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    Kerry meets Egypt’s Sisi to press democracy
    Oct13

    Kerry meets Egypt’s Sisi to press democracy

    CAIRO – US Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday to press the former military leader to adopt greater democratic reforms.Fresh from a day-long donors conference in Cairo which raised some US$5.4 billion (S$6.9 billion) in pledges to help the Palestinians and the Gaza Strip, Kerry was to...

    Australia PM vows to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 over MH17
    Oct13

    Australia PM vows to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 over MH17

    SYDNEY – Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday vowed to “shirtfront”, or confront, Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash over Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Abbott will confront Putin at G20 over MH17 ‘murders’
    Oct13

    Abbott will confront Putin at G20 over MH17 ‘murders’

    SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday that he would use an upcoming G20 leaders summit to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and the “murder” of Australian citizens. Allegations that the jetliner was downed by pro-Russian separatists armed with surface-to-air missiles...

    Australia PM vows to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 over MH17
    Oct13

    Australia PM vows to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 over MH17

    SYDNEY: Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday vowed to “shirtfront”, or confront, Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash over Ukraine. Australia is hosting the summit in Brisbane and there had been question marks over whether Putin would take part. But Treasurer...

    Australia PM Vows to ‘Shirtfront’ Vladimir Putin at G20 Over MH17
    Oct13

    Australia PM Vows to ‘Shirtfront’ Vladimir Putin at G20 Over MH17

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday vowed to “shirtfront”, or confront, Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Questions raised over Putin’s G20 attendance
    Oct13

    Questions raised over Putin’s G20 attendance

    Bloomberg’s Paul Allen reports on the questions surrounding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attendance at the G20 meeting in Brisbane next month. Paul Allen has more on “First Up.”Putin says ‘foolish’ sanctions will not hold back RussiaU.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions despite Ukraine ceasefireUkraine...

    Ukraine leader sacks defence minister ahead of Russia talks
    Oct13

    Ukraine leader sacks defence minister ahead of Russia talks

    President Petro Poroshenko will nominate his fourth defence minister of the year Monday, after dismissing the incumbent ahead of high-level talks with Moscow aimed at bringing peace to the Western-backed former Soviet state.Ukraine sees shelling worsen as Merkel says truce not metMH17 Ukraine crash victim found wearing oxygen mask around...

    Five countries set to join world’s ‘top table’
    Oct13

    Five countries set to join world’s ‘top table’

    UNITED NATIONS, United States – Years of campaigning for a seat at the world’s “top table” come to a head this week when elections are held to the UN Security Council, which decides on such weighty matters as sanctions, war and peace.Five seats are up for grabs in the 15-member Council, where the elected countries will...

    Ukraine defence min. resigns
    Oct13

    Ukraine defence min. resigns

    Ukrainian Defense Minister, Valery Geletey, stepped down with President Petro Poroshenko accepting his resignation officially, after fierce criticism from most political parties in the country. According to Russian news … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    Ukraine leader sacks defence minister ahead of Russia talks
    Oct13

    Ukraine leader sacks defence minister ahead of Russia talks

    KIEV – President Petro Poroshenko will nominate his fourth defence minister of the year Monday, after dismissing the incumbent ahead of high-level talks with Moscow aimed at bringing peace to the Western-backed former Soviet state.Poroshenko’s official website said he would nominate a new defence chief after “accepting the...

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