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Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin

The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the reques...

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin

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Ukraine's Zelenskiy says called Putin after four soldiers killed Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he had a phone conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday morning following the deaths of four Ukrainian soldiers in shelling in the eastern Donbass region....
2019-08-07 11:00

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel....
2019-07-06 06:30

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Osaka. The two sides suspended the key INF treaty earlier this year....
2019-06-30 07:30

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to have consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, s...
2019-08-12 20:45

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
2019-07-09 22:15

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talking without results....
2019-06-28 20:45

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
2019-06-30 07:30

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
2019-07-06 23:45

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
2019-08-06 16:30

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Tali...
2019-06-30 08:00

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said Wednesday....
2019-07-04 07:15

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
2019-08-17 12:15

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
2019-06-30 18:00

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
2019-08-18 11:00

Putin says will try to help Trump and North Korean leader resume talks President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would try to help U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un resume talks in an effort to find a breakthrough in their row over Pyongyang's nuclear program....
2019-06-07 20:01

Trump Hails "Very, Very Good Relationship" In Talks With Vladimir Putin US President Donald Trump on Friday hailed his "very, very good relationship" with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as the two leaders held talks on the sidelines of the G20 meeting....
2019-06-28 13:15

The Latest: Putin: US shunning talks to extend nuclear pact The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States has shunned talks on extending a key nuclear arms reduction pact, raising new threats to global s...
2019-06-06 17:00

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Looming over that deadline are already twice-postpon...
2019-07-07 23:15

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
2019-05-23 02:15

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
2019-07-06 06:30

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
2019-07-06 23:45

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
2019-07-04 19:45

Trump Re-Election Campaign Makes US-Russia Talks "Not So Simple": Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but added that Trump's re-election campaign could......
2019-06-20 23:30

Vladimir Putin: Russia open to new talks with U.S. to avoid 'chaos without rules' Now that the U.S. has left the 32-year-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Russia is ready to open discussions on a potential successor to avoid an arms race, Kremlin President Vladimir Putin said Monday....
2019-08-06 17:30

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
2019-05-29 04:30

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
2019-05-29 05:45

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan....
2019-07-22 23:15

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions...
2019-07-06 20:30

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
2019-07-09 15:45

Bomb Strikes an Aching Kabul as U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Plod On Insurgents claimed responsibility for a bombing outside a police station, which came amid worsening strife and negotiations in Qatar with the Taliban....
2019-08-07 22:00

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounded more than 180, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
2019-07-07 13:30

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "more and more hell bent" on hostile acts. ...
2019-07-04 22:30

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
2019-08-03 16:30

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
2019-08-03 15:30

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
2019-08-03 16:30

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 145....
2019-08-07 23:15

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
2019-07-19 15:15

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 08:45

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
2019-06-02 00:30

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head of a cow (fall into) a side-splitting laughter.”...
2019-08-16 15:45

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
2019-06-20 18:45

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
2019-08-06 13:45

Zelenskiy laughing all the way to PrivatBank Even before Ukraine's new president has his feet under the table, there are questions about what he will be able to achieve. Many now want to know if the oligarchs will again dictate economic policy in Kyiv....
2019-05-28 13:45

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
2019-05-21 15:15

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
2019-06-24 07:15

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
2019-06-18 17:45

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s new president has visited military positions in the country’s east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who was inaugurated a week ago , went to two posit...
2019-05-27 22:30

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
2019-05-21 14:45

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
2019-06-10 01:30

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote in Sunday's parliamentary election. Experts say his party could "achieve a dominating position."...
2019-07-22 01:45

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians started to vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
2019-07-21 09:30

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
2019-06-21 16:45

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
2019-07-21 19:15

At G20, Trump tells Putin playfully: 'Don't meddle in the election.' Putin laughs Trump appeared to make his request playfully as the two leaders met nearly a year after a landmark news conference in Finland.        ...
2019-06-28 11:00

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products co...
2019-07-04 02:45

Von der Leyen proposes 'green deal' for EU As Ursula Von der Leyen seeks to win over EU lawmakers, she said she will make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
2019-07-16 11:30

USTR Proposes More European Tariffs The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
2019-07-02 04:30

| Ecclestone proposes blueprint for F1 revival Bernie Ecclestone would bring back refuelling, give all teams the same engine and introduce a new third world championship category to revive F1's flagging appeal....
2019-06-27 21:45

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
2019-07-04 21:45

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engine that put out hotter-than-normal exhaust fumes. Allegiant says that it followed a procedure approve...
2019-06-15 02:45

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the alliance over aircraft subsidies....
2019-07-03 01:45

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and exchange him for any American national held in Russia, Interfax news agency reported....
2019-07-01 15:45

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
2019-05-27 14:45

Man proposes to his girlfriend underwater on diving trip This man didn’t just get down on one knee for his girl — he went 30-feet underwater. Travis Grenier recently proposed to girlfriend Kenna Seitz during a diving trip in the Dominican Republic. Fortunately, she said yes, because nothing ruins a good di...
2019-06-03 18:15

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Rena...
2019-05-27 10:30

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
2019-07-18 05:45

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-06 06:30

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Gove...
2019-07-18 15:30

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 17:45

Man proposes to girlfriend by putting ring on cow’s udder A dairy farmer proposed to his girlfriend by sliding a diamond ring onto a cow’s teat — and critics say the engagement photo is “udderly” creepy. The unnamed Singaporean couple shared the shot on Facebook, where it was picked up by a group called “Th...
2019-08-07 00:30

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
2019-07-18 09:15

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
2019-05-27 22:15

UPDATE 1-Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 18:15

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
2019-06-05 20:45

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
2019-05-24 16:30

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
2019-08-16 17:45

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that ove...
2019-06-06 21:15

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19 21:45

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
2019-07-05 09:30

J&K Governor Proposes Opening Kargil War Hotspots For Trekking Twenty years after Tiger Hills in Kargil became a household name in the entire nation, the hill might soon be opened for the general public as a tourist destination....
2019-08-01 21:15

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 percent of an advertisement, in an effort to warn smokers of health risks....
2019-08-16 17:15

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarized zone The US president and the North Korean leader have met twice without coming to a pact for denuclearizing the Korean peninsulaDonald Trump has proposed a meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides th...
2019-06-29 04:15

U.S. proposes rules to allow faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19 20:15

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22 07:45

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its......
2019-07-05 09:30

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working co...
2019-07-31 20:30

SEC proposes rule changes to ease company disclosure compliance The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed changing the rules governing how publicly-traded companies disclose business, legal, and risk factors in regulatory filings in a bid to ease their compliance burden....
2019-08-09 07:00

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
2019-08-16 16:45

Madhya Pradesh Proposes Up To 5-Year Jail For Cow Vigilantism The Madhya Pradesh government has cleared a bill to strengthen laws against cow vigilantism. The cabinet has cleared a proposal to bring a bill to amend the existing Gau Vansh Vadh Pratishedh......
2019-06-28 20:30

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
2019-05-21 16:15

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
2019-06-18 19:45

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
2019-08-16 14:45

Oh Snap: U.S. senator proposes bill to ban Snapchat 'Snapstreaks' A bill introduced by a U.S. senator on Tuesday aims to curb overuse of social media by banning Snapchat's Snapstreak feature, which encourages users to send photos on the app at least once every 24 hours....
2019-07-31 20:15

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
2019-07-12 06:45

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully fought the initial labels, forcing the FDA to try again....
2019-08-16 13:15

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
2019-07-03 14:30

United Methodist group proposes a denominational breakup A dozen United Methodists meeting secretly in Indianapolis earlier this summer have unveiled a blueprint for spinning off one or two new denominations, hoping to put an end to decades of battles over LGBTQ inclusion....
2019-08-16 21:45

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
2019-07-05 14:45

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
2019-05-27 15:45

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes To Expand Swachh Bharat Mission Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village of the country by harnessing the......
2019-07-05 09:30

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
2019-05-29 08:15

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
2019-07-03 18:15

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21 14:30

FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for a nationwide suicide prevention and ment...
2019-08-16 12:45

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as in...
2019-05-27 18:45

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock French President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock over the EU's top jobs on Tuesday by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources said...
2019-07-02 17:45

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareh...
2019-05-27 08:15

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show ...
2019-05-30 01:45

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to help boost sales and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels....
2019-07-05 21:45

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 billion HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
2019-06-17 10:45

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey ...
2019-05-31 02:30

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
2019-07-05 09:30

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
2019-06-20 02:45

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
2019-06-20 20:15

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race ...
2019-05-27 12:45

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the ra...
2019-07-07 22:15

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes Public-Private Partnership For Railways Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today proposed public-private partnerships in Railways to build more tracks and increase connectivity across the country....
2019-07-05 09:30

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
2019-07-02 22:00

NITI Aayog Proposes To Convert Two-Wheelers Below 150 cc To Electric By 2025 Government think tank Niti Aayog has asked conventional two- and three-wheeler makers to suggest within two weeks concrete steps towards transition to electric mobility keeping in mind 2025 deadline,......
2019-06-21 21:00

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
2019-05-21 14:45

Fed Group Proposes Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Using Libor Replacement A financial industry group is proposing to use a new benchmark designed by the Federal Reserve for adjustable-rate mortgages, replacing the troubled London interbank offered rate....
2019-07-11 21:15

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel Proposes Life Imprisonment Over Lynchings Taking cognisance of incidents of mob lynching, including those by cow vigilantes, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a draft Bill recommending up to life imprisonment for the crime....
2019-07-11 15:45

New York City proposes building new jails with more ‘welcoming’ experience The four jails that New York City wants to build to replace its Rikers Island facility will have cells with natural sunlight, space for programming and a children’s play area, officials said Wednesday....
2019-07-11 14:30

US proposes barring tech companies from offering financial services A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion among lawmakers....
2019-07-15 08:30

EU's Tusk proposes Commission job for center-left candidate: official European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed giving the post of EU chief executive to Europe's center-left political bloc in the European Commission's new five-year term, according to a German EU lawmaker present at talks on Sunday....
2019-06-30 13:45

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
2019-07-11 00:15

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-09 22:45

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
2019-06-12 01:15

Bikes Should Be Electrified In 6-8 Years, NITI Aayog Proposes: Report The government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels, a source with......
2019-05-22 23:15

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a ...
2019-07-14 12:15

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
2019-07-19 00:15

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
2019-07-23 04:15

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-21 20:45

Biden proposes big change to ObamaCare, in bid to save it from 'Medicare-for-all' crowd Joe Biden, in a bid to protect ObamaCare amid calls from his party's left flank to replace it with "Medicare-for-all," announced a plan Monday to add a “public option” to the 2010 health care law....
2019-07-15 20:45

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal con...
2019-08-17 00:45

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
2019-07-15 17:15

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
2019-06-04 20:01

Elizabeth Warren Proposes ‘Aggressive Intervention’ to Create Jobs Ms. Warren laid out a theme of “economic patriotism,” pledging to intervene in markets and invest $2 trillion in climate-friendly industries over a decade....
2019-06-04 17:45

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
2019-07-09 19:45

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
2019-07-18 21:15

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
2019-05-24 16:45

USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Monday released a $4 billion list of additional products that could be hit with tariffs in an ongoing dispute with the European Union over its subsidies on civil aircraft....
2019-07-02 02:15

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
2019-07-02 01:45

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
2019-06-13 02:45

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
2019-06-23 09:15

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22 05:45

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
2019-06-22 00:45

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
2019-05-25 15:15

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
2019-05-29 23:45

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
2019-06-06 10:30

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
2019-05-28 01:30

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversify...
2019-07-06 01:45

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
2019-07-04 03:15

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
2019-07-02 02:45

Julian Castro proposes plan to tax inheritance, provide family tax credit Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro introduced a plan Thursday to tax inheritance, raise the capital gains tax rate and provide a tax credit for families....
2019-08-16 21:45

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the hardship program, drawing ire from powerful corn and ...
2019-07-05 20:15

UPDATE 1-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
2019-07-02 02:15

Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trillion 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program to address climate change that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
2019-06-04 21:45

Germany's economy minister proposes power tax cuts if there were tougher CO2 decisions German economy minister Peter Altmaier said he will support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity to help consumers, should the government decide to raise prices on energy to discourage climate harming carbon emissions....
2019-06-05 17:30

UPDATE 2-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
2019-07-02 08:15

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
2019-07-10 17:45

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to address inherent inequality in the justice system....
2019-06-20 19:15

EU's Tusk proposes Commission job for center-left: German parliamentary adviser European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed giving the post of EU chief executive to Europe's center-left political bloc in the European Commission's new five-year term, according to a German EU parliamentary adviser present at talks on Sunda...
2019-06-30 18:00

Warren proposes reshaping immigration agencies, decriminalizing border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new plan puts her on the liberal side of the immigration debate, setting up a potential political and social clash with Trump...
2019-07-11 20:00

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
2019-05-23 22:15

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
2019-05-24 02:30

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
2019-08-05 17:30

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
2019-08-12 22:15

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs....
2019-07-03 13:30

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
2019-07-12 16:30

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
2019-05-29 03:15

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the first time....
2019-08-01 02:15

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

'Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau proposes sequel series "Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hasn't commented directly on the petitions from fans calling for a redo of Season 8, but he did urge them to pen a new petition — for a continuation of a fan favorite character's arc....
2019-05-21 17:30

UPDATE 2-Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trln 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program to address climate change that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
2019-06-04 22:15

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
2019-08-15 00:45

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas...
2019-08-16 13:45

Kamala Harris proposes $100B grants to help minorities attain home ownership Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed a $100 billion U.S. Housing and Urban Development grant to provide up to $25,000 for down payment and closing costs....
2019-07-07 13:15

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the Un...
2019-08-16 13:45

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a co...
2019-07-15 01:15

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
2019-07-31 17:45

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
2019-06-04 20:01

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
2019-07-03 18:30

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
2019-05-22 18:15

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee,  the body responsible for the United Nations budget,  on Tuesday....
2019-06-06 05:30

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shoo...
2019-08-06 19:45

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook, YouTube, other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, is introducing legislation that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996....
2019-06-19 08:30

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare....
2019-07-16 03:45

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27 08:15

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
2019-08-05 03:30

Putin: Russians, Ukrainians are ‘one people’ Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate...
2019-07-20 14:45

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-06-17 11:45

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a "good guy" who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury....
2019-07-09 11:30

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone...
2019-07-21 06:45

Why Putin wants to make 'new Russians' out of Ukrainians The Kremlin is offering Russian citizenship to Ukrainians — and not only to those in Crimea and the contested Donbass regions. What problems is Moscow looking to solve?...
2019-06-01 10:15

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elections prompted protests that turned violent as Moscow police cracked down hard on those that turned ...
2019-07-31 20:30

The Latest: Putin not offended by D-Day snub Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wasn’t offended by that Britain did not invite him to ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings...
2019-06-06 15:45

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
2019-06-28 10:30

Trump jokes to Putin they should 'get rid' of journalists US president voices disdain for ‘fake news’ at G20 and makes light of election meddlingDonald Trump joked with Vladimir Putin about getting rid of journalists and Russian meddling in US elections when the two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan.As...
2019-06-28 14:45

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, had run its course....
2019-06-28 23:00

Putin Says 'Not AProblem' Not To Be Invited To D-Day Anniversary Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said it was "not a problem" that he was not invited to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in northern France, attended by other world leaders....
2019-06-06 22:15

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
2019-06-28 06:15

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures Woodstock’s co-founder Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new book looking back on the 1969 event Continue reading......
2019-08-16 12:45

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
2019-06-05 22:15

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Co...
2019-07-19 23:45

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
2019-07-10 02:15

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
2019-07-24 20:45

Putin says US unilateralism undermines global trade ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States for using pressure and sanctions to maintain its economic supremacy, hurting international trade and eroding global stability. Speaking Friday at an inves...
2019-06-07 15:15

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively unknown security services chief with scant experience of politics. Few could have predicted that two de...
2019-08-09 13:00

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
2019-06-28 19:30

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for 2020 V-Day Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday to attend the May 9 Victory Day commemorative events in Moscow next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
2019-06-28 16:15

Analysis: Why wasn't Putin invited to D-Day event? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-06-08 06:15

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
2019-06-07 20:45

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-05 07:15

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations......
2019-06-29 22:45

UK's May tells Putin that Russia must end 'irresponsible activity' British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilizing activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, were to improve....
2019-06-28 16:15

Kremlin says Putin answered UK PM May's questions on spy poisoning The Kremlin said on Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May raised the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil at talks with Vladimir Putin and that the Russian president provided her with the relevant answers....
2019-06-28 16:15

May tells Putin to end all 'hostile' activity that threatens UK Russia's "irresponsible and destabilising activity" must stop before normal diplomatic relations can resume, Theresa May has told Vladimir Putin in a frosty face-to-face encounter....
2019-06-28 16:30

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in the country if and when President Vladimir Putin ultimately steps down....
2019-06-12 21:15

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-20 23:30

Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing the same after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty....
2019-08-05 21:15

Putin approach to May preceded 'improved diplomacy' An approach by President Vladimir Putin to Theresa May last year preceded the reopening of some diplomatic channels closed since the Salisbury spy poisoning, Sky News understands....
2019-05-31 11:30

Putin Says Russia Will Spy on U.S. to Match Missile Development President Vladimir Putin ordered an increase in Russian spying on U.S. development of short- and intermediate-range missiles and said Russia would match any the U.S. builds, after the collapse of a treaty that outlawed the weapons....
2019-08-05 22:15

Kremlin says Georgia's TV attack against Putin 'unacceptable' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that an on-air verbal attack against Russian President Vladimir Putin by a Georgian TV presenter was "unacceptable"....
2019-07-08 12:15

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Puti...
2019-06-29 13:15

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because of his desire to restore normal relations with Russia....
2019-07-19 23:00

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’ President Donald Trump is meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin for the first time since the special counsel found extensive evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election...
2019-06-28 08:15

| WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung....
2019-08-08 22:00

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
2019-06-06 18:30

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ _____ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Smiling together on a global stage, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin cheerfully dismissed Russian interference in U.S. elections, shared their contempt for the world’s news media and generally flaunted their personal bond on ...
2019-06-30 02:30

The Latest: Putin says no plan for Belarus merger ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin at an investment forum (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no plan for a full merger of Russia and Belarus. Speaking Friday at an inv...
2019-06-07 20:01

Weakened by the trade war, Xi ready to woo Modi and Putin Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
2019-06-14 08:30

Putin and Xi cement an alliance for the 21st century As Western allies gathered to commemorate one of the greatest military feats of the 20th century, China and Russia worked on forging a new alliance for a new century....
2019-06-06 10:15

Trump gives Putin light-hearted warning President Donald Trump issued a breezy warning to his Russian counterpart Friday against meddling in US elections, laughing and smiling as he told his counterpart not to interfere....
2019-06-28 21:00

Putin uses G-20 to strengthen alliances, soothe tensions OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is using a series of talks with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit to strengthen old alliances and try to soothe tensions with rivals. Putin used his meetings Friday with the leaders o...
2019-06-28 15:15

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper repor...
2019-06-17 09:30

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
2019-06-22 02:15

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-06-07 19:45

How the sheer hell of ultrarunning led me to a strange peace He was often on the verge of giving up such gruelling challenges, but eventually Adharanand Finn found that ultrarunning led him to a meditative stateI never wanted to run an ultra marathon. I’ve always loved running, the freedom of it, the childish ...
2019-06-02 10:30

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:30

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
2019-06-23 03:30

Marianne Williamson says she wants a 'Department of Peace' as POTUS Spiritual guru and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson called for a "Department of Peace" during her Monday night appearance on "The Late Show."...
2019-07-23 07:45

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
2019-07-14 20:15

Serena finds 'peace' after apologizing to Osaka Serena Williams says in a magazine article that after seeing a therapist, she was able to "find peace" after realizing that she needed to apologize to Naomi Osaka for her behavior at the US Open....
2019-07-10 02:15

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
2019-06-27 21:00

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On o...
2019-08-09 02:15

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-09 14:30

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players were absent....
2019-06-27 19:30

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
2019-05-29 07:30

Singapore and India Share a Peace Pipe The agreement to set up a stock connect with GIFT City ends an 18-month dispute. It also highlights how China has done a better job of developing its financial markets....
2019-08-07 12:15

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit in Japan that relations between Britain and Russia should not suffer because of last year’s n...
2019-06-28 05:30

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
2019-06-30 03:45

Vladimir Putin Congratulates PM Modi On Election Victory Election Result 2019: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his BJP in the parliamentary elections and expressed his......
2019-05-23 13:30

The Latest: Putin meets May amid strained ties OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, the first such top-level encounter in years. Rel...
2019-06-28 11:45

"Don't Meddle In Election, President," Trump Jokes With Putin Much of Donald Trump's presidency has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke....
2019-06-28 09:15

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
2019-05-23 13:30

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libertarian with 123,000 followers on YouTube, appeared in court on a television screen this week.Yegor Zhu...
2019-08-16 12:45

Trump tells Putin, ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ at G20 summit President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Don’t meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he p...
2019-06-28 10:30

Putin Shoots, Scores and Falls Face First on Hockey Ice President Vladimir V. Putin’s image of control slipped, just briefly, during a friendly game at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi....
2019-05-22 04:45

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
2019-06-30 07:30

Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend," Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-06-08 08:00

Stephen Colbert on Trump v Biden: 'Only one of you is sitting on Putin’s lap' Late-night hosts focused on the war between the president and his Democratic foe, and other drama on the campaign trialLate-night hosts focused on the new fire on the campaign trail as Joe Biden and Donald Trump trade shots, and US relations abroad. ...
2019-06-12 18:45

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osak...
2019-07-01 00:30

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-08-01 07:30

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin while live on air....
2019-07-09 22:15

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 13:30

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
2019-06-05 05:30

Why Trump and Putin Are Blowing Up a Cold War Arms Deal A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 18:15

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
2019-06-06 02:15

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
2019-06-15 17:45

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
2019-07-04 21:30

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases in Venezuela. He added that Russian experts have been in Venezuela to service Russian-made weapons bo...
2019-06-06 14:15

After 20 years, is Vladimir Putin's untouchable image crumbling? During Vladimir Putin's two decades in power, polls have often shown Russians blame their government rather than their president for their problems. Amidst a new wave of domestic tension, that could be changing....
2019-08-09 12:30

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime minister. It seemed likely to be a short-lived appointment....
2019-08-09 12:00

UK PM May tells Putin to stop destabilizing activities: spokeswoman Prime Minister Theresa May told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that their countries can only have a different relationship if Russia stops the behavior that threatens to undermine international security, her spokeswoman said....
2019-06-28 21:00

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Ort...
2019-06-06 13:45

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
2019-06-06 17:15

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 00:15

Putin fires new broadside against western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
2019-06-29 17:30

Putin says Britain's May tough on Skripal poisoning case Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he wanted to improve ties with Britain after they were strained by the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, but said Prime Minister Theresa May was taking a tough line on the issue....
2019-06-29 16:30

Russia's Putin signs law suspending INF disarmament treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation suspending a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, according to the law published on Wednesday on an official government website....
2019-07-03 15:15

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
2019-06-20 16:15

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
2019-06-28 13:30

Putin and Xi Herald the Virtues of Globalism, Critiquing the U.S. on Trade The presidents of Russia and China used an investment conference to critique what they saw as increased protectionism by the United States amid rising tensions....
2019-06-08 00:30

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 19:00

| Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums....
2019-06-21 14:45

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the public, who were able to nominate and vote for their preferred icons....
2019-06-01 10:15

'We have to fight for our rights'Is Russia ready to defy Putin? There are questions whether protests represent a serious threat to the increasingly unpopular Russian leaderOn the terrace of a recently renovated market hall overlooking Moscow’s Trubnaya Square, lounge music beats played as well-dressed customers d...
2019-08-04 19:45

Russia Protests Present New Challenge to Putin's Dominance A surge in Moscow’s protest movement has presented the biggest challenge in nearly a decade to President Vladimir Putin’s heavy-handed political system, giving Russians the chance to air an array of grievances over economic stagnation, lack of politi...
2019-08-12 02:30

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-21 00:30

Turkey's Erdogan to Putin: We need a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin late on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and a refugee influx to Turkey, Erdogan's office said in a statement....
2019-05-31 10:45

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported....
2019-06-15 12:15

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former......
2019-06-28 18:30

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million dea...
2019-07-19 21:45

| With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election' Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke....
2019-06-28 18:45

Trump, With a Smile, Tells Putin 'Don't Meddle in the Election' At the G-20 summit in Japan, President Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay out of the 2020 presidential election, though the tone of his comments was open to interpretation....
2019-06-28 10:15

| Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
2019-08-18 08:00

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
2019-05-22 19:30

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
2019-07-09 21:45

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official s...
2019-08-16 19:15

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
2019-08-17 16:15

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said...
2019-08-17 00:15

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stakes for the Trump administration’s long-awaited pla...
2019-06-06 00:30

US uses images of canceled aid programs to promote peace plan The Trump administration was using a picture of a program it had financially crippled just months earlier, in order to promote its own controversial economic plan for the Palestinians....
2019-06-28 07:00

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
2019-05-23 09:30

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Monday amid their countries' strained relations....
2019-07-21 21:15

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An All-Afghan conference appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that laid out the foundations for a roadmap to a peaceful Afghanistan, which Washington is hopeful can be decided by Sept. 1...
2019-07-09 07:15

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to implement U.N. sanctions...
2019-07-03 23:00

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
2019-08-02 01:15

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
2019-08-02 11:00

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
2019-05-22 19:45

Kushner Calls on Palestinians to Reengage With U.S. Peace Plan President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner called on the Palestinians to reengage with the administration’s peace efforts, saying they would get economic assistance only after agreeing to its political demands....
2019-07-04 11:00

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
2019-08-06 23:15

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
2019-08-06 06:15

Rot in peace: Sites lacking for whale corpses amid die-off PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isol...
2019-06-21 09:45

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national p...
2019-06-17 06:30

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
2019-07-06 00:01

Peace Prevailing In Jammu And Kashmir, Says Prakash Javadekar Stating that curfews and restrictions have been lifted from many places in Jammu and Kashmir since abrogation of the special status, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the festival of Eid al-Adha......
2019-08-12 21:45

Eritrea's military service still 'repressive' despite peace deal: HRW Eritrea is forcing thousands of students and teachers into indefinite national service, driving many into exile and frustrating hopes that a peace deal with Ethiopia might end conscription, Human Rights Watch said on Friday....
2019-08-09 06:30

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. In a roundtable discussion with lawmakers from both...
2019-06-13 07:00

Make Your Peace With These Canceled and Concluded Netflix Shows Netflix giveth, like a new production deal to Janet Mock, and Netflix taketh away, like canceling Chambers. The teen psychological drama starring Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn won't......
2019-06-19 19:15

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
2019-06-10 18:30

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-28 05:15

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque at Christchurch, New Zealand where her mother, fath...
2019-08-10 12:30

Israeli PM calls US economic peace plan ‘brilliant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the $50 billion U.S. economic investment plan for the Palestinians, which has been castigated by the Palestinian leadership, is “a brilliant idea.” Speaking late Thursday at ...
2019-06-27 23:00

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace...
2019-06-11 18:15

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
2019-07-06 23:00

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban. Tadamichi Yam...
2019-06-20 00:15

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the execution of Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A woman who survived an assault by convicted Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long says his execution brought her peace. Lisa Noland s...
2019-05-24 05:30

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
2019-05-23 17:45

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 18:45

Peace Pact Signed With Tripura Insurgent Group The NLFT-SD has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India, it said. The group has agreed to the surrender of its 88 cadres with their weapons....
2019-08-10 15:30

Vladimir Putin threatens to drop New START nuclear treaty The Russian president has warned that unless the US comes to the negotiating table, a key nuclear weapons treaty will collapse. If it does, it will be the second such pact to fail under Donald Trump's leadership....
2019-06-07 06:30

Putin, hit by ratings drop, tells Russians a better life awaits President Vladimir Putin told Russians on Thursday there were signs that years of falling real wages, which have dented his popularity, were drawing to an end and that a government program would deliver higher living standards....
2019-06-20 14:00

Rangers’ Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube. In his native tongue, Panarin told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn’t know right from wrong ...
2019-07-19 03:45

Vladimir Putin Gives China's Xi Jinping Ice Cream On His 66th Birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media......
2019-06-16 00:00

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
2019-06-15 14:15

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
2019-07-05 01:15

‘Don’t Meddle In the Election, Please.’ President Trump Jokes With Putin at the G20 Summit (OSAKA, Japan) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensiv...
2019-06-28 21:15

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third...
2019-07-04 23:30

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records ...
2019-06-18 22:30

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan for the first t...
2019-06-29 01:30

Putin confirms fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Nuclear unit aboard top-secret vessel ‘sealed off’ says minister after blaze that left 14 deadVladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submersible that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s defe...
2019-07-04 22:15

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
2019-07-04 20:45

Russia's Putin to Britain: let's turn page on Skripal incident Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped a new British prime minister would work toward improving bilateral relations, badly soured last year by the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England that London blamed on Moscow....
2019-06-06 17:15

Putin: Meeting with British PM could be step to moving past Skripal row Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a published interview he believed his meeting with Britain's Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisonng of a former Russian spy on British soil....
2019-06-27 22:30

Putin, After 3 Days, Says Fire-Hit Russian Submarine Was Nuclear-Powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to......
2019-07-04 17:15

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia's defense minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained...
2019-07-04 13:00

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
2019-07-04 19:30

Russia’s Putin tries softer touch as his approval rating falls. Will it last? President Vladimir Putin will be doing his annual television call-in show at a time when the Kremlin is becoming more sensitive to shifting public opinions as challenges to authority have appeared more frequently on the political landscape....
2019-06-20 05:15

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
2019-06-13 17:45

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. ...
2019-06-13 15:45

PM Modi In Kyrgyzstan For SCO Summit, Will Meet Jinping, Putin: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to the Kyrgyz capital from today for the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)....
2019-06-13 15:45

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
2019-06-13 12:15

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation. In an int...
2019-06-13 11:15

Trump: 'may' talk to Putin at G20 about Russian meddling in 2020 election: NBC President Donald Trump told NBC News in an interview aired on Sunday that he "may" talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit this week about Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 U.S. election....
2019-06-23 18:15

Analysis: Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend," Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-06-08 14:30

Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today, say experts....
2019-07-01 18:15

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
2019-06-27 20:15

Russia's Putin says liberal values are obsolete: Financial Times Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that liberal values were obsolete because they had been rejected by the majority of the people in Western nations....
2019-06-27 22:30

Trump tells Putin not to ‘meddle in the election,’ his tone was criticized President Trump met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Japan and told his counterpart not to "meddle" in the 2020 elections when pressed by a reporter....
2019-06-28 09:45

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
2019-06-13 15:45

Putin fires police officers involved in journalist's case Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime....
2019-06-13 16:45

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
2019-06-14 06:45

Donald Trump quips to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections' U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-28 17:15

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
2019-06-20 17:15

HIGHLIGHTS-Vladimir Putin's annual question and answer session Following are highlights of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual question and answer session which was broadcast live on state television on Thursday....
2019-06-20 17:45

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting social discontent....
2019-06-21 04:45

Putin to U.S.: 'Economic egoism' is recipe for trade and maybe real wars Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States on Friday that what he described as unbridled economic egoism was a recipe for trade and maybe even real wars....
2019-06-07 15:45

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
2019-07-03 00:30

Ukraine's president ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is ready to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that would also involve Germany, Britain, the United States and France, Zelenskiy said in a social media video on Monday....
2019-07-08 12:15

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
2019-06-21 22:45

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
2019-06-07 17:30

'We have to fight for our rights': Is Russia ready to defy Vladimir Putin? Discontent and a push for political reforms have led to the largest protests in Moscow in almost a decade On the terrace of a recently renovated market hall overlooking Moscow’s Trubnaya Square, lounge music beats played as well-dressed customers dra...
2019-08-05 04:45

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in......
2019-06-22 02:45

Vladimir Putin interview: Liberal idea has 'outlived its purpose' The Russian president said that Western societies are rejecting liberal values, as multiculturalism has alienated the "core population." Putin has been accused of promoting populist uprisings in the West....
2019-06-28 06:15

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The presidents of Russia and China are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have met two dozen times in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
2019-06-04 22:45

Putin’s New Problem in Ukraine: A Charismatic, Quick-Witted Rival Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
2019-08-04 19:15

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-03 21:15

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
2019-07-31 19:30

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-08-01 18:45

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
2019-05-21 19:45

Putin began by embracing the west. Now, he wants revenge | Angus Roxburgh There’s little hope of an improvement in relations so long as the Russian president’s 20-year reign continuesWhen Boris Yeltsin appointed Vladimir Putin prime minister on 9 August 1999, few Russians knew much about him. In early television appearance...
2019-08-12 12:30

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
2019-08-02 19:01

Motheaten! Trump, Kim and Putin face an army of starving pests The ‘three biggest egos on the planet’ are being devoured by clothes moth larvae in a provocative – and controversial – new artwork by Sarah VaciIn the corner of Sarah Vaci’s crowded Devon studio, beyond the piles of yarn, the self-portrait of the ar...
2019-08-01 02:00

Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a U.S. national President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday, a move that could potentially help the U.S. national bypass some sanctions restrictions....
2019-07-22 17:45

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
2019-08-01 07:30

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
2019-06-05 14:45