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First direct London-China train completes 12,000 km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres.

Vladimir Putin, Shinzo Abe call for faster restart of talks on North Korean settlement

Vladimir Putin, Shinzo Abe call for faster restart of talks on North Korean settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised their concern over the deteriorating situation on the Korean Peninsula, saying, it is necessary to restart six-party negotiations on the same.

Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

The Pentagon inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump`s former national security adviser, accepted money from foreign entities without the required approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.

Russia must help stabilise Afghanistan situation: Pakistan minister

Russia should lead the process of stabilisation of the situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday.

Russia says foiled IS attack on far east oil hub Sakhalin

Russia`s FSB security service said Wednesday it had foiled an attack by supporters of the Islamic State group on the far eastern island of Sakhalin, an oil and gas hub.

Japan`s Shinzo Abe to visit Russia for Putin meet

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia this week for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin and Tokyo said Tuesday, as the two sides look to make headway on a decades-old territorial dispute.

Russian hackers `targeted Macron campaign`

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron`s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group Tuesday.

Donald Trump`s first 100 days: A chaotic discovery of power

Donald Trump`s first 100 days: A chaotic discovery of power

At this stage of his presidency Donald Trump is the least popular US leader in modern history.

Russia passes law banning ''outlandish'' baby names

Russia's State Duma has passed a bill, which bans parents from officially giving their babies names that are foul words, numbers, titles or abbreviations.

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

The committee has sent a second letter to ex top officials of CIA, National Intelligence and one ex-deputy attorney to appear at a hearing on May 2.

'Practically established' who ordered metro attack, says Russia

'Practically established' who ordered metro attack, says Russia

FSB head Alexander Bortnikov told reporters that the identity had been "practically established," Russian news agencies reported.

Vladimir Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election: Documents

Vladimir Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election: Documents

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied interfering in the US election.

'Russia denies knowledge of IS leader al-Baghdadi's arrest'

Officials from Russia's Foreign Ministry have denied knowledge of reports that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State jihadist group, has been arrested in Syria, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw said on Tuesday.

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Russia today warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.

Japan PM urges North Korea to refrain from more provocative actions

US Vice President Mike Pence visited the demilitarised border between North and South Korea on Monday and reiterated that the US "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.

 

India, Pak, China, Russia discuss Afghan situation

India, Pak, China, Russia discuss Afghan situation

Representatives from the regional powers reviewed the peace process in Afghanistan as well as the security situation.

Russia's Lavrov slams watchdog for not visiting site of alleged Syria chemical attack

Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead analysing samples "from a distance".