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    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’
    Nov26

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’

    France on Tuesday pushed back “until further notice” the delivery of a controversial warship to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking a measured initial response from Moscow. President Francois Hollande said in a statement that the “current situation in eastern Ukraine still does not allow for the delivery of the first” of two...

    Russia’s new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful
    Nov26

    Russia’s new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful

    Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. (Source: AP photo) Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow has long-supported Assad, including with arms supplies for Syria, but he...

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin
    Nov26

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Leaders show mettle post-G20 meeting
    Nov26

    Leaders show mettle post-G20 meeting

    Citing lack of sleep Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 early as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed business deals only a day after the Brisbane summit.Behind the facade of world leaders’ photo ops lurk their strategies on the international stage. Putin’s early exit is like a...

    7 killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting
    Nov26

    7 killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting

    Intense fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine killed seven people over the past 24 hours, authorities said Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine, Russia agree on nuclear fuel supply in 2015-2016
    Nov26

    Ukraine, Russia agree on nuclear fuel supply in 2015-2016

    Ukraine’s state unclear power company Energoatom has reached an agreement with Russian state-owned fuel company TVEL on supplies of nuclear fuel for the former’s reactors within the next two years, an official said here Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU extends sanctions relief on Iran
    Nov26

    EU extends sanctions relief on Iran

    The European Council here on Tuesday said it has extended until June 30, 2015 the suspension of EU sanctions specified in last year’s Joint Plan of Action agreed by P5+1 and Iran. …read more Source:...

    Ending the Crimea stalemate
    Nov26

    Ending the Crimea stalemate

    Ardjan Langedijk This year has seen unprecedented events in Ukraine, not least the annexation of Crimea by Russia in March. Ukraine and Russia have been at odds ever since over the status of the peninsula. The international community has not acknowledged the changed status of Crimea or recognized the March referendum as legal. The situation...

    EU extends sanctions relief on Iran
    Nov26

    EU extends sanctions relief on Iran

    The European Council here on Tuesday said it has extended until June 30, 2015 the suspension of EU sanctions specified in last year’s Joint Plan of Action agreed by P5+1 and Iran. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    French President Francois Hollande delays delivery of warship to Russia
    Nov25

    French President Francois Hollande delays delivery of warship to Russia

    France pushed back “until further notice” the delivery of a controversial warship to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking a measured initial response from Moscow. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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