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  • Russia, France divided on Syria issue

    2011-07-01 21:03

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his visiting French counterpart Alain Juppe on Friday discussed the Syria issue but did not reach any consensus.

  • Russia criticises France over Libya arms drop

    2011-07-01 19:18

    Russia accused France on Thursday of committing a "crude violation" of a UN weapons embargo by arming Libyan rebels, while Washington said it was acting legally, creating a new diplomatic dispute over the Western air war.

  • Russia eyes nuclear power exports to Germany

    2011-07-01 19:04

    Russia may look to export energy to Germany from a new generation of nuclear plants, the country's atomic energy agency told a German newspaper a day after Berlin confirmed plans to stop using atomic power by 2022.

  • Accuser issues shake Strauss-Kahn case

    2011-07-01 17:05

    A source who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss matters not yet made public in court said prosecutors have raised issues about the accuser's credibility in the case against Strauss-Kahn, but would not elaborate.

  • Russia to supply nuclear submarine to India

    2011-07-01 15:57

    Russia will deliver a nuclear submarine to India by the end of the year, Russia's navy chief was quoted as saying on Friday by state news agency RIA.

  • Prince William, Kate begin Canadian tour in Ottawa

    2011-07-01 10:15

    White cowboy hats, an emergency helicopter landing and a flight over the fictional home of Anne of Green Gables await Prince William and his new bride Kate in Canada on their first official trip overseas.

  • North, south Sudan agree on buffer zone

    2011-07-01 08:12

    North and south Sudan on Wednesday agreed in principle to establish a buffer zone on their joint borders, with an Ethiopian military force tasked to monitor the buffer zone.

  • 750,000 workers strike across UK

    2011-07-01 08:08

    Up to 750,000 public sector workers went on strike across the United Kingdom on Thursday, closing or disrupting schools, colleges, courts, airports and ports.

  • Poland takes over EU presidency

    2011-07-01 06:50

    Poland takes over the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time on Friday and it has made reviving economic growth a priority.

  • Assailant grabs Sarkozy during crowd visit

    2011-06-30 20:20

    A person in a crowd has yanked French President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder and nearly knocked him to the ground before being tackled by security officers.

  • Greece set for final vote on cuts after riots

    2011-06-30 17:40

    Greek lawmakers are set to pass a bill Thursday to fast-track fresh austerity measures demanded by creditors, following two days of rioting in Athens that left some 200 people injured.

  • 2 French journalists in Afghanistan freed

    2011-06-30 17:25

    Two journalists held hostage for 18 months in Afghanistan came home to France on Thursday to a presidential welcome and nationwide relief.

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