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    Obama says will press China on trade and Russia on Ukraine
    Dec12

    Obama says will press China on trade and Russia on Ukraine

    Obama addresses foreign policy issues concerning China, Russia and SyriaChina defies U.S. call to stop island project in South China SeaU.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions despite Ukraine ceasefireEU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vagueU.S. to monitor South China Sea for de-escalation after China rebuffRussia condemns...

    Two more MH17 crash victims identified
    Dec12

    Two more MH17 crash victims identified

    Two more victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine have been identified, raising the total number of identified victims to 294, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice announced on Thursday. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine president pleads with Russia to withdraw
    Dec12

    Ukraine president pleads with Russia to withdraw

    SYDNEY – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border, saying it would lead to almost immediate peace. His comments came as a day-old ceasefire that aims to end eight months of brutal war in the east of Ukraine largely held along the bloodied frontline on...

    2014, the year when borders were thrown into question
    Dec12

    2014, the year when borders were thrown into question

    Marianne BARRIAUX, Valérie LEROUX – Borders are supposed to be sacrosanct the world over but 2014 saw boundaries in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria thrown into question, raising fears of a new world order. Yet experts say such concerns are overblown. Russia’s quick-fire annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March drew a chorus of...

    Crimean leader slips into India during Putin visit
    Dec12

    Crimean leader slips into India during Putin visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters): The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, visited India on Thursday as a member of President Vladimir Putin’s summit delegation, in a move likely to provoke the West. India does not back Western sanctions against Russia, but the unofficial trip by Sergey Aksyonov could spoil the mood before...

    US ‘Troubled’ by Reports of Crimean Leader’s India Visit
    Dec12

    US ‘Troubled’ by Reports of Crimean Leader’s India Visit

    The United States is “troubled” by the reports of the ‘Head of the Republic of Crimea’ accompanying Russian President Vladimir Putin to India. …read more Source:...

    Modi to Putin: Russia to Stay India’s Top Defense Partner
    Dec12

    Modi to Putin: Russia to Stay India’s Top Defense Partner

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India’s top defense supplier, even though New Delhi’s options had improved since the end of the Cold War. Modi spoke after a one-day summit that sought to revive a relationship that peaked in the Soviet era, while the two sides signed...

    Ukraine truce under pressure as Europe raises Russia fears
    Dec12

    Ukraine truce under pressure as Europe raises Russia fears

    A three-day-old cease-fire in eastern Ukraine was under pressure on Thursday after three government soldiers were killed, while European nations raised new fears about Russia’s “unprecedented” military buildup. On some parts of the front line, there appeared to be a determined effort to keep the shaky truce from collapsing. Government...

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties
    Dec11

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties

    In this record photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin takes partial in a live promote national phone-in in Moscow Apr 17, 2014. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will reason talks Thursday with India’s new primary apportion as his sanctions-hit nation seeks to strengthen energy, counterclaim and vital ties...

    Yatseniuk Urges International Donor Conference
    Dec11

    Yatseniuk Urges International Donor Conference

    KYIV – Ukraine risks defaulting on its debt unless Western donors come up with more funds on top of the financial aid already promised, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday. A year of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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