US defense chief quits as Trump pulls from Syria, Afghanistan
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday, leading a chorus of protests at home and abroad after President Donald Trump who ordered a complete troop...
Putin says Western spy cases aimed at 'holding Russia back'
Russian President Vladimir Putin at his annual press conference on Thursday dismissed spy scandals in the West as aimed at undermining the country's international standing.
Trump wants talks with Putin, Xi to end 'uncontrollable arms race'
US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed future talks with the leaders of China and Russia aimed at halting what he described as an "uncontrollable" arms race.
Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.
Putin, Trump will meet at G20 summit as planned
A meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin will take place at this week's G20 summit as planned, the Kremlin said Thursday, despite US threats to cancel over Moscow's tensions with Ukraine.
Martial law in Ukraine as Trump threatens to cancel Putin meet
Ukraine's president signed an act imposing martial law in border regions on Wednesday as mounting tensions over Russia's seizure of Ukrainian ships saw US President Donald Trump threaten to cancel talks with Vladimir Putin.
Erdogan, Putin celebrate key step in Russia-Turkey gas pipeline
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday marked the completion of the offshore phase of a gas pipeline underneath the Black Sea, the latest sign of burgeoning cooperation between Ankara and Moscow.
Macron urges leaders at WWI ceremony to 'build hope, not fear'
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday urged dozens of world leaders marking a century since the end of World War I to come together for a joint "fight for peace". "Let us build our hopes rather than playing our fears against each other," he told leaders gathered at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Speaking…