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    David Cameron Stumbles At G7 Meeting Over Britain’s EU Ties
    Jun08

    David Cameron Stumbles At G7 Meeting Over Britain’s EU Ties

    By Andrew Osborn KRUEN, Germany, June 8 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron tripped up over Europe at a summit of the Group of Seven Industrial nations (G7), appearing to issue an ultimatum to his own ministers over the EU only to swiftly withdraw it, saying he had been misunderstood. The debacle was Cameron’s first...

    Harper wanted Russia out of the old G8 even before Ukraine crisis struck
    Jun08

    Harper wanted Russia out of the old G8 even before Ukraine crisis struck

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he wanted Russia kicked out of the old G8 even before it breached Ukraine’s borders last year. Harper says Russia simply does not share the values of the G7 members. He says the newly reconstituted G7 is doing well after completing its second summit without Putin and he doesn’t want him back. Harper...

    Obama: G-7 ready to impose more sanctions on Russia
    Jun08

    Obama: G-7 ready to impose more sanctions on Russia

    In a speech following the G-7 summit, President Obama said if Russia does not end its involvement in Ukraine, the Group of Seven is ready to impose more sanctions. He also addressed threats from the Islamic State and Boko Haram. …read more Source: USA...

    President Obama addresses Russia, ISIS and FIFA scandal at G7 presser
    Jun08

    President Obama addresses Russia, ISIS and FIFA scandal at G7 presser

    President Obama held a press conference this afternoon in Krün, Germany, where world leaders have gathered for the G7 summit. Besides briefly addressing some of the topics from the G7 summit agenda and championing recent domestic job growth numbers, the president addressed the possibility of more sanctions against Russia over actions in the...

    Exclusive: Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Exclusive: Russia refuses to sign IAEA annual report, says Sevastopol not in Ukraine

    By Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) – Russia has refused to sign off on the U.N. nuclear watchdog’s annual report because the document… …read more Source:...

    Obama Says Russian Troops Operating in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Obama Says Russian Troops Operating in Ukraine

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Russian forces continue to operate in eastern Ukraine despite Moscow’s denials and the world’s major industrial democracies stood ready to impose significantly tougher sanctions if necessary. Obama told a news conference after a Group of Seven industrial...

    Obama says ‘No Complete Strategy’ for Training Iraqis to Fight ISIS
    Jun08

    Obama says ‘No Complete Strategy’ for Training Iraqis to Fight ISIS

    President Obama said Monday the U.S. does not have a “complete strategy” for training and recruiting Iraqi forces to ultimately defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, or ISIS. “We do not yet have a complete strategy,” Obama said, shifting part of the blame to leaders in Iraq who he said also needed to make commitments in regard to...

    Obama on ISIS: ‘We do not yet have a complete strategy’
    Jun08

    Obama on ISIS: ‘We do not yet have a complete strategy’

    At a press conference following the G7 summit in the Bavarian village Krün, President Barack Obama admitted that the US does not have a complete strategy for countering the Islamic State terror group. “When a finalized plan is presented to me by the Pentagon, then I will share it with the American people,” Obama said. “We...

    Poroshenko Signs Measures Nullifying Russia Military Cooperation
    Jun08

    Poroshenko Signs Measures Nullifying Russia Military Cooperation

    Ukraine’s president has signed into law measures renouncing five bilateral defense-cooperation agreements between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama: Putin trying to recreate glories of Soviet empire
    Jun08

    Obama: Putin trying to recreate glories of Soviet empire

    ELMAU, Germany — President Barack Obama says Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO’-tihn) must decide whether he wants to wreck Russia’s economy in pursuit of what Obama calls a “wrongheaded desire to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire.”Obama says U.S. and European leaders are in agreement about maintaining...