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    Heavy shelling rocks rebel-held Donetsk in east Ukraine
    Nov16

    Heavy shelling rocks rebel-held Donetsk in east Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Fresh volleys of artillery fire were heard across many parts of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, a Ukrainian government statement said, after Kiev warned again of rebel preparations for a fresh offensive. …read more Source: The...

    German economy minister rejects tougher sanctions on Russia
    Nov16

    German economy minister rejects tougher sanctions on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday he does not believe tighter sanctions against Russia will help resolve the Ukraine crisis even though Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the European Union is considering further sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    Putin yawns off Western baiting at G20
    Nov16

    Putin yawns off Western baiting at G20

    Vladimir Putin Abbott insists having robust discussions with Russian president on summit sidelines BRISBANE, Australia: A weary Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday shrugged off a new barrage of Western fire over Ukraine at a G20 summit where the world’s most powerful leaders vowed to heat up the cooling global economy. Host Tony...

    Ukraine cuts off rebel east as fighting rumbles on
    Nov16

    Ukraine cuts off rebel east as fighting rumbles on

    KIEV: Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree Saturday ordering the withdrawal of all state services from rebel-held eastern regions, a further acknowledgement that the Kremlin-backed statelets are effectively breaking away. The latest move towards splintering the war-torn ex-Soviet country came after fresh clashes between...

    Removal of MH17 wreckage starts in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Nov16

    Removal of MH17 wreckage starts in rebel-held east Ukraine

    Members of the Dutch investigation team watch as parts of the wreckage of the MH17 are removed and loaded onto a truck at the crash site near the village of Grabove in eastern Ukraine. — AFP photo GRABOVE, Ukraine: Work began yesterday to remove the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, four...

    Clash within civilisations
    Nov16

    Clash within civilisations

    Was Huntington wrong? When Samuel P Huntington in the year 1996 proposed the idea of ‘clash of civilisations’, it, though being controversial, became immensely popular in political and academic circles. He presented the idea that conflicts in post-Cold War world order would be on the basis of civilisational differences. Huntington defined...

    British PM urges Russia to stop meddling in Ukraine or face further sanctions.
    Nov16

    British PM urges Russia to stop meddling in Ukraine or face further sanctions.

    Western nations sent in G-8 Summit in Australia warned to impose more sanctions on Russia if it did not stop interference in Ukraine. President Obama said Russia’s isolation would deepen if it refused to change its course and violate international law by providing heavy arms to separatists in Ukraine. British Prime Minister David Cameron...

    G-20 leaders agree on USD 2 trillion boost to growth
    Nov16

    G-20 leaders agree on USD 2 trillion boost to growth

    BRISBAINE: (AP) -Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Western leaders.The communique from the Brisbane summit...

    Putin cuts short attendance at G-20 summit amid criticism over Ukraine
    Nov16

    Putin cuts short attendance at G-20 summit amid criticism over Ukraine

    …read more Source: Kyodo...

    Russia-West tensions rise after leaders pressure Putin at G-20 summit
    Nov16

    Russia-West tensions rise after leaders pressure Putin at G-20 summit

    President Vladimir Putin’s early exit from a Group of 20 summit in Australia after an icy reception from world leaders may further stoke Russia-West tensions and lead to renewed fighting in Ukraine, analysts said. Western leaders piled huge pressure on the Russian strongman at the G-20 meeting in Brisbane, with host Prime Minister Tony...

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