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    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) ā€” 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...

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    MILAN (AP) ā€” 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...

    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...

    Malaysia Airlines to Cut 6,000 Staff in Overhaul
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines to Cut 6,000 Staff in Overhaul

    (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) ā€” Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an 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 for the airline is underway. Khazanah Nasional, the...

    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...

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?
    Aug29

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?

    Increasing evidence points to a Russian incursion into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian rebelas fighting against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    People observe damage done to a house after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nā€¦ …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’
    Aug29

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’

    The Russian president also called on rebel fighters to open a “humanitarian corridor” and allow Ukrainian forces to retreat. …read more Source:...

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises
    Aug29

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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...