Friday August 14, 2015
One of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programmes into classifying benign files as malicious, according to two former employees.
Tuesday August 11, 2015
Some of the debris recovered from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine may be fragments of a Russian-made missile system, Dutch prosecutors said.
Monday August 10, 2015
Ukrainian forces have reportedly repelled a rare tank assault by pro-Russian rebels that threatened to usher in a dangerous escalation to the 16-month war.
Monday August 03, 2015
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today that any US military strikes against the Syrian government army would complicate attempts to fight Islamic State and other groups.
Wednesday July 29, 2015
Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
Saturday July 11, 2015
France's foreign minister appeared to put pressure on the United States and Iran to speed up nuclear talks, saying that all issues were now on the table between six major powers and Iran and that the time had to come to make a decision.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Monday June 22, 2015
EU foreign ministers have formally agreed to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said this morning.
Monday June 15, 2015
The multimillionaire wife of bankrupt property developer Seán Dunne planned to use the money from the sale of a €19 million South Africa hotel to pay for a €7 million property in the UK, a Cape Town court was told.
Monday June 15, 2015
Russia's Central Bank has today cut its key interest by one point to 11.5% as it tries to bolster an economy battered by Western sanctions and lower oil prices.