Russian travel blogger Ekaterina Karaglanova found stabbed to death in a suitcase at Moscow residence
Ekaterina Karaglanova, who had over 85,000 followers on the social media app, was known for her her luxurious travel posts
Syria’s US-protected Rukhban camp dwindles as Russia blocks supplies amid ongoing Moscow-Washington tussle
The population of Rukban camp in a US-protected desert zone in southeast Syria has dwindled to a quarter. The fate of the camp and its residents, highlights the tussle for influence in the region between Russia and the United States. 'The situation is very, very bad and food supplies are not available', said Mahmoud al Humeili, a prominent local figure in the camp who fled Homs.
Allies of Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow during protest demanding inclusion of their names in September local polls
Allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday during a protest in Moscow. They demanded their names be included on the ballot for local elections in September. The unauthorised protest at the central Pushkin Square was organised by a group of candidates including supporters of Navalny.
'Intra-Afghan' peace talks: Taliban exerts dominance as US-backed negotiations with Afghanistan once again sideline Ashraf Ghani govt
The Taliban have been indulging in escalated violence to gain end-game advantage in the talks. The continuing violence makes a complete mockery of claims by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that “real progress” has been made in peace negotiations.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Four, including three Russians, charged with murder in downing of passenger plane over Ukraine
Prosecutors announced murder charges against four men, three of them Russians and the fourth a Ukranian separatist, in the missile attack that blew Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine
US-Iran tensions present opportunity for Putin to fill leadership vacuum on world stage, prevent arch-rivals from going to war
Considering the good relations between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, it is time for the Russian leader to emerge as a hero who could avert a direct confrontation between the US and Iran
Mumbai’s traffic flow worst in the world, Delhi at fourth spot, finds report; congestion down in two cities from 2018
Traffic flow in Mumbai is the worst in the world while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, according to a new report detailing the traffic situation in 56 countries
Taliban agrees to talks with Afghanistan officials in a two-day meeting in Moscow amid peace negotiations with US
In a statement, the Taliban said that the group is to attend a conference marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Russia on 28 May, followed by discussions with Afghan politicians about the future of the country on 29 May.
Russian plane that caught fire on landing was still heavy with unburnt fuel; pilot says he followed all procedure
A Russian airliner that took off from Moscow was airborne for just 28 minutes before returning to make an emergency landing while still heavy with unburned fuel, which then ignited after a rough touchdown.
Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke at Moscow's busiest airport on Sunday
Moscow, the loafer's way: Soaking in Russian culture in the city's pubs, flea markets and metro stations
A trip to a fine chinaware store, a Georgian restuarant and candid conversations with locals — the best of Moscow is lurking in corners where the first-time traveler would not look
Kim Jong-un meet with Vladimir Putin: With deadlock over US nuke talks, North Korea ready to revive links with Russia to counterbalance China
North Korea's Kim Jong-un is looking to revive Russia links by meeting Vladimit Putin, with nuclear negotiations with the US deadlocked and as he seeks a counterbalance to China.
It will now become much easier for both militaries to learn from each other in an institutionalised manner
Russia, China veto US resolution on Venezuela crisis in UN Council; rival measure by Moscow fails to win enough votes
Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a US resolution in the UN Security Council on addressing the crisis in Venezuela, while a rival draft put forward by Moscow failed to win enough votes.
In nuclear standoff, becoming captive to one view of reality is dangerous, caution and constructive criticism is needed
In the nuclear realm, a series of weapons were deployed which the Soviets believed were designed to eliminate the USSR’s leadership and ability to retaliate.
Ahead of Qatar meet, 14-member Taliban negotiation team to have surprise peace talks with US in Pakistan on Monday
The newly announced 14-member Taliban negotiation team is also expected to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the one-day visit "to hold comprehensive discussions about Pak-Afghan relations and issues pertaining to Afghan refugees and Afghan businessmen," the statement said. About 1.5 million Afghan refugees still live in Pakistan
Taliban holds rare talks with Afghanistan politicians in Moscow; President Ashraf Ghani's rivals call for interim govt
The roundtable — which saw women defend their rights before the Taliban — comes a week after the insurgents held talks with US negotiators in Doha about ending the 17-year war. Both sides touted "progress" at the conclusion of the six-day discussions in Qatar.
Taliban demand new constitution for Afghanistan at rare talks with US negotiators in Moscow, promise 'inclusive Islamic system'
The Taliban's manifesto comes a week after the Taliban held unprecedented six-day talks with US negotiators
Taliban takes centre stage in Afghanistan peace talks as insurgents push Ashraf Ghani administration to sidelines
The Taliban, who brutally ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, has always refused to break bread with Ghani and Kabul, who they view as US stooges.
Six Indian sailors killed on fuel ships which caught fire in Kerch Strait; operations on to rescue 6 missing workers
t least six Indian sailors were killed and an equal number of them went missing after two fuel ships carrying Indian and Turkish crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident on Monday, officials said on Wednesday.