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    US, Japan, Australia agree to deepen security ties
    Nov16

    US, Japan, Australia agree to deepen security ties

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Eyeing Chinese aggression, President Barack 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...

    World leaders criticize Putin over Ukraine conflict
    Nov16

    World leaders criticize Putin over Ukraine conflict

    BRISBANE, Australia — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin faced a chorus of criticism Saturday at a world leaders’ summit, where the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine threatened to overshadow talk of global economics. European Union President Herman von Rompuy said that while the Ukraine conflict was not on the agenda of...

    Georgians Protest Planned Military Alliance Between Abkhazia and Russia
    Nov16

    Georgians Protest Planned Military Alliance Between Abkhazia and Russia

    Tens of thousands of Georgians marched through Tbilisi Saturday against what they say is the government’s passive reaction to a planned military alliance between Russia and the breakaway Abkhazia republic. The protesters say the agreement, which has yet to be finalized, is a step toward Russian annexation of Abkhazia. Some of the marchers...

    Aussies take note of Harper’s Putin smackdown
    Nov16

    Aussies take note of Harper’s Putin smackdown

    BRISBANE, Australia – Prime Minister Stephen Harper has earned some attention in the Australian media for his dustup with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on the first day of the Group of 20 summit.All-news networks and Australia’s Sunday Mail reported on the prime minister’s admonishment to Putin to “get out of...

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov16

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    KIEV — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees on Saturday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine suspends state services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine suspends state services in rebel-held east

    The move fits within a broader strategy of putting economic pressure on rebel-held areas. …read more Source: USA...

    US Calls Russian Claims On MH17 Photo ‘Preposterous’
    Nov15

    US Calls Russian Claims On MH17 Photo ‘Preposterous’

    A photograph released by Russian television channels purportedly shows a Ukrainian fighter plane shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Many say the photograph is fake and just a propaganda effort to curb rumors about Russia’s involvement in the incident, USA Today reported Saturday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Georgians protest Russia-Abkhazia province deal
    Nov15

    Georgians protest Russia-Abkhazia province deal

    A man covered by a Ukrainian national flag stands in front of demonstrators holding a banner saying “Stop Russia!” and Georgian national flags during a rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, Saturday, Nov… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian TV says photo shows Ukrainian jet shot down MH17; others call it a fake
    Nov15

    Russian TV says photo shows Ukrainian jet shot down MH17; others call it a fake

    Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But the U.S. government dismissed the report as preposterous and online commentators called the photo a fake. …read more Source: CTV...

    England come from behind, San Marino claim famous draw
    Nov15

    England come from behind, San Marino claim famous draw

    Paris (AFP) – England fought back from behind to beat Slovenia 3-1 in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday as some of the continent’s minnows again enjoyed outstanding results.A turgid Group E encounter at Wembley came to life just before the hour mark when Jordan Henderson headed into his own net to give Slovenia the lead.However,...