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    Ukraine crisis to dominate G7 summit in Germany
    Jun07

    Ukraine crisis to dominate G7 summit in Germany

    Leaders from the world’s richest countries are due to attend the annual G7 summit in the Bavarian Alps in Germany. They are expected to use the meeting to maintain diplomatic pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Greece’s debt crisis and how to tackle global warming will also be on the agenda. Russia has been...

    Ukraine Crisis Expected To Dominate G7 Summit
    Jun07

    Ukraine Crisis Expected To Dominate G7 Summit

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to open a two-day meeting of leaders from the world’s leading industrial economies on June 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five things about Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the G7 summit in Germany
    Jun07

    Five things about Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the G7 summit in Germany

    Here are five things to know about the G7 leaders’ summit that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be attending Sunday and Monday in Germany. 1. Harper’s host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is placing the fight against climate change at the top of her sweeping agenda. Merkel, with the help of France, wants to push the idea of a...

    9 police officers injured in violence at Ukraine gay rights march
    Jun07

    9 police officers injured in violence at Ukraine gay rights march

    Opponents of a gay rights march held Saturday in Ukraine’s capital threw smoke bombs and tear gas, and nine police officers were injured in the clash. …read more Source: FOX...

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda
    Jun07

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda

    Group of Seven leaders meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece’s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama arrives in Germany for G7
    Jun07

    Obama arrives in Germany for G7

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Germany on Sunday to join other world leaders for a G7 summit that will address unabated violence in Ukraine and an entrenched Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    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...