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    G7 Summit Ends Deadlocked on Climate Change
    May27

    G7 Summit Ends Deadlocked on Climate Change

    German leader Angela Merkel said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump’s G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at a summit in Sicily “very unsatisfactory”. “The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory”...

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change
    May27

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change

    TAORMINA, Italy—Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan...

    G7 says ready to beef up Crimea sanctions against Russia
    May27

    G7 says ready to beef up Crimea sanctions against Russia

    G7 nations vowed Saturday to fight protectionism …read more Source: World...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    PARIS: France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harboring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. Coming just three weeks after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing centrist Macron’s far-right rival...

    Dozens of events to entertain Astana during EXPO 2017
    May27

    Dozens of events to entertain Astana during EXPO 2017

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Less than two weeks are left until EXPO 2017 finally opens. The rich programme will satisfy different tastes, with world-class stars performing for capital residents and guests throughout the summer. Tickets for EXPO and cultural programme events are...

    EU Seeks Mandate For Negotiations On Nord Stream 2
    May27

    EU Seeks Mandate For Negotiations On Nord Stream 2

    A top European Commission official said on Friday European Union members would be asked within days to give the bloc’s executive a mandate to negotiate with Russia over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has bitterly divided the bloc, Reuters has reported. The planned 9.5 billion euro pipeline project has led to a split between Eastern...

    Leaders issue G7 declaration with US a holdout on climate change
    May27

    Leaders issue G7 declaration with US a holdout on climate change

    TAORMINA, Sicily — Leaders of the G7, the world’s most exclusive geopolitical club, issued their 2017 declaration Saturday, with U.S. President Donald Trump refusing to join his counterparts in pledging commitment to the 195-nation Paris accord on climate change. The statement also included language on trade, which appeared...

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June
    May27

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Railway Troops have finished 97 percent of the grading works as part of the construction of a railroad bypassing Ukraine and are expected to finalize the process in June, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “As of now 97 percent of grading works, which amounts to 9.6 million cubic...

    RAF Scramble To Intercept Russian Aircraft
    May27

    RAF Scramble To Intercept Russian Aircraft

    Two British fighter jets were dispatched from a Royal Air Force base in Scotland on Saturday (May 27th) after an incursion by Russian jets, Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. “Two Typhoons were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth this morning as part of the RAF’s Quick Reaction Alert in response to two Russian aircraft entering the...

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin’s ‘political’ prisoners
    May27

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin’s ‘political’ prisoners

    Relatives of Ukrainians jailed by Russia in cases they call “political” have appealed to French President Emmanuel Macron to demand their release when he meets Vladimir Putin on Monday. …read more Source: The Local...