Tag Archives: Russia

Petition to ban Trump from Britain tops 230,000

A petition to ban US presidential hopeful Donald Trump from Britain reached more than 230,000 signatures on Wednesday after the Republican frontrunner called for a ban on Muslims entering the…

California firm Hyperloop to build Vegas-area test facility

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people & packages at nearly the speed of sound announced Tuesday…

China to sign nuclear, aviation deals with Russia next week

BEIJING (Reuters) – China & Russia will sign nuclear energy, aviation & space deals next week during a visit to China by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a senior Chinese…

Tourism chief tells Russians no need for beach holidays

Russia's tourism chief received himself into hot water on Monday by claiming there is no need for Russians to go abroad on beach holidays, after Moscow severed air ties with…

High winds delay Orbital space cargo launch again

High (LSE: 0O9Y.L – news) winds off the Florida coast on Friday forced another delay to Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA – news) ‘s planned launch of its Cygnus space cargo…

Russia's Lavrov discusses Syria with Egypt's foreign minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on Saturday with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during which the two sides discussed the Syria crisis, the…

Turkish energy projects unharmed by row with Russia, says Erdogan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey's row with Moscow over the downing of a Russian jet over Syria has not affected joint energy projects, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. Russia…

Turkish troops on Iraqi training mission moved near Mosul

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says a military battalion has been deployed to a position close to the Islamic State-held city of Mosul as part of a training…

Husband of former Disney star killed in Arkansas crash

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police say the husband of former Disney star Tiffany Thornton has been killed in a single-vehicle crash. A police report says 35-year-old Christopher…

Russia could be 'extremely constructive player' in Syria: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that Washington welcomed Russia's involvement in efforts to end the Syrian conflict, where Moscow could play an "extremely constructive" role. "We welcome…