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    MH17 victims remembered in Amsterdam ceremony – video
    Nov10

    MH17 victims remembered in Amsterdam ceremony – video

    Friends and relatives of those who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine remember the dead in a ceremony in Amsterdam. The Dutch prime minister spoke, along with some of those left behind following the tragedy. All 298 people on board the plane died after a Russian separatist missile allegedly hit the flight, bound for Kuala...

    Cameron warns Putin against ripping up international rulebook over Ukraine
    Nov10

    Cameron warns Putin against ripping up international rulebook over Ukraine

    British PM promises to warn Russian president of consequences when two leaders meet at G20 summit in AustraliaDavid Cameron has cautioned Vladimir Putin against ripping up the international rulebook by destabilising Ukraine and promised to warn the Russian president of the long-term economic consequences if he pursued this course when the two...

    Obama indicates US may ask Australia for more help to combat Isis in Iraq
    Nov10

    Obama indicates US may ask Australia for more help to combat Isis in Iraq

    US president makes comments after meeting with Tony Abbott in Beijing on sidelines of Apec summitAustralia could be asked to commit more to help the fight against Islamic State (Isis) militants, US president Barack Obama has indicated after after a bilateral meeting with prime minister Tony Abbott.President Obama has recently authorised the...

    Tony Abbott steps back from promise to shirtfront Vladimir Putin over MH17
    Nov10

    Tony Abbott steps back from promise to shirtfront Vladimir Putin over MH17

    PM says talks with Russian leader over downing of Malaysia Airlines flight only part of Australias Apec and G20 agendaThe Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, has stepped back from his earlier promise to shirtfront the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, over Moscows response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, saying that the...

    Stakes are high as US plays the oil card against Iran and Russia | Larry Elliott
    Nov09

    Stakes are high as US plays the oil card against Iran and Russia | Larry Elliott

    Washington is trying to drive down prices by flooding the market with crude but risks collateral damage to its own shale industryImagine that at the start of 2014 you were an investor who liked to dabble in the commodity markets. You could sniff something going seriously wrong in Ukraine and you were alarmed by early reports of groups of...

    At least the last cold war was a clash of ideologies  now there are no big ideas | Zoe Williams
    Nov09

    At least the last cold war was a clash of ideologies now there are no big ideas | Zoe Williams

    The standoff between Russia and the west, that Gorbachev warns us about, feels at times like a petulant Twitter spat. Except its still deadly seriousIs it shocking to hear Mikhail Gorbachev say were on the brink of a new cold war? Or somehow reassuring, a familiar figure giving a familiar name to a familiar problem? Commemorating the fall of the...

    Mikhail Gorbachev warns of new Cold War over Ukraine
    Nov08

    Mikhail Gorbachev warns of new Cold War over Ukraine

    Former Soviet Union leader says tensions between US and Russia should be kept under controlMikhail Gorbachev has warned that tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new Cold War.The former leader of the Soviet Union said: We must make sure that we get the tensions that have arisen recently under...

    Tony Abbott says he’ll take strong message about MH17 to Vladimir Putin
    Nov08

    Tony Abbott says he’ll take strong message about MH17 to Vladimir Putin

    Australias prime minister vows to have a robust conversation with the Russian president at the Apec summit Australias prime minister, Tony Abbott, has vowed to have a robust conversation with Vladimir Putin at the Apec summit to ensure the Russian president guarantees hes doing everything possible to assist investigations into the MH17...

    Tony Abbott to meet with Vladimir Putin at APEC summit, Kremlin says
    Nov08

    Tony Abbott to meet with Vladimir Putin at APEC summit, Kremlin says

    Russian presidents top adviser says the two leaders will have a short meeting in Beijing on Tuesday, where Abbott is expected to discuss the downing of MH17 The Kremlin has confirmed that Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will hold formal talks with Tony Abbott in Beijing, but says the meeting will be short.The confirmation follows hints from...

    Putin has defended the Nazi-Soviet pact. Time for the west to wake up | Linas Linkeviius
    Nov07

    Putin has defended the Nazi-Soviet pact. Time for the west to wake up | Linas Linkeviius

    It was the pact that led to world war two. Western democracies must no longer turn a blind eye to Putin the aggressorMany historic anniversaries are being celebrated this year in a rather grim security environment. They invoke spooky allusions to the past and invite us to draw lessons from them. But not everyone, obviously.Vladimir Putin has...

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