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.
Saturday August 01, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has travelled to Egypt to re-launch a strategic partnership with Washington's longtime ally, at the start of a regional mini-tour.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged all sides in the Ukrainian conflict to prevent breaches of a ceasefire agreed earlier this year.
Tuesday March 31, 2015
Oil fell today as dealers tracked last-ditch efforts between global powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme and ease sanctions imposed on the crude producer.
Monday March 30, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry said talks on Iran's nuclear programme would continue through the night in an effort to resolve
"tricky issues" as a deadline for a long-awaited deal looms.
Monday March 02, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face "consequences" that could further hit Russia's faltering economy.
Monday March 02, 2015
US President Barack Obama has said the killing of Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia where civil rights and media freedoms have been rolled back in the last several years.
Friday February 20, 2015
As violence continues in eastern Ukraine, Kiev today marks a bittersweet first anniversary of the Maidan protest siege that brought an end to the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine were locked in peace talks late into the night in Belarus, even as pro-Russian separatists launched some of the Ukraine conflict's worst fighting.
Saturday February 07, 2015
Germany's Angela Merkel has said sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing sharp rebukes from US politicians who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress.