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    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...

    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...

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