsk Agrees To Open ‘Humanitarian Corridor’
    Aug29

    Separatist Leader In Donetsk Agrees To Open ‘Humanitarian Corridor’

    Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, has agreed to let encircled Ukrainian government troops leave the battlefield after Russian President Vladimir Putin called on militia forces to open “a humanitarian corridor.” Zakharchenko said his forces would comply on the...

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers...

    Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...