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Top Mongolian rapper 'savagely assaulted' by Russian diplomat for wearing swastika

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Top Mongolian rapper 'savagely assaulted' by Russian diplomat for wearing swastika

One of Mongolia's top rappers was beaten up by a Russian diplomat after performing wearing a swastika — a traditional Mongolian symbol — the singer's lawyer and police alleged on Friday #NewsTracker #Russia #World War II #Nazi #Adolf Hitler #Mongolia #Swastika #Sevjidiin Sukhbaatar #Amarmandakh Sukhbaatar
Ban on Russia's track and field athletes to continue till 2017, says IAAF

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Sports

Ban on Russia's track and field athletes to continue till 2017, says IAAF

Russia's athletics ban will run into 2017 and may include the August world championships after a Task Force monitoring the nation's anti-doping programme refused on Thursday to put any dates on a "road map" for a return. #Russia #Athletics #SportsTracker #IAAF #WADA #RUSAF
Russia to get new anti-doping programme by early 2017, promises President Vladimir Putin

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Sports

Russia to get new anti-doping programme by early 2017, promises President Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia's new anti-doping programme will be ready in early 2017 as the country battles to clean up its scandal-tainted image. #Russia #Olympics #Vladimir Putin #SportsTracker #IAAF #WADA #Paralympics
Putin discusses Syria's Aleppo with Russian security chiefs - agencies | Reuters

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Putin discusses Syria's Aleppo with Russian security chiefs - agencies | Reuters

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the situation in Syria's Aleppo with his security council, Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Thursday.Putin and the country's security chiefs have agreed on the need to continue efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Aleppo, Peskov was quoted as saying. (Reporting by Katya Golubkova; editing by Maria Kiselyova) #India #Business #Islam #Russia #Security #crisis
Vladimir Putin hopes for better US-Russia ties under Trump Presidency

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Vladimir Putin hopes for better US-Russia ties under Trump Presidency

Putin said that Russia is looking forward to mending ties with the US after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. #Donald Trump #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Kremlin Izvestia #US-Russia relations #Trump presidency
Putin names deputy finmin Oreshkin Russia's new economy minister | Reuters

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Putin names deputy finmin Oreshkin Russia's new economy minister | Reuters

By Andrey Ostroukh and Olga Popova | MOSCOW MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin named deputy finance minister Maxim Oreshkin as Russia's new economy minister on Wednesday, two weeks after the post's previous holder was detained and accused of bribery.Alexei Ulyukayev, the ex-economy minister, was accused of trying to extort a bribe from Russian oil major Rosneft, an allegation he denies. He is currently under house arrest. Oreshkin, his 34-year-old replacement, joined the finance ministry in 2013 as the head of the strategic planning department and became a deputy finance minister in March 2015.He was not on a shortlist of candidates being circulated by Russian state media.Putin, who has fired a raft of officials this year to make way for a new generation, praised Oreshkin as a young and efficient expert. #Business #Russia #Europe #markets #United Kingdom
British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill set to be awarded gold medal after Tatyana Chernova stripped of 2011 world title

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Sports

British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill set to be awarded gold medal after Tatyana Chernova stripped of 2011 world title

Tatyana Chernova was stripped of her 2011 world title for a doping violation, with Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill set to be awarded the gold medal. #Russia #Doping #SportsTracker #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Russian doping scandal #Jessica Ennis-Hill #Tatyana Chernova #International Athletics Federation
Big blunders behind botched US-led strike in Syria in September - inquiry | Reuters

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Big blunders behind botched US-led strike in Syria in September - inquiry | Reuters

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON A U.S. military investigation has concluded that a series of "unintentional human errors" led to a coalition air strike on Sept #United States #Australia #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Iraq #lifestyle
HIV: One in seven people in Europe unaware of their infection

Updated : Nov 29, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

HIV: One in seven people in Europe unaware of their infection

One in seven people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Europe is unaware of their infection, the European Union and World Health Organisation reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region. #NewsTracker #Russia #Europe #HIV #WHO #AIDS #BodyAndSoul #Acquire Immuno Deficiency Syndrome #HIV epidemic
Thousands flee as Syria rebels lose northeast Aleppo

Updated : Nov 29, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Thousands flee as Syria rebels lose northeast Aleppo

Syria's rebels lost all of the northern neighbourhoods of their stronghold in east Aleppo on Monday, as the army made significant advances in its offensive to recapture the entire city. #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo #rebels #Abu Al-Leith