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    Barack Obama, Vladmir Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Barack Obama, Vladmir Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    Hangzhou, Sep 5: President Barack Obama said today the US and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged that leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Significant sticking points remain in the negotiations over creation of an unlikely US-Russian military partnership...

    Trudeau says protectionist views in U.S., Europe unlikely to creep into Canada
    Sep05

    Trudeau says protectionist views in U.S., Europe unlikely to creep into Canada

    HANGZHOU, China — Justin Trudeau spent days urging world leaders to fight back against rising anti-trade sentiments, but he says there’s little risk that protectionist forces seen in the United States and Europe will spill over into Canada. The prime minister, who made the remarks Monday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in China, said...

    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive
    Sep05

    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he will likely “have to meet” again with Ukraine’s president for peace talks, despite pulling out of “senseless” negotiations last month. Putin said he and the leaders of France and Germany—Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel—discussed Ukraine over the weekend, when he was urged to return to...

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine
    Sep05

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine

    An apparent arson attack against a popular television news channel is underscoring fears that jingoism-fueled hostility toward journalists could extinguish free speech in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
    Sep05

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain

    A hospital patient in Madrid died of the illness, the first finding of the fever in Western Europe in someone who had not traveled to an endemic area. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kiev Condemns Mystery Torching of Major Russian-language TV Channel
    Sep05

    Kiev Condemns Mystery Torching of Major Russian-language TV Channel

    Ukraine’s president and opposition leaders have condemned an arson attack by mysterious assailants on one of the country’s largest Russian-language broadcasters. The Kiev office of Ukraine’s Inter TV channel, often described as the country’s most popular channel, was besieged by a group of individuals on Sunday, who set...

    Ukraine Finds 10 Million Rubles in Suspected Rebel Cash Delivery
    Sep05

    Ukraine Finds 10 Million Rubles in Suspected Rebel Cash Delivery

    Ukraine has arrested a man driving into territory held by pro-Russian separatists with thousands of U.S. dollars and millions of Russian rubles in cash, Ukraine’s defence forces announced on Facebook on Sunday. The man’s name was not given, however, the official press office of Ukraine’s forces, deployed near the rebel-held...

    Obama, Putin, agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin, agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province on Monday, September 5, 2016. Photo: AP HANGZHOU: President Barack Obama said Monday the US and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are...

    Lithuania sends ammunition to Ukraine, disagrees with calls to lift sanctions
    Sep05

    Lithuania sends ammunition to Ukraine, disagrees with calls to lift sanctions

    Lithuania has announced that it has supplied combat ammunition to Ukraine and its top diplomat has dismissed calls to lift EU sanctions imposed on Russian officials and companies. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Significant sticking points remain in the negotiations over a creation of an unlikely U.S.-Russian military...