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    [Ticker] Putin calls for global anti-IS alliance
    Sep28

    [Ticker] Putin calls for global anti-IS alliance

    Russian leader Putin at the UN Monday called for a “broad” anti-IS coalition, modelled on the “anti-Hitler” alliance in WWII. He blamed the West for destabilising the Middle East by toppling leaders in Iraq and Libya. He also blamed it for the “coup” and “civil war” in Ukraine. …read more...

    Obama stokes tensions with Russia as he blasts Putin over Crimea and calls Assad a tyrant
    Sep28

    Obama stokes tensions with Russia as he blasts Putin over Crimea and calls Assad a tyrant

    BARACK OBAMA has today risked stoking diplomatic tensions with Russia following a speech at the United Nations in which he attacked Moscow’s stance on Syria. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] China urges respect for ‘territorial integrity’
    Sep28

    [Ticker] China urges respect for ‘territorial integrity’

    Chinese leader XI Jinping told the UN “big” countries should not “bully the small”. He said the “territorial integrity of all countries is inviolable and their internal affairs should not be subject to interference”. The remarks come amid debate on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and on international...

    [Ticker] Poland calls for protection of Christians in Middle East
    Sep28

    [Ticker] Poland calls for protection of Christians in Middle East

    Polish president Andrzej Duda told the UN in New York Monday more must be done to protect Christian and Yazidi minorities in the Middle East. He alluded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by extolling the importance of rule of law in international relations, but didn’t mention Ukraine directly. …read more Source:...

    Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney — and Trump
    Sep28

    Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney — and Trump

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Barack Obama took repeated swipes at Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney and even Donald Trump, without mentioning them by name, in an address to the United Nations on Monday, holding them up as examples of forces playing off fears and attempting to pull the country and world backward. Putin was a particular focus for...

    [Ticker] Obama ‘ready to work’ with Russia on Syria
    Sep28

    [Ticker] Obama ‘ready to work’ with Russia on Syria

    US president Obama told the UN Monday “the US is ready to work with any country, including Russia and Iran, to resolve this [Syrian] conflict”. He didn’t mention Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Last year, he cited ebola, then Russia, then Islamic State, as the main threats to world security. …read more Source:...

    Obama Berates Russia At UN Before Putin Meeting
    Sep28

    Obama Berates Russia At UN Before Putin Meeting

    He calls for consequences on Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and says Syria’s embattled leader, a Putin ally, must go. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine talks on agenda as world leaders meet at UN in New York
    Sep28

    Ukraine talks on agenda as world leaders meet at UN in New York

    While Syria is the key talking point at this year’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, efforts to resolve the conflict in… …read more Source:...

    Russia plotting revenge against Ukraine after Kiev launches new sanctions against Moscow
    Sep28

    Russia plotting revenge against Ukraine after Kiev launches new sanctions against Moscow

    TENSIONS between Russia and Ukraine have heightened, with Russia’s government announcing it is considering banning flights from Ukraine over Russian territory. …read more Source:...

    Small demo for freeing Ukrainian pilot held at Russian Embassy
    Sep28

    Small demo for freeing Ukrainian pilot held at Russian Embassy

    About two dozen people gathered outside the Russian Embassy in Riga on Monday to picket in support of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, currently on trial in Russia for allegedly killing two journalists, BNS reported on Monday. …read more Source:...

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