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Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.

Russian man sneaks fat cat on flight; loses airline miles

13 Nov 2019

Russian man sneaks fat cat on flight; loses airline miles

For a Russian man, sneaking an overweight pet on a flight has caused trouble.

Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'

04 Oct 2019

Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'

In a bizarre lawsuit against Apple, a Russian man has accused the Cupertino-based tech giant of "turning him gay."

PM Modi is inspired by tennis star Medvedev: Here's why

29 Sep 2019

PM Modi is inspired by tennis star Medvedev: Here's why

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducts a radio show on All India Radio (AIR), named 'Mann Ki Baat', where he talks about a host of issues.

Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

15 Aug 2019

Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

The Olympics is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the world.

Russian Instagram influencer's body found stuffed in suitcase, throat slit

31 Jul 2019

Russian Instagram influencer's body found stuffed in suitcase, throat slit

In a tragic incident, a popular Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead at her rented apartment in Moscow.

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

26 Jun 2019

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

Amid strained trade ties between India and United States, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night.

Samsung's creepy AI brings Mona Lisa to life: Here's how

25 May 2019

Samsung's creepy AI brings Mona Lisa to life: Here's how

Can you imagine a centuries-old painting in an animated avatar?

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

06 May 2019

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

At least 13 people have died after a fire broke out on board a passenger plane in Russia on Sunday.

US agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan

27 Apr 2019

US agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan

The United States yesterday agreed with rivals Russia and China on a goal of withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan, a key component of a peace deal being negotiated by Washington.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

26 Mar 2019

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

In a bizarre incident, a man who was trying to board his flight naked at Russia's Domodedovo Airport was caught on camera, the video of which has gone viral.

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

19 Dec 2018

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.

Antonio Conte will not be Real Madrid's next manager

31 Oct 2018

Antonio Conte will not be Real Madrid's next manager

Ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was being considered as a replacement for Julen Lopetegui by Real Madrid, but now he has revealed that he doesn't wish to join Los Blancos.

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui, appoint Solari but await Conte's arrival

30 Oct 2018

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui, appoint Solari but await Conte's arrival

It was just a matter of time before Real Madrid hit the final blow on Julen Lopetegui's career as their manager, and now it has finally been done.

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

23 Oct 2018

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.

Tennis: Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

18 Oct 2018

Tennis: Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

World number one, Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week's WTA Finals.

Problems mount for Real Madrid as Bale, Benzema get injured

07 Oct 2018

Problems mount for Real Madrid as Bale, Benzema get injured

The problems for Real Madrid seem to be never-ending as Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have been added to the list of injured Los Blancos players.

Keylor Navas admits Real Madrid are missing Ronaldo's firepower

03 Oct 2018

Keylor Navas admits Real Madrid are missing Ronaldo's firepower

The three-time successive Champions League winners Real Madrid continued their goalless run as they lost to CSKA Moscow, last night.

All about the first half of Champions League match-day two

03 Oct 2018

All about the first half of Champions League match-day two

The Champions League 2018-19 match-day two started yesterday and in the first half of the matches, we witnessed interesting results that deserve our attention.

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

21 Sep 2018

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."

Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

14 Sep 2018

Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Moscow yesterday on a two-day visit to co-chair key bilateral meeting and talks with Russian leadership to boost "special privileged strategic partnership".

Russia accuses US of using white phosphorous bombs in Syria

10 Sep 2018

Russia accuses US of using white phosphorous bombs in Syria

Russia on Sunday accused the United States of carrying out bombing using white phosphorous in eastern Syria against military targets in civilian areas, which is banned under international law.

Shah Rukh meets survivors of childhood cancer at his home

01 Aug 2018

Shah Rukh meets survivors of childhood cancer at his home

Shah Rukh Khan today met survivors of childhood cancer at his residence before they left for World Children's Winners Games 2018 in Moscow to represent India.

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

17 Jul 2018

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations.

World has a new favorite President. Of course, not Trump

16 Jul 2018

World has a new favorite President. Of course, not Trump

While Donald Trump continues to be welcomed with protests around the world (looking at you London) and give statements that raise questions about his sanity, the Croatian President has taken it upon herself to set the record straight about the conduct of people in power.

Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

09 Jul 2018

Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

A 44-year-old woman, Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to nerve-agent, Novichok, in southwest England has died, police said.

Woman has 'moving blemishes', turns out they are parasitic worms

24 Jun 2018

Woman has 'moving blemishes', turns out they are parasitic worms

In a rather worrisome case, a 32-year-old Russian woman was shocked to see her blemishes moving. From a tiny blemish under her eye, the scars moved up her eye and then downwards, swelling her lips.

2018 FIFA World Cup: The technology supporting the tournament

18 Jun 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup: The technology supporting the tournament

Football has been infamously slow at embracing technology.

Vladimir Putin takes oath as Russian President for fourth time

07 May 2018

Vladimir Putin takes oath as Russian President for fourth time

Vladimir Putin took oath as Russian President for the fourth time in Moscow's Grand Kremlin Palace on Monday. Putin first took office 18 years ago.

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

14 Apr 2018

Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria

After a recent chemical attack near Damascus, US President Donald Trump threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

Spy poisoning: UK lashes back, expels 23 Russian diplomats

14 Mar 2018

Spy poisoning: UK lashes back, expels 23 Russian diplomats

After Moscow snubbed British PM Theresa May's call to explain its role in the mysterious poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury, the UK has decided to expel 23 Russian diplomats.

Vishwanathan Anand wins Rapid Chess title at Tal Memorial

05 Mar 2018

Vishwanathan Anand wins Rapid Chess title at Tal Memorial

Viswanathan Anand won the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow, finishing the event with 6 points, scoring four wins and four draws.

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

12 Feb 2018

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.

Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed

11 Feb 2018

Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed

A Russian aircraft carrying at least 62 passengers and six crew members vanished from radar screens after taking off from a Moscow airport.

Facebook is trying out facial recognition on its platform

02 Oct 2017

Facebook is trying out facial recognition on its platform

It appears that the new craze, among technology giants, is facial recognition. Samsung's technology was already there. It was joined by the much-hyped Apple's Face ID, which came along with iPhone X.

China's Xi to meet Putin in Moscow amid closer ties

03 Jul 2017

China's Xi to meet Putin in Moscow amid closer ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Flynn controversy: White House blocks House Oversight Committee document request

26 Apr 2017

Flynn controversy: White House blocks House Oversight Committee document request

The White House has told the House Oversight Committee it won't comply with a request to release files on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Russia bans "gay clown" memes of President Putin

07 Apr 2017

Russia bans "gay clown" memes of President Putin

With a recent ruling by Moscow's Justice Ministry, it is now illegal to portray President Vladimir Putin in makeup, or otherwise implying he is gay.

Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested

27 Mar 2017

Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested

Anti-corruption protesters across major Russian cities including Moscow and St. Petersburg, took to the streets to protest corruption within President Vladimir Putin's administration. Russian police arrested hundreds of protesters in Moscow alone for partaking in "unsanctioned rallies".