Category: WORLD

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Start Probe into Alleged Deadly Gas Attack

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Start Probe into Alleged Deadly Gas Attack

International chemical weapons inspectors face a dilemma. They’ve been supplied by rebels with the coordinates of the burial site of dozens of vict ...
U.S. Airlines’ Rights to Fly Over Russia Expire

U.S. Airlines’ Rights to Fly Over Russia Expire

U.S. airlines sought the State Department’s help as agreements to cross Russian airspace expire and both sides wait on the other to set a date to resu ...
Russia and the UK need each other

Russia and the UK need each other

In the light of the Skripal case, and events in Syria, cooperation is more vital than ever. The alternatives are unthinkable. The poisoning by nerv ...
Trump just blocked his own administration’s Russia sanctions

Trump just blocked his own administration’s Russia sanctions

It appears that President Trump just blocked his own administration’s plan to sanction Russia. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, ...
UK and US accuse Russia of cyber attack that compromised global networks

UK and US accuse Russia of cyber attack that compromised global networks

The Kremlin has dismissed as "groundless" allegations that Russian-backed hackers have been compromising network devices worldwide. The statements com ...
Goodbye, America: Russia sanctions could hit US medical, tech industries

Goodbye, America: Russia sanctions could hit US medical, tech industries

Rare earth metals, medication and software: Russia's strongest response yet to United States sanctions is taking shape. Now, Washington and its Wester ...
UN to expand sanctions blacklist in Mali amid growing violence

UN to expand sanctions blacklist in Mali amid growing violence

France has taken the first steps in targeting people and groups undermining a peace deal in the central African country. Mali has witnessed growing un ...
Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal declines Russian embassy’s help

Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal declines Russian embassy’s help

The daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal won't be accepting the assistance of the Russian embassy. Yulia Skripal says she is "seeking to come ...
Global executions on the decline, says Amnesty International

Global executions on the decline, says Amnesty International

Amnesty International's latest annual report has found fewer executions were carried out around the world in 2017 than the year prior. The number of p ...
Russia and Iran rebuke US for missile threat against Syria amid standoff over attack

Russia and Iran rebuke US for missile threat against Syria amid standoff over attack

A spokesman for the Russian president has dismissed Trump's "Twitter-diplomacy" in a call for caution. The White House insists that "all options are o ...