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Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election
Jul07

Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election

HAMBURG – At long last face to face, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced confidence Friday that their historic first meeting would pave the way for a positive trajectory for their two countries. If thornier issues like election meddling came up in their two-hours-plus meeting, they discussed them only in private. In...

Finance: Geopolitical risk is creeping back into the markets
Jul07

Finance: Geopolitical risk is creeping back into the markets

Geopolitical risk indices are at elevated levels relative to the last 100 years, driven by geopolitical threats and terrorist risk. Geopolitical risk has been creeping back into the markets. Most recently, we’ve seen a flurry of headlines about the situations in North Korea and Qatar, and there are unknowns about the state of US-Russia...

Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On
Jul07

Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On

The Russian Federation’s Investigative Committee is not taking the assault lying down — in a statement, the body said it will attempt to prosecute the perpetrators with using banned methods and means of warfare, under Part 1 st.356 of the Russian Criminal Code. In the attack, Ukrainian troops carried out artillery strikes on civilian areas...

PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time
Jul07

PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time

Hamburg, Germany – With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of US outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

Trump Encounters Putin for First Time, Talks with Peña Nieto
Jul07

Trump Encounters Putin for First Time, Talks with Peña Nieto

With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and Putin were seen...

Politics: That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel
Jul07

Politics: That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel

"He's afraid of his own weakness." Throughout their relationship as world leaders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shared an understanding. After all, Putin served as a KGB officer in Germany from 1985 to 1990. “When Putin and Merkel meet, they sometimes speak in German (he’s...

All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit
Jul07

All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit

Hamburg – After weeks of build-up, President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a sit-down that will be shadowed by the investigations into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Moscow during last year’s presidential election. The leaders are expected to delve into a series of...

Trump-Putin in first showdown at fractious G20 summit
Jul07

Trump-Putin in first showdown at fractious G20 summit

The first encounter between property tycoon Donald Trump and former KGB agent Vladimir Putin will be dissected frame by frame © AFP / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEVHamburg, Germany, Jul 7 – US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin were to meet Friday for the first time in a highly-awaited encounter at a G20 summit marred by divisive...

US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial
Jul07

US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States welcomed a decision by the Joint Investigation Team to grant the Netherlands the opportunity to hold trials for the case of the Malaysian Boeing MH17 crash in Ukraine in 2014, the US State Department said in a press release. “The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team...

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...

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