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U.N. Security Council condemns journalist's murder, urges defeat of Islamic State

Aug 23, 2014

U.N. Security Council condemns journalist's murder, urges defeat of Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, saying that they and their ideology of intolerance must be defeated. #China #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Security #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

Aug 23, 2014

Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling. The man, who goes by the nickname of "Mustang Wanted," posted a self-taken photograph on Facebook that appeared to show him standing on a point of the star in the early morning light, with the streets of Moscow below him. #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Ukraine
Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

Aug 23, 2014

Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State targets, according to a congressional aide, following the militants' beheading of an American journalist and activities in Iraq. A Senate Democratic aide on Friday said the Obama administration could detail by early to mid-September the amount of additional money it wants for the military operations, although the aide did not estimate the size of the possible funding request #India #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
U.S. considering taking fight against Islamic State into Syria

Aug 23, 2014

U.S. considering taking fight against Islamic State into Syria

EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The United States is considering taking the fight against Islamic State militants into Syria after days of airstrikes against the group in Iraq and the beheading of an American journalist, the White House signaled on Friday #facebook #United States #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Mexico

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Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Jan 13, 2014

Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Indian officials believe Raghavan is an old Russia/Soviet Union hand and should be able to smoothen rough edges in the Indo-Russian defence relationship. #India #Russia #Ministry of External Affairs #Kudankulam #BrahMos #Moscow #IFS #Indo-Russian relations
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Dec 01, 2013

Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

A bare reading of the two-page record shows that the controversy surrounding the freedom fighter's fate isn't limited to a bygone era and that it is not just about Jawaharlal Nehru, who has been painted with a black brush by many Netaji fans. #Pranab Mukherjee #Russia #FPExclusive #Subhash Chandra Bose #Independence Movement

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Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Aug 23, 2014

Truck Convoy Returns to Russia From Ukraine

The swift return of more than 260 trucks that delivered food and medicine to Luhansk appeared to be a public relations victory for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia... #Vladimir Putin #Russia
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Aug 22, 2014

U.S. Calls on Russia to Pull Vehicles Out of Ukraine

Russia has been using artillery against Ukraine forces both from its own territory and from inside Ukraine, NATO said. The escalation coincides with the entry of the convoy Russia said was carrying aid into Ukraine, the secretary-general said... #Vladimir Putin #Russia
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Aug 22, 2014

GM reviewing timing of Russia plant expansion

General Motors Co said on Friday it was reviewing the timing of the expansion of its Russian plant near St Petersburg because of a slump in the auto market... #Vladimir Putin #Russia