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    Oil prices fall sharply as doubts loom over production cut deal

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:50pm on April 06, 2020

    Oil prices fell sharply on Monday after a meeting between the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies was delayed...

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    Man in Russia kills five people for talking loudly

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:53am on April 06, 2020

    A man in central Russia shot and killed five people for talking noisily at night under his windows, investigators said Sunday. The shootings took place...

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    Putin prolongs coronavirus work shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:44pm on April 03, 2020

    President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday the extension of a non-working period in Russia to slow the spread of the coronavirus until April 30 as...

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    Canada FM slams disinformation

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:36pm on April 03, 2020

    Canadian foreign minister Francois-Philippe Champagne after a NATO meeting on Thursday slammed coronavirus disinformation campaigns spread by state actors, of which Russia has been...

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    Two-fifths of global population staying home

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:28pm on March 31, 2020

    The tough measures that have confined some two-fifths of the globe’s population to their homes were broadened, despite slivers of hope in stricken Italy and...

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    Moscow under lockdown as global cases top 7 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:43pm on March 30, 2020

    Russia’s capital became the latest world city to impose a coronavirus lockdown on Monday as declared cases globally topped 727,080 and the planet braced for...

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    Oil price sinks to 17-yr low as Saudi to raise exports to record levels

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:57pm on March 30, 2020

    Saudi Arabia on Monday said that it would raise its oil exports to a record 10.6 million barrels per day starting from May, escalating a...

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    Russia develops seven vaccine prototypes against coronavirus

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 03:16pm on March 28, 2020

    Russia’s Federal Medical Biological Agency has developed seven vaccine prototypes against the novel coronavirus, the agency’s head, Veronika Skvortsova, said on Friday...

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    Putin says he’s not a ‘tsar’ after 20 years in power

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:52pm on March 19, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin dismissed comparisons to a tsar on Thursday, arguing he ‘works every day’ and listens to what people want. ‘Well, this is...

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    US drops case against Russian firm

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:49pm on March 17, 2020

    The US Justice Department abruptly dropped its criminal case Monday against the company controlled by a confident of Russian president Vladimir Putin that allegedly funded...