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    Greek debt crisis casts shadow over G7 summit in Germany
    Jun07

    Greek debt crisis casts shadow over G7 summit in Germany

    Elmau Castle (Germany) (AFP) – Flaring tensions between Greece and its creditors were set to dominate a G7 summit in Germany Sunday, amid fears the debt-wracked country could crash out of the euro and rock the world economy.German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a champion of tough eurozone reform and austerity, will host the other leaders of the...

    Half of live dolphins caught in Japan exported despite hunt outcry: report
    Jun07

    Half of live dolphins caught in Japan exported despite hunt outcry: report

    Tokyo (AFP) – About half of live dolphins caught in the Japanese coastal town of Taiji were exported to China and other countries despite global criticism of the hunting technique used, a news report has said.The so-called “drive hunt” method has been criticised overseas as cruel and Japanese zoos and aquariums were recently...

    Vladimir Putin Urges Donetsk And Luhansk To Remain Part Of Ukraine
    Jun07

    Vladimir Putin Urges Donetsk And Luhansk To Remain Part Of Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing a proposal that would see the self-proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk remain under Ukrainian control. Leaders in the disputed regions have said they might be open to the idea provided conditions of the failing ceasefire are met by Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin Urges Western Pressure on Ukraine in Peace Effort
    Jun07

    Putin Urges Western Pressure on Ukraine in Peace Effort

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia called on the United States and Europe to pressure the Ukrainian government to comply with a cease-fire accord that was reached in February. …read more Source: The New York...

    A top investment bank thinks investors are in a ‘lose-lose’ situation
    Jun07

    A top investment bank thinks investors are in a ‘lose-lose’ situation

    “Stockholm syndrome” is a term used to describe when hostages begin to empathise with, and even trust, their captors. It’s also what Bank of America Merrill Lynch thinks is happening to investors going big on shares right now — and their captors are central banks. The bank’s European Equity Strategy has put out a note...

    Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality
    Jun07

    Behind tough talk on Russia, G-7 leaders face tough reality

    None of the world powers believes the economic and diplomatic punishments levied on Russia for its alleged aggression in Ukraine are changing President Vladimir Putin’s calculus, yet there are no…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    PM arrives for G7 summit after Ukraine visit
    Jun07

    PM arrives for G7 summit after Ukraine visit

    Ukraine asks Harper for help on visas, and to arm troops against rebels …read more Source:...

    Fed up With Failing Peace, Ukraine Rebels Eager to Fight
    Jun07

    Fed up With Failing Peace, Ukraine Rebels Eager to Fight

    DOKUCHAYEVSK, Ukraine—In this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the cease-fire called more than three months ago seems to be only an insulting guise. Shelling rocks the area so often that dogs have learned to head for the basement at the first blast. Everyone wants the shelling to stop, both the town’s civilians and the rebels who control...

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Ramps Up, Raises Fears
    Jun07

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Ramps Up, Raises Fears

    Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Swiss Diplomat Tagliavini To Resign From Ukraine OSCE Role
    Jun07

    Swiss Diplomat Tagliavini To Resign From Ukraine OSCE Role

    The Swiss government says diplomat Heidi Tagliavini will step down as the representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representative in talks between Moscow, Kyiv, and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...