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    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks
    Dec15

    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks

    NAGATO, Japan (AP) — Vladimir Putin's first official visit to a G-7 country since Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea is starting in somewhat customary fashion: He is arriving late…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks
    Dec15

    Russian leader Putin heading to Japan for territorial talks

    Vladimir Putin’s first official visit to a G-7 country since Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea is starting in somewhat customary fashion: He is arriving late. The Russian president was due … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    5 things to watch at the EU summit
    Dec15

    5 things to watch at the EU summit

    The more problems pile up for the European Union — migration crisis, economic troubles, the rise of Euroskeptic parties — the shorter the regular meetings of EU leaders become. And so it is when leaders meet for their summit Thursday and President of the European Council Donald Tusk will have to deliver on his promise...

    The race for EU membership
    Dec15

    The race for EU membership

    The United Kingdom might be trying to check out of the European Union, but there are at least 10 countries keen to be in. There’s a problem though: The EU’s golden age of expansion is over. While national governments would like to ensure political stability in the EU’s neighborhood, they have no appetite...

    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...