Putin set for landmark Paris talks on Ukraine conflict
Russian leader Vladimir Putin will hold formal talks Monday for the first time with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky over the conflict in Ukraine's east, at a highly anticipated summit in Paris.
WADA bans Russia from Olympics for four years over doping
The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after accusing Moscow of falsifying data from an anti-doping laboratory.
Nadal powers Spain into Davis Cup semis, Djokovic's Serbia ousted
Rafael Nadal won back-to-back matches to propel Spain to a 2-1 victory over Argentina and a place in the semi-finals of the new-look Davis Cup on Friday. World number one Nadal thrashed Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2 to pull Spain level after Guido Pella put the Argentines ahead with a 6-7 (3/7), 7-6 (7/4), 6-1 win…
OPEC, allies likely to extend oil supply cuts until June
OPEC and its allies are likely to extend existing oil output cuts when they meet next month until mid-2020, with non-OPEC oil producer Russia supporting Saudi Arabia’s push for stable oil prices amid the listing of state oil giant Saudi Aramco.
Three navy ships held by Russia return to Ukraine port
Three navy vessels that Moscow seized last year and handed back to Ukraine have arrived at a Ukrainian port, though Kiev said they were stripped of equipment.
Trump confidant Roger Stone convicted of lying, witness tampering
Donald Trump's longtime aide Roger Stone was convicted Friday of lying to Congress and witness tampering in a bid to spare the president embarrassment over the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college
A 19-year-old student in Russia's Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said. The male student in a construction college in the town of Blagoveshchensk "murdered his classmate and wounded three using a rifle registered to him," the Investigative Committee of…
Hillary Clinton: ‘Shameful’ of UK not to publish report on Russian meddling
Britain’s failure to publish a parliamentary report on alleged Russian meddling is “inexplicable and shameful”, former U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, said on Tuesday.