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    White House says open to legislation toughening Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    White House says open to legislation toughening Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON: The White House said on Sunday it was open to legislation toughening sanctions on Russia as momentum increased in the US Congress for stronger action against Moscow.Two US senators said they believe the legislation that allows for new sanctions against Russia would pass with enough votes to override a veto should US President Donald...

    EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions
    Jul23

    EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS: The European Union sounded an alarm on Saturday about moves in the US Congress to step up US sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences.In a statement by a spokeswoman after Republicans and Democrats in the US Congress reached a deal that could see new...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?

    Pro-Russian rebels march in the centre of Donetsk during the WWII Victory Day parade/AFPKIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory.Ukraine´s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea...

    On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil ‘living memorial’
    Jul18

    On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil ‘living memorial’

    Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones.A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia
    Jul10

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia

    US President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to work “constructively” with Russia, including on cyber security, despite confronting Vladimir Putin over alleged meddling in last year’s American elections.While ruling out easing sanctions so long as the two countries remain at odds over Syria and Ukraine, Trump said it was time...

    US isolated on climate at summit of world leaders
    Jul09

    US isolated on climate at summit of world leaders

    US President Donald Trump stands beside his chair at the G20 leaders’ summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz HAMBURG: Leaders from the world’s leading economies broke with US President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to...

    Trump, Putin hold first meeting at protest-marred G20 summit
    Jul07

    Trump, Putin hold first meeting at protest-marred G20 summit

    HAMBURG: US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin held their first face-to-face meeting Friday at a G20 summit marred by violent protests and a rift between America and its Western allies over climate change and trade.”We look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for Russia, for the United States and for...

    Trump blasts Russia, warns future of the West at stake
    Jul07

    Trump blasts Russia, warns future of the West at stake

    US President Donald Trump warned that the future of the West was at risk and lashed out at Russia and North Korea on Thursday at the start of a high-stakes trip to Europe.In key US ally Poland on the first leg of the trip, he accused Russia of “destabilising” action in Ukraine and warned North Korea it faced “consequences”...

    Clashes at G20 protest as Merkel seeks consensus
    Jul07

    Clashes at G20 protest as Merkel seeks consensus

    HAMBURG: Protesters threw bottles and torched cars, injuring seven police officers, before a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday, tarnishing the start of a meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes will cement her role as a stateswoman as she seeks re-election in September.Merkel, who is campaigning for a fourth term, can ill afford images of chaos...

    Merkel, Turkey’s Erdogan to hold talks on sidelines of G20
    Jul05

    Merkel, Turkey’s Erdogan to hold talks on sidelines of G20

    File PhotoBERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of a summit of G20 leading economies starting on Friday in the German port of Hamburg, her spokesperson said on Wednesday.Relations between the NATO partners have soured in the last few months. On Tuesday, Turkey condemned as...

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