Russia Warned Over Unrest in Ukraine’s Crimea Region – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalArmed men wearing camouflage but bearing no identifying insignia were occupying the perimeter of Simferopol Airport in the pro-Russia region of Crimea, Ukraine. Photo: Getty Images. Ukraine’s new … Read More

Chicago man lobs class-action sueball at MtGox – Register

RegisterFriday’s bankruptcy filing wasn’t the only time the name “MtGox” was heard in a courtroom this week. Predictably, the cash-strapped Bitcoin exchange is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit … Read More

Is it too late for Kiev to woo Russian-speaking Ukraine? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWith Russian military forces now in Crimea and the regional government claiming loyalty to impeached President Viktor Yanukovych, it looks as if the new government in Kiev may … Read More

British Spies Said to Intercept Yahoo Webcam Images – New York Times

New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — A British intelligence agency collected video webcam images — many of them sexually explicit — from millions of Yahoo users, regardless of whether they were … Read More

Report: Armed men seize regional gov’t in Crimea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — A local leader of the Tatar community in Ukraine’s Crimea region says armed men have seized two government buildings in the regional capital, Simferopol. Refat Chubarov … Read More

Ukraine crisis: Russia’s options – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has voiced alarm and anger at the overthrow of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych by protesters in Kiev. Prof Andrei Zagorski, a political analyst at Moscow’s Institute of World … Read More

Review: New Samsungs will appeal to fitness fans – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company on Monday unveiled its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale … Read More

Tymoshenko Gets Cool Reception From Kiev Protesters – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFormer Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko addresses the crowd in Kiev’s Independence Square after being freed from prison on Saturday. Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—Yulia Tymoshenko was Ukraine’s most … Read More

Ukraine crisis: Protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of protesters remain in central Kiev as MPs meet to discuss seeting up a new government in Ukraine. The atmosphere in Independence Square appears calm – a day … Read More

Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Driven From Power – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLarge crowds entered ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych’s residential compound outside Kiev on Saturday. Photo: Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—The whereabouts of President Viktor Yanukovych were unknown Sunday, the … Read More

Protesters Remain in Ukraine’s Capital Despite Peace Agreement – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaProtesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and the opposition demanded a new election be held by May, as the pro-Russian leader’s grip on … Read More

Europe and US Threaten Sanctions Over Kiev Bloodshed – New York Times

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government and the opposition. Secretary of State … Read More

Samsung’s New Galaxy Said to Feature Bigger, Sharper Display (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekSamsung Electronics Co. is releasing its new phone, which may be called the S5, after sales of the predecessor S4 unveiled last year fell short of analyst estimates. Photographer: Woohae … Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ – CNET

CNETA report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device’s home button. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 17, 2014 7:53 … Read More

Thai Police Clashes With Protesters in Bangkok Leave Three Dead – Bloomberg

BloombergThailand’s opposition edged a step forward in legal efforts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Bangkok killed three people and wounded at … Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking Shows Continuing Shortfalls in Security – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEthiopian Airlines flight 702 on the ground in Geneva, where a hijacker forced the Rome-bound plan to land. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. The hijacking Monday of an Ethiopian Airlines … Read More

Italy politics: Matteo Renzi asked to become prime minister – BBC News

BBC NewsItalian President Giorgio Napolitano has asked the 39-year-old mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, to form a new government. Enrico Letta resigned as prime minister on Friday, after he was … Read More

Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacks plane to seek Geneva asylum – BBC News

BBC NewsThe BBC’s Frank Gardner: “It’s a great relief that this is not… a terrorist act in the classic sense”. The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane flying from Addis … Read More

Italy – Factors to watch on February 17 – Reuters

ReutersThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*). POLITICS. Italian … Read More

Priests criticise holding back of Vatican questionnaire results – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe very process of gathering information on the views of people was in the spirit of Pope Francis, said Martin Long, spokesman for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Photograph: … Read More

Priests critical of decision to hold back Vatican questionnaire results – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe very process of gathering information on the views of people was in the spirit of Pope Francis, said Martin Long, spokesman for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Photograph: … Read More

Focus shifts to Renzi as Letta resigns as Italian PM – Irish Times

Irish TimesEnrico Letta arrives at the presidential palace to tender his resignation after his Democratic Party backed leader Matteo Renzi’s call for a new government. EPA/Alessandro Di Meo. Paddy Agnew. … Read More

Italy – Factors to watch on February 14 – Reuters

ReutersThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*). POLITICS. Prime … Read More


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