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    New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe
    Jun28

    New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe

    KIEV: A wave of cyberattacks hit Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and North America on Tuesday, in the second global outbreak of so-called ransomware in less than two months. Ukraine’s central bank, Kiev’s main airport, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site, and a string of multinational companies, including US...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. Amid speculation that Trump would refuse to meet the Ukrainian leader, Poroshenko had what the White House...

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking
    Jun15

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow. The vote at a time of high tension in Washington over the Russia scandal was 97-2. The proposal was included in an amendment that...

    Putin, Modi talk up trade at Russia’s economic showcase
    Jun02

    Putin, Modi talk up trade at Russia’s economic showcase

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian premier Narendra Modi looked to bolster declining trade Thursday, as the defiant Russian strongman sought to burnish a fragile recovery at the Kremlin’s economic showcase despite tensions with the West. Among the deals Modi and Putin oversaw on the third leg of the Indian...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic forum
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic forum

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin will meet on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic showcase

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin will meet on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the...

    McCain: Putin a bigger threat than IS
    May30

    McCain: Putin a bigger threat than IS

    SYDNEY: Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Islamic State group, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who also admits Donald Trump makes him “nervous.” Republican McCain – one of US President Trump’s most outspoken critics in his own party – said Russia’s alleged meddling in...

    Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State – McCain
    May30

    Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State – McCain

    SYDNEY: Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Islamic State group, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who also admits Donald Trump makes him “nervous”. Republican McCain—one of US President Trump’s most outspoken critics in his own party—said Russia’s alleged meddling in...

    Macron, Putin hold ‘frank’ talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May30

    Macron, Putin hold ‘frank’ talks on Syria, Ukraine

    VERSAILLES: France’s President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin sought to improve their countries’ strained ties Monday during talks at Versailles palace the French leader described as “extremely frank.” Their first meeting since Macron took office provided another test of the Frenchman’s diplomatic...

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

    PARIS: France’s new President Emmanuel Macron was to host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday in the latest test of his diplomatic mettle after vowing firm stands on Ukraine and Syria. “It is essential to talk to Russia because there are many international issues that will not be resolved without a tough exchange with the...

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