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    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine
    Jun10

    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine

    ROME (Reuters) – The United States urged the Vatican on Wednesday to criticise Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict more forcefully, hours before Pope Francis was due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev evacuates hundreds from site of deadly fuel blasts
    Jun10

    Kiev evacuates hundreds from site of deadly fuel blasts

    KRYACHKI, Ukraine – Ukraine urgently evacuated hundreds of residents Tuesday from the site of a series of fuel depot blasts near Kiev that set off a ferocious fire and left several people missing and at least one confirmed dead. The defence ministry said it was also taking emergency measures to prevent the flames engulfing a nearby military...

    Vladimir Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions
    Jun10

    Vladimir Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions

    President Vladimir Putin will be on the lookout for signs of dissent over European Union sanctions on Russia when he visits Italy on Wednesday, but he is likely to be disappointed. The Russian leader is due to meet Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the Expo 2015 global fair in Milan, two weeks before the EU decides whether to extend the economic...

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring
    Jun10

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday encouraged Ukrainian leaders to keep working on restructuring their debt, saying IMF loans require everyone to make a “shared sacrifice.” Lew met in … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Isolated Putin Seeks Sympathetic Hearing in Italy
    Jun10

    Isolated Putin Seeks Sympathetic Hearing in Italy

    Vladimir Putin makes a rare international outing today with a high-profile visit to Italy and the Vatican two days after the G7 threatened him with tougher sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy
    Jun10

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy

    ROME (AFP) – Vladimir Putin makes a rare international outing on Wednesday with a high-profile visit to Italy and the Vatican two days after the G7 threatened him with tougher sanctions over Ukraine.The Russian president is due in Milan to visit his countrys pavilion at the World Expo and will travel on to Rome, where an audience with Pope...

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy
    Jun10

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy

    Vladimir Putin makes a rare international outing tomorrow with a high-profile visit to Italy and the Vatican two days after the G7 threatened him with tougher sanctions over Ukraine. The Russian president is due in Milan to visit his country’s pavilion at the World Expo and will travel on to Rome, where an audience with Pope Francis...

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy
    Jun10

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy

    ROME – Vladimir Putin makes a rare international outing on Wednesday with a high-profile visit to Italy and the Vatican two days after the G7 threatened him with tougher sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    UN reports uptick in IDPs in Ukraine as conflict grinds on
    Jun10

    UN reports uptick in IDPs in Ukraine as conflict grinds on

    The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine has soared to over one million due to the ongoing conflict in the country’s eastern regions, the United Nations humanitarian office reported Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    G7: No reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun10

    G7: No reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire

    Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Monday strongly opposed “large scale land reclamation” in the South China Sea and called for full implementation of a cease-fire in Ukraine, taking aim at attempts by China and Russia to change the status quo by force.“We strongly oppose the use of intimidation, coercion or force, as well as any unilateral actions...

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