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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk during a meeting in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. Merkel and Putin agree the Ukraine situation "has a tendency towards degradation" and have urged an intensification o
Russia Sanctions Will Stay Until Ukraine Returns To Normal, Says German Chancellor Angela Merkel

By IBTimes AU

Germany fears an untamed Russia will stoke further conflicts in eastern European countries.. (11:32 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, UKRAINE, G20

Putin During An Informal Meeting Of The Collective Security Treaty Organization
Revealed: Vladimir Putin Plotting To Invade Europe – Report

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ambition of invading Europe (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, RUSSIA

An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.
OPEC Decision Leads To Further Drop In Oil Prices

By IBTimes AU

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held a meeting in Vienna, Austria on Nov 27, 2014 to consider reducing output. (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CRUDE OIL, RUSSIA, INDIA, UKRAINE, OPEC

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS Drug Transit From Afghanistan To Europe Confirmed By Russia: Money Goes Into Terror Funding And In New Recruitments

By IBTimes AU

There seems to be an umblical chord between terror and drug trade. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, M&A, RUSSIA, SOMALIA

An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.
With Falling Oil Prices All Eyes On OPEC Meeting

By IBTimes AU

Falling oil prices may be something to cheer about for the importing countries, but is a cause for concern for the oil producing countries. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CRUDE OIL, RUSSIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, MEXICO, UKRAINE, ANGOLA

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron points at reporters as he attends a news conference after an EU summit in Brussels October 24, 2014. Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's Eur
UK Immigration Breaks Targets: Govt Admits Inability: Setback To Cameron

By IBTimes AU

Cameron's pledge to curb immigration is coming to haunt him in the election, which is less than six months away. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ

Russian military planes perform during the final phase of the Kavkaz-2009 strategic military exercise in southern Russia, 350 km (217 miles) southeast of Stavropol July 6, 2009.
Russia Called 'Terrorist State' As Deadly As ISIS; Russia-China Joint Naval Exercises a Show of Force Against NATO

By IBTimes AU

Russia has been called a "terrorist state" by former Soviet Union member Lithuania. The country's president urged action against Russian aggression in Ukraine. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Russian President Putin Delivers a Speech during a Meeting at Kremlin in Moscow
Russia Surpasses US in Nuclear Weapons Technology as Putin Blames US for Moscow Takeover, NATO "Scared"

By IBTimes AU

Crisis in Ukraine has sparked even more controversies as Russia accuses the United States of pushing for regime change in Moscow. Tension across the globe has also been rising following the country's aggressive military mobilizations on Ukraine ... (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Bargylus wine is poured into a glass during a tasting session in Beirut
New Zealand Wine Industry Gets Ready To Boost Presence in South Korea Export Market

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand wine industry is jubilant that the FTA with South Korea has thrown open a major market. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA

Health officials in protective suits transport sacks of poultry as part of preventive measures against the H7N9 bird flu
Bird Flu Update: European Union Commission Enforces Curbs On Poultry : UK Says It Is At Low Risk

By IBTimes AU

Bird flu eruption in European Union countries such as U.K, Netherlands and Germany has been causing concern. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, INFECTION, AVIAN INFLUENZA, BIRD FLU, H5N1