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    Russia’s Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan: Media
    Dec13

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan: Media

    December 13, 2016 3:43 PMTOKYO (REUTERS) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Western sanctions imposed after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea are an obstacle to talks on a peace treaty with Japan, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday (Dec 13). …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia's Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan – media
    Dec13

    Russia's Putin says Western sanctions an obstacle to talks with Japan – media

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Western sanctions imposed after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea are an obstacle to talks on a peace treaty with Japan, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Trump picks ExxonMobil chief as secretary of state: reports
    Dec13

    Trump picks ExxonMobil chief as secretary of state: reports

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump has tapped ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, US media reported late Monday, setting up what will likely be contentious confirmation hearings over the oilman’s ties to Russia.I will be making my announcement on the next Secretary of State tomorrow morning, Trump...

    Trump Choice of Tillerson as Secretary of State Sets Up Fight
    Dec13

    Trump Choice of Tillerson as Secretary of State Sets Up Fight

    President-elect Donald Trump plans on Tuesday to nominate Exxon Mobil Corp. chief Rex Tillerson for U.S. secretary of state, setting off a confirmation fight that puts the oilman’s ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin — and Trump’s own — in the spotlight. The nomination is sure to spark a high-profile battle in the...

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to meet in an attempt to resolve the countries’ dispute over the Kuril islands. – AFP Photo MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute...

    Trump names ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports
    Dec13

    Trump names ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports

    Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon’s expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU to seek quick Brexit at dinner meeting without U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May
    Dec13

    EU to seek quick Brexit at dinner meeting without U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be left out in the cold as her European counterparts have dinner without her in Brussels this week to push for a quick Brexit. All the EU leaders including May will discuss key issues, including sanctions against Russia, Ukraine and Syria at the one day-summit on Thursday, as well […] The post EU to seek...

    Syrian army says battle for Aleppo in ?final phase?
    Dec13

    Syrian army says battle for Aleppo in ?final phase?

    ALEPPO: The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its “final phase” Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances. President Bashar al-Assad´s forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said, and...

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets

    MOSCOW (AP) — As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In...

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports
    Dec13

    Trump names Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state: Reports

    Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon’s expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

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