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    Obama arrives in Beijing on Asia tour
    Nov10

    Obama arrives in Beijing on Asia tour

    BEIJING – US President Barack Obama arrived in Beijing Monday for a regional summit, his first stop on a week-long Asian diplomatic tour.Obama is due to meet new Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the morning, and then address an Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) meeting in the Chinese capital.The president descended from Air...

    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC
    Nov10

    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC

    Beijing (AFP) – World leaders including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin converge Monday in Beijing for an Asia-Pacific summit against the backdrop of a US-Russian chill and the inexorable rise of the meetings increasingly assertive host.The gathering is the biggest event yet hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who took over last year...

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; ceasefire looks in doubt
    Nov10

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; ceasefire looks in doubt

    East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements.Japan’s Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holdsUkraine says up to 200 rebels...

    Japan’s Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds
    Nov10

    Japan’s Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to play a constructive role in ensuring that a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine holds. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month, ceasefire looks in doubt
    Nov10

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month, ceasefire looks in doubt

    East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummelled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armoured column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed 4,000 people has appeared shakier...

    Berlin Wall’s tumble 25 years ago an epic blow to tyranny: Merkel
    Nov10

    Berlin Wall’s tumble 25 years ago an epic blow to tyranny: Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks in front of a sketch arrangement Bernauer Strasse in Nov 1989 during a muster opening during a commemorative in Bernauer Strasse in Berlin. PHOTO: REUTERS BERLIN: Germany outlines 25th anniversary of breaching of Cold War. Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that [it was] a singular resplendent impulse...

    Ukraine central bank to tighten currency rules to support hryvnia – Gontareva
    Nov10

    Ukraine central bank to tighten currency rules to support hryvnia – Gontareva

    Ukrainian hryvnia banknotes are seen in a photo illustration shot in Kiev, August 6, 2014. Picture taken August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Kerry meets China's biggest investors in US
    Nov10

    Kerry meets China's biggest investors in US

    AFTER discussing Ukraine with Russia’s foreign minister in Beijing and flying to a meeting on Iran’s nuclear programme, US Secretary of State John Kerry took time to meet some of China’s biggest investors in the US. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine rebels bolster front as shelling rocks stronghold
    Nov09

    Ukraine rebels bolster front as shelling rocks stronghold

    Armored convoys headed to bolster rebel positions in east Ukraine Sunday as shelling rocked separatist stronghold Donetsk and fears mounted of a return to full-scale fighting. Reflecting growing concerns, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said reports of military reinforcements in Ukraine’s separatist...

    Xi, Putin to ‘harvest a fruits’ of deepening ties
    Nov09

    Xi, Putin to ‘harvest a fruits’ of deepening ties

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Chinese reflection Xi Jinping shake hands during a signing rite during a Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Nov 9, 2014. PHOTO: AFP BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian reflection Vladimir Putin betrothed ever-closer team-work Sunday as they met for a 10th time in...

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