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    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda
    Jun07

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) – Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece’s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality
    Jun07

    Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality

    WASHINGTON (AP) -Behind the tough talk on Russia expected from President Barack Obama and other leaders gathering in Germany this weekend is a stark reality.None of the world powers believes the economic and diplomatic punishments levied on Russia for its alleged aggression in Ukraine are changing President Vladimir Putins calculus, yet there are...

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda
    Jun07

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda

    June 07, 2015 6:49 AMGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (REUTERS) – Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece’s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Kiev Gay Rights March Ends in Injuries, Arrests
    Jun07

    Kiev Gay Rights March Ends in Injuries, Arrests

    At least 10 people were injured and 25 arrested in Kiev today as scuffles broke out between members of a rare Ukrainian gay pride march and their nationalist foes. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Poroshenko voice deep concern about fighting in Ukraine ahead of G7 summit
    Jun07

    Obama, Poroshenko voice deep concern about fighting in Ukraine ahead of G7 summit

    US President Barack Obama and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Friday expressed their “deep concern” about the recent violence in eastern Ukraine and called on Russia to abide by a ceasefire accord reached in February. …read more Source: Global...

    Japan, Canada leaders visit Kiev ahead of talks without Putin
    Jun06

    Japan, Canada leaders visit Kiev ahead of talks without Putin

    KIEV – The leaders of Japan and Canada made a point Saturday of dropping by Kiev on the eve of a major leadership summit from which Russia has been barred over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West
    Jun06

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West

    “Only a sick person — and even then only in his sleep — can imagine that Russia would suddenly attack NATO.”Putin’s fansFighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCEBust of Putin as Roman emperor unveiled near St.PetersburgVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law...

    Russian, Dutch ministers discuss prosecuting MH17 culprits
    Jun06

    Russian, Dutch ministers discuss prosecuting MH17 culprits

    MOSCOW: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders on Friday to discuss catching and prosecuting those who shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, Moscow said. In Moscow, they also discussed “current issues of international importance, including the situation in the Middle East and...

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev, Ukraine
    Jun06

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev, Ukraine

    Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. On Friday the organisers for ‘KyivPride2015’ said the march along the Dnipro river would go ahead despite warnings from city mayor Vitaly Klitschko, who advised the event be cancelled...

    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader
    Jun06

    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

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