The West is threatening Russia's sovereignty by financing NGOs, encouraging young people to protest and using the media to shape opinion about the government, a Russian parliamentary report has said.
According to the report by the Federal Commission for the Protection of National Independence, Western interference in Russia's internal affairs poses a greater threat to the country than the...
PARIS - French public services on Tuesday will see major disruption as millions of workers strike to protest government labor reforms and planned job cuts.
Some 5.4 million public sector workers will walk out, with almost 130 gatherings and events planned across 90 French departments. It is the fourth major industrial action since French President Emmanuel Macron came to power last May.
Turkish police launched an operation on Tuesday to arrest 70 soldiers accused of links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher alleged to have orchestrated last year's attempted coup, the private Dogan news agency reported.
Operations targeting supporters of cleric Fethullah Gulen are continuing on a daily basis some 15 months after the failed putsch. Gulen has denied involvement. In the last week...
An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was noticed offshore of the Greek Island of Creta in the Mediterranean early Monday, according to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
The quake struck the Mediterranean at 01.14 a.m. local time at a depth of 40 kilometers ( 25 miles), the authority said.
No causalities reported.
Three thousand people were evacuated from a shopping center in Moscow on Sunday after a massive fire broke out, Russia’s emergency services ministry said.
About 55,000 square meters (592,000 square feet) of the commercial center, which specializes in building materials, was engulfed in flames from around 1850 GMT, the ministry said in a statement.
Billowing clouds of thick black smoke...
Theresa May has said she has the "full support of her cabinet" after a former party chairman said there should be a leadership contest.
The prime minister said the country needed "calm leadership" adding: "That's what I'm providing."
Grant Shapps says about 30 Tory MPs, including five ex-cabinet ministers, back his call for a leadership contest.
He told the BBC: "I don't think we can go on...
At least 16 people were killed when a train hit a bus on a crossing in the Russian region of Vladimir, 100km (62 miles) east of Moscow.
Russian media report that the bus engine may have stalled after the driver ignored a red warning signal.
Authorities said the driver had tried to get the 55 passengers from Uzbekistan to leave the bus.
The Russian Tass news agency reported that some...
Police would have interviewed former British prime minister Sir Edward Heath over 10 allegations of rape and indecent assault against seven men and boys, if he had still been alive today.
One of the alleged victims was 10 years old, and another was an 11-year-old he paid for sex, a police report released on Thursday said.
Wiltshire police chief constable Mike Veale said the findings were...
Russia has said media reports claiming two Russian soldiers were captured by ISIL in Syria "are hardly official information".
Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the Russian presidency, said on Wednesday that the reports should be viewed with caution but confirmed that authorities were checking whether the two captives are Russian citizens.
Peskov's statement came in response to a video...
A motorbike exploded in front of Jordan’s military mission in Paris on Wednesday morning, Jordan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the Jordanian state-run Petra news agency.
No staff at the mission were injured, he was quoted as saying.