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    Japan to promote diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis
    Sep29

    Japan to promote diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Russia bans Ukrainian flights
    Sep29

    Russia bans Ukrainian flights

    In this Sept. 22 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, in Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. (AP/Ivan Sekretarev)Russia’s transportation ministry is banning Ukrainian airlines from flying to Russia, a measure taken in response to Ukraine’s ban last week on Russian...

    Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group
    Sep29

    Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group

    OTTAWA: Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an election debate defended Canadian air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, while his political rivals called for a pullback. The New Democrats, if elected, would end the military mission, while the Liberals said they would withdraw Canadian war planes, but continue...

    Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria’s future
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria’s future

    United States President Barack Obama, right, and Russia’s President President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting Monday at United Nations headquarters. (AP/Andrew Harnik)U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a...

    Boehner’s likely successor McCarthy slams Obama’s foreign policy
    Sep29

    Boehner’s likely successor McCarthy slams Obama’s foreign policy

    Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the leading candidate to be the next speaker of the House of Representatives, voiced sharp disagreement with President Barack Obama on Monday on foreign policy issues from Ukraine to Iran. McCarthy was strongly critical of the Democratic president in a speech that could increase his appeal to hard-line...

    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases
    Sep29

    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases

    Ukraine’s state-run energy firm Naftogaz said Monday it has received a loan worth 500 million US dollars from international financial institutions to cover its purchases of natural gas from Russia. …read more Source: Global...

    Ban opens UNGA with call for action on Europe’s migrant crisis
    Sep28

    Ban opens UNGA with call for action on Europe’s migrant crisis

    UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on Europe to do more to confront the migration crisis, in his opening address to the General Assembly meeting of world leaders. ‘I urge Europe to do more,’ Ban told the 193-nation assembly. Europe’s worst migration crisis since Second World War looms large over this year’s...

    Ukrainian president pins hopes on New York UN talks
    Sep28

    Ukrainian president pins hopes on New York UN talks

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants Monday’s planned meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead to better implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The China...

    Barack Obama willing to work with Iran, Russia to end Syria conflict
    Sep28

    Barack Obama willing to work with Iran, Russia to end Syria conflict

    The United States is willing to work with Iran and Russia to try to end the Syrian conflict, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday but insisted there could not be a return to the status quo under Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Obama described Assad as a tyrant and as the chief culprit behind the...

    Putin heads for UN showdown with Obama over Syria
    Sep28

    Putin heads for UN showdown with Obama over Syria

    Barack Obama UNITED NATIONS, United States: Russian President Vladimir Putin squared up for a titanic clash Monday with his US rival Barack Obama at the United Nations as the Kremlin leader pushes for a new coalition against the Islamic State. Putin and Obama are due to make competing speeches before the UN General Assembly in New York, and will...

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