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Brics foreign ministers endorse UN Security Council, IMF reforms
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Brics foreign ministers endorse UN Security Council, IMF reforms

The foreign ministers of Brics countries endorsed United Nations Security Council reforms saying it was necessary to make it "more representative and efficient" putting China and Russia publicly on the side for reorganisation.

Iran says nuclear solutions found, EU says 'good news' on the way
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Iran says nuclear solutions found, EU says 'good news' on the way

Iran and six world powers have agreed on the outlines of an understanding to limit Iran's nuclear programs, negotiators indicated Thursday, as both sides prepared for announcements.

Russian FM disappointed over new sanctions
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Russian FM disappointed over new sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed disappointment over a new round of sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict, the Russian foreign ministry.

New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Minsk, Belarus
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New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Minsk, Belarus

New round of talks on Ukraine will be held in Minsk, the Belarusian capital.

Russian Foreign Minister accuses West of triggering Ukranian crisis
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Russian Foreign Minister accuses West of triggering Ukranian crisis

Russia's foreign minister has accused the West of triggering the Ukrainian crisis by its "megalomania."

Russia preparing counter proposals to US plan on Ukraine crisis
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Russia preparing counter proposals to US plan on Ukraine crisis

The Kremlin move came as Russian forces strengthened their control over Crimea, less than a week before the strategic region is to hold a contentious referendum on whether to split off and become part of Russia.

US, Russia pleased with destruction of Syria chemical weapons: Kerry
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US, Russia pleased with destruction of Syria chemical weapons: Kerry

Kerry, speaking at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime deserves credit for its compliance with the UN Security Council resolution calling for the elimination of the weapons

Everyone wins as US, Russia reach deal on Syria's chemical weapons
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Everyone wins as US, Russia reach deal on Syria's chemical weapons

In a giant win for Russian diplomacy, the Geneva agreement will be backed by a UN Security Council resolution that won't rely on a threat of military action for enforcement.

US, Russia reach agreement on destroying Syria's chemical weapons
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US, Russia reach agreement on destroying Syria's chemical weapons

Asserting that the UPA government has taken steps to improve transparency in the functioning of the government, Union Minister of Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan today claimed that there was no corruption in the country.

US, Russia walk diplomatic tightrope on Syria disarmament plan
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US, Russia walk diplomatic tightrope on Syria disarmament plan

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are walking a hire-wire going into two days of negotiations in Geneva on Thursday to test Moscow’s proposal to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons.

Privately, UN talks begin on Syria chemical arms resolution
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Privately, UN talks begin on Syria chemical arms resolution

Tense negotiations have begun on a proposed UN resolution that would put Syria's chemical weapons under international control and end a diplomatic stalemate over a deadly suspected poison gas attack, a French official said Wednesday.

Russia working on plan to put Syria's chemical weapons under control
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Russia working on plan to put Syria's chemical weapons under control

Lavrov told reporters the plan would be presented to other nations soon and that the proposal, which Moscow hopes will avert possible US military strikes on Syria, was not entirely Russian and grew out of contacts with the United States.

From Kerry to Assad: War of words continue over Syria, jets remain grounded
World

From Kerry to Assad: War of words continue over Syria, jets remain grounded

Russia, one of Syria's closest allies is against such military intervention and is resolutely preventing the US to go ahead with its Pentagon-prepared designs.

Syria says it's positive about giving up chemical weapons
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Syria says it's positive about giving up chemical weapons

Syria on Monday quickly welcomed a call from Russia, its close ally, to place Syrian chemical arsenals under international control, then destroy them to avert a U.S. strike, but did not offer a time frame or any other specifics.

Russia says it will fulfill Syria missile system contract
World

Russia says it will fulfill Syria missile system contract

Russia last month acknowledged it has agreed to sell Syria advanced S-300 air-defense missiles, which are considered to be the cutting edge in aircraft interception technology.

Obama praises Russian help on Boston investigation
World

Obama praises Russian help on Boston investigation

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the US and Russia are overcoming Cold War era suspicions to co-operate on the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings as his top diplomat announced plans to travel to Russia.

Russia, Arab League push for Syria conflict talks
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Russia, Arab League push for Syria conflict talks

Russia and the Arab League are offering to broker talks between the Syrian government and the opposition to end the country's two-year civil war.

Iran, West need to set venue for nuclear talks: Russian foreign minister
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Iran, West need to set venue for nuclear talks: Russian foreign minister

Monday's statements by Salehi and Lavrov suggest no headway has been made on Iran's proposal of Egypt as the site to renew dialogue, more than six months since the last round ended in stalemate.

Assad has no intention of stepping down: Russian FM
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Assad has no intention of stepping down: Russian FM

After a meeting with Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN's envoy for the Syrian crisis, Sergey Lavrov also said that the Syrian opposition risks sacrificing many more lives if it continues to insist on Assad leaving office.

Russia proposes talks with Syrian coalition
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Russia proposes talks with Syrian coalition

Sergey Lavrov told a news conference on Friday that Russia has contacted the Syrian National Coalition and said "we expressed readiness to conduct a meeting" with coalition leader Mouaz al-Khatib.