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      Putin cancels Paris visit amid heated Syria row
      Oct12

      Putin cancels Paris visit amid heated Syria row

      PARIS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday cancelled a visit to France due to a furious row with French President Francois Hollande over Moscow’s role in the Syrian conflict. The announcement from the Kremlin came a day after French President Francois Hollande said Syrian forces had committed a “war crime” in the battered city of...

      Duterte warns vs ‘arrogant’ Putin, Xi
      Oct11

      Duterte warns vs ‘arrogant’ Putin, Xi

      President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not end military alliances with other countries but he warned against the “arrogance” of some of the world’s leaders. In his speech during an oath-taking ceremony in Malacañang, Duterte not only went after the United States, but also the leaders of China and Russia. “Alam mo, itong arrogance...

      Putin in Turkey to push energy deals
      Oct10

      Putin in Turkey to push energy deals

      Both sides show pragmatism amid Syria crisisISTANBUL: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Turkey on Monday for talks with counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pushing forward ambitious joint energy projects as the two sides try to overcome a crisis in ties. Only a few months ago, Putin and Erdogan were exchanging acrimonious accusations over...

      East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War – Germany
      Oct08

      East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War – Germany

      BERLIN: The mounting tensions between the United States and Russia have created a situation that is “more dangerous” than the Cold War, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published Saturday. Relations between the two have nosedived since a ceasefire they agreed to in September fell apart in less than a week, and...

      Trump, Clinton clash after attacks
      Sep20

      Trump, Clinton clash after attacks

      WASHINGTON, D.C.: A rash of attacks on US soil has put national security center stage in the presidential campaign, with Hillary Clinton seeking to show a steady hand and Donald Trump saying America needed to be tougher on terror and immigration. The starkly different responses from the dueling White House hopefuls came after a bombing in New...

      France hopes climate deal takes effect November
      Sep20

      France hopes climate deal takes effect November

      UNITED NATIONS, United States: France’s environment minister on Monday voiced optimism that the Paris global accord on fighting climate change will come into force by November. Segolene Royal, who is president of the so-called COP21 conference behind last year’s far-reaching agreement in Paris, said the goal was to put it in place...

      Trump, Clinton compete to meet top leaders in New York
      Sep20

      Trump, Clinton compete to meet top leaders in New York

      NEW YORK: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met Egypt’s president in New York on Monday as the two US presidential candidates tried to bolster their diplomatic credentials at the United Nations. Democratic standard-bearer Clinton said last week that she would meet Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, along with leaders from Japan and Ukraine on the...

      France hopeful climate accord takes effect in November
      Sep20

      France hopeful climate accord takes effect in November

      UNITED NATIONS: France’s environment minister on Monday voiced optimism that the Paris global accord on fighting climate change will come into force by November. Segolene Royal, who is president of the so-called COP21 conference behind last year’s far-reaching agreement in Paris, said the goal was to put it in place before the next...

      Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote
      Sep19

      Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote

      MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday’s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

      Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
      Sep19

      Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

      MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass protests last...