Russia says US-backed “Free Syrian Army” not a terrorist group
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Russia says US-backed “Free Syrian Army” not a terrorist group

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sergei Lavrov quoted President Vladimir Putin in saying the Kremlin is…

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Greek police break migrant smuggling ring
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Greek police break migrant smuggling ring

Greek police on Wednesday broke up an international criminal group smuggling migrants and refugees through…

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VW US boss knew ‘emissions non-compliance’ in 2014
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VW US boss knew ‘emissions non-compliance’ in 2014

The Volkswagen US chief has admitted that he has been informed of a ‘possible emissions…

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China launches global RMB payment system
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China launches global RMB payment system

China’s central bank launched the Cross-Border Interbank Payment System (CIPS) on Thursday, which aims to…

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US Commerce Secretary Pritzker in Cuba for embargo talks
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US Commerce Secretary Pritzker in Cuba for embargo talks

US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has wrapped up her two-day visit to Cuba. She said…

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US claims Russia target moderate Syrian opposition
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US claims Russia target moderate Syrian opposition

The US claimed that Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria in areas where members of…

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces 90-day suspension
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces 90-day suspension

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is facing a 90-day provisional suspension after being accused of signing…

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Aerial video:Raging flood waters pour over Hukou waterfall in China
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Aerial video:Raging flood waters pour over Hukou waterfall in China

As flood season hits Yichuan county in Shaanxi Province, the Houkou waterfall saw a surge…

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Russian gangs behind black market nuclear deals in Eastern Europe
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Russian gangs behind black market nuclear deals in Eastern Europe

An Associated Press investigation says gangs with ties to Russia are behind black market dealings…

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Merkel, Hollande plead for unity in face of EU crisis
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Merkel, Hollande plead for unity in face of EU crisis

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday arrived in Strasbourg to…

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