Tag Archives: Russia

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Sisi and Putin discuss cooperation in fight against terrorism

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi & his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed international cooperation in the fight against terrorism, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement…

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Russia to West – Drop Assad demands if you want to unite against Islamic State

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday the West had to drop its demands approximately the political exit of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if it wanted…

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Square IPO set to price Wednesday in highly watched deal

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Mobile payments company Square Inc <SQ.N> is set to price shares for its initial public offering late Wednesday in what is expected to…

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France, Russia strike Islamic State; Hollande, Putin to meet

By Chine Labbé & Crispian Balmer PARIS (Reuters) – France & Russia bombed Islamic State targets in Syria on Tuesday, punishing the group for attacks in Paris & against a…

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Oil slides 2 percent, market refocused on global supply glut

By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude oil futures fell approximately 2 percent on Tuesday, resuming their slide after a one-day pause, as oversupply concerns returned to suppress a…

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Russia says plane in Sinai brought down by bomb

The Russian intelligence service says that a Metrojet airliner that went down over Egypt's Sinai peninsula in October was brought down by a bomb. The Russian Security Service (FSB) said…

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France Launches New Airstrikes Against IS

France has launched a fresh wave of military airstrikes against IS targets in the group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa. France's army general staff said the 10 fighter jets involved in…

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Russia's Putin says in final stage of studying Egypt plane crash materials

BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Russia is in the final stage of studying materials related to last month's plane crash in Egypt which killed 224 people, Russian President Vladimir Putin told…

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World leaders pressed for response to Paris attacks

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Pressed for a strong response to the Islamic State group's assault on Paris, the world's top industrial & developing nations are set to outline their coordinated…

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Russia's Lavrov says no justification not to do more to fight ISIS

VIENNA (Reuters) – There is no justification for international powers not to do much more to fight Islamic State & groups like it, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on…