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Russia have ‘reason to appeal’ WADA ban – president Putin

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said his country have ‘reason to appeal’ against the four-year ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA’s executive committee...

Democrats shift impeachment focus to Russia

House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is connecting the...

Opec strikes deal with Russia to cut crude oil production

The countries of the Opec oil-producing cartel and ally Russia have agreed to cut crude production by an extra 500,000 barrels a day. Russian energy...

Two dead and three injured following college shooting in Russia

A student has killed a fellow student and wounded three more in a shooting at a college in Russia, before taking his own life. Officials...

MH17 probe suggests ‘closer ties than thought’ between Russia and Ukraine rebels

An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine say evidence suggests...

Russia, China and Iran actions could inadvertently lead to war, says UK Defence Chief

The actions of Russia, China and Iran could “easily lead to inadvertent miscalculation” and increase the chance of war, the Chief of Defence Staff...

Russia and Turkey strike deal to take control of part of Syrian border

The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement  for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after...

Russia steps in to fill void left by US withdrawal from northern Syria

Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish...

Russia’s military to carry out drill of strategic nuclear forces

Russia’s military will this week undertake a sweeping drill of its strategic nuclear forces. The defence ministry said the three-day exercise will begin Tuesday and...

Turkish president attends Russian air show amid warming ties with Moscow

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of an annual Russian air show as a guest of President Vladimir Putin and expressed interest...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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