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 Russian senator Kerimov not placed into custody in Nice

Russian senator Suleiman Kerimov will not be placed into custody under investigation into money laundering in France and will stay free on his own recognizance, the Aix-en-Provence court of appeals ruled today, a council for the …

No Russian anthem at Olympics 2018?

Top officials for the International Olympic Committee are considering a menu of possible penalties against Russia for doping violations, including barring the country’s national anthem at the coming Winter Olympics and keeping its …

Qatar denies blocking Saudi pilgrimage flights

Qatar denied it had banned Saudi Arabian flights from landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Makkah, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh. Saudi Arabian Airlines on Sunday said Qatari authorities had refused to …

 Devin Nunes Says There Was No Wiretap of Trump Tower

Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said Sunday morning the documents delivered to the committee by the Department of Justice indicate there was no wiretap of Trump Tower. …

EU leads covert war with religions, Ramzan Kadyrov says

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, today criticized the decision of the European Court of Justice on the right of employers to prohibit workers from wearing any clothing that demonstrates their religious affiliation. As the Chechen leader …

 Turkish government bans Dutch envoy

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said that Ankara is closing its air space to Dutch diplomats until the Netherlands meets Turkish requests. "We are not allowing planes carrying Dutch diplomats or …

Turkey threatens sanctions against Netherlands

Turkey will "surely have sanctions" against the Netherlands, the Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said today without giving details, as a diplomatic row between the NATO partners over Ankara's political campaigning …

Turkish-Dutch conflict: Ankara vows to retaliate

The Dutch government's move barring his plane from landing in the Netherlands will not go unanswered and will have consequences, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters at Atatürk International Airport in …