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    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit
    Jun07

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit

    Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations backed a tough line toward Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bavarian Alps, with U.S. President Barack Obama urging the gathering to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Canada should help Ukraine by encouraging constitutional reform: Russian ambassador
    Jun07

    Canada should help Ukraine by encouraging constitutional reform: Russian ambassador

    While Ukrainians were asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper for help with visas and weapons this weekend, Russia’s ambassador to Canada offered starkly different advice for the role Canada should play in the European conflict. “I think what the West could do, and Canada could do in particular, is to urge President [Petro] Poroshenko to enter...

    Canada should help Ukraine by encouraging constitutional reform: Russian ambassador
    Jun07

    Canada should help Ukraine by encouraging constitutional reform: Russian ambassador

    While Ukrainians were asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper for help with visas and weapons this weekend, Russia’s ambassador to Canada offered starkly different advice for the role Canada should play in the European conflict. …read more Source: Global...

    THE LATEST: Crises darken G-7 horizon, but venue idyllic
    Jun07

    THE LATEST: Crises darken G-7 horizon, but venue idyllic

    Crises in Ukraine and Syria and debates over the global economy and climate change are overshadowing the Group of Seven summit in Germany — but the immediate outlook for the leaders there is idyllic. The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed Ukraine — and both agree that economic sanctions...

    G7 Summit Starts in Germany
    Jun07

    G7 Summit Starts in Germany

    The leaders of the world’s seven leading industralized nations meet in the Bavarian Alps, with continued fighting in Ukraine and the Greek debt crisis weighing heavily on the annual summit. …read more Source: Voice of...

    THE LATEST: Crises darken G-7 horizon, but venue idyllic
    Jun07

    THE LATEST: Crises darken G-7 horizon, but venue idyllic

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — 4:20 p.m. (1420 GMT; 10:20 a.m. EDT)Crises in Ukraine and Syria and debates over the global economy and climate change are… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian coast guard cutter explodes off Mariupol
    Jun07

    Ukrainian coast guard cutter explodes off Mariupol

    Ukraine’s border guards service says one of its cutters exploded while on patrol off the shore of the strategic port city of Mariupol.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine coast guard cutter explodes off strategic port city Mariupol, injuring at least 2
    Jun07

    Ukraine coast guard cutter explodes off strategic port city Mariupol, injuring at least 2

    Ukraine’s border guards service says one of its cutters exploded while on patrol off the shore of the strategic port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: FOX...

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia
    Jun07

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia

    Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations backed a tough line towards Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bavarian Alps, with U.S. President Barack Obama urging the gathering to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Obama Begins G7 Trip With Lighthearted Meeting
    Jun07

    Obama Begins G7 Trip With Lighthearted Meeting

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Joking that he wanted to buy a pair of lederhosen leather shorts, U.S. President Barack Obama drank beer and mixed with Bavarians in a light-hearted start to his trip to Germany, before turning to more serious talks on the conflict in Ukraine. Introduced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Obama spoke warmly to a...