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    Angela Merkel Will Seek Fourth Term As German Chancellor
    Nov20

    Angela Merkel Will Seek Fourth Term As German Chancellor

    BERLIN, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Angela Merkel announced on Sunday she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, a sign of stability after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president.Despite a voter backlash over her open-door migrant policy,...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria and Ukraine at Summit in Peru
    Nov20

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria and Ukraine at Summit in Peru

    President Barack Obama speaks briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president …read more Source: ABC...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru
    Nov20

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic… …read more Source:...

    Russian ambassador to Canada calls U.S. election ‘victory for common sense’
    Nov20

    Russian ambassador to Canada calls U.S. election ‘victory for common sense’

    SOCHI, RUSSIA – OCTOBER 06: Russian President Vladimir Putin speeches during his meeting with Russian IWAS 2015 Worlds Games medalists on October 6, 2015 in Sochi, Russia. (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) OTTAWA – Russia’s ambassador to Canada says the U.S. election of president-elect Donald Trump was a victory for common sense and...

    President Obama and Vladimir Putin Speak at APEC Conference in Peru
    Nov20

    President Obama and Vladimir Putin Speak at APEC Conference in Peru

    (LIMA, Peru) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president. The two leaders were seen chatting at the start of the opening session of the...

    German Chancellor Merkel Says She’s Seeking a Fourth Term
    Nov20

    German Chancellor Merkel Says She’s Seeking a Fourth Term

    BERLIN—Angela Merkel, who has steered Germany through several global crises as its first woman leader, said Sunday that she will seek a fourth term as chancellor in general elections next year. “I literally thought about this decision endlessly … but I am ready to run for office again,” Merkel told reporters after meeting with high-ranking...

    Obama, Russia’s Putin speak at economic summit in Peru
    Nov20

    Obama, Russia’s Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Obama, Putin have quick chat at APEC
    Nov20

    Obama, Putin have quick chat at APEC

    President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian ambassador to Canada calls Trump’s election ‘victory for common sense’
    Nov20

    Russian ambassador to Canada calls Trump’s election ‘victory for common sense’

    OTTAWA — Russia’s ambassador to Canada says the U.S. election of president-elect Donald Trump was a victory for common sense and pragmatism. Alexander Darchiev told CTV’s “Question Period” that Trump’s presidency will provide a “promising opening for Russian-American relations,” which he acknowledged are...

    After ‘pleasantries,’ Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, Syria
    Nov20

    After ‘pleasantries,’ Obama presses Putin on Ukraine, Syria

    The four-minute conversation is likely to be last face-to-face meeting of Obama presidency. …read more Source: USA...