Saturday, 19 January 2019

Tag Archives: Russia

I never worked for Russia: Trump

WASHINGTON: 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. Trump also disputed a Washington Post report that he had concealed details about his meetings with Russian ...

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Death toll jumps to 37 in Russian apartment block collapse

MOSCOW: Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a Russian apartment building that partially collapsed this week after an apparent gas explosion, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday. The blast in the early hours of December 31 damaged 48 apartments in a 10-storey building in the industrial city ...

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Trump expresses willingness to meet Pakistan’s new administration

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said that he wants a good relationship with Pakistan and is looking forward to meeting the new leadership in Pakistan. The US President underscored that his administration has initiated peace talks with the Taliban. He also announced that a meeting with the new leadership of ...

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Putin oversees successful test of Russian hypersonic missile

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin oversaw the successful test of a new Russian hypersonic missile system called Avangard which can carry nuclear and conventional warheads, the RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying. Putin remotely observed the test, which took place in the Russian Far East, from a Russian defense ...

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Russian spacecraft brings ISS astronauts safely back

MOSCOW-Xinhua: Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-09 has successfully landed in Kazakhstan, bringing back the three astronauts who have completed their missions on the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian mission control centre said. “The landing section with Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and astronaut of the European Space ...

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US adds Pakistan, China to its blacklist for religious freedom violations

The Trump Administration on Tuesday designated Pakistan, China, Saudi Arabia, Iran and seven others as countries of particular concern for having engaged in or tolerated “systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedom.” Simultaneously, the Trump Administration also designated al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, al-Qaeda, al-Shabab, Boko Haram, ...

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IAAF maintain Russia’s athletics ban

MONACO: The governing body of world athletics on Tuesday maintained Russia’s ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping, citing two conditions before the powerhouse can return to international competition. Rune Andersen, head of the IAAF’s taskforce on Russia, said Russian authorities had to grant access to data from ...

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Russia unveils plans to build human colony on moon

MOSCOW: Apart from building a human colony on Mars, scientists are also planning to build up a colony on the moon, and as per Russian scientists they will make it happen within 20 years. Russian space agency Roscosmos recently revealed its plans to build up a human colony on the ...

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