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    Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group
    Sep29

    Harper defends air strikes targeting IS group

    OTTAWA: Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an election debate defended Canadian air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, while his political rivals called for a pullback. The New Democrats, if elected, would end the military mission, while the Liberals said they would withdraw Canadian war planes, but continue...

    Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria’s future
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria’s future

    United States President Barack Obama, right, and Russia’s President President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting Monday at United Nations headquarters. (AP/Andrew Harnik)U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a...

    Boehner’s likely successor McCarthy slams Obama’s foreign policy
    Sep29

    Boehner’s likely successor McCarthy slams Obama’s foreign policy

    Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the leading candidate to be the next speaker of the House of Representatives, voiced sharp disagreement with President Barack Obama on Monday on foreign policy issues from Ukraine to Iran. McCarthy was strongly critical of the Democratic president in a speech that could increase his appeal to hard-line...

    Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine and Syria
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine and Syria

    Obama and Putin disagree on the role Syria’s Assad should play. …read more Source: USA...

    U.S., Russia offer little give on Islamic State strategy
    Sep29

    U.S., Russia offer little give on Islamic State strategy

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And Margaret Warner joins me now. So, Margaret, how far apart are these two powerful leaders in how they approach the world? MARGARET WARNER: Well, I think quite different, Judy, even though if you just arrived from Mars and you read their speeches, you would think both were talking about having a very orderly and cooperative...

    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases
    Sep29

    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases

    Ukraine’s state-run energy firm Naftogaz said Monday it has received a loan worth 500 million US dollars from international financial institutions to cover its purchases of natural gas from Russia. …read more Source: Global...

    Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech
    Sep29

    Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech

    Story highlightsThe President discusses the fight against ISIS Obama is expected to meet with Putin, Raul CastroIn a speech at times defensive and accusatory, Obama sought to use his favored weapon — oratory — to beat back his international challengers as well as conservatives in the U.S. who’ve branded him a weak leader...

    At UN, Putin critiques US role as ‘single center of domination’
    Sep29

    At UN, Putin critiques US role as ‘single center of domination’

    After dueling speeches on Syria and Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly, Obama and Putin met privately for 90 minutes — their first face-to-face encounter in nearly a year. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Frost visible between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin on Syria, Ukraine, history
    Sep29

    Frost visible between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin on Syria, Ukraine, history

    The American and Russian leaders share a toast at a UN dinner, but their eyes reveal their fundamentally different views. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Analysts: Russia Moves in Syria, Iraq, Upending US Role
    Sep29

    Analysts: Russia Moves in Syria, Iraq, Upending US Role

    With just two moves, Russia may have upended the U.S. role in the Middle East. Working with its allies in Tehran and Damascus, Moscow first moved 28 attack and transport aircraft and enough housing for 2,000 troops to Latakia, Syria. Then Moscow set up a security and intelligence-sharing cell in Baghdad, Iraq, also in coordination with Iran and...