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  • European shares extend losses on Malaysian plane crash

    LONDON (Reuters) - European shares slumped on Thursday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index...
  • Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead: agency

    KIEV (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency. The aircraft, which other...
  • Latest U.S. sanctions hit Russian assets, rouble at six-week low

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian shares fell 2.3 percent on Thursday after Washington imposed its toughest economic sanctions yet on Russian energy, financial and defense firms, also hitting the rouble and the country's sovereign dollar bonds. The U.S....
  • Russia's Putin discusses Malaysian plane crash with Obama: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation told U.S. President Barack Obama that a Malaysian airplane crashed on Ukrainian territory, the Kremlin said on Thursday. The two leaders held a pre-planned call on the...
  • Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba

    Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba
    (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied reports that Russia plans to reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba from which it once spied on the United States. A Russian security source said on Wednesday that Russia had reached a provisional...
  • Russian jets shoot down Ukrainian warplane over Ukraine: Kiev military

    Russian jets shoot down Ukrainian warplane over Ukraine: Kiev military
    KIEV (Reuters) - Russian jets shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane that was on military operations over the east of Ukraine, where government forces are fighting to quell a pro-Russian separatist rebellion, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday....
  • Ailing Russian loan market hit by fresh U.S. sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine will make it more difficult for Russian companies to refinance existing international loans and has dashed hopes that Russia's syndicated loan market is reopening,...
  • Russian president offers condolences to Malaysia over airliner: Bernama

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin offered condolences to Malaysia's prime minister over a Malaysian airliner that came down over Ukraine, Malaysia's Bernama state news agency reported on Friday. "The president of Russia asked...
  • Pro-Russia separatists probably shot down airliner, U.S. intelligence agencies say

    President Obama said Friday that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner, killing 298 people aboard, was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. "What we have confidence in saying ... a surface-to-air missile was fired, and that'...
  • Destroyed jet, sanctions to drive more money to Latam, Asia

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday is likely to keep fixed income investors shunning Russia, and eastern Europe more broadly, in favor of other emerging markets. The eruption of conflict earlier...
  • Obama: Pro-Russia separatist missile downed Malaysian airliner

    WASHINGTON A sophisticated surface-to-air missile fired from a part of Ukraine controlled by Russian separatists downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to available evidence, President Barack Obama said Friday. He confirmed that one American,...