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    Fears Growing of Russian Invasion of Ukraine
    Aug08

    Fears Growing of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    Fears are growing that Moscow may be ready to invade Ukraine. The top U.S. defense official this week said the action is “absolutely” a possibility. VOA’s Jeff Seldin reports from the Pentagon. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Responding to Sanctions, Russia Bans Imports Of Food From West
    Aug08

    Responding to Sanctions, Russia Bans Imports Of Food From West

    Russia has announced a ban on imports of food and agricultural products from the United States, Europe and other Western countries. It’s in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the West following Moscow’s forceful takeover of Crimea and continued support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Henry Ridgwell reports the...

    Share Trading in Malaysia Airlines Suspended
    Aug08

    Share Trading in Malaysia Airlines Suspended

    (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Malaysia Airlines, which has lost two passenger jets this year, has suspended trade in its shares ahead of an announcement. A notice posted on the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange said the airline, Malaysia’s flag carrier, had requested the suspension as of 9 a.m. Friday “pending a material...

    Russia retaliates on West’s sanctions over Ukraine
    Aug08

    Russia retaliates on West’s sanctions over Ukraine

    Tensions rose further last month when a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over rebel-held territory, killing all 298 people aboard, and the West accused Russia of most likely providing the militants with the missiles that may have been used to bring the plane down. The ban, announced by a somber Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a televised...

    News of the day From Across the Globe, August 8
    Aug08

    News of the day From Across the Globe, August 8

    The episode highlighted the high risk of collateral damage and civilian casualties as the Ukrainian army tries to defeat the pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. In recent days, government forces have encircled Donetsk, a separatist stronghold, but have not yet tried to storm it with ground troops, opting instead to bombard rebel positions...

    Analysis: Putin isn’t going to be a peacemaker
    Aug08

    Analysis: Putin isn’t going to be a peacemaker

    Yuri Yarim-Agaev says it’s no use calling on Putin to peacefully resolve Ukraine’s problems; he’s the cause of them …read more Source:...

    After Losing 2 Passenger Jets, Malaysia Airlines Suspends Trading And Plans To Become State-Owned
    Aug08

    After Losing 2 Passenger Jets, Malaysia Airlines Suspends Trading And Plans To Become State-Owned

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s state investment company says it wants to remove struggling Malaysia Airlines from the stock exchange, making it fully state-owned before a far-reaching overhaul of its business. Khazanah Nasional, which owns a majority stake in the carrier, says Friday it plans to buy out minority shareholders...

    Terrific opportunity to invest in Russia: Pro
    Aug08

    Terrific opportunity to invest in Russia: Pro

    The crisis in the Ukraine has provided a buying opportunity, particularly in Russian names, Leader Capital CIO John Lekas said. …read more Source:...

    How Stephen Harper hopes to win the 2015 election
    Aug08

    How Stephen Harper hopes to win the 2015 election

    Ever so slowly, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s strategy for winning the 2015 election is becoming clear. It will be built on four pillars: Economic management and tax cuts; a hard-nosed approach to crime; a “principled” foreign policy that stands up to international tyrants and terrorists; and a simple mantra to discredit and...

    Expert: Russia will use ‘humanitarian crisis’ as excuse to invade Ukraine
    Aug08

    Expert: Russia will use ‘humanitarian crisis’ as excuse to invade Ukraine

    Cut off from the Russian border and under increasing pressure from Ukrainian military forces, the pro-Russian separatists’ stronghold of Donetsk could become the flashpoint for a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine, an expert on U.S. and Russian national security predicted.. …read more Source: FOX...