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    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun09

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    History has become a weapon in Russia’s battle with the West over Ukraine as President Vladimir Putin looks increasingly to the past to whip up patriotism and rally support. Last month’s lavish commemorations of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, several declarations by Putin and new history textbooks have all presented what...

    Sarri on cusp of replacing Benitez at Napoli
    Jun09

    Sarri on cusp of replacing Benitez at Napoli

    Former Empoli handler Maurizio Sarri will officially become Napoli’s coach after agreeing terms with the Serie A club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis to replace Spaniard Rafael Benitez, reports said Monday.Negotiations between Sarri and De Laurentiis were held on Monday and the 56-year-old coach is expected to “sign his...

    Putin to seek friendly ear with pope visit
    Jun09

    Putin to seek friendly ear with pope visit

    VATICAN CITY: Increasingly isolated by the West, Vladimir Putin will hope to find a friendly ear in Pope Francis at their meeting Wednesday, but experts say the Russian President may have misjudged the mood. The conflicts in the Ukraine and Syria are likely to dominate the talks, organised on the sidelines of a visit to Milan 2015 expo’s...

    G7 leaders bid ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to carbon fuels; Environmental groups welcome move
    Jun09

    G7 leaders bid ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to carbon fuels; Environmental groups welcome move

    Leaders of the world’s major industrial democracies resolved on Monday to wean their energy-hungry economies off carbon fuels, marking a major step in the battle against global warming that raises the chances of a UN climate deal later this year. The Group of Seven’s energy pledge capped a successful summit for host Angela Merkel, who...

    G7 summit wraps up with pledge over climate, terrorism
    Jun09

    G7 summit wraps up with pledge over climate, terrorism

    Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) wrapped up their two-day summit on Monday with a pledge to take actions on issues ranging from climate change, world trade to the Ukraine conflict and the fight against terrorism. …read more Source:...

    G7 summit wraps up with pledge over climate, terrorism
    Jun09

    G7 summit wraps up with pledge over climate, terrorism

    Leaders of the G7 wrapped up their two-day summit on Monday with a pledge to take actions on issues ranging from climate, world trade to the Ukraine conflict and the fight against terrorism. …read more Source: China...

    Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum
    Jun09

    Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum

    John Foley appreciates the fact that his son James, the American journalist beheaded in Syria by the Islamic State group last year, has been honored on a memorial to journalists who lost their lives while reporting the news.James Foley, 40, is listed on a towering wall of glass panels featuring 2,271 names of those who have died since 1837....

    Ukraine seeks further extension of Russian gas discount
    Jun09

    Ukraine seeks further extension of Russian gas discount

    Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said Monday that Kiev hopes to reach an agreement with Russia on the further extension of a discount on the natural gas price. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Obama: US lacks ‘complete strategy’ for training Iraqis
    Jun09

    Obama: US lacks ‘complete strategy’ for training Iraqis

    ELMAU (AP) -Acknowledging military setbacks, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States still lacks a complete strategy for training Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State. He urged Iraqs government to allow more of the nations Sunnis to join the campaign against the violent militants.Nearly one year after American troops started...

    Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum
    Jun09

    Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum

    WASHINGTON: John Foley appreciates the fact that his son James, the American journalist beheaded in Syria by the Islamic State group last year, has been honoured on a memorial to journalists who lost their lives while reporting the news. James Foley, 40, is listed on a towering wall of glass panels featuring 2,271 names of those who have died...

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