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A Soyuz space capsule has taken off on its mission to the International Space Station

A Soyuz space capsule carrying two Russians and an American is heading for the International Space Station after blasting off from Russia’s manned space...

Russian withdrawal from Syria ‘will be complete in three days

The withdrawal of the bulk of Russian forces from Syria should be complete in two to three days, the commander of the Russian air...

More Russian warplanes leave Syria

Another group of Russian warplanes have left their air base in Syria to return home, Russia's defence ministry has said. The announcement comes two days...

Russian air base prepares to withdraw jets from Syria

Russia's defence ministry has said personnel at its air base in Syria are preparing for some of the planes and fighter jets to return...

Vladimir Putin orders partial pullout of Russian military from Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial pullout of the Russian military from Syria, voicing hope that the move will contribute to the...

Former Putin aide found dead in Washington hotel room was beaten to death

A former aide to Vladimir Putin who was found dead in a Washington hotel room died of blunt force trauma to the head, a...

Woman who allegedly decapitated child ‘was not acting alone’

A nanny accused of killing and then decapitating a four-year old girl was not acting on her own, Russian prosecutors have said. The 38-year old...

Woman ‘waving around severed head of young child’ arrested in Moscow

Police in Moscow have reportedly arrested a woman who was waving around the severed head of a small child outside a subway station in...

Protesters mark one year since murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

More than 20,000 people have marched across Moscow city centre in memory of the slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the first anniversary...

Syria ceasefire deal comes into effect

A ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia has come into effect across Syria, but the Islamic State group and al Qaida's branch in...

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Socially distanced gatherings of six permitted under UK’s lockdown easing

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Security law ‘puts Hong Kong’s appeal for business at risk’

Hong Kong’s status as a leading place to do business could be in peril following the adoption of a national security law. The legislation, which...
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