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    Russia Seeks Economic Revenge Against Turkey Over Jet
    Nov26

    Russia Seeks Economic Revenge Against Turkey Over Jet

    By Humeyra Pamuk and Vladimir SoldatkinISTANBUL/MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting.”In an escalating...

    Hollande Urges Russia to Join Forces to Defeat Islamic State
    Nov26

    Hollande Urges Russia to Join Forces to Defeat Islamic State

    French President Francois Hollande urged Russia to join world powers in creating a grand coalition to defeat the Islamic State militants who not only attacked Paris two weeks ago but control large areas of Iraq and Syria. Hollande, on a diplomatic offensive to build a large force against the militant Islamist group, met with Russian President...

    Russian PM Pushes For Sanctions Against Turkey
    Nov26

    Russian PM Pushes For Sanctions Against Turkey

    ISTANBUL/MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting.”In an escalating war of words, President Tayyip Erdogan...

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU
    Nov26

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine’s president has strongly defended a pact his country signed with the European Union, calling it “the last farewell to the Soviet Union, the last farewell to Communism.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with the EU, ahead of Dutch referendum next year
    Nov26

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with the EU, ahead of Dutch referendum next year

    Ukraine’s president has strongly defended a pact his country signed with the European Union, calling it “the last farewell to the Soviet Union, the last farewell to Communism.” Petro Poroshenko’s comments Thursday came during a visit to the Netherlands, which is holding a non-binding referendum next year on whether the...

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU
    Nov26

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine’s president has strongly defended a pact his country signed with the European Union, calling it “the last farewell to the Soviet Union, the last farewell to Communism.” …read more Source: U.S....

    Italy Says No Agreement Made At G20 To Extend Russia Sanctions
    Nov26

    Italy Says No Agreement Made At G20 To Extend Russia Sanctions

    ROME (Reuters) – No agreement was reached among leaders at this month’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. A senior European diplomat told Reuters this week that Western leaders at the G20 in Antalya agreed on the...

    Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
    Nov26

    Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects. Since the plane was shot down Tuesday in disputed circumstances on the Syria-Turkey border, Russia has already restricted tourism, left Turkish trucks stranded at the border and...

    IAAF says Russia accepts ban, will cooperate with inspectors
    Nov26

    IAAF says Russia accepts ban, will cooperate with inspectors

    MONACO (AP) — Russia vowed Thursday to work “very actively” with track and field’s governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The decision by Russia’s athletics federation not to contest the ban and its...

    French president off to Moscow for talks on fighting terror
    Nov26

    French president off to Moscow for talks on fighting terror

    French President Francois Hollande was traveling to Moscow on Thursday to push for a stronger coalition against Islamic State militants in Syria, trying to unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13...