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China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

22 September 2018 | 0 comments

China summoned the US ambassador on Saturday to lodge an official protest over sanctions imposed by the United States against a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles,...

Poisoning suspicions hang over Russian's death probe

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

The lawyer for a Russian millionaire who mysteriously died in England after helping expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme urged an inquest Friday not to dismiss the possibility his client...

Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year -- more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk.The...

UK crime agency probes Danske Bank money laundering

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's National Crime Agency is probing the activities of UK-based companies with alleged links to a money laundering scandal at Denmark's Danske Bank, it said Friday."The NCA is aware of the use of...

China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences.President Vladimir Putin's...

China warns US to withdraw sanctions on military

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Beijing called on the United States on Friday to withdraw sanctions it imposed on a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian weapons or "bear the consequences"."The Chinese side expresses strong...

Russia, Turkey agree borders of Syrian demilitarised zone

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia and Turkey have agreed on borders of a demilitarised zone in northern Syria, Russia's top diplomat said Friday, part of a deal that could check an assault on the last rebel enclave in Idlib."Just...

Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane

21 September 2018 | 0 comments

Israel's coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane and the Jewish state retains its right to decide on military actions, an Israeli...

'Fat' traces confirm weird fossils were earliest animals

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

A strange fossil that looks a bit like a giant leaf, or a fingerprint the size of a coffee table, has intrigued scientists for decades. Thousands of the fossils have been found over the past seven decades,...

Ukraine region ban on Russian culture sparks controversy

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

The decision by a fiercely pro-Western region of Ukraine to ban Russian-language arts, from songs to books and films, prompted widespread condemnation on Thursday even as it remained unclear how it would...

European court faults Poland over exhumations of 2010 crash victims

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

The European Court of Human Rights ruled against Poland on Thursday for exhuming the bodies of victims of a 2010 plane crash which killed the country's president, saying it violated their families' right...

Russia, Turkey still working on 'details' of Idlib deal: UN

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

The deal to avoid a Syrian government offensive on Idlib province is still being worked out by Russia and Turkey, the UN said Thursday, stressing that the threat to civilians remained high. "This is not...

Danske Bank hit with new money laundering probe

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Denmark's financial watchdog on Thursday said it would relaunch a money laundering probe into Danske Bank after the nation's largest lender said "a large part" of transactions totalling 200 billion euros...

Netanyahu hits out at Iran after Syria friendly fire incident

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday Israel will defend itself against Iran, after a friendly fire incident in Syria this week linked to Israeli strikes on Iranian targets there.Syria accidentally...

Ukraine leader backs controversial 'Russian foreign agents' bill

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday backed a controversial bill that would require pro-Russian groups to register as "foreign agents", borrowing from the playbook of his arch-enemy Vladimir...



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