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Crimean leader claims control, asks Russia for help in restoring peace – Fox News

Fox NewsThe new prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of all military, police and other security services in the region Saturday and urged Russia to intervene to keep the peace, a day after President Obama warned Moscow “there will be costs” if it …Russia ‘extremely concerned’ about Crimea situation – Foreign MinistryReutersUkraine live: […]

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Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick Statt. February 28, 2014 5:04 PM PST. Follow @nickstatt. (Credit: Sarah …Apple investors fall for CEO Cook’s product-presentation prankRegisterApple TV Made More Than $1 Billion […]

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Thai minister rejects televised talks proposal – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comBangkok: A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from the leader of an anti-government protest movement on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Protest leader Suthep …Paradise lost in Thailand’s political turmoilBrisbane TimesThai EC says PM, Suthep’s willingness to talk a good […]

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Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Thailand’s premier is set to skip an anti-corruption panel hearing on …Thai anti-government protesters target PM again despite hint of talksReuters UKThai anti-graft body to […]

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Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe former governor of the region, Serhiy Kunitsyn, suggested that the group could be made up of former members of the government riot police, known as Berkut, who were involved in the deadly clashes with demonstrators in Kiev last week. The new …I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in […]

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I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in Kiev – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRussian television reported yesterday that Yanukovych, who fled Kiev last week after bloody clashes between protesters and police forces, is now in Russia and the three main news agencies said he would be holding a press conference in the country today.Ukraine crisis: Yatsenyuk is PM-designate, Kiev Maidan toldBBC NewsUS aids Kiev but ‘this is not […]

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Thai Prime Minister’s Supporters Plan Volunteer Militias — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIt has been more than a week since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was last seen in Thailand’s capital, and now war drums are sounding in the north of the country as frustrations grow with the marathon antigovernment protests in Bangkok. Ms. Yingluck …Thai PM faces negligence charges as protest leader broaches talksReutersThai PM […]

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US urges caution as Putin orders military drill – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine – The United States urged Russia on Wednesday to avoid provocative actions after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops to combat readiness drills near Ukraine, where pro-Russian protesters are fighting with rivals in the south. Secretary of …Ukraine’s Interim PM Faces Daunting Economic HurdlesVoice of AmericaUkraine’s Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns of tough days aheadBBC […]

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Ukraine crisis: Yatsenyuk is PM-designate, Kiev Maidan told – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s new interim government has been presented at Kiev’s main protest camp, the Maidan, following last week’s ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. The Maidan council named Arseniy Yatsenyuk to become prime minister. The cabinet – to be voted …Ukraine disbands feared riot police unit that led crackdown on Kiev protestersChristian Science MonitorPro-Russian rally in […]

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Turkish PM investigated for corruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaANKARA: A chief prosecutor’s office on Tuesday initiated an investigation into audio recordings purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of cash amid a graft probe, state-run media reported, …Erdogan overheard telling son to get rid of cash as Turkey corruption probe …MiamiHerald.comTurkish Prime […]

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Turkey PM Erdogan says ‘tapped’ phone call to son ‘fabricated’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned as fabricated an audio recording that appears to show him talking to his son about hiding large sums of money. He said the recording, allegedly tapped and posted on social media, was a …Opposition calls for investigation into Turkish PMBusinessweekTurkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams ‘treacherous’ recordingFinancial […]

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Three dead in apparent double murder-suicide in Thornton – Denver Post

Denver PostThree dead in apparent double murder-suicide in Thornton. By Kieran Nicholson and Ryan Parker The Denver Post. Posted: 02/24/2014 06:21:30 AM MST. Updated: 02/24/2014 11:44:01 PM MST. Police investigate what they say appears to be a double …Double murder-suicide investigated in ThorntonThe Denver Channel all 14 news articles …read more Source: Denver News From […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine’s new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said interim authorities in Kiev had conducted an “armed mutiny”. And the …Ousted Ukraine leader charged with mass murderDallas Morning NewsUkraine seeks $35 billion of aid as Russia questions […]

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Ukraine’s new rulers dismantle Yanukovich power structure – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new rulers, just 24 hours after ousting President Viktor Yanukovich, began speedily to unstitch his power structure on Sunday, appointing a provisional leader to replace him and sacking his key ministers. At an emergency parliament …Ukraine media: mixed views on TymoshenkoBBC NewsUkraine parliament sets deadline for new govt, president’s whereabouts unknownTimes […]

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Renzi rings changes for Italy – The Australian

The AustralianA HEAVILY pregnant Marianna Madia was watching a Peppa Pig cartoon with her young son when the call came through last week asking her to join the new Italian government of Matteo Renzi. The 16-member cabinet, sworn in yesterday, looks very different …Italy’s new PM takes to Twitter on first dayBusiness Recorder‘Gambling on newness’: […]

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Ukraine crisis: ‘Still thousands in Kiev square’ – BBC News

BBC NewsAs Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is reported to have left the capital, Kiev, there are concerns about a possible power vacuum in the country. A deal brokered on Friday promising a coalition government within days has already seen opposition …Ukraine’s former PM rallies protesters after Yanukovych flees KievThe GuardianArchrival Is Freed as Ukraine Leader […]

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Ukraine’s former PM rallies protesters after Yanukovych flees Kiev – The Guardian

The GuardianIn eastern Ukraine and Crimea there was fury at events in Kiev, and all eyes will now be on Russia, where the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, labelled the opposition “rampaging hooligans” and called on Europe to rein them in. There are fears that …Ukraine’s Tymoshenko rallies Kiev protestersFox NewsUkraine crisis: ‘Still thousands in Kiev […]

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Matteo Renzi sworn in as new Italy PM – BBC News

BBC NewsOn Friday he formally accepted the mandate to lead a new government and named his cabinet. He ousted Prime Minister and party colleague Enrico Letta in a vote earlier this month. Mr Renzi said his coalition would give “hope” to the economically-stagnant …Youthful Matteo Renzi sworn in as Italy’s Prime MinisterCNNItaly’s New Renzi Government […]

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Rapid changes in Ukraine: What they mean – Washington Post

Washington PostKIEV, Ukraine — A frenzy of shuttle diplomacy and hard compromises produced what may be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s 3-month-old political standoff, a crisis that this week prompted the deadliest violence in the country’s modern history. Protesters remain …Ukraine’s fragile peace: how it was brokered and what it meansTelegraph.co.ukParliament moves to release former Ukrainian […]

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Thai anti-government protesters gather outside defense compound – CNN

CNNBangkok, Thailand (CNN) — Thai anti-government demonstrators massed Wednesday outside the Prime Minister’s makeshift office, a day after clashes with police in the streets of Bangkok killed five people. The protesters have been rallying in the city for …Deaths as protesters clash with riot police in BangkokBBC NewsThai protesters vow to storm Prime Minister’s crisis […]

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EU calls meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine violence, weighing … – Fox News

Fox NewsBRUSSELS – The European Union is calling an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers to decide the 28-nation bloc’s reaction including possible sanctions to the recent escalation of violence in Ukraine. European Commission President Jose Manuel …Polish PM Tusk calls for EU sanctions on UkraineReutersEU calls extraordinary meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine […]

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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 PM PST. Follow @darakerr. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 could …Samsung launches Note 3 Neo, Galaxy NotePRO, Tab3 NeoHindu Business LineIndian smartphone mkt to double to 80mn […]

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Thai protest standoff with riot police in Bangkok – BBC News

BBC NewsShots have been fired, with several police officers and protesters being hit, in confrontations between demonstrators and the authorities in Bangkok. Police are trying to retake official buildings and sites that have been blocked by protesters who are calling on …3 Killed as Thai Police, Protesters Battle in BangkokVoice of AmericaLethal battle to clear […]

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Are talks with Iran over its nuclear programme going no where? – euronews

euronewsTalks aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear programme resume in Vienna today in an atmosphere of caution. Officials representing six world powers and Tehran, plus the EU’s foreign policy chief have all said the negotiations will be long and complicated.Iranian Nuclear Talks Due To StartRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe US undercuts its own power in Iran nuclear talksWashington PostPM: Iran […]

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Iranian Nuclear Talks Due To Start – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyTalks between Iran and six world powers on negotiating a long-term deal to limit Tehran’s nuclear program are due to open on February 18. The talks in Vienna are the first round of high-level of negotiations since an interim deal struck on November 24 under …PM: Iran talks must aim to prevent nuclear capabilityJerusalem PostThe […]