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    World leaders at UN lay out sharply different views on Syria
    Sep29

    World leaders at UN lay out sharply different views on Syria

    President Barack Obama and Russian President President Vladimir Putin, bottom right, attend a luncheon hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon center, Monday, at United Nations headquarters. (AP/Andrew Harnik)Vladimir Putin played it cool, Barack Obama was earnest but firm and Iran’s president walked in smiling. World leaders...

    Obama urges China, Russia to pursue diplomatic solutions
    Sep29

    Obama urges China, Russia to pursue diplomatic solutions

    United States President Barack Obama delivered blunt criticisms of China and Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in New York yesterday, saying large nations had a greater obligation than small ones to engage in diplomacy and observe international laws.Speaking before Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin took...

    Trial opens of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine
    Sep29

    Trial opens of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV – The trial opened Tuesday of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine and accused of taking part in fighting against the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Toll reaches four as one more Congo virus case surfaces in Karachi
    Sep29

    Toll reaches four as one more Congo virus case surfaces in Karachi

    KARACHI (Dunya News) – Another case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus has surfaced in Karachi today (Tuesday), taking toll to four in the metropolis.According to sources, the patient was admitted in hospital on September 23 and is better now whereas strict precautionary measures have also been ensured.Moreover, as many as four Congo...

    Putin’s UN Syria show pushes Moscow back to center stage
    Sep29

    Putin’s UN Syria show pushes Moscow back to center stage

    UNITED NATIONS, United States – Russian President Vladimir Putin has stolen the spotlight at the United Nations with a swaggering push on the Syria crisis as he tried to shake off Western isolation over Ukraine.In his first speech to the UN General Assembly in a decade, Putin on Monday called for a broad UN-backed coalition to fight Islamic...

    Russia’s new tone at the UN General Assembly
    Sep29

    Russia’s new tone at the UN General Assembly

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Will yesterday’s speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the UN General Assembly mark a new approach of Russia to its present confrontation with the United States? Russia was among six world powers that reached a final comprehensive agreement with Iran on its nuclear program in July and is now taking the lead in...

    Everybody’s late for UN chief’s lunch–even the chief
    Sep29

    Everybody’s late for UN chief’s lunch–even the chief

    UNITED NATIONS — US President Barack Obama glided into the secretary-general’s lunch for world leaders more than 20 minute late, glad-handing presidents and potentates as he made his way to the head table. President Vladimir Putin arrived even later, while the UN chief was speaking before making a toast, so the Russian leader walked...

    Putin: Ukraine has chosen between East and West
    Sep29

    Putin: Ukraine has chosen between East and West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed attendees during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York, September 28, 2015. …read more Source:...

    US won’t tolerate violation of territorial integrity, says US President Obama
    Sep29

    US won’t tolerate violation of territorial integrity, says US President Obama

    The US President Barack Obama on Monday asserted that US won’t tolerate violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity. “We cannot stand by when sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation is flagrantly violated,” Obama said at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly. “Ukrainian people are...

    Obama, Putin agree militaries to hold talks to avert conflicts in Syria
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin agree militaries to hold talks to avert conflicts in Syria

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Monday to direct their militaries to hold talks to avoid conflict over potential operations in Syria, a US official said. The two men also agreed to explore options for a political solution in Syria, but disagreed on the future role of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Obama...

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