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Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
Russian Deputy Health Minister, Oleg Grinev, says a state laboratory vaccine for the novel coronavirus is undergoing final testing phase, expected to be registered next week.
“(Paul) Whelan will not appeal. He does not believe in Russian justice,” his lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov told news agency Interfax.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday said he tested positive for the coronavirus and was receiving treatment in hospital, news agencies reported.
Iran, which admitted on Saturday that it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner killing 176 people, must “learn lessons” from the disaster, the chairman of the Russian parliament’s foreign affairs committee said.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
A Russian court on Monday charged a distinguished historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes with the murder of his partner after he was found in a river with a rucksack containing her severed arms.
Russia’s top sport official denied on Thursday that data provided to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) were manipulated.
The US internet companies Google and Facebook on Monday rejected Moscow’s allegations that they had interfered in Russian elections by running political ads during the voting day.
Ukrainian prisoners, including sailors and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, are flying back to Ukraine after a prisoner swap was completed with Russia, according to comments that were reposted on Facebook by Ukraine’s general prosecutor.
Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a cornfield on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off.
North Korea has warned it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4m tonnes this year and has been forced to almost halve rations, blaming high temperatures, drought, floods and United Nations sanctions, according to a memo by Pyongyang's mission to the world body.
An agreement with Turkey on Syria's Idlib province has not been fully implemented, raising concerns in Moscow and Damascus, Interfax news agency quoted a Kremlin spokesperson as saying.
Rescuers have pulled an infant boy alive from the rubble of an apartment building, some 35 hours after a collapse that has killed at least seven people and left dozens missing.
The head of a Russian women’s prison has been fired after inspectors discovered a regime of forced labour that saw inmates work for up to 18 hours a day, officials said Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.
The Kremlin said Wednesday it was ready to discuss the possibility of a summit in Washington next year between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US counterpart Donald Trump.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, remanded the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abulrasheed Maina, in prison custody.
Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is in the running for Anderlecht player of the month award for November.
The Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has ordered investigations into a purported lawsuit challenging the legality of the States Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing alleged brutalities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
An officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Area Command, has been declared missing as operatives of the command clashed with suspected smugglers along Olorunlere Village, near Alapoti town in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has described how Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State came to his house and begged him to join him (Umahi) in defecting to All Progressives Congress, APC, or, at least, stop attending Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, meetings.
Speaking on the faux pas of the Cable News Network (CNN) in the report of the EndSARS protest and alleged killings at Lekki Toll Gate, Mohammed said local stations would have dictated the pace in reporting the incident objectively.
The roller coaster which the Nigerian equities market has enjoyed in the last two months may be short-lived as there are indications that investors are planning to take advantage of the low yield being recorded in the money market by diverting into Bitcoin trading.
Thirteen fighters were killed in an exchange of artillery fire between pro-government forces and separatists in the southern province of Abyan, military sources told AFP on Saturday.
Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to channel desperately needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month of war has killed, wounded and uprooted large numbers of people.