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  • Russia set to re-elect Putin

    Russia is set to elect Vladimir Putin today to a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing isolation

  • 14 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

    Fourteen people, including at least four children, drown when the small boat they were travelling on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials say.

  • Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats

    Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve toxin attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, Prime

  • Time to turn speeches into treaties

    Britain must "translate speeches into treaties" and come up with a detailed plan for its post-Brexit ties with the EU, European Commission

  • Putin faces UK deadline to explain nerve attack

    Britain gave President Vladimir Putin until midnight yesterday to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to

  • 'Is Russia to blame?'

    Russia issued a mocking reaction to the surprise sacking of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, with a foreign ministry spokeswoman

  • House ends Russia probe

    US House Intelligence Committee Republicans said on Monday the panel had finished investigating Russia and the 2016 US election, and

  • All-out siege looms in Afrin

    Turkey said yesterday its army and allied rebels had surrounded the Kurdish city of Afrin in northern Syria, raising the prospect of

  • Russia, SAARC, EU mourn plane crash deaths

    Russian President Vladimir Putin,South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the European Union expresses heartfelt condolences to all the victims of the plane crash of the US Bangla flight in Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • 'Have you gone mad?'

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine,

  • Menopausal hormone

    ‘Menopausal hormone therapy could be good for heart’

    After previous studies have failed to provide a clear answer on the effect of menopausal hormone therapy on heart health, a new UK study has found that the therapy could have a positive effect, potentially lowering the risk of heart failure.

  • UK inks Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets

    Britain has signed a multi-billion-pound preliminary order from Saudi Arabia for 48 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets,

  • Probe advances in UK; Russia fumes

    Britain yesterday said it was closer to identifying the substance used in the suspected poisoning of a former Russian

  • Left mulls Five Star deal to end deadlock

    Senior members of Italy's vanquished Democratic Party were yesterday defying outgoing leader Matteo Renzi and eyeing a possible

  • Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list

    Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person, having snatched the top spot from Microsoft founder Bill Gates who slips to

  • Eight held in Belgium anti-terror raids

    Eight people were arrested in Brussels after counter-terror raids as part of an investigation into an alleged attack plot, a source close to

  • Iran deal failure would be 'great loss': IAEA

    The failure of the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers to restrict Tehran's nuclear programme would be a "great loss", the head

  • Populists battle over right to govern Italy

    Rival populist leaders yesterday fought for the right to govern Italy after their surge in a general election left the country in political limbo.

  • Italy goes to polls amid fears of far-right victory

    Italians waited in long queues at polling booths yesterday to vote in an election that could bring political gridlock

  • Merkel clears hurdle

    Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) voted decisively for another coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's

  • Populists, far-right eye gains in Italy

    Italian populist and far-right parties have their eye on making major gains in this weekend's election, spooking

  • Argentine ex-leader to face graft trial

    An Argentine judge Friday said that ex-president Cristina Kirchner must face trial over alleged corruption related to the

  • Turkey raids pro- govt forces in Afrin, kill 36

    Turkish warplanes struck pro-Syrian government forces in the northwestern Afrin region of Syria yesterday, killing at

  • Puigdemont won't run for presidency

    In self-exile in Belgium and wanted in Spain, Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont abandoned his bid to return as regional

  • May sets out 'hard facts'

    Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday called for a wide-ranging free trade deal with the EU after Brexit, but said it was time to face up

  • Trudeau red-faced again

    The controversy created by an invitation to former convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's dinner

  • Blizzards kill 53 in Europe

    Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe Thursday, forcing Geneva's busy airport to close, as the region shivered in a deep freeze that has gripped countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south.

  • There is still time to limit damage

    Former British prime minister Tony Blair yesterday urged the EU to embrace immigration reform to get the UK to change its mind on Brexit, saying there was still time to avoid a damaging withdrawal.

  • May to reveal Brexit plan

    British Prime Minister Theresa May hosts EU President Donald Tusk for Brexit talks yesterday, on the eve of her keynote speech on future trade ties and amid a row over Northern Ireland.

  • Angry UK PM rejects EU draft

    British Prime Minister Theresa May angrily rejected a draft divorce treaty unveiled by the EU on Wednesday, saying she would never