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    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...

    G20 plans to boost world economy may beat target
    Nov14

    G20 plans to boost world economy may beat target

    BRISBANE: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said yesterday the plans of G20 nations to boost the world economy could beat their target of adding two percentage points to global growth by 2018, though geopolitical risks such as Ukraine and Ebola were mounting. …read more Source: New Straits...

    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...

    EU wants economic plan from Kiev before hosting donors' meeting
    Nov14

    EU wants economic plan from Kiev before hosting donors' meeting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is refusing to organise a donors’ conference to help cash-strapped Ukraine until Kiev produces a detailed blueprint for the country’s economic development, a top EU official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully
    Nov14

    Australia, Britain tell Putin to stop being a bully

    CANBERRA: British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday told Vladimir Putin to stop bullying smaller states as Australian counterpart Tony Abbott accused the Russian leader of trying to relive the ‘lost glories of tsarism’. The Russian President is due to arrive in Brisbane for the G20 summit at a time of heightened tension with host...

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