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G7 foreign ministers to discuss Russia, sanctions not on agenda
Apr22

G7 foreign ministers to discuss Russia, sanctions not on agenda

TORONTO: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations will discuss how to maintain pressure on Russia when they meet on Sunday but extra sanctions are not on the agenda, officials said. The ministers, in Toronto for a two-day meeting, will also review recent events in the Korean peninsula, Syria, the Middle East and...

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage
Apr17

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

The US, Britain and Australia have accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. A...

US, Britain blame Russia for global cyber attack
Apr17

US, Britain blame Russia for global cyber attack

The United States and Britain on Monday accused Russia of launching cyber attacks on computer routers, firewalls and other networking equipment used by government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators around the globe. Washington and London issued a joint alert saying the campaign by Russian government-backed hackers was...

EU cool to US plan for new Russia sanctions over Syria
Apr16

EU cool to US plan for new Russia sanctions over Syria

EU avoids sanctions talk at foreign ministers’ meeting German minister says Assad has no future as president LUXEMBOURG: European Union foreign ministers looked unlikely to join the United States on Monday in imposing new economic sanctions on Russia or Syria over chemical weapons attacks that prompted the first coordinated Western air...

Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible missile strikes into Syria
Apr11

Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible missile strikes into Syria

SINGAPORE: Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol on Tuesday warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours. Eurocontrol said that air-to-ground and cruise missiles could be used within that period and there was a possibility of intermittent...

Russian officials accuse West of fomenting new Cold War
Apr04

Russian officials accuse West of fomenting new Cold War

MOSCOW— Top Russian defense and security officials on Wednesday launched diatribes at the West, accusing it of fomenting a new Cold War in a bid to retain waning influence in global affairs. Moscow used an annual security conference attended by top defense officials from Asia, Africa and Latin America to harshly criticize the U.S. and its allies,...

US opens door to possible Trump-Putin White House meeting
Apr03

US opens door to possible Trump-Putin White House meeting

File – In this file photo, President Donald Trump, right, and Russia President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang on Nov. 11, 2017. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: The Trump administration opened the door to a potential White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries
Mar31

Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries

The full moon rises in the sky next to the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russia March 30, 2018. REUTERS MOSCOW: Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries on Friday and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his...

Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack
Mar27

Diplomatic moves against Russia after nerve gas attack

Media gather outside the Russian embassy in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 26, 2018. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Following are diplomatic measures announced against Russia by the United States, Canada, Australia, several EU countries and Ukraine in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with military-grade nerve agent in the...

Australia to expel two Russian diplomats over UK nerve agent attack, hints at World Cup boycott
Mar27

Australia to expel two Russian diplomats over UK nerve agent attack, hints at World Cup boycott

SYDNEY: Australia will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday. The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in punishing the...

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