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Oil prices, stock markets jump on surprise OPEC output cut deal
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries unexpectedly agreed on Wednesday to modest oil output cuts, as group leader Saudi Arabia appeared to soften its stance o
Philippines President Duterte makes proclamation of scrapping war games with U.S... Defence department begs to differ
HANOI, Vietnam - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said next week's combined military exercises of Filipino and U.S. troops will be the last of its kind, a move apparently denied by the
Analysis: 'Barbarous' Syria Bombings, MH17 Blame: What Consequences Could Russia Face?
In terms of its reputation, Russia has had one of its worst weeks ever. Incensed that Moscow is pushing ahead with the 'barbarous' bombing of Aleppo and angry over an attack on an aid convoy that is w
Photographer Sees 'Sign Of The Times' In Moscow Attacks On Photo Exhibitions
MOSCOW -- Photographer Alyaksandr Vasyukovich says the vandalism and subsequent raid this week on an exhibition of his and a colleague's images of Ukrainian soldiers is a 'sign of the times' in the Ru
Lavrov Accuses U.S. Of Trying To Protect Militant Extremists In Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the United States of trying to protect a militant extremist group in Syria in its effort to overthrow the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador Over MH17 Investigation
Russia's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Netherlands' ambassador in Moscow over the Dutch-led international investigation which concluded that a Russian military missile fired from separatist-contro
Russia 'Had Nothing To Do' With Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General
The decision of the Bulgarian government to change the nomination of the country for the post UN Secretary General had nothing to do with Russia, stated on Friday the spokesperson of the Russian Forei
Making Nuclear More Effective in Support of Sustainable Development: Conclusions of the 2016 Scientific Forum
Several keynote speakers, including HSH Prince Albert of Monaco and Australia's chief scientist Alan Finkel, joined IAEA Director General Yukiya Amanoin recognizing the important contribution of nucle
Russia's Ministry of Defense deploys more bombers to Syria
Russia strengthens military operations in response to U.S. reversal to 'Plan B' in Syria.
The Russian Ministry of Defense has transferred additional Su-24 and Su-34 tactical bombers to Kheimim, its a
Peskov: 'Good news' that Russian ambassador will meet with Dutch about MH17
The Kremlin believes it is good news the Russian ambassador was invited to the Dutch Foreign Ministry for explanations over criticism of the flight MH17 disaster investigation.
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Russia cracks down on rowdy air passengers
During a meeting on Sept. 29, Putin endorsed the proposal for legal action against disruptive air travelers. Russian airlines also are seeking more authority to block known troublemakers from flights.
Belarus exports 5 times more apples and mushrooms to Russia than produced
Harvest data reported by the Belarusian Ministry of Agriculture indicates the country could have produced only 20 percent of the apples and mushrooms it exported to Russia last year. Russian authoriti
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