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    Harper says he won’t drop Ukraine
    Nov16

    Harper says he won’t drop Ukraine

    BRISBANE, Australia – Stephen Harper said it’s important to keep up the pressure on Russia while discussing his celebrated showdown with Vladimir Putin at the end of Group of 20 summit in Australia.The prime minister grinned when asked about his admonishment to Putin to get out of Ukraine, though quickly checked himself.Harper told...

    G-20 leaders reveal details of global growth plan
    Nov16

    G-20 leaders reveal details of global growth plan

    The communique from the summit of Group of 20 wealthy and emerging economies also revealed that the plan for jumpstarting growth includes the creation of a global infrastructure hub that would help match potential investors with projects. Despite Abbott’s push to keep the summit focused on the economy, the meeting was overshadowed by...

    Vladimir Putin ducks out of G20 early amid Ukraine criticism
    Nov16

    Vladimir Putin ducks out of G20 early amid Ukraine criticism

    Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit early after several international leaders criticized Russia’s role in the crisis in Ukraine Putin departed before the final speeches that closed-out the forum, but after President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, where officials say the security...

    Putin leaves G-20 summit as Obama, European leaders meet on Ukraine
    Nov16

    Putin leaves G-20 summit as Obama, European leaders meet on Ukraine

    Amid pressure and sanctions, Russian president tells reporters he believes there is a “good chance” Ukraine conflict can be resolved …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis preoccupies G-20 summit
    Nov16

    Ukraine crisis preoccupies G-20 summit

    Leaders call on Russia to stop meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Conflict: Russian President Putin Says ‘Good Chance Of Resolution’ At G-20
    Nov16

    Ukraine Conflict: Russian President Putin Says ‘Good Chance Of Resolution’ At G-20

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that there was a “good chance of resolution” in the Ukraine conflict, rejecting Western condemnation of Russia’s role in the southeast of the country. “Today the situation (on Ukraine) in my view has good chances for resolution, no matter...

    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:...