News - Russia

SYRIA CONFLICT: Syrian government and Opposition to meet

6 years ago /
International News 

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said Syria’s government and opposition will for the first time attend peace talks - in Geneva on 22 January.

 

IRAN NUCLEAR PROGRAMME : Iran secures nuclear deal with world powers

6 years ago /
International News 

Cheering crowds have welcomed home the Iranian negotiators who secured a nuclear deal with world powers, while Israel called it a "historic mistake".

SPORTS: WORLD CUP TEAMS

6 years ago /
Sports  

All the thirty-two countries that will feature in the 2014 FIFA World cup in Brazil are now known.

RUSSIA: RUSSIA DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM POLAND

6 years ago /
International News 

Russia has demanded an apology from Poland on Tuesday after far-right rioters threw firecrackers at the Russian embassy in Warsaw, reviving tension between countries that have long been at odds.

SYRIA: Opposition accepts peace talks, says Assad must go

6 years ago /
International News 

The Syrian National Coalition also demanded the release of women and children from Syrian jails and an easing of military sieges of rebel-held areas as a precondition for going to Geneva.

Exclusive: Snowden persuaded other NSA workers to give up passwords

6 years ago /
International News 

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden used login credentials and passwords provided unwittingly by colleagues at a spy base in Hawaii to access some of the classified material he leaked to the media, sources said.

 

IRAN:World powers start two-day nuclear talks with Iran in Geneva

6 years ago /
International News 

 World powers began two days of talks with Iran in Geneva on Thursday in the hope of hammering out a breakthrough deal to start resolving a decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear intentions. Both sides say an agreement is far from certain but Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said ahead of the talks that a deal was possible "if everyone tries their best".

 

RUSSIA: NATO war games worry Moscow

6 years ago /
International News 

NATO says the exercise, involving 6,000 soldiers from the alliance as well as non-members Sweden, Finland and Ukraine, is based on a fictional scenario in which troops from the imaginary state of Bothnia invade Estonia in a crisis sparked by competition for energy resources and economic collapse.

RUSSIA: Russian Soyuz rocket flies Olympic torch to space station

6 years ago /
International News 

Japan's Koichi Wakata pumped the air with his fist as the Soyuz rocket, painted with snowflake patterns, took off on a crisp morning, an onboard camera showed. The crew sat beneath a stuffed polar bear wrapped in a blue scarf, a Sochi mascot.

SOCCER: UCL MATCH DAY FOUR

6 years ago /
Sports  

Match day four in the lucrative UEFA Champions league continues Wednesday with actions shifting to Groups E to H

 

I AM JUSTIFIED - Edward Snowden

6 years ago /
International News 

Fugitive U.S. Intelligence contractor Edward Snowden says calls for more oversight of government intelligence agencies showed he was justified in revealing the methods and targets of the U.S. secret service.

 

UEFA BANS CSKA MOSCOW FOR THE RACIAL ABUSE OF YAYA TOURE

6 years ago /
Sports  

UEFA has ordered the partial closure of CSKA’s Stadium arena, Khimki for the club’s UEFA Champions league fixture against defending champions, Bayern Munich in November.

Michel Platini: World Cup should be expanded

6 years ago /
Sports  

UEFA President Michel Platini wants the World Cup expanded from 32 to 40 teams.

Syria: Reported fatwa allows the hungry to eat cats and dogs

6 years ago /
International News 

Muslims throughout the world have been marking Eid al-Adha, but in war-torn Syria there is little to celebrate as most people struggle to meet their basic needs: food, water, and shelter.


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