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    U.S. taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis: report
    Jul07

    U.S. taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis: report

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appointed Kurt Volker, the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, to serve as a special representative to Ukraine, according to a pooled media report citing State Department official R.C. Hammond. … …read more Source:...

    U.S. taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis – report
    Jul07

    U.S. taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis – report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appointed Kurt Volker, the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, to serve as a special representative to Ukraine, according to a pooled media report citing State Department official R.C. Hammond. …read more Source: The...

    Trump, Putin face off at fractious G20
    Jul07

    Trump, Putin face off at fractious G20

    HAMBURG: US President Donald Trump meets Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the first time Friday, in an eagerly awaited encounter at a G20 summit marked by the growing divide between America and its Western allies. On the eve of a face-off that carries consequences for world crises including the wars in Syria and Ukraine, Trump set the tone...

    Trump meets Putin at G20
    Jul07

    Trump meets Putin at G20

    HAMBURG: US President Donald Trump meets Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the first time Friday, in an eagerly awaited encounter at a G20 summit marked by the growing divide between America and its Western allies. On the eve of a face-off that carries consequences for world crises including the wars in Syria and Ukraine, Trump set the tone...

    Italian police arrest Ukrainian man accused of killing photojournalist
    Jul07

    Italian police arrest Ukrainian man accused of killing photojournalist

    New York, July 7, 2017—Italian authorities should fully investigate and prosecute all those responsible for the 2014 death of Italian photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli in Ukraine, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Italian police on June 30 arrested Vitaly Markiv, … …read more Source:...

    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul07

    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea

    MOSCOW – German firm Siemens said on Friday it had set up a task force to investigate reports that its turbines had been delivered to Crimea for use in Russian-built power plants. A report by Reuters published on July 5 cited three sources with… …read more Source:...

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time
    Jul07

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time

    US President Donald Trump is to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and international trade are set to dominate the...

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’
    Jul07

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’

    Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different...

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson
    Jul07

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was worried Ukrainian government reforms were faltering, citing concerns over the selection of Supreme Court judges and obstacles facing anti-graft civil society groups. Johnson made the remarks as he opened an international conference in London held to discuss the progress made in...

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20
    Jul07

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over...

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