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Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Published 12/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU’s long-term budget, Brexit, the euro [more…]

Russia braces for four-year Olympic ban over doping scandal

Russia braces for four-year Olympic ban over doping scandal

Published 08/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia could be hit with a four-year Olympic ban on Monday for flouting anti-doping rules, a punishment local officials have said would [more…]

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Published 03/12/2019

BISHKEK (Reuters) - An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and [more…]

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections. The next election is [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

India makes advance payment for Russian missile system: Rostec CEO

India makes advance payment for Russian missile system: Rostec CEO

Published 18/11/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - India has made an advance payment of $800 million for Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the head of Russian conglomerate Rostec Sergey [more…]

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Published 11/11/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s central bank sees some room to further cut its key rate, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday. “...in principle, [more…]

Russia hopes Syria coordination with Turkey, U.S. will help stability: RIA

Russia hopes Syria coordination with Turkey, U.S. will help stability: RIA

Published 21/10/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hopes its coordination with the United States and Turkey in Syria will help security and stability in the region, Defense Minister [more…]

Russian spaceship with UAE astronaut blasts off into space

Russian spaceship with UAE astronaut blasts off into space

Published 26/09/2019

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz spaceship blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan towards the International Space Station on Wednesday carrying [more…]

Russian spacecraft carrying robot docks with space station: TASS

Russian spacecraft carrying robot docks with space station: TASS

Published 27/08/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, TASS news agency reported, citing [more…]