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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Putin Says Russia Wants to Have Normal Relations with U.S. And Europe
    Nov16

    Putin Says Russia Wants to Have Normal Relations with U.S. And Europe

    The Western sanctions against Russian banks are harming Ukraine’s economy, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with German TV channel ARD which was aired on Saturday (November 15). Speaking in Russia’s Vladivostok ahead of G20 summit in Australian Brisbane, Putin said Russian banks have extended $25 billion in loans to...

    G20 leaders face pressure to deliver on growth
    Nov16

    G20 leaders face pressure to deliver on growth

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Australia made a last ditch call Sunday for the G20’s powerful leaders to use all policy levers to rehabilitate global economies and generate prosperity, which could see their target of two percent growth bettered.The world’s top industrial nations have vowed to boost their combined economic output...

    U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda
    Nov16

    U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda

    The G20 communique will include a significant passage on climate change, EU officials said on Sunday, as the United States and other heavyweight nations override host Australia’s attempts to keep the issue off the formal agenda. …read more Source:...

    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...