Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «moscow»

September 25, 2017 1:12 AM Germany's Angela Merkel hangs on to power but bleeds support to surging far-right

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday (Sept 24) but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a government after her conservatives haemorrhaged support in the face of a surge by the far-right. The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) stunned the establishment by winning 13.1 per cent of the vote, projected 4

September 23, 2017 1:11 PM Small North Korean quake likely natural, not nuclear test: Experts

BEIJING/SEOUL: A small earthquake near North Korea's nuclear test site on Saturday (Sep 23) was probably not man made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Chinese earthquake officials said the magnitude 3.4 quake detected at 0829 GMT was a "suspected 3

September 23, 2017 4:37 AM Russia wants Trump and Kim Jong Un to calm down

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia urged "hot heads" to calm down on Friday as the United States admitted it felt "challenged" by North Korea's warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific and President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un traded more insults. Trump called the North Korean leader a "madman" on Friday, a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally 6

September 22, 2017 6:18 PM U.S. and Russia Battle Last of ISIS Amid Reports of Fires and Floods in Syria

The U.S. and Russia are backing separate campaigns to wipe out the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in its final stronghold of Deir ez-Zor, in eastern Syria. As the rival powers and their allies close in on jihadists, however, an international rivalry escalates, and seemingly natural obstacles grow increasingly suspect. With support from Russia and Iran, the Syrian 3

September 22, 2017 1:35 PM Trump dismisses Facebook ads controversy as part of 'Russia hoax'

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday questioned Facebook Inc's decision to overhaul how it handles paid political advertisements amid investigations into alleged Russian interference in U.S. elections. "The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook," Trump wrote on Twitter. "What about the totally biased and dishonest Media coverage 3

September 20, 2017 12:11 PM China rebukes Trump over threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea

BEIJING (Washington Post) - China rebuked President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Sept 20) after he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary, a warning that may have undermined the chances of peace but also gave Beijing an easy opportunity to seize the moral high ground. Beijing has consistently blamed not just Pyongyang but also Washington 3

September 18, 2017 5:48 AM US warns time is running out for peaceful solution with North Korea

NEW YORK (Washington Post) - The Trump administration has escalated its rhetoric against North Korea, warning that time is running out for a peaceful solution between Kim Jong Un’s regime and the United States and its allies. Administration officials said on Sunday (Sept 17) the risk from North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is rising, and underscored 4

September 17, 2017 8:54 AM Russia's Lavrov and USA's Tillerson talk Syria after bombing allegations

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday (Sept 17) that United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had phoned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday to discuss the Syria situation and how the "anti-terrorism" battle on the ground was playing out. The call occurred after US-backed militias in Syria said they had come under 4

September 14, 2017 2:20 PM U.S. action against Kaspersky Lab is unfair competition: Kremlin

MOSCOW - U.S. action against Kaspersky Lab is designed to undermine the competitive position of Russian firms worldwide and amounts to unfair competition, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. Peskov was speaking after the Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their 4

September 13, 2017 2:10 PM Moscow evacuates more than 10,000 people over bomb threats: Report

MOSCOW - Moscow evacuated more than 10,000 people on Wednesday (Sept 13) from shopping centres, railway stations and universities, Russia's RT news website reported, after "almost simultaneous" warnings they had been rigged with explosives. Twenty sites are currently being evacuated, with emergency services saying that specialist units and officers with sniffer 8