Tag Archives: 29 July

Kiev Declares Cease-Fire At MH17 Crash Site Amid Russia’s Numerous Calls – 29 July 2014

RT logoUkraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Kiev is finally ready for a cease-fire at the MH17 crash site after Russia’s numerous calls. Kiev continued its military offensive even after the UNSC urged a halt to fighting in the area last week.

Poroshenko announced a unilateral cease-fire in a 20 km radius of the crash site of the MH17 flight in a telephone conversation with the PMs of Netherlands and Australia, according to his press-service.

Earlier in the day US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed Kiev was ready for a cease-fire “now,” following a meeting with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Washington.

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UK Colum News – UK Governed By MUPPETS! – 29 July 2014

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ZeroHedge – EU Announces New Washington-Pleasing, Russia-Wristslap Sanctions – 29 July 2014

ZeroHedgeAfter unleashing a 10-page report of the death and destructive economic impact they could have on Russia via sanctions, the European leaders have agreed to issue travel bans, some asset-freezes, and trade curbs on various new individuals and business entities. The Goldilocks sanctions… just enough to please Washington, not enough to infuriate Putin into ‘boomerangs’.
  • *EU AMBASSADORS’ MEETING ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS REACHES DEAL: FT

Via DPA,

EU ambassadors have reached agreement on a new round of travel bans and asset freezes in response to the crisis in Ukraine, diplomats say.

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ZeroHedge – Banco Espirito Santo Plunges: Shareholder Meeting Cancelled Due To “Unexpected Facts” – 29 July 2014

ZeroHedgeWith all other operating holdcos having already declared bankruptcy, the anxiety over Banco Espirito Santo is growing (despite DE Shaw and Goldman Sachs recommending investors buy the shares). Despite Bank of Portugal reassurance last night that “BES is able to raise capital), the stock is plunging on news of “unexpected facts” this morning…
  • *BANCO ESPIRITO SANTO SAYS SHAREHOLDER MEETING WAS CANCELLED DUE TO “UNEXPECTED FACTS”
  • *BANCO ESPIRITO SANTO FALLS MORE THAN 13% IN LISBON TRADING

Remember, this is systemic (as the Portugues President has warned), and the contagion is potentially global… not “contained.”

3 down, 1 to go?

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ZeroHedge – The Panic Containment Team Speaks: Ebola Poses “Little Risk” To The US, CDC Claims: Is It Wrong? – 29 July 2014

ZeroHedgeIn the aftermath of the news from the past week that at least two US citizens have been infected with the Ebola virus, a very unpleasant if nagging question has appeared: can the virus spread to the US? According to NBC, “the Ebola virus, which has infected two U.S. humanitarian workers in Liberia, is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for most Americans.”

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Nearly 2 Mn Young Adults In England Still Live With Parents – Report – 29 July 2014

RT logoAn estimated 1.97 million people aged between 20-34 still live with their parents in England – a quarter being in long-term employment, data collected by the UK’s leading housing & homelessness charity Shelter has revealed.

The survey, titled “The Clipped Wings Generation” also found that nearly half of that group lived with their parents not out of choice, but because they can’t afford to rent or buy a home.

“The clipped wing generation are finding themselves with no choice but to remain living with mum and dad well into adulthood, as they struggle to find a home of their own” said Campbell Robb, CEO of Shelter.

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