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The United States has rejected a Russian offer to save the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) that keeps nuclear missiles out of Europe, setting the stage for Washington to withdraw from the pact next month.
Rescuers hunted for survivors Wednesday in the rubble of a Russian apartment building hit by a New Year’s Eve gas explosion but found only bodies as the number of confirmed dead rose to 18.
Russian rescuers are searching for people still trapped under the rubble of a city apartment block that partly collapsed in a suspected gas blast, killing at least four, according to the RIA news agency.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday announced the end of a martial law in the country’s border regions, which was introduced last month after Russia’s seizure of three of Kiev’s navy vessels in the Sea of Azov.
Russians on Tuesday paid their last respects to human rights icon Lyudmila Alexeyeva, with President Vladimir Putin expected to attend a memorial ceremony despite the activist’s criticism of his rule.
Helicopter crashes after hitting communications tower in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board
The first manned space mission to the International Space Station since an unprecedented accident in October, which raised concerns about Moscow’s Soviet-designed spacecraft, will launch on Monday.
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker hailed US president George H.W. Bush on Saturday for the part he played in bringing unity and peace to Europe after the Cold War.
Ukraine on Friday limited entry for Russian men age 16 to 60 after Moscow seized three of its ships in a sea confrontation last weekend, the head of the country’s border service said.
Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Valerii Aleksandruk has appealed to the federal government to formally recognise `Holodomor' (the man-made famine in Ukraine in which millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death) as genocide against the Ukrainian people.
British police have released CCTV footage of two suspected Russian intelligence agents walking toward Sergei Skripal’s home on the day of the former spy’s poisoning with a nerve agent.
Russia's military intelligence chief who oversaw a series of notorious operations abroad has died after a long illness, with Moscow praising him Thursday as a "great man" and a patriot.
More than 12,000 people were evacuated after ammunition stored at an arms depot in northern Ukraine began exploding early Tuesday and set off a huge fire, authorities said.
Turkey's foreign ministry had summoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Ankara over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two days ago.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called former spy Sergei Skripal “a traitor to the homeland”, admitting Moscow knew he had cooperated with foreign intelligence upon his release in a 2010 spy swap.
Pope Francis will start a Baltic tour in Lithuania on Saturday during which he will pay homage to the history of a region that still bears the scars of its Nazi and Soviet occupations.
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.
No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.
Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California’s privacy law throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data.
A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.