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    Obama, EU leaders meet on Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Nov16

    Obama, EU leaders meet on Russia-Ukraine conflict

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — President Barack Obama huddled Sunday with European leaders to discuss the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, where officials say the security situation is worsening. …read more Source: U.S....

    ​U.S., Japan, and Australia agree to strengthen security ties
    Nov16

    ​U.S., Japan, and Australia agree to strengthen security ties

    President Obama and prime ministers also discuss ISIS, Ebola and the Russia-Ukraine crisis on sidelines of G-20 summit …read more Source:...

    Romania’s Ponta favourite to win presidential poll
    Nov16

    Romania’s Ponta favourite to win presidential poll

    Bucharest (AFP) – Romanians vote on Sunday to choose their next president, with Social Democrat and current prime minister Victor Ponta the overwhelming favourite to win.Ponta, 42, goes into the second round of votes with 54 per cent support, according to the latest opinion polls, clearly ahead of his conservative opponent, Klaus...

    Russian state TV claims to have image of jet shooting down Malaysian jet
    Nov16

    Russian state TV claims to have image of jet shooting down Malaysian jet

    Russian state TV released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down MH17. But the U.S. government dismissed the report and online commentators called the photo a fake. …read more Source:...

    U.S., Japan, Australia agree to deepen security ties
    Nov16

    U.S., Japan, Australia agree to deepen security ties

    BRISBANE, Australia — Eyeing Chinese aggression, President Obama and the prime ministers of Japan and Australia committed Sunday to deepen their military cooperation and work together on strengthening maritime security in the Asia Pacific. The meeting, the first since 2007 among leaders of the three allies, risked antagonizing Beijing after a...

    G-20 leaders hammer out final details of $2 trillion global growth plan as summit nears end
    Nov16

    G-20 leaders hammer out final details of $2 trillion global growth plan as summit nears end

    By Kristen Gelineau BRISBANE, Australia — World leaders on Sunday prepared to release details of a plan aimed at injecting life into the world’s listless economy, with infrastructure investment and the lowering of trade barriers flagged as key components of the initiative. Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies, wrapping up a...

    Obama, European Leaders To Meet On Russia’s Role In Ukraine Crisis
    Nov16

    Obama, European Leaders To Meet On Russia’s Role In Ukraine Crisis

    President Barack Obama plans to meet with European leaders on November 16 to discuss Russia’s military intervention in eastern Ukraine, where officials say the security situation is worsening. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to close schools, hospitals and emergency services in rebel zones
    Nov16

    Ukraine to close schools, hospitals and emergency services in rebel zones

    In a strong statement to wannabe separatists, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a shutdown of state services in rebel-held areas in the country’s east on Saturday, according to news reports. “This is a decisive step, the games have stopped,” an anonymous security official told Agence France-Presse. “All the...

    Russian TV Channel Says Photos Show MH17 Shot Down by Fighter Jet
    Nov16

    Russian TV Channel Says Photos Show MH17 Shot Down by Fighter Jet

    Russian state-controlled TV has aired photographs purportedly showing a fighter jet firing a missile at a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. Channel One said the images supported Moscow’s theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet. …A crash that killed all 298 people on board. But the...

    G-20 leaders hammer out final details of $2 trillion global growth plan
    Nov16

    G-20 leaders hammer out final details of $2 trillion global growth plan

    BRISBANE, Australia – World leaders on Sunday prepared to release details of a plan aimed at injecting life into the world’s listless economy, with infrastructure investment and the lowering of trade barriers flagged as key components of the initiative. Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies, wrapping up a two-day gathering in...