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    China’s Li in Russia for Putin talks
    Oct12

    China’s Li in Russia for Putin talks

    Moscow (AFP) – Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.”It is a major event in the bilateral relations,” Chinese Vice Minister Cheng Guoping said ahead of Li’s visit.He said...

    Gulf stocks dive over global growth fears, oil prices
    Oct12

    Gulf stocks dive over global growth fears, oil prices

    Kuwait City (AFP) – Share prices in the energy-rich Gulf states nosedived on Sunday with investors spooked over global growth fears, declining oil prices and conflicts, analysts and traders said.All seven bourses, most of which resumed trading Sunday after a week-long Muslim holiday, ended in the red with Saudi Arabia and Dubai taking the...

    Russia pulls troops from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Russia pulls troops from Ukraine border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered 17,600 troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their bases, state-run media reports. RIA Novosti news agency says the troops’ training exercises have ended. …read more Source:...

    Putin Orders Troops Away From Ukraine Border
    Oct12

    Putin Orders Troops Away From Ukraine Border

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman. Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets late Saturday in Sochi that Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from Rostov, a southern region that borders...

    On The Front Lines In Donetsk, Life Is Both Normal — And Far From It
    Oct12

    On The Front Lines In Donetsk, Life Is Both Normal — And Far From It

    The death toll continues to mount in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, where at least two civilians were killed by weekend artillery fire between government forces and pro-Russia militia fighters. But in many ways, life in the Donbas city remains surprisingly normal, with well-stocked supermarkets and freshly planted flowers....

    Putin orders Russian troop pullback from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders Russian troop pullback from Ukraine border

    The withdrawal may be a sign of good will ahead of Putin’s trip to Milan on Thursday, where he is set to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union leaders. …read more Source: Toronto...

    West Alarmed at Hungarian Leader’s Power Tactics
    Oct12

    West Alarmed at Hungarian Leader’s Power Tactics

    BUDAPEST, Hungary— As a young politician, Viktor Orban won plaudits for championing civil rights and free elections. Now as Hungary’s prime minister, Western nations are alarmed at the way he is trying to consolidate power, including a government crackdown on rights groups. One of the groups being targeted is the Hungarian Civil Liberties...

    Putin orders Russian troops away from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders Russian troops away from Ukraine border

    By Laura Mills MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman. Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets late Saturday in Sochi that Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from Rostov, a southern region that...

    Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman.Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets late Saturday in Sochi that Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from Rostov, a southern region that borders east...

    Putin Orders Russian Troops Away From Ukrainian Border
    Oct12

    Putin Orders Russian Troops Away From Ukrainian Border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered more than 17,000 troops to withdraw from an area near the Ukrainian border as he prepares to meet with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. A Kremlin spokesman said the Russian troops spent the past few months training in the Rostov region, which is located across the border from the areas in...