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    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s defence minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”.Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly...

    Mideast problems command Obama’s attention on G-7 summit sidelines
    Jun08

    Mideast problems command Obama’s attention on G-7 summit sidelines

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama huddled with allies Monday on the sidelines of an international summit to address pressing Mideast problems while trying to convince European leaders to maintain sanctions against Russia in the face of fresh violence in Ukraine. Obama participated in the final day of the … …read more...

    G7 Summit: Obama, Hollande Agree To Push For Russian Sanctions And Iran Nuclear Deal, White House Says
    Jun08

    G7 Summit: Obama, Hollande Agree To Push For Russian Sanctions And Iran Nuclear Deal, White House Says

    U.S. President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have reached an agreement on several major issues, including sanctions against Moscow over the prolonged conflict in eastern Ukraine and Iran’s talks with Western powers over its nuclear program, the White House said Monday. …read more Source: International...

    Russian Bombers Intruding US Airspace Doubled In 2014, Report Says
    Jun08

    Russian Bombers Intruding US Airspace Doubled In 2014, Report Says

    The number of Russia’s long-range strategic bombers intruding the U.S. airspace doubled in 2014, forcing the U.S. Air Force to scramble American fighter jets more frequently. The increased activity of Russian bomber flights is considered by many as Kremlin’s warning to U.S. President Barack Obama not to intervene in its affairs...

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. …read more Source: U.S....

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. German Chancellor Angela Merkel aimed to get backing for a strong agreement on cutting back...

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun08

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    Critics say Russia is attempting to rewrite history in its own favour using textbooks and other media …read more Source: The Globe and...

    More Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine Town Of Maryinka
    Jun08

    More Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine Town Of Maryinka

    Kyiv says fighting has resumed near the town of Maryinka, 30 kilometers west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Says 42,500 Rebels, Russian Soldiers Stationed In East Ukraine
    Jun08

    Kyiv Says 42,500 Rebels, Russian Soldiers Stationed In East Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has said that 42,500 separatists and Russian soldiers are stationed in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been battling pro-Russian rebels since April 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...