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German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks that NATO is obsolete have caused concern at the US-led military alliance and also appeared at odds with his own officials, German foreign minister Frank-Walter …

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

 Trump administration urged to work with Iran opposition

Trump administration urged to work with Iran opposition

Nearly two dozen former top US government officials have urged President-elect Donald Trump to work with Iran's opposition once in office, …

Trump: NATO is obsolete

Trump: NATO is obsolete

US President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was …

Peskov: Kemlin#039s website subjected to hacking attacks 100 times per day, including from US

Peskov: Kemlin's website subjected to hacking attacks 100 times per day, including from US

Russian president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said in an interview with NBC News that Russia is not accusing US authorities of attempts to break into its government servers, despite numerous hacking attacks on the Russian …

Trump sends condolences over Tu-154 crash though his adviser

Trump sends condolences over Tu-154 crash though his adviser

US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday that Trump’s incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn sent condolences to the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey …

 Mike Pence: US has terrible relationship with Russia, we need to fix it

Mike Pence: US has terrible relationship with Russia, we need to fix it

The possibility of better relations with Russia will become an important priority of the US president-elect Donald Trump's administration, US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday.  …

Russian pop star sends fur garment to Melania Trump

Russian pop star sends fur garment to Melania Trump

Russian pop singer Vika Tsyganova has sent a parcel with a cashmere vest decorated with sable fur to the future First Lady Melania Trump, the Russian Post national operator said. "The parcel …

Will Trump#039s inauguration be disrupted?

Will Trump's inauguration be disrupted?

Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out in Washington next week for protests aiming to "shut down" the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US president, organizers …

John Kerry pays visit to Tbilisi

John Kerry pays visit to Tbilisi

US Secretary of State John Kerry paid a quick visit to Tbilisi, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said. Kerry and Georgia’s Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani met briefly in Tbilisi …

 Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin lashed out at the US military after it re-tweeted a statement by a Kurdish-dominated alliance it backs in Syria saying it had no links to Kurdish militants …

Tillerson: US does not plan to change regime in Iran

Tillerson: US does not plan to change regime in Iran

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson expressed skepticism at US-driven regime change efforts, and said he considered it would be his job as the nation’s top diplomat to develop …

Trump about Russia#039s influence on US elections

Trump about Russia's influence on US elections

US President-elect Donald Trump said that Russia has never tried to use leverage over him. "Russia has never tried to use leverage over me. I have nothing to do with Russia - no deal, no loans, no …

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

New US sanctions, proposed by the US senators, would damage the global economy, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No doubt, such restrictions will deal additional damage both to bilateral relations …

Kremlin dismisses existence of compromising material on Trump

Kremlin dismisses existence of compromising material on Trump

The Kremlin dismissed a leaked report on alleged Russian ties to US President-elect Donald Trump as a “complete fake,” President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said …

Obama says goodbye to America

Obama says goodbye to America

After eight years in the top job, US President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech as the country's leader on Tuesday night in Chicago. "By almost every measure, America is a better, stronger …

Details of US Senate#039s sanctions against Russia revealed

Details of US Senate's sanctions against Russia revealed

Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine. According to a preliminary summary of …

US blacklisted Russia#039s top investigator Bastrykin

US blacklisted Russia's top investigator Bastrykin

US blacklisted Russia's top investigator Alexander Bastrykin and four other Russian officials for human rights abuses. The sanctions, announced by the US Treasury Department, are tied to the 2012 US Magnitsky Act, US …

Kremlin comments on US intelligence report about cyber attacks

Kremlin comments on US intelligence report about cyber attacks

Allegations that Russia tried to influence the US election in favour of Donald Trump amount to a witch-hunt, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, stressing that no new evidence had been produced to show that …

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Greek police say they have recaptured a convicted far-left militant Pola Roupa, wanted for more than four years after she absconded during her trial on domestic terrorism charges. A police statement says Roupa was …

US bomber loses engine during training flight

US bomber loses engine during training flight

A B-52 bomber on a training flight near Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota lost an engine mid-flight but was able to land safely with the five crew aboard, according to a report in Defense News. Major Jamie Humphries, …

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan has expressed hope that relations between the United States and Russia will get better, for the sake of global stability.  "I certainly hope that, …

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

A Long Island Rail Road commuter train crashed at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, this morning, injuring 103 passengers, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, adding that the worst injury is believed to be a broken …

 Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

Turkey and US to strengthen efforts against ISIS

US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to stand together against terrorism in the aftermath of the recent attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, the White House spokesman …

 CIA hasn#039t proved Russia hacked for Trump

CIA hasn't proved Russia hacked for Trump

US House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said he has not seen evidence that Russia tried to swing the 2016 election to President-elect Donald Trump. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, …

Pentagon of Russian-Turkish alliance in Syria: no comments

Pentagon of Russian-Turkish alliance in Syria: no comments

Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook declined to comment on the coordination between Russia and Turkey in the fight against ISIS in Syria. "I'm not aware of specific Turkish-Russian cooperation in al-Bab and …

Trump: no more detainees should be released from Guantanamo

Trump: no more detainees should be released from Guantanamo

US President-elect Donald Trump called for the end of all detainee releases from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. "There should be no further releases from Gitmo. These are extremely dangerous people and should not be …

US Diplomats thank for 35 Invitations to New Year celebrations in Kremlin

US Diplomats thank for 35 Invitations to New Year celebrations in Kremlin

US diplomats received 35 invitations to attend the New Year celebrations in the Kremlin, the press service of the US Embassy in Moscow said Tuesday, just days after Washington’s decision to expel the same number of Russian diplomats from …

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

The Berlin political scientist about the peculiarities and contradictions of the German foreign policy, as well as Russia's 'unrequited love' for Germany and the ways to improve bilateral relations

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Yildirim urges US to halt supply of weapons to Kurdish forces

Turkish prime minister Binali Yıldırım said he expects the new US administration to halt the supply of weapons to Syrian Kurdish forces. “The United States should not allow this strategic partnership with …