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    EU Chief Tusk Urges Tough Line on Russia Sanctions
    Jun07

    EU Chief Tusk Urges Tough Line on Russia Sanctions

    EU Council head Tusk urges G-7 leaders to keep up sanctions against Russia for Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    EU chief Tusk urges tough line on Russia sanctions
    Jun07

    EU chief Tusk urges tough line on Russia sanctions

    Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, says the only question is whether to make the sanctions even tougher. The U.S. and the European Union have imposed financial restrictions on Russian companies and individuals over Russian support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    THE LATEST: Obama praises Merkel, celebrates US-German ties
    Jun07

    THE LATEST: Obama praises Merkel, celebrates US-German ties

    Obama opened his German visit Sunday by appearing in the picturesque Alpine village of Kruen with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama says leaders will discuss the global economy, European Union, trade, Russian-Ukraine, violent extremism and climate change. The U.S. president has met G-7 summit host German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the village of...

    U.S. Trains Ukrainian Forces on Russia’s Doorstep
    Jun07

    U.S. Trains Ukrainian Forces on Russia’s Doorstep

    American troops are training Ukrainian forces on Russia’s doorstep, a move seen as a major provocation by Vladimir Putin’s regime. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...