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    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)
    Nov16

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried a sudden re-escalation in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists after a Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: The West...

    Sweden, Ukraine take 1st leg lead
    Nov15

    Sweden, Ukraine take 1st leg lead

    PARIS — European football paid tribute to the victims of attacks in Euro 2016 host France during Saturday’s qualifying play-offs which saw Sweden edge Denmark 2-1 and Ukraine beat Slovenia 2-0 in first leg ties. A minute’s silence was observed before Saturday’s games for victims of the Paris attacks Friday, one of which was...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of G-20 Summit   
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of G-20 Summit   

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to focus on fighting the Islamic State groupin Syria and vowed to increase efforts to wipe out the jihadist militants and prevent moreacts of terrorism like the Paris attacks Paris. “We will redouble our efforts, working with other members of the coalition, to...

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as tourney hosts France mourn
    Nov15

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as tourney hosts France mourn

    Ibrahimovic lifts Swedes as teams pay tribute to victims of Paris attacks that left 129 dead. …read more Source: Daily...

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition

    The U.S. says that President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Sunday on the need for a Syrian-led political transition, UN-mediated negotiations and a cease-fire to end the four-year civil war in the Middle East nation. The two leaders met for 35 minutes in Antalya, Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 economic summit, with...

    Putin and Obama discuss situation in Syria on sideline of G-20 summit
    Nov15

    Putin and Obama discuss situation in Syria on sideline of G-20 summit

    Antalya, SANA – Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama held a meeting on the sideline of the G-20 summit currently being held in Antalya, Turkey, during which they discussed the situation in Syria and in Ukraine. According to Putin’s aide Yuri Ushakov, the two presidents also exchanged viewpoints on the recent...

    Obama vows to step up ISIS fight as Paris attacks overshadow G20
    Nov15

    Obama vows to step up ISIS fight as Paris attacks overshadow G20

    The U.S. president also held an impromptu meeting with Vladimir Putin to discuss Syria and Ukraine as world leaders met at the annual summit. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria conflict on G-20 summit sidelines
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria conflict on G-20 summit sidelines

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded views on Syria’s civil war and broached the tense topic of Ukraine during an impromptu sit-down Sunday in Turkey, American and Russian officials said. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    UPDATE 1-G20-Obama, Putin agree on need for political transition, ceasefire in Syria -U.S. official
    Nov15

    UPDATE 1-G20-Obama, Putin agree on need for political transition, ceasefire in Syria -U.S. official

    (Adds Kremlin statement, Ukraine, background) By Matt Spetalnick and Lidia Kelly BELEK, Turkey, Nov 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on the need for a Syria-led political transition, including… …read more Source:...

    World leaders aim for stepped-up response to Islamic State
    Nov15

    World leaders aim for stepped-up response to Islamic State

    ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Jolted to attention by a horrifying terror spree in Paris, world leaders pledged a renewed fight Sunday against the Islamic State group, but offered little in the way of a revamped counter-terrorism strategy. Instead, President Barack Obama sought to encourage his allies in the fight to intensify the types of efforts that...