Putin says Russia 'will do everything' not to let down UEFA, fans
Russian President Vladimir Putin told the UEFA president Wednesday that his country would do its best to organise the Euro 2020 football tournament as Moscow risks a possible four-year doping ban.
Erdogan says will clear 'terrorists' from Syria border if Sochi deal fails
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey would "clear terrorists" on its border in northern Syria if Syrian Kurdish militia did not withdraw by the end of a deadline agreed with Russia.
Russia to support Lagos-Calabar rail project
Russian Government has agreed to support development of Nigeria’s rail infrastructure by constructing 1,400 kilometres track from Lagos to the South-South city of Calabar.
Nigeria, others look to Russia for new oil, gas interests
Russia is looking to increase energy cooperation with African countries as it strives to play a more influential role in global energy markets.
Israel president asks Putin to pardon woman jailed for cannabis
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday appealed to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to pardon an Israeli-American jailed for smuggling cannabis...
Putin says 'nothing compromising' in Trump call to Ukraine leader
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended Donald Trump over accusations the US leader pressured Kiev to dig up dirt on a rival, saying there was "nothing compromising" in transcripts of the call.
Netanyahu: Israel's longest-serving premier fights for his future
Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel's longest-serving prime minister with right-wing leadership and by repeatedly besting rivals with deft political moves, but he will have to pull another rabbit out of his hat in Tuesday's elections.
Russians go to polls in test for Putin allies
Russians voted in local elections on Sunday that will test the popularity of President Vladimir Putin and his allies after a crackdown on opposition protests in Moscow.