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    Myanmar Hosts Biggest Cast of World Leaders Since Reforms
    Nov13

    Myanmar Hosts Biggest Cast of World Leaders Since Reforms

    Naypyidaw. Myanmar welcomed on Wednesday its biggest gathering of world leaders since shedding junta rule but concerns over the pace of democratic reforms are expected to surface at the two-day event featuring US President Barack Obama. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and East Asia summits, held in the purpose-built capital of...

    Boost pressure on Russia over Ukraine, US tells UN council
    Nov13

    Boost pressure on Russia over Ukraine, US tells UN council

    US told UNSC there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine. The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbour. The 15-member council...

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights
    Nov13

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military force even as Moscow continues to spar with the West over its intervention in Ukraine. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the … …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World › For 26th time, U.N. has emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Nov13

    World › For 26th time, U.N. has emergency meeting on Ukraine

    The U.N. Security Council met for the 26th time in emergency session on Ukraine as the U.N. warned of a possible return to “full-scale fighting” in the rebel-held east. Wednesday’s meeting came hours after NATO’s top commander said new columns of Russian troops and tanks have rolled into eastern Ukraine,… …read more...

    MH17: Human remains found at site but no wreckage recovery
    Nov13

    MH17: Human remains found at site but no wreckage recovery

    KIEV: Dutch forensic experts recovered further human remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, but said they could not yet start salvaging the wreckage. “A small team has recovered body parts at the site after pieces of the wreckage were lifted with a crane,” the Dutch defence ministry said in a statement....

    UNSC holds 26th emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Nov12

    UNSC holds 26th emergency meeting on Ukraine

    The UNSC is holding its 26th emergency session on Ukraine amid worries about a renewal of full-scale conflict. The UN Security Council is holding its 26th emergency session on Ukraine amid worries about a renewal of full-scale conflict in the rebel-held east. Wednesday’s meeting comes hours after NATO’s top commander said new columns...

    Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico
    Nov12

    Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

    Russia’s long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine. A statement from Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu came as NATO’s chief commander accused Moscow of sending new...

    UN warns full-scale combat may return to east Ukraine
    Nov12

    UN warns full-scale combat may return to east Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) – A senior UN official warned Wednesday that open warfare may erupt once more in eastern Ukraine, following reports of Russian tanks and troops crossing the border. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine
    Nov12

    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine

    “We are deeply concerned by the possibility of a return to full-scale fighting,” Assistant Secretary-General Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. …read more Source: Channel...

    Human remains found at MH17 site but no wreckage recovery
    Nov12

    Human remains found at MH17 site but no wreckage recovery

    The site of the crash in Ukraine. (Source: AP) Dutch forensic experts recovered further human remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine today, but said they could not yet start salvaging the wreckage. “A small team has recovered body parts at the site after pieces of the wreckage were lifted with a crane,” the Dutch...

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