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    No sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine: NATO
    Oct17

    No sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine: NATO

    Brussels: NATO said today it saw no sign of any significant Russian pullback from Ukraine’s border, despite President Vladimir Putin ordering thousands of troops to withdraw ahead of truce talks.”We would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops on the border with Ukra.. …read more Source: India...

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17
    Oct17

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17

    THE HAGUE: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand “maximum cooperation” in the probe into doomed Malaysia flight MH17, the Dutch top politician has said. “I have just spoken to President Putin in Milan and demanded maximum cooperation in resolving the MH17 disaster,” Rutte said in a tweet, posted on...

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17: Dutch PM
    Oct17

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17: Dutch PM

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand “maximum cooperation” in the probe into doomed Malaysia flight MH17, the Dutch top politician has said.The wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near the village of Rassipnoe on October 15, 2014 -AFP photo“I have just spoken to President Putin in Milan and...

    Vladimir Putin promises not to create gas crisis in Europe
    Oct17

    Vladimir Putin promises not to create gas crisis in Europe

    Belgrade: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the country would not create a gas crisis in Europe, but would react to any attempts to steal gas from pipes that run through Ukraine.”We do not wish any kind of crisis this winter. I am absolutely responsible whe.. …read more Source: India...

    Milan summit offers Putin and Poroshenko time to talk
    Oct17

    Milan summit offers Putin and Poroshenko time to talk

    MILAN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko are looking to patch up a faltering ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolve a dispute over natural gas supplies when they meet in Milan on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    World › Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine
    Oct17

    World › Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape Russia’s worst crisis with the West since the Cold War. Putin on Friday will discuss Ukraine over breakfast with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key… …read more Source: Japan...

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, NZ, Spain win UN Council seats
    Oct17

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, NZ, Spain win UN Council seats

    UNITED NATIONS: Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from Jan. 1, 2015. The 193-member UN General Assembly elected Venezuela with 181 votes, Malaysia with 187 votes, Angola with 190 votes. All three countries campaigned unopposed for their seats after being...

    NATO sees no sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine border
    Oct17

    NATO sees no sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine border

    NATO said Thursday it saw no sign of any significant Russian pullback from Ukraine’s border, despite President Vladimir Putin ordering thousands of troops to withdraw ahead of truce talks. “We would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine, as this would be a step in the right direction. But for the […] The post...

    Venezuela, New Zealand join UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Venezuela, New Zealand join UN Security Council

    Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola and Malaysia have been elected to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, while voting continued to determine whether Turkey or Spain would join the council. Neither Turkey nor Spain got enough votes in the first or second ballot of Thursday’s election by the U.N. General Assembly’s member...

    Russia’s defense minister bristles at US comment
    Oct16

    Russia’s defense minister bristles at US comment

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has criticized a comment by the U.S. defense secretary about Russia’s military resurgence. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel issued a warning to the American armed forces on Wednesday about the need to “deal with a revisionist Russia” and its army “on NATO’s doorstep.”...

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