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Syria army pounds Aleppo rebels as US, Russia to meet

ALEPPO: Syrian warplanes again pounded Aleppo’s last rebel-held districts, as the United States said American and Russian officials would meet Saturday (Dec 10) in a bid to save the city from “complete” destruction. With the fighting resuming after a brief respite, the UN General Assembly demanded an immediate ceasefire and urgent aid deliveries, in a… Read More »

One-time Trump adviser Page to meet businessmen, politicians in Moscow – RIA

MOSCOW: Carter Page, previously described as a foreign-policy adviser to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, has arrived in Moscow to meet with businessmen and politicians, RIA News agency reported on Thursday. “I am going to meet with influential businessmen and thought leaders,” RIA quoted Page as saying. (reporting by Jack Stubbs; writing by Denis Pinchuk; editing… Read More »

Turkey's Prime Minister to meet Russia's Putin in December: Sources

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit on Dec 5 and 6, government sources said. Russia and Turkey, a NATO member, are backing opposing sides in the Syrian conflict. In recent months they have been normalising ties that broke down a year ago when Turkey shot down… Read More »

Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

BRATISLAVA: Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. Fico said sanctions have been ineffective while harming European Union and member Slovakia’s economic interests. But added he would respect… Read More »

Germany's Vice Chancellor to meet Putin soon: source

BERLIN: German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel will travel to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin soon, a high-ranking source at the Economy Ministry told Reuters on Friday. The source said Gabriel will be accompanied to the meeting with Putin by a delegation of German business leaders. The agenda of the meeting will… Read More »