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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Ukraine rebels hinder border monitors as new armed columns appear
    Nov14

    Ukraine rebels hinder border monitors as new armed columns appear

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – International monitors deployed along the Russian border in eastern Ukraine say their drones were shot at and jammed days before new columns of unmarked soldiers and weapons, said by the West to be Russian, were seen in the rebel-held territory this week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says army able to repel attack if needed
    Nov14

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says army able to repel attack if needed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday there was “no reason to panic” over the situation in rebellious eastern regions and that the army had sufficient resources to fend off an attack if a fragile ceasefire deal crumbles. …read more Source: The...

    EU hopeful Serbia hosts military drill with Russia
    Nov14

    EU hopeful Serbia hosts military drill with Russia

    NIKINCI Serbia (Reuters) – Russian soldiers parachuted into open fields in western Serbia on Friday as part of an unprecedented joint military drill that has stirred controversy in the European Union candidate-country given the West-Russia standoff over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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