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Thousands of Ukrainian miners on strike over unpaid wages

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

In the middle of the night dozens of miners stand guard in a small town in eastern Ukraine, blocking access to their mine where thousands of employees are on strike over unpaid wages.In all, four mines...

Search for missing Iran plane halted for second night

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous mountain conditions thwarted search efforts.Aseman Airlines...

Anti-gay 'vote Putin' video goes viral in Russia

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin has gone viral less than a month before the country's election.The video, which appeared on social media on Friday, tells voters...

UN draft calls for 'measures' over Iran missiles to Yemen

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would condemn Iran for violating the arms embargo on Yemen and call for measures to address this violation, according to the text obtained...

West's attitude stoking tensions in Balkans: Lavrov

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

The West is stoking tensions in the Balkans despite Russia's pacific stance, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying Monday ahead of a visit to Serbia.Lavrov criticised the West for...

Russia probes church shooting for 'extremist' links: Kremlin

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

Russia is investigating whether the gunman behind a deadly attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus had extremist ties, the Kremlin said Monday after Islamic State claimed the shooting."There...

'No indications' Russia govt meddled in US election: Kremlin

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Monday insisted there was no indication of Russian government involvement in meddling in US elections after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters."There...

Swiss welcome Russia parliament head despite EU-US sanctions

19 February 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's parliamentary speaker, slapped with US and EU sanctions, will meet the Swiss foreign minister Monday during a visit that Bern said aims to foster "dialogue" on the Ukraine conflict.Vyacheslav...

Five women killed in Dagestan church shooting claimed by IS

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault.An...

Four people killed in Dagestan church shooting

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

Four women were shot dead in an apparent Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said.According to local press reports an unidentified...

Thousands of Saakashvili supporters march in Kiev

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

Thousands of supporters of deported former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the streets of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the impeachment of the Ukrainian President.An AFP correspondent...

Trump slams FBI over school shooting, blames preoccupation with Russia prob...

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump slammed the FBI Saturday for failing to heed signs that could have prevented the Florida school shooting, charging the agency was too preoccupied with probing his campaign team...

US vows investigation into Syria attack involving Russians

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday vowed to investigate an attack involving Russian citizens on American-allied forces in Syria but stopped short of accusing Moscow of orchestrating the assault.Russia...

Trump says Russia succeeding in sowing US discord

18 February 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Russia was succeeding beyond its "wildest dreams" in sowing US discord but refrained once more from directly challenging Moscow on its election meddling.In a flurry...

Lavrov calls US election meddling claims 'blabber'

17 February 2018 | 0 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" accusations that Moscow had interfered in the US election that brought President Donald Trump to power."So as long as we don't...



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