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  • Back to cold-war era?

    President Vladimir Putin yesterday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty in a mirror response to a US move, triggering fears of a new arms race.

  • 'Never worked for Russia'

    US President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia, his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against US interests.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 countdown clock

    FIFA releases special video 100 days before World Cup

    FIFA releases special video, set to Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, featuring legends of the game juggling and doing tricks.

  • Panama Papers: Huge leak reveals elite’s tax havens

    A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth.

  • Turkey challenges Russia over IS oil trade claim

    Turkey has challenged Russia to prove its claim that Ankara shot down a Russian plane in order to protect its oil trade with Islamic State (IS).

  • The Grand Theatre of War

    World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should have no place in modern statecraft. Yet it is the bedrock of anti-terrorism.

  • Russia announces Turkey sanctions

    Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.

  • Services held to mark MH17 disaster anniversary

    Memorial services are being held to mark the first anniversary of the MH17 air disaster, in which 298 people died.

  • Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders today including India's Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies.