Russia

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what [more…]

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press [more…]

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Published 17/06/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was [more…]

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit

Published 17/06/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with [more…]

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear…

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear…

Published 17/06/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington [more…]

France’s Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets…

France’s Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets…

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran’s announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that [more…]

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

Published 14/06/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because [more…]

India set to launch second lunar mission- land rover on the moon

India set to launch second lunar mission- land rover on the moon

Published 12/06/2019

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a [more…]

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to…

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to…

Published 07/06/2019

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) - NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 [more…]

Russian manufacturing sector shrinks in May for first time since…

Russian manufacturing sector shrinks in May for first time since…

Published 03/06/2019

MOSCOW, (Reuters) - Russian manufacturing activity contracted in May for the first time in nine months, the Markit purchasing managers’ index (PMI) showed on Monday, [more…]