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    Survey: German economic expectations ‘completely collapse’ in August over conflict concerns
    Aug27

    Survey: German economic expectations ‘completely collapse’ in August over conflict concerns

    A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have “completely collapsed” over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Fighting Rages, as Russia and Ukrainian Leaders Hold Talks
    Aug27

    Fighting Rages, as Russia and Ukrainian Leaders Hold Talks

    After months of violence, the fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian forces are taking cover in a school… shielding themselves from incoming fire and sending bullets toward pro-Russian separatists. As shots ring out east of Donetsk, the leaders of Russia and Ukraine met for talks in Minsk… agreeing on the need to...

    10 Russian soldiers captured in Ukraine
    Aug27

    10 Russian soldiers captured in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Ten Russian paratroopers captured on Ukrainian territory made for an awkward summit Tuesday evening between the presidents of the two big nations. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    What’s next for Ukraine?
    Aug27

    What’s next for Ukraine?

    Eight months. More than 2,000 lives lost. A vast humanitarian crisis. And the downing of a civilian airliner that shocked the world. …read more Source:...

    Even if attacked, an airlines could be liable in crash
    Aug27

    Even if attacked, an airlines could be liable in crash

    […] payments may create goodwill, lawyers say, but they are not likely to discourage some families from seeking more than the amount promised under an international treaty – about $174,000. Since the early days of commercial aviation, international agreements have governed compensation for crash victims. Malaysian officials have said...

    Ukraine leader cites support for his peace plan
    Aug27

    Ukraine leader cites support for his peace plan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit meeting in Minsk, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported. In addition to their one-on-one meeting, Putin and Poroshenko also met in a general session meeting with the presidents...

    All eyes on rebels after Ukraine, Russia agree to work on ceasefire
    Aug27

    All eyes on rebels after Ukraine, Russia agree to work on ceasefire

    Leaders meet in Belarus to discuss truce in separatist violence, with Putin saying he aims to help create trust in Kiev’s internal matter …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Italy Threatens Europe
    Aug27

    Italy Threatens Europe

    The economic weakness in Europe redoubles the threat to the common currency. Italy’s setback in particular threatens the euro zone in two ways: (1) Because Italy is the zone’s third largest economy, failure there would place unsupportable burdens on Germany as it tries to sustain union; and (2) the bad news could impede Prime Minister...

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict
    Aug27

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko walk to their talks a… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Globalization of Hatred
    Aug27

    Globalization of Hatred

    The fast pace of globalization, with all of its benefits, is also accelerating the viral spread of hatred. Where once regional enmities brewed for centuries with sporadic outbursts of warfare and imperial powers that waxed and waned, the truly global speed and scale of ideological hatred and international conflict was not possible until recently...