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Opec tentatively agrees oil cut, waits for Russia to commit

Opec tentatively agrees oil cut, waits for Russia to commit

Opec tentatively agreed an oil output cut on Thursday but was waiting for a commitment from non-Opec heavyweight Russia before deciding the exact volumes for a production reduction ...

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

The EU took steps Wednesday to protect upcoming elections against disinformation campaigns from suspects like Russia, launching a bloc-wide alert system and pressuring internet giants like Facebook for more help.

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone

Russian tech giant Yandex unveils first smartphone

Russian internet giant Yandex on Wednesday launched its first ever smartphone in a highly anticipated move into hardware that builds on its popular service apps.

QNL marks Qatar-Russia Year of Culture

QNL marks Qatar-Russia Year of Culture

As Qatar and Russia celebrate their bilateral relations, the 2018 Year of Culture between the two nations has been supported by Qatar National Library ( QNL) through a series of activities.

Trump to discuss 'arms race' with China, Russia some time in the future

Trump to discuss 'arms race' with China, Russia some time in the future

US resident Donald Trump on Monday said he would discuss military developments with his counterparts from China and Russia in the future, in the hopes of ending what he described as an arms race with the countries.

Soyuz 'successfully' launched into orbit: Roscosmos

Soyuz 'successfully' launched into orbit: Roscosmos

Russia's space agency Roscosmos said Monday the first manned Soyuz flight to the International Space Station since a failed launch in October was proceeding according to plan.

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday.

Russian FM mocks British army chief over IS comparison

Russian FM mocks British army chief over IS comparison

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday mocked the "intellectual capacities" of Britain's army chief for calling Russia a bigger threat than the Islamic State group.

Russia eyes new wheat export frontiers in challenge to EU, US

Russia eyes new wheat export frontiers in challenge to EU, US

Russia, already the world's leading wheat exporter, is bent on taking further market share from the European Union and United States with a new attempt to crack what have traditionally ...

Interpol picks South Korean as president as Russia loses out

Interpol picks South Korean as president as Russia loses out

Interpol named South Korea's Kim Jong-yang as its new president on Wednesday, in a blow to Russia which denounced ‘unprecedented pressure’ against its own candidate to lead the global policing body.

Interpol picks S.Korea's Kim as president over Russian rival

Interpol picks S.Korea's Kim as president over Russian rival

Interpol is to vote for its new president Wednesday, with the US backing a South Korean candidate who Moscow says is part of a last-minute effort to scuttle a Russian frontrunner's chances.

Critics urge Interpol to reject Russian candidate for chief

Critics urge Interpol to reject Russian candidate for chief

A growing chorus of critics is calling on Interpol to reject a Russian candidate to lead the organisation, over fears Moscow could abuse the role to target political opponents.