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    Obama ‘Prepared to Work With’ Russia, Iran on Syria Conflict
    Sep28

    Obama ‘Prepared to Work With’ Russia, Iran on Syria Conflict

    US President Barack Obama pledges to work ‘with any nation’ to solve Ukraine, Syria conflicts. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Obama willing to work with Iran, Russia to end Syria conflict (Updated)
    Sep28

    Obama willing to work with Iran, Russia to end Syria conflict (Updated)

    The United States is willing to work with Iran and Russia to try to end the Syrian conflict, US President Barack Obama said on Monday but insisted there could not be a return to the status quo under Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Obama described Assad as a tyrant and as the chief culprit behind the...

    Obama, Putin to confront tensions on Syria, Ukraine
    Sep28

    Obama, Putin to confront tensions on Syria, Ukraine

    Face-to-face for the first time in nearly a year, Obama and Putin on Monday will confront rising tensions over Moscow’s military engagement in Syria …read more Source: Al...

    Russian envoy withdraws assertion of Polish blame for Nazi invasion
    Sep28

    Russian envoy withdraws assertion of Polish blame for Nazi invasion

    Russia’s ambassador to Poland on Monday withdrew an assertion that Poland was partially responsible for the 1939 Nazi invasion and the outbreak of World War Two – comments that stirred anger at a tense time in Polish-Russian relations. Ambassador Sergey Andreyev was summoned by the foreign ministry after telling private broadcaster TVN24 on...

    Analysis: To fix Syria and Ukraine, Obama and Putin need to go on a ‘first date’
    Sep28

    Analysis: To fix Syria and Ukraine, Obama and Putin need to go on a ‘first date’

    Many commentators worry that meeting Putin makes Obama look weak or needy. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Obama previews ‘blunt’ tone for his 7th UN address
    Sep28

    Obama previews ‘blunt’ tone for his 7th UN address

    With progress fighting ISIS moving slowly, and Russian fighters entrenched in Eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama returns to the United Nations General Assembly this week anxious to shore up international support for US plans to counter various global crises. Diplomatic wins — including the Iran nuclear deal and a thaw in US-Cuba ties— have...

    Berlusconi: Crimean referendum ‘valid’ & ‘democratic’
    Sep28

    Berlusconi: Crimean referendum ‘valid’ & ‘democratic’

    Italy’s controversial ex-PM noted that people of Crimea are happy that they are not subject to the current Ukrainian government …read more Source: World...

    War ruining Ukraine’s development hopes: president
    Sep28

    War ruining Ukraine’s development hopes: president

    Sustainable development not achievable while conflict in east rages, Petro Poroshenko tells UN …read more Source: World...

    Kerry says fighting ISIL needs to be coordinated
    Sep28

    Kerry says fighting ISIL needs to be coordinated

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has stressed the need for a coordinated effort to uproot the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group in the Middle East. “I think the critical thing is that all of the efforts need to be coordinated. This is not yet coordinated. I think we have concerns about how we are going to go forward,” he told reporters on...

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks
    Sep28

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants Monday’s planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead to better implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

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