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    World Leaders on Lunch Break at G20
    Nov15

    World Leaders on Lunch Break at G20

    Leaders at the G20 summit had lunch outdoors following discussions at a retreat in Brisbane Parliament House on Saturday (November 15). With global security concerns on the rise in Ukraine and the Middle East, and high profile moves on battling climate change garnering headlines, G20 host Australia has sought to keep the focus on boosting world...

    Russian TV channel says photos show MH17 shot down by Ukrainian fighter jet
    Nov15

    Russian TV channel says photos show MH17 shot down by Ukrainian fighter jet

    Russian state-controlled TV has broadcast what it called “sensational” photographs, which it said supported Moscow’s theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Clashes Kill 5 As World Leaders Condemn Russian ‘Aggression’
    Nov15

    Ukraine Clashes Kill 5 As World Leaders Condemn Russian ‘Aggression’

    At least five people, including two children and three government soldiers, were killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine near the rebel-held town of Donetsk late Friday, Agence France-Presse, or AFP, reported Saturday, citing Ukrainian government officials. …read more Source: International Business...

    US, Europe blast Russia over Ukraine at G-20
    Nov15

    US, Europe blast Russia over Ukraine at G-20

    Western leaders attending the G-20 blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday for the crisis in Ukraine, threatening further sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’
    Nov15

    Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Russian President Vladimir Putin to “get out of Ukraine” in an encounter with the Russian leader at the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. …read more Source:...

    Russia threat to world, Obama says
    Nov15

    Russia threat to world, Obama says

    President Obama mentioned the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine and the lives lost as he talked about America’s work in confronting world problems. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    ‘Get out of Ukraine,’ Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat
    Nov15

    ‘Get out of Ukraine,’ Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat

    BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper wasted little time with diplomatic niceties when he met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 leaders’ private retreat Saturday. In a terse exchange that set the tone for a day of talks and protest, Harper rebuked Putin almost immediately. Harper spokesman Jason MacDonald told Canadian...

    Harper tells Putin to ‘get out of Ukraine’ in G20 encounter
    Nov15

    Harper tells Putin to ‘get out of Ukraine’ in G20 encounter

    Stephen Harper told Russian President Vladimir Putin flatly that he needs “to get out of Ukraine,” when the two met at a Group of 20 summit of major economies in Brisbane. A spokesman for the Canadian Prime Minister relayed the details of the encounter and, according to director of communications Jason MacDonald, “Mr. Putin did not respond...

    Harper arrives in Australia for G20 summit as Russia flexes military muscles
    Nov15

    Harper arrives in Australia for G20 summit as Russia flexes military muscles

    BRISBANE, Australia – Stephen Harper and other G20 leaders kicked off their annual summit in a tense atmosphere dominated by Western anger towards Russian President Vladimir Putin and under pressure to address climate change, fight Ebola and kickstart economic growth. A senior government source said the prime minister has no intention of...

    Harper tells Putin to get “get out of Ukraine”
    Nov15

    Harper tells Putin to get “get out of Ukraine”

    BRISBANE, Australia – Stephen Harper had a showdown with Vladimir Putin on Saturday, telling the Russian leader to “get out of Ukraine” in a dustup at the Group of 20 summit in Australia.Harper’s spokesman, Jason MacDonald, said the prime minister was speaking to a group of G20 leaders at a private leaders’ retreat...