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    G20 summit: Leaders pledge to grow their economies by 2.1%
    Nov16

    G20 summit: Leaders pledge to grow their economies by 2.1%

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has closed the G20 summit by detailing economic pledges agreed by world leaders. The leaders agreed to boost their economies by at least 2.1% by 2018, adding $2 trillion to global economies. Much of the summit focused on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s position on the crisis in Ukraine. Mr Putin...

    MH17 Wreckage Being Removed From Rebel-Controlled Eastern Ukraine
    Nov16

    MH17 Wreckage Being Removed From Rebel-Controlled Eastern Ukraine

    The wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is being collected and removed from the crash site in rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. In a statement, the Dutch Safety Board, which is investigating the cause of the crash, said that the wreckage will be transported to the Netherlands, where investigators intend to reconstruct a section of the...

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17
    Nov16

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17

    Efforts to conduct investigations and recovery operations have been delayed amid continued fighting between government troops and separatist fighters. Russian state television has released a satellite photograph it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. […] the U.S. government dismissed the report...

    Harper homeward bound after headline grabbing G20 summit in Australia
    Nov16

    Harper homeward bound after headline grabbing G20 summit in Australia

    BRISBANE, Australia – Stephen Harper has departed Australia following a Group of 20 summit that placed him in the international spotlight for telling Vladimir Putin to get out of Ukraine.At the end of the summit, the prime minister said it was important to keep up the pressure on Russia while discussing his celebrated showdown with Putin.If...

    Russian president denies he fled summit pressure
    Nov16

    Russian president denies he fled summit pressure

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia’s escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured. Putin was the first leader to fly out of Brisbane on Sunday afternoon as his...

    Russian president denies he fled summit pressure
    Nov16

    Russian president denies he fled summit pressure

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia’s escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Crisis Casts Shadow Over G-20
    Nov16

    Ukraine Crisis Casts Shadow Over G-20

    A meeting of the Group of 20 major economies ended on an acrimonious note Sunday as Russian President Vladimir Putin departed early amid fierce criticism of Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17
    Nov16

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Recovery workers in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine have started collecting debris from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, four months after the plane was brought down. …read more Source: U.S....

    Fisher: Putin exits G20 early after fracas with Harper over annexation, invasion
    Nov16

    Fisher: Putin exits G20 early after fracas with Harper over annexation, invasion

    BRISBANE, Australia – Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin skipped the final working session of the G20 leaders’ summit Sunday and hightailed it to the airport to return to Moscow hours before any of his colleagues left town. What the Russian strongman left in his wake was a conference ostensibly about the noble goal of creating $2...

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17
    Nov16

    Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17

    Recovery workers in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine have started collecting debris from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, four months after the plane was brought down. …read more Source: WAVE 3...