A powerful earthquake has hit Russia’s Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometres west of the epicentre.
Moscow has clashed with the European Union over human rights and with Nato over security. Now another longstanding European institution is cau(...)
North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast today, a day after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agency sa(...)
United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has urged world powers to organise Syrian peace talks “as soon as possible”, to seek an end to a c(...)
Russia has shipped advanced anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led (...)
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu flew to the Black Sea resort of Sochi yesterday to make an urgent plea to Russian president Vladimir (...)
Sean Quinn Junior is offering to provide € 75,000 towards purging his contempt of court orders restraining stripping of assets from the Quinn f(...)
Russian security services have held a US diplomat they claim is a CIA agent after catching him trying to recruit a Russian agent.
The first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan with two crewmates today, wrapping up a five-mo(...)
Is there even a point to English football now that Alex Ferguson has exited the stage? It is likely that Ferguson’s peers – the younger manager(...)
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