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      MH17: Abbott wants answers from Putin
      Oct13

      MH17: Abbott wants answers from Putin

      Australia’s Tony Abbott has promised to confront Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the downing of Flight MH17. ||| Sydney – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday that he would use an upcoming G20 summit to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and the “murder” of...

      Kiev’s embattled defence minister quits
      Oct13

      Kiev’s embattled defence minister quits

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accepted the resignation of his defence minister, Valery Heletey. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday accepted the resignation of his defence minister who has been under fire over a rout of government forces in the east which led to Kiev calling a ceasefire with pro-Russian...

      Teams ‘will comb MH17 crash site’
      Oct13

      Teams ‘will comb MH17 crash site’

      Ukrainian search teams will scour the crash site of Flight MH17 and return human remains and belongings to The Netherlands. ||| Amsterdam – Ukrainian search teams will comb the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which went down on July 17, and return human remains and belongings to The Netherlands, Dutch television reported. Dutch...

      ‘It’s the ultimate diplomatic prize’
      Oct13

      ‘It’s the ultimate diplomatic prize’

      Five seats are up for grabs in the 15-member United Nations Security Council – and voting takes place this week. ||| New York – Years of campaigning for a seat at the world’s “top table” come to a head this week when elections are held to the United Nations Security Council, which decides on such weighty matters as sanctions,...

      Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal
      Oct12

      Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal

      Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported late...

      Emerging stocks extend run of falls
      Oct10

      Emerging stocks extend run of falls

      Emerging-market stocks extended their longest weekly losing streak in more than a year on concern Europe’s slowdown will hurt global growth. ||| Jakarta – Emerging-market stocks extended their longest weekly losing streak in more than a year on concern Europe’s slowdown will hurt global growth.South Korea’s won and...