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    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion
    Jun08

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion

    Truck carrying Ukrainian troopers hits landmine in the east, killing seven soldiers. …read more Source:...

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn
    Jun08

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn

    By Andrew Osborn British Prime Minister David Cameron tripped up over Europe at a summit of the Group of Seven Industrial nations (G7), appearing to issue an ultimatum to his own ministers over the EU only to swiftly withdraw it, saying he had been misunderstood. The debacle was Cameron’s first serious setback since he was re-elected a...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman
    Jun08

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman

    At least seven Ukrainian servicemen died on Monday when their truck hit a mine planted by pro-Russian insurgents in the war-torn country’s separatist east, a Kiev military spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: The Daily...

    G7 leaders wrap up summit with pledges and warnings
    Jun08

    G7 leaders wrap up summit with pledges and warnings

    Ukraine crisis, global security threats, climate change and Greek economy dominated two-day meeting in Bavarian Alps. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    Ukraine’s defense minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”. Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks troops...

    G-7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action
    Jun08

    G-7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action

    World leaders warned Russia June 8 that it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Obama urges EU leaders to stand up to Russia
    Jun08

    Obama urges EU leaders to stand up to Russia

    The US president has urged leaders of the G7 industrial nations to stand up against “Russian aggression” in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    The White House says President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande are in agreement on some of the world’s vexing problems, including Russia’s actions in Ukraine and keeping Iran from developing nuclear weapons. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G7 meeting

    After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says nothing new in tough G7 line on Russia
    Jun08

    Kremlin says nothing new in tough G7 line on Russia

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a news conference after a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei in Moscow, Russia, on June 8, 2015. (Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev) Moscow, Reuters—Russia said on Monday it saw nothing new in the tough line taken by leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) on Moscow over sanctions and...

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