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    UK PM warns of bleak global prospects
    Nov17

    UK PM warns of bleak global prospects

    Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has offered a bleak assessment of global economic prospects. ||| London – Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has offered a bleak assessment of global economic prospects, comparing potential troubles to red warning lights on a car’s dashboard.Writing in an op-ed piece in the...

    Tit for tat? Russia boots Polish envoys
    Nov17

    Tit for tat? Russia boots Polish envoys

    Several Russian diplomats have been expelled from Poland – and Moscow has taken “adequate” measures in return. ||| Moscow – Russia said on Monday several of its diplomats had been expelled from Poland and that a number of Polish diplomats had left Russia after Moscow took “adequate” measures in return. The Russian Foreign Ministry did...

    G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economy
    Nov17

    G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economy

    G20 leaders wrapped up an annual summit yesterday with a vow to reinvigorate the global economy, but geopolitical frictions sparked anew as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed off Western anger over Ukraine. ||| Jitendra Joshi Brisbane, AustraliaGROUP of 20 (G20) leaders wrapped up an annual summit yesterday with a vow to reinvigorate the...

    Putin’s ‘beauty sleep’ trumps global issues
    Nov17

    Putin’s ‘beauty sleep’ trumps global issues

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s abrupt departure on Sunday from a testy Group of 20 (G20) summit in Australia under the pretext of having to get some sleep sparked ridicule on social media. ||| RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin’s abrupt departure on Sunday from a testy Group of 20 (G20) summit in Australia under the pretext of...

    Tokyo shares skid as Japan slips into recession
    Nov17

    Tokyo shares skid as Japan slips into recession

    Japanese stocks skidded on Monday, helping the yen rebound from a fresh seven-year low against the dollar. ||| Tokyo – Japanese stocks skidded on Monday, helping the yen rebound from a fresh seven-year low against the dollar touched after news Japan unexpectedly fell into recession in the third quarter. Meanwhile, Shanghai and Hong Kong...

    US, Europe blast Russia at G20 summit
    Nov15

    US, Europe blast Russia at G20 summit

    Obama calls Russia’s aggression against Ukraine was “appalling” and a threat to the world, while European nations threaten further sanctions against Moscow. ||| Brisbane, Australia – US President Barack Obama said on Saturday that Russia’s aggression against Ukraine was “appalling” and a threat to the world, while European...

    Putin faces icy reception in Brisbane
    Nov14

    Putin faces icy reception in Brisbane

    Tension heightened when Vladimir Putin arrived at the G20 summit with Britain’s David Cameron tell the Russian leader to stop bullying smaller states. ||| Brisbane – Vladimir Putin faces an icy reception at the G20 summit with Britain’s David Cameron telling the Russian leader to stop bullying smaller states and...

    Child killed in east Ukraine shelling
    Nov14

    Child killed in east Ukraine shelling

    A five-year old girl was killed by shelling in war-torn east Ukraine and her mother seriously wounded, officials said. ||| Kiev – A five-year old girl was killed on Friday by shelling in war-torn east Ukraine and her mother seriously wounded, Ukrainian officials said.A military spokesman in Kiev and local officials said the child was killed...

    Germany, France skirt recession
    Nov14

    Germany, France skirt recession

    The clouds over Europe appeared to lift slightly in the third quarter as the its two biggest economies both narrowly escaped a new recession. ||| Frankfurt – The clouds over Europe appeared to lift slightly in the third quarter as the its two biggest economies both narrowly escaped a new recession, official data showed on Friday. In...

    Ukraine crisis key focus at G20 summit
    Nov14

    Ukraine crisis key focus at G20 summit

    The G20 leaders summit in Australia starting is setting up as a showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. ||| Brisbane, Australia – The G20 leaders summit in Australia starting on Saturday is setting up as a showdown between Western leaders...

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