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    Russia warns US over weapons on border
    Jun15

    Russia warns US over weapons on border

    Moscow warns of retaliation if US carries out plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border ||| Moscow/Warsaw – A plan by Washington to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border would be the most aggressive US act since the Cold War, and Moscow would retaliate by beefing up its...

    Putin meets Pope in Italy
    Jun11

    Putin meets Pope in Italy

    Pope Francis has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine. ||| Rome – Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy on Wednesday to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine.After telling Italian premier...

    Many airlines still struggling – IATA boss
    Jun09

    Many airlines still struggling – IATA boss

    North America is leading the airline industry in profits while much of the world still struggles. ||| Miami – As fuel prices drop and more planes fly filled to capacity, North America is leading the airline industry in profits while much of the world still struggles, officials said on Monday.Airlines are projected to make $29.3 billion in...

    Pledge on carbon fuels caps G7 talks
    Jun09

    Pledge on carbon fuels caps G7 talks

    G7 leaders have taken a major step in the battle against global warming after their summit in Germany. ||| Kruen, Germany – Leaders of the world’s major industrial democracies resolved on Monday to wean their energy-hungry economies off carbon fuels, marking a major step in the battle against global warming that raises the chances of...

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report
    Jun08

    Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report

    Russia has refused to sign off on the UN nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s Sevastopol as being in Ukraine. ||| Vienna – Russia has refused to sign off on the UN nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document lists a nuclear reactor near Crimea’s...

    Obama samples beer and weisswurst
    Jun08

    Obama samples beer and weisswurst

    Before the serious business of the G7 summit, US President Barack Obama chatted with a few Bavarians. ||| Kruen, Germany – Joking that he wanted to buy a pair of lederhosen leather shorts, US President Barack Obama drank beer and mixed with Bavarians in a light-hearted start to his trip to Germany, before turning to more serious talks on...

    Dutch foreign minister eyes MH17 prosecution
    Jun05

    Dutch foreign minister eyes MH17 prosecution

    Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders will discuss efforts with Moscow to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. ||| Amsterdam – Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders will discuss efforts to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 while in Moscow on Friday, his office said in a...

    G7 must act to prevent deaths, say charities
    Jun05

    G7 must act to prevent deaths, say charities

    Many aid agencies are using the G7 to lobby world leaders for resources in a critical year for development. ||| London – The survival of 17 000 children and 800 mothers is at stake every day unless the world’s top industrialised nations, set to meet in Germany, muster the political will and money to end preventable maternal and infant...

    Ukraine warns of Russia invasion threat
    Jun04

    Ukraine warns of Russia invasion threat

    Ukraine’s president has told his military to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed...

    IMF sees signs of stability in Ukraine
    Jun01

    IMF sees signs of stability in Ukraine

    IMF mission chief Nikolay Gueorguiev has delivered an upbeat assessment of Ukraine’s reform progress. ||| Kiev – The head of an International Monetary Fund team visiting Ukraine gave a positive assessment of progress by Kiev on reform on Sunday and said there would be further discussion on loans that the near-bankrupt country badly...

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