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    Obama says Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories
    Jun08

    Obama says Putin on doomed drive to recreate Soviet glories

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. 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...

    G7 Warns Russia of More Sanctions, Pledges Climate Action
    Jun08

    G7 Warns Russia of More Sanctions, Pledges Climate Action

    World leaders today warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. …read more Source:...

    G7 misses opportunity to help world’s poor and hungry: Charities
    Jun08

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

    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 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action
    Jun08

    G7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action

    World leaders on Monday warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. At a luxury retreat nestled in the picture-perfect Bavarian Alps, the leaders of the most powerful countries also tackled threats to global...

    G7 voices concern over Ukraine urges ceasefire
    Jun08

    G7 voices concern over Ukraine urges ceasefire

    The Group of Seven (G7) on Monday expressed concern over the recent increase in fighting in Ukraine, urging all sides to fully respect and implement the ceasefire and withdraw heavy weapons. The … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman
    Jun08

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – At least seven Ukrainian servicemen died on Monday when their truck hit a mine planted by pro-Russian insurgents in the war-torn country’s separatist east, a Kiev military spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia has refused to sign off on the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s Sevastopol as being in Ukraine, two diplomats present at the meeting told Reuters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Exclusive – Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia has refused to sign off on the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s Sevastopol as being in Ukraine, two diplomats present at the meeting told Reuters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    UPDATE2: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun08

    UPDATE2: G-7 opposes S. China Sea reclamation, urges Ukraine cease-fire

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Obama says Russian troops operating in Ukraine, sanctions biting
    Jun08

    Obama says Russian troops operating in Ukraine, sanctions biting

    US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Russian forces continue to operate in eastern Ukraine despite Moscow’s denials and the world’s major industrial democracies stood ready to impose significantly tougher sanctions if necessary. Obama told a news conference after a Group of Seven industrial nations’ summit in Germany...

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