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    EU to consider more sanctions against Russia
    Nov15

    EU to consider more sanctions against Russia

    European foreign ministers are considering further sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine situation, European Council (EC) President Herman Van Rompuy said on Saturday. …read more Source: China...

    Russina chill permeates G20 summit
    Nov15

    Russina chill permeates G20 summit

    BRISBANE (AFP) – Russias Cold War-style standoff with the West sent a chill through G20 talks aimed at heating up the world economy on Saturday as leaders kicked off a summit in Australia.Global warming also emerged as a focus for leaders including Barack Obama, Russias Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping of China, posing another distraction for...

    Europe steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine at G20 meeting
    Nov15

    Europe steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine at G20 meeting

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) – Europe’s foreign ministers will meet on Monday to assess the situation in Ukraine and whether further steps including additional sanctions were needed against Russia, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Hostile G20 kicks off with mixed agenda
    Nov15

    Hostile G20 kicks off with mixed agenda

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will face hostile Western leaders around the table at the G20 Saturday, having been accused of being a bully and harbouring tsarist ambitions in the ill-tempered build up to the gathering of world statesmen.G20 leaders representing the bulk of the worlds economic and diplomatic...

    Euro pushes higher as eurozone avoids recession in Q3
    Nov15

    Euro pushes higher as eurozone avoids recession in Q3

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The euro gained against the dollar Friday helped by slightly improved growth numbers for the eurozone that showed the region still avoiding a new recession. Official data showed France and Germany narrowly avoided a new recession in the third quarter, while the broader 18-nation eurozone also faces anemic growth with just a...

    Territorial row
    Nov14

    Territorial row

    How one of the region’s lingering territorial disputes can come to an end Japan’s neighbourhood is intractable. Cold War legacy severely affects it even today. It has been confronting with post-war territorial disputes with the Russian Federation, China, and South Korea. These thee disputes have an historical legacy. None of the...

    Ukraine, Russia main issues as leaders gather for G20
    Nov14

    Ukraine, Russia main issues as leaders gather for G20

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is welcomed by Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey in Brisbane Friday. (Source: AP) A showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely at the G20 summit in Australia starting Saturday, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. Ukraine has accused...

    G20 summit set for showdown between Western leaders and Putin
    Nov14

    G20 summit set for showdown between Western leaders and Putin

    A showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely at the G20 summit which starts in Australia today, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine's PM says main task is to build army to stop Russia
    Nov14

    Ukraine's PM says main task is to build army to stop Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top priority is to build an army strong enough to stop Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday, as he made recommendations for top positions in a new coalition government. …read more Source: The...

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully
    Nov14

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully

    Vladimir Putin faces an icy reception at the G20 summit with Britain’s David Cameron telling the Russian leader to stop bullying smaller states and Australia’s Tony Abbott accusing him of trying to relive the “lost glories of tsarism”. The Russian president was due in Brisbane later Friday for the weekend summit of world powers at a...

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