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    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...

    Sarri to replace Benitez at Napoli
    Jun09

    Sarri to replace Benitez at Napoli

    MILAN: 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...

    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: China Internet Information...

    G7 misses opportunity to help world’s poor and hungry: charities
    Jun09

    G7 misses opportunity to help world’s poor and hungry: charities

    LONDON: The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have failed the world’s poor and missed an opportunity to stand up for the most vulnerable children, global charities said on Monday. International aid agency Oxfam said that although G7 leaders meeting in Germany made some progress on the issue of climate change they “copped out of...

    G7 Leaders Affirm Russia Sanctions
    Jun09

    G7 Leaders Affirm Russia Sanctions

    The leaders of seven of the world’s most powerful countries agreed on Monday to toughen sanctions on Russia, if necessary, to press for a political solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. At the annual Group of Seven (G7) summit, the leaders said current sanctions will remain in place… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World › Middle East problems command Obama’s attention on summit sidelines
    Jun09

    World › Middle East problems command Obama’s attention on summit sidelines

    U.S. President Barack Obama met with allies Monday on the sidelines of an international summit to address pressing Mideast problems while trying to convince European leaders to maintain sanctions against Russia in the face of fresh violence in Ukraine. Obama participated in the final day of the Group of Seven… …read more Source: Japan...

    Seven Ukrainian troops killed when truck hits mine near rebel-held Donetsk
    Jun09

    Seven Ukrainian troops killed when truck hits mine near rebel-held Donetsk

    At least seven Ukranian soldiers died on Monday when their truck hit a mine not far from a town where a recent flareup in fighting with pro-Russian insurgents has imperilled the fate of a four-month truce. Military spokesman Yevgen Silkin blamed the incident on the rebels, saying: “The roads in this area are mined by […] The post Seven Ukrainian...

    UPDATE3: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun08

    UPDATE3: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    US President Obama says Russia’s Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories
    Jun08

    US President Obama says Russia’s Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories

    June 09, 2015 3:25 AMKRUEN (REUTERS) – US President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin of wrecking Russia’s economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire and G7 leaders said they could step up sanctions against Moscow if violence in Ukraine escalated. …read more Source: The Straits...

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