July 6, 2009
Posted: 1829 GMT
The meeting between U.S President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dimitri Medvedev ran long, and when both men addressed reporters in the guilded halls of the Kremlin a few hours ago, there were some significant announcements; while a key issue was left unresolved.
The two leaders said they had agreed to reduce their countries' nuclear stockpiles and said they wanted to work together on a host of issues. Left somewhat hanging: America's plan to deploy a missile defense shield, which Russia opposes, but that the U.S. says would only be intended to counter military threats beyond Europe.
Mister Obama goes on to meet with the Russian Prime Minister, and who some say is still very much in charge of kremlin policy, the former Russian president Vladimir Putin.
We'll go live to Moscow for the latest and look ahead to Mister Obama's trips to Italy and Ghana.
Also today, a live report from Honduras, where deadly clashes erupted Sunday after the ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya dramatically tried to return to his country. The military blocked the runway, preventing Zelaya's plane from landing, and the exiled president was forced to turn around. He has vowed to try again.
And we will have a report on the brutal ethnic riots in Northwestern China. Simmering tensions between two groups has led to a weekend of bloodshed in Xinjiang province. Will it get worse?
Plus, we are live in Alaska, where former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is resigning before the end of her term. Analysts believe she is laying the groundwork for a 2012 presidential push. We'll look into her surprise decision to step down.
And don't miss part of our interview with Roger Federer, who won Wimbledon over the week-end in an epic battle with American Andy Roddick and made history: 15 grand slam victories. Is he the greatest tennis player of all time? What do you think?
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