Tag Archives: Russia

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Moscow bans Egyptian national carrier from flying to Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state aviation agency on Friday banned Egypt's national carrier from flying to Russia, a move that follows the suspension of all Russian flights to Egypt after…

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Amazon may export delivery lessons from India to cut costs abroad

By Aditi Shah BENGALURU, India (Reuters) – E-commerce giant Amazon.com is taking lessons learnt from its daily battles with India's choked roads & cramped cities to some of its largest…

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Russia says Lavrov, Kerry discuss approach to Syria peace talks next week

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov & U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed by phone on Wednesday preparations for international peace talks on Syria next week. Lavrov's…

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Briton Who Was Facing Lashes Arrives Back In UK

Karl Andree, the British man threatened with lashes in Saudi Arabia after being caught with alcohol, has arrived back in the UK. The grandfather, 74, was facing hundreds of lashes…

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George Osborne 'should postpone plans for tax credit cuts'

George Osborne should postpone his plans for cuts to tax credits for a year & may be forced to accept he cannot find the budget savings he hoped for, a…

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PM Accused Of U-Turn Over Sunday Trading

David Cameron is being accused of a "massive U-turn" after a Government retreat on proposals to allow huge shops to open for more than six hours on Sundays. MPs had…

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EU expects G20 battle to recognise migration crisis as a global issue

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union expects a battle at the summit of world leaders in Turkey on Sunday to have its migration crisis recognised as a…

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Russia faces ban from athletics for widespread doping offences

By Brian Homewood GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia could be banned from international athletics, including the 2016 Olympic Games, after an anti-doping commission report on Monday alleged widespread corruption & collusion…

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Nestle's Maggi noodles return to India after 'crisis'

Nestle's hugely popular Maggi noodles returned Monday to shelves in India five months after the government banned them over lead levels, in one of the biggest crises to hit the…

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Fears for UK's 'science superpower' status as calls made for R&D investment

Britain is falling behind its international competitors in investing in scientific research & development (R&D), threatening jobs & productivity, MPs have warned. The Commons Science & Technology Committee said the…