• Russian President Vladimir

    Trump, Putin speak over phone on trade, wildfires

    World | August 01, 2019 13:30 IST

    According to latest data from the Russian Aerial Forest Protection Service, by Wednesday, fires were raging on an area of nearly 3 million hectares and active extinguishing activities were going on for an area of 107,123 hectares.

  • US President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian

    Trump-Putin Summit: Russian President says he did not interfere in 2016 US Presidential elections

    World | July 16, 2018 23:15 IST

    The two world leaders held a one-on-one meeting in Finland's Presidential Palace today, which ran for over two hours. The two “spent a great deal of time” discussing allegations of Russian election meddling as they met for several hours on Monday, the US president said. 

  •  Russia warns the US against missile-attacks on Syria,

    Trump says relations with Russia worse than Cold War era, vows to continue air-strikes on Syria

    World | April 11, 2018 17:17 IST

    Trump's remarks came after Russian warning suggesting that Moscow would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime. 

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    Relationships to watch at G-20 summit

    World | November 15, 2014 11:22 IST

    Brisbane: Leaders of the 20 most powerful industrialized and developing economies are due to endorse strategies for raising global growth as they meet in Brisbane, Australia this weekend. Since they represent about two-thirds of the

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    UN votes to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons

    World | September 28, 2013 11:24 IST

    United Nations: The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously on Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, a landmark decision aimed at taking poison gas off the battlefield in the escalating 2 ½-year

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    West can't force itself on us: Syria

    World | September 18, 2013 9:38 IST

    Damascus/Jeddah/Tokyo: Syria's foreign ministry Tuesday said that the US and its allies cannot force their will on Syria even as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) welcomed the US-Russia agreement on checking the use of

  • chemical weapons deal a victory syrian official

    Chemical weapons deal a 'victory': Syrian official

    World | September 16, 2013 7:54 IST

    Beirut:  A high-ranking Syrian official called the U.S.-Russian agreement on securing Syria's chemical weapons a “victory” for President Bashar Assad's regime, but the U.S. warned on Sunday “the threat of force is real” if Damascus

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    Dramatic End To US-Russia Spy Scandal; 14 Agents Swapped

    World | July 09, 2010 16:27 IST

    Seeking to put a quick end to the Cold War-style spy scandal, Russia and the US on Friday  dramatically swapped 10 Russians spies for four American agents under a deal, reflecting the "high level of

  • us russian burger summit

    US-Russian Burger Summit

    World | June 25, 2010 14:27 IST

    After hours of intense bilateral meetings, the president of America needed to take a break.  He went with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev to Ra's Hell Burger joint. The leaders  were welcomed by customers' cheers as

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