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Turkey denies flouting agreement with Russia in Syria’s Idlib provinc...

02 February, 2020 2:58 pm 2:58 pm

ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Turkey dismissed Russian accusations that it has flouted de-escalation agreements with Russia and Iran in Syria’s Idlib province, and threatened to take military action in the area if diplomatic efforts with Moscow fail. Turkey and Russia, which back opposing sides in Syria’s war, agreed in 2018 to set up a de-escalation zone … Read More


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Turkey, Russia can tackle Syria escalation ‘without anger’: Erd...

02 February, 2020 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey and Russia should resolve differences over the conflict in Syria’s Idlib without anger, after a deadly flare-up in violence challenged the fragile cooperation between Moscow and Ankara. The two countries support opposing sides in Syria’s nearly nine-year war, as well as in Libya’s escalating conflict, … Read More


Russia says urging Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanism

01 January, 2020 10:37 am 10:37 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow has been urging Gulf countries to consider a common security mechanism for the region. “We have been suggesting to the Gulf countries to think about collective security mechanisms… starting with confidence building measures and inviting each other to military exercises,” Lavrov … Read More


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Pakistan, Russia agrees to joint efforts for restoring peace in region

01 January, 2020 12:15 pm 12:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and Russia have agreed to launch joint efforts aimed at restoring peace in the region that has witnessed rising tensions between the US and Iran. They were agreed during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Both the leaders discussed issues … Read More


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China, Russia call for calm in Middle East after US strike

01 January, 2020 2:53 pm 2:53 pm

BEIJING/ MOSCOW (92 News) – The Chinese and Russian governments have called for calm in the Middle East, in its first reaction to the US airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani. US airstrike will lead to growing tensions in the Middle East, Geng Shuang, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. During his weekly press briefing, he said, … Read More


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Russia’s security service swoops on suspect’s home after deadly...

12 December, 2019 5:56 pm 5:56 pm

PODOLSK, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s FSB security service on Friday searched the home of a man named by Russian media as the prime suspect in a rare shooting incident near the FSB’s central Moscow headquarters, neighbours told Reuters. A gunman opened fire on the FSB’s main building in Moscow on Thursday evening, killing at least … Read More


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Russia hails Pak Navy’s efforts for maritime security in region

12 December, 2019 5:59 pm 5:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Russian Navy’s Commander in Chief Admiral Nikolai Anatolyevich Yevmenov held a meeting with Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad and hailed the efforts for maritime security in region on Wednesday. They exchanged views on matters of mutual interest, including promotion of cooperation between navies of the two countries. The … Read More


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China, Russia propose lifting some UN sanctions on North Korea

12 December, 2019 10:17 am 10:17 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China and Russia on Monday proposed the UN Security Council lift a ban on North Korea exporting statues, seafood and textiles, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters, in a move Russia said is aimed at encouraging talks between Washington and Pyongyang. The draft also called for a ban to … Read More


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PM expresses commitment to commence new phase in ties with Russia

12 December, 2019 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has expressed his commitment to commence a new phase in ties with Russia on Wednesday. He was talking to Russian Federation Minister for Trade and Industry Denis Manturov who called on him. The prime minister expressed the hope that the two sides would further enhance cooperation … Read More


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Russia desires to expand ties with Pakistan

12 December, 2019 5:06 pm 5:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A new chapter of relation with Russia has begun with its willingness to expand cooperation with Pakistan in different sectors including the industrial, agricultural, energy, medicine and railways. These positive sentiments were expressed by Russian Trade Minister Denis Valentinovich during the sixth meeting of Pakistan-Russia intergovernmental Commission at the foreign office … Read More


Russia, Olympics, banned

Russia banned from next Olympics and World Cup soccer

12 December, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked … Read More


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Russia banned from Olympics for four years over doping scandal: TASS

12 December, 2019 3:44 pm 3:44 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data, the TASS news agency reported. WADA’s executive committee took the decision after it concluded that Moscow had tampered with laboratory data by … Read More


Russia braces for four-year Olympic ban over doping scandal

12 December, 2019 10:34 pm 10:34 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia could be hit with a four-year Olympic ban on Monday for flouting anti-doping rules, a punishment local officials have said would be unfair and part of a malicious Western attempt to destroy sport in the country. Russia, which has tried to showcase itself as a global sports power, has been embroiled … Read More


Russia expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

12 December, 2019 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

SOFIA (Reuters) – The Russian government has expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in a tit-for-tat move after Sofia asked Moscow to recall a diplomat on suspicion of espionage, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. Bulgaria’s ambassador in Moscow, Atanas Krastin, has been informed that the diplomat must leave Russia within the next 24 hours in line … Read More


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Turkey says ‘largely’ reached agreement with Russia in Syria ta...

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Talks between Turkish and Russian officials on developments in northeast Syria have concluded and the two delegations have “largely” reached an agreement, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by state media on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Russia had informed Turkey that the Syrian Kurdish YPG … Read More