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    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash
    Jul12

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. The jet was downed in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board, including 38 Australian...

    Stormy G20 ends with opt-outs for Trump on climate, trade
    Jul09

    Stormy G20 ends with opt-outs for Trump on climate, trade

    World leaders made concessions on trade and climate language to Donald Trump Saturday at the end of the most fractious and riot-hit G20 summit ever, in exchange for preserving a fragile unity of the club of major industrialised and emerging economies. But the gesture opened the door for others, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning...

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20
    Jul07

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

    Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones. What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people in Hamburg protesting against globalisation was halted as police used...

    Putin attacks sanctions, protectionism on eve of G20
    Jul06

    Putin attacks sanctions, protectionism on eve of G20

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked sanctions against his country and called for an end to trade protectionism, in an editorial published in Germany Thursday ahead of the G20 summit. Sanctions against Russia “are not just short-sighted but go against the principles of the G20 for cooperation in the interests of all countries”, Putin wrote...

    Trump walks diplomatic tightrope in first Putin encounter
    Jul05

    Trump walks diplomatic tightrope in first Putin encounter

    It was a constant refrain on the campaign trail for Donald Trump in his quest for the US presidency: “We’re going to have a great relationship with Putin and Russia.” Now, weighed down by claims that Moscow helped put him in the White House, Trump is set to finally meet his Russian counterpart in an encounter fraught with potential danger...

    Trump, world leaders head to G20 summit under North Korea shadow
    Jul05

    Trump, world leaders head to G20 summit under North Korea shadow

    US President Donald Trump meets other world leaders at Germany’s G20 summit from Friday, with North Korea’s first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile casting a long shadow over the gathering at the heavily-fortified venue. The rising global threat posed by Pyongyang is likely to see conflicts over climate and...

    Serena’s absence leaves vacuum in women’s game
    Jul01

    Serena’s absence leaves vacuum in women’s game

    Brad Gilbert reckons 40 women have a shot at the Wimbledon title which, depending on which side of the fence you stand, means either the WTA Tour is blessed with extraordinary depth or chronically short of capable understudies for Serena Williams. Its supporters will say the unpredictability adds to the spectacle, while detractors will point to...

    Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit
    Jun23

    Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble. Under pressure from all sides since losing her parliamentary majority in the June 8 vote, May held out an apparent olive branch on the uncertain fate of three...

    May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit
    Jun22

    May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit

    Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Thursday to convince European leaders she can still push through Brexit despite being badly weakened by an election bet that turned sour. The two-day Brussels summit marks the debut of French President Emmanuel Macron, the figurehead of a renewed confidence among the remaining 27 states that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House described as a...

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