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Merkel Putin Tackle Tough Topics In Meeting Outside Berlin

MESEBERG, Germany – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in...

Ukraine Iran And Human Rights On Agenda For Talks With Putin Merkel

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project with...

Putin Says Everything Must Be Done For Refugees To Return To Syria

MESEBERG, Germany – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that everything must be done for Syrian refugees to return to their conflict-torn country....

Cossacks And Flowers As Putin Dances At Austrian Ministers Wedding

VIENNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin danced arm-in-arm with Austria’s Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl at her wedding on Saturday, after receiving an...

Merkel Says Dont Expect Much From Meeting With Putin

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against expectations that her meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday will produce any breakthrough...

No People No Problem For Reclusive Forest Dwellers In Belarus

YUKHOVICHI, Belarus – Tamara and Yuri Baikov knew it was time to move away from their village when one of their ducks wandered into a neighbor’s plot of...

Un Rights Chief Condemns Bosnian Serb Revoking Of Srebrenica Report

GENEVA – Outgoing United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein condemned a decision by the Bosnian Serb parliament to revoke a 2004 report on the...

Slovenias Parliament Confirms Sarec As Pm Designate

LJUBLJANA – Slovenia’s parliament approved Marjan Sarec, a comedian turned politician, as prime minister designate on Friday, setting him on track to form a...

Russian Turkish Defense Ministers Discuss Syrian Refugees Tass

MOSCOW – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the return of Syrian refugees to Syria with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar during talks in Moscow on...

Rusal Says Board Backs Change Of Domicile To Russia

MOSCOW – Russia’s sanctions-hit aluminum giant Rusal (0486.HK) said on Friday its board had discussed and approved a change of domicile from Britain’s...