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    From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided
    Jun09

    From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into the Group of Seven summit in the Bavarian Alps with a broad agenda, but combating climate change was a top priority. Merkel had pressed for the ambitious commitment to “decarbonize” the world economy, hoping to help generate momentum ahead of a U.N. conference in December on...

    Russia, China Should Increase Political, Economic Cooperation Amid Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Russian Politicians Say
    Jun09

    Russia, China Should Increase Political, Economic Cooperation Amid Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Russian Politicians Say

    The need for increased cooperation between Russia and China was emphasized Tuesday by Russian legislators during a top Beijing official’s visit to Moscow. The politicians also praised China for its public condemnation of the European Union and the United States’ economic sanctions against Russia for its purported involvement in the...

    NATO Spearhead Troops Practice Fast Deployment in Poland
    Jun09

    NATO Spearhead Troops Practice Fast Deployment in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland— Hundreds of NATO troops with heavy equipment are taking part in the Noble Jump military exercises in Poland, the first one that tests the alliance’s rapid response readiness in the face of new security challenges on its eastern flank. The so-called spearhead force was agreed upon at a NATO summit last year in reaction to...

    Deadly blaze engulfs oil facility near Kiev
    Jun09

    Deadly blaze engulfs oil facility near Kiev

    A major fire broke out at a Ukrainian oil storage facility near Kiev on Monday night, killing one person and injuring several others. See also: Ukraine ceasefire in tatters after bloody new ‘rebel offensive’ Firefighters continued to battle the blaze on Tuesday in an effort to prevent it from spreading to a nearby military unit,...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. Bush, like most Republican White House prospects, supports economic sanctions on Russia and sending military...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’
    Jun09

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’

    Russia will establish a Crimean Tatar broadcasting company to replace TV and radio stations shut down by the Moscow-controlled government this spring, but a senior leader of the annexed peninsula’s Muslim ethnic minority dismissed the initiative as a bid to create a “propaganda tool.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. …read more Source: CNS...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Deadly Fuel Depot Fire Rages In Ukraine
    Jun09

    Deadly Fuel Depot Fire Rages In Ukraine

    VASYLKIV, Ukraine June 9 (Reuters) – Emergency services struggled to prevent the spread of a deadly fuel depot fire outside Kiev on Tuesday and three firemen were reported missing after the blaze triggered a powerful explosion. The fire burned overnight and by morning had spread to at least 16 tanks, most of them storing petrol. That sent a...

    Stephen Harper begins Poland visit in Warsaw as European trip continues
    Jun09

    Stephen Harper begins Poland visit in Warsaw as European trip continues

    WARSAW, Poland – Prime Minister Stephen Harper is kicking off the next leg of his European travel today in Warsaw, Poland.Harper is to take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He then has meetings planned with Polish Prime Minister Eva Kopacz and President Bronislaw Komorowski.Poland is a major European ally...