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    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’
    Oct19

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s “flattery” of Russia’s Vladimir Putin as “unprecedented” and “out of step” with both Democrats and rank-and-file Republicans. The Republican presidential nominee has repeatedly voiced admiration for the Russian president — notably calling him a better leader than...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    BERLIN (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focussing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlins strategy in Ukraine and Syria.The meeting — the first in a year between the Russian, German, French and Ukrainian leaders — will evaluate the implementation of...

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center
    Oct19

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center

    Pedestrians pause to take in the towering gold spires of Russia’s latest export, sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tape still fences off the gleaming white complex that houses an Orthodox cathedral, cultural center and school. Yet even before its inauguration Wednesday, the new $187 million Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center...

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already looking past Nov. 8 and is plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump.The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants to be...

    Merkel expects ‘no wonders’ from four-way Ukraine talks
    Oct19

    Merkel expects ‘no wonders’ from four-way Ukraine talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that “no wonders” should be expected at talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine which she will host today with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine. Other top officials, including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, also dampened expectations of any breakthrough at the talks in Berlin on...

    Poroshenko ‘not   optimistic’ about   Berlin summit
    Oct18

    Poroshenko ‘not optimistic’ about Berlin summit

    Oslo: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he did not have “very high expectations” ahead of a Berlin summit called to discuss peace efforts in his country. “Let’s not have very high expectations on this meeting,” Poroshenko told a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in Oslo. “Am I optimistic...

    Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’: Obama
    Oct18

    Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’: Obama

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Donald Trumps flattery of Russias Vladimir Putin as unprecedented and out of step with both Democrats and rank-and-file Republicans.The Republican presidential nominee has repeatedly voiced admiration for the Russian president — notably calling him a better leader than...

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama tells Trump to ‘stop whining’
    Oct18

    Obama tells Trump to ‘stop whining’

    President Barack Obama yesterday slapped down Donald Trump’s claim that the 2016 presidential race is rigged, telling the Republican to “stop whining” and get on with his campaign.In language normally reserved for chastising a stroppy teenager, Obama discarded diplomatic decorum and skewered the mogul from the Rose Garden in front of...