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    Canada’s Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group
    Sep29

    Canada’s Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group

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

    Abe meets Putin to discuss territorial dispute
    Sep29

    Abe meets Putin to discuss territorial dispute

    UNITED NATIONS : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had his first face-to-face meeting in nearly a year on Monday with Russian President Vladmir Putin, reports Japan Today. At their last meeting on the sidelines of an Asian summit in China last November, they agreed the Russian leader would come to Japan during 2015. But ties have been strained...

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

    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)US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first formal meeting in more than two years started with an...

    Cavani in fine form ahead of Champions League match
    Sep29

    Cavani in fine form ahead of Champions League match

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Last January, when reports linking Edinson Cavani to Arsenal emerged, the most commonly identified reason behind the Uruguay striker’s unhappiness at …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Analysis: Xi big-money pledges underpin Chinese diplomacy
    Sep29

    Analysis: Xi big-money pledges underpin Chinese diplomacy

    China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at a leaders’ summit on peacekeeping at United Nations headquarters Monday. (AP/Kevin Hagen)Call it checkbook diplomacy, Chinese style.On visits to Washington and the United Nations, President Xi Jinping has pledged billions of dollars for peacekeeping, economic development and climate change,...

    Russia establishes seaborne lifeline for Syrian allies
    Sep29

    Russia establishes seaborne lifeline for Syrian allies

    LONDON – The Alexandr Tkachenko, an ageing ferry with a canary-yellow hull, usually carries people across the Kerch Strait, a bustling sea route and the only connection between Russia and Crimea, the peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year. But the… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped
    Sep29

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian officer charged with the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday she was kidnapped by Russians after …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Kiev opens politically-charged trial of Russian troops
    Sep29

    Kiev opens politically-charged trial of Russian troops

    Moscow claims the two – Captain Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Sergeant Aleksander Aleksandrov – are “volunteers”: retired servicemen who joined pro-Russian militias fighting in Ukraine’s separatist east since early last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    UN: More than 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since April, 2014
    Sep29

    UN: More than 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since April, 2014

    More than 8,000 people, including civilians, have been killed in the Ukrainian conflict since it was broke out in April 2014, the assistant UN secretary-general for human rights said. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin meet at UN on Syria, Ukraine after trading criticism
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin meet at UN on Syria, Ukraine after trading criticism

    US President Barack Obama held “productive” talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday at the UN headquarters to discuss situations in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

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