Tag Archives: Russia

Russia proposes international meeting on Syria on Feb 11

Moscow (AFP) – Russia said on Thursday it wanted to hold an international meeting on Syria — including key players from the West & the Middle East — in Munich…

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Germany warns Russia against 'exploiting' teen 'rape' case

Berlin (AFP) – Germany & Russia traded barbs over a murky case involving the alleged rape of a teenager, with Berlin warning Wednesday against "exploiting" the allegations after Moscow hinted…

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OPEC-led attempt for oil-cut deal under way, prospects slim

By Alex Lawler & Rania El Gamal LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – OPEC is renewing efforts among members & producers from outside the group for a deal to fix an oil glut…

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The Latest: Norway, Russia to talk on migrant deportations

ORESTIADA, Greece (AP) — The latest developments in Europe's immigration crisis (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Norway says it will hold talks with Moscow on Monday to discuss the deportation…

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The Latest: Mexico leader to speed up drug lord extradition

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The latest developments from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where top executives & world leaders are meeting this week. All times local. ___ 6:40…

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Russian space agency scales back plans as crisis shrinks budget

By Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will spend 30 percent less on its space program in the next decade & scale back a slew of projects to save money…

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Emir of Qatar to discuss Middle East with Putin in Russia this month

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, will fly into Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin on the Middle East & energy on…

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Oil ends 2015 down 35 percent; long, painful hangover seen

By Barani Krishnan & Ahmad Ghaddar NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday yet fell as much as 35 percent for the year after a race to pump…

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Russia to rewrite space program as economic crisis bites

By Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is to revise its space program, the national space agency said on Tuesday after a newspaper published a report that billions of dollars…

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili confirmed as Georgia PM

Tbilisi (AFP) – Georgia's parliament confirmed Wednesday former foreign minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the country's prime minister, six days after Irakli Garibashvili's surprise resignation from the post. "The parliament has…

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