Home Topics TASS
A Moscow court on Thursday fined social networking giants Twitter and Facebook for ignoring a Russian law requiring them to store Russian citizens’ user data inside the country.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Libyan military commander, Khalifa Haftar, left Moscow without signing a ceasefire deal with the rival, UN-recognised government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin observed test launches of nuclear-capable Kinzhal and Kalibr missiles on Thursday in the Russian-annexed Crimea region, state media reported.
Russia says it is expecting African governments and businesses to come to Sochi summit with a “solid package of proposals” on expanding ties with the continent.
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.
Russia on Tuesday criticised the U.S. for ramping up military tensions by testing a ground-launched, medium-range cruise missile weeks after withdrawing from the INF pact with Moscow.
Russia’s nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two.
A Russian scientist, Sergei Meshcheryakov, who warned that Soviet nuclear-powered satellites are presenting a serious danger in space, was arrested on Monday for treason.anger
Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence.
Brent oil slipped to around 71 dollars a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by expectations of higher U.S. inventories and concern about Russia’s willingness to stick with OPEC-led supply cuts.
FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.
Venezuelans on Wednesday took to the streets around Caracas in a fresh round of protests to press President Nicolas Maduro to step down and the army to allow the entry of humanitarian aid from the U.S.
Nigerian authorities have selected a consortium to set up an aviation leasing company as part of plans to overhaul the country’s aviation sector.
EU institutions, on Tuesday, ordered staff who travelled to areas of Northern Italy hit by an outbreak of coronavirus to stay at home for two weeks.
With the increasing spate of killings in the country, the House of Representatives has again passed a vote of no confidence on the Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, calling for their immediate resignation.
The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong is just one yellow card away from a mandatory one-game suspension in the Italian Serie A.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Delta State, has petitioned the police over the alleged detention of a 10-year-old boy, Prince Emeghene Idiovwa, by the management of a Warri-based private hospital over unpaid medical bills.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abeokuta Field Office, has donated 40 units of 12.5 kg gas cylinders to the food vendors of the Federal Government Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Ogun.
A Political Analyst, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has commended the Senate for the inauguration of the Deputy Senate President-led Constitution Review Committee.
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Edo State Ministry of Justice, (Department of Public Prosecutions), Mrs. Justina Odihirin, has called for striping of the police, the responsibility of prosecution of criminal cases.