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    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
    Aug29

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. And an economy that has been the envy of Europe is showing cracks, shrinking unexpectedly last quarter amid the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes in reform plan
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes in reform plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines will slash thousands of staff, trim routes, replace its CEO and could see future stake sales to outside investors under plans announced Friday to save it from bankruptcy after two devastating disasters.State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which has taken control of the failing flag carrier, said it...

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    
    Aug29

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    

    Kiev (AFP) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations said Friday in their latest report, explaining the sharp increase by fighting in densely populated areas between Kiev’s army and pro-Russian rebels.”At least 2,593 people have been killed in Ukraine between mid-April...

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov
    Aug29

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov

    McDonald’s has temporary closed three more restaurants in Russia following inspections by Russia’s food safety agency. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?
    Aug29

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?

    Do Russia’s latest maneuvers on Ukraine represent a master plan for the Ukraine conflict? Or an increasingly erratic Kremlin? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson
    Aug29

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson

    “Geography can be tough.” Canada’s NATO delegation posted a cheeky lesson on what is — and isn’t — Russian land in a tweet on Wednesday. Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http://t.co/RF3H4IXGSp— Canada at NATO (@CanadaNATO) August 27,...

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM

    The prime minister added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion
    Aug29

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council has ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription in response to what seems to be a full-scale Russian invasion of the country. The draft, affecting able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 25, is the latest indication that the Ukrainian conflict is rapidly...

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians
    Aug29

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong
    Aug29

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong

    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. …read more Source: FOX...