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Russia appoints new ambassador to UN

28 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Thursday announced the appointment of Vasily Nebenzya as Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, replacing the previous long-serving envoy Vitaly Churkin who died in February.

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.

SGP leader ‘sounds the alarm’ on Dutch euthanasia in US newspaper

24 July 2017 | 0 comments

Kees van der Staaij, leader of the fundamentalist Dutch Protestant party SGP, has written an article headlining ‘In the Netherlands, the Doctor Will Kill You Now.’

'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU will wrap up four days of tough Brexit talks in Brussels on Thursday with a special lunch between their chief negotiators as major differences emerged on key points.

EU calls for British 'clarity' over Brexit

21 July 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's Brexit negotiator urged Britain on Thursday to provide more clarity on key issues after the second round of talks wrapped up in Brussels with "fundamental" differences remaining.

Brexit talks 'get to work' despite UK infighting

18 July 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and the EU vowed to get to the 'heart of the matter' as they launched fresh Brexit negotiations in Brussels, even as bitter infighting gripped the British government.

Gay marriage around the world

14 July 2017 | 0 comments

The Maltese parliament has approved gay marriage, which now is authorised in more than 20 nations worldwide, 15 of which are in Europe.

South Syria ceasefire 'globally respected': Russia

13 July 2017 | 0 comments

The ceasefire in south Syria is being "globally respected", Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday, in comments broadcast on Russia television.

Russia warns US of retaliation over Obama-era expulsions

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

Russia is considering retaliatory measures against the United States over its expulsion of 35 diplomats and seizure of two diplomatic compounds last year, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

MH17 lawyer tells Putin to 'make amends' over crash

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin must "make amends" for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster.

WATCH: UK government releases how-to video on surviving a terrorist attack...

12 July 2017 | 0 comments

It depicts a firearms attack at a hotel and describes in detail what individuals should do to increase their chance of survival.

Trial of any MH17 suspects to be held in Dutch court

5 July 2017 | 0 comments

The trials of any suspects arrested in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine will be held in the Netherlands, Dutch officials announced.

Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be 'weapons'

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

An 11-year-old 'cyber ninja' stunned security experts by hacking into their bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys 'can be weaponised'.

World close to 'serious digital sabotage', says spy chief

16 May 2017 | 0 comments

The world may be close to a "serious act of digital sabotage" which could trigger unrest, "chaos and disorder," Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee warned.

Parents of EU children have right to residency: top court

16 May 2017 | 0 comments

A non-EU parent has a right to stay in the bloc if their child is an EU citizen, its top court said, a ruling which could complicate Brexit talks.

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