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    Russian leader Putin, due for talks in Japan, is late again
    Dec15

    Russian leader Putin, due for talks in Japan, is late again

    NAGATO, Japan (AP) — Vladimir Putin is living up to a reputation for being late. The Russian president was due in Japan on Thursday afternoon to start talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a hot springs resort in western Japan. Japanese officials say Putin’s flight has departed but is behind schedule. Japanese media reported that...

    Abe, Putin to huddle at hot spring over Japan-Russia islands row
    Dec15

    Abe, Putin to huddle at hot spring over Japan-Russia islands row

    A woman walks in front of a sign board that reads “Welcome Japan Russia summit meeting” near a hot spring resort, the venue of the summit meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Nagato, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan, on December 15, 2016. Photo: Reuters NAGATO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

    Dutch court rules Crimean gold treasures be returned to Ukraine
    Dec15

    Dutch court rules Crimean gold treasures be returned to Ukraine

    A priceless collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that was on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea,. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Putin, Abe to take fresh stab at WWII island row
    Dec15

    Putin, Abe to take fresh stab at WWII island row

    NAGATO: Russia and Japan kick off a summit Thursday aimed at reaching a deal over a group of small islands that have prevented the countries from formally ending their World War II hostilities. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will host Russian President Vladimir Putin in the former’s ancestral city of Nagato in hopes of achieving a...

    Russia and Brexit loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit
    Dec15

    Russia and Brexit loom over ‘minefield’ EU summit

    BRUSSELS: The shadows of Russia and Brexit loom over a “minefield” summit of European Union leaders in Brussels on Thursday at the end of a tumultuous year for the crisis-hit bloc. The EU leaders will hold dinner without British Prime Minister Theresa May where they will try to present a united front over how they handle Britain’s departure...

    Kazakhstan to continue prosecuting Ablyazov after French extradition refusal
    Dec15

    Kazakhstan to continue prosecuting Ablyazov after French extradition refusal

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan authorities say they will continue their efforts to prosecute fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov and his associates despite his release from custody in France, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. In a statement issued on December 14, Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor-General’s Office said that Ablyazov had been...

    EU sees progress in Ukraine’s reform process
    Dec15

    EU sees progress in Ukraine’s reform process

    Ukraine has made a significant progress in implementing political and economic reforms prescribed in the Association Agreement with the European Union (EU), the 28-member block said in a report on Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU Leaders to Hold ‘Minefield’ Summit
    Dec15

    EU Leaders to Hold ‘Minefield’ Summit

    Leaders of the European Union meet Thursday in Brussels for a summit fraught with disputes on how to handle the many crises they face, bar on possibly the biggest rift of all — how to handle Brexit. After a day of talks on migrants, Turkey, Russia, defense in the era of Donald Trump and the euro zone economy in the age of austerity, leaders will...

    Japanese, Russian Leaders to Discuss Territorial Dispute
    Dec15

    Japanese, Russian Leaders to Discuss Territorial Dispute

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet at a hot spring resort Thursday, seeking progress on a territorial row that has prevented their countries from signing a peace treaty formally ending World War II. The two sides are likely to clinch some agreements on economic cooperation, but both have sought to...

    EU summit: Syria, Ukraine on table as leaders meet in Brussels
    Dec15

    EU summit: Syria, Ukraine on table as leaders meet in Brussels

    Sanctions on Russia set to be extended, with EU defence policy also on summit agenda …read more Source: The Irish...