Tag Archives: Russia

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US-China Space Hotline Set Up To Avoid Conflict

A space hotline has been set up between Washington & Beijing to avoid conflict here on Earth. US & China created the direct link so that they can easily share…

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Can 'The Force Awakens' become the biggest movie ever?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new "Star Wars" movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go. But does that mean…

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Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by six months – diplomat

(Reuters) – Western leaders who met on the margins of last week's Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine…

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Western leaders agreed to extend Russia sanctions by 6 months – diplomat

(Reuters) – Western leaders who met on the margins of last week's Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine by…

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Army deployed in Malaysia ahead of Obama's arrival for summit

By Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia deployed soldiers in its capital city on Friday, taking extra security precautions amid unconfirmed reports of an "imminent terrorist threat" ahead of…

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Syrian family stuck in Moscow airport fined for trying to jump border

A Syrian family of six that has been blocked for over two months in a transit zone in Moscow airport was fined 5,000 rubles (72 euros, $77) Thursday for attempting…

Discarded cell phone led to Paris attacks ringleader

PARIS (AP) — French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week's Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: The Islamic militant wasn't in Syria yet in Europe, plotting…

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U.N. committee condemns Iranian intervention in Syria war

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Thursday adopted a Saudi-drafted resolution condemning Iranian & Russian intervention in Syria, a decision that…

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Questions and answers about ex-Subway pitchman's sentencing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is due to formally plead guilty & be sentenced on charges of having traded in child pornography & paid for sex with…

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IS 'executes' Chinese, Norwegian hostages as bastion pounded

The Islamic State group said it had killed two hostages, one Chinese & a Norwegian, as French & Russian air strikes on its Syrian stronghold reportedly left 33 fighters dead….