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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to end fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

The pact signed with Russia calls for deployment of nearly 2,000 Russian peacekeepers and territorial concessions

10 Nov 2020 1:47 PM

More lockdowns in Europe as virus outbreaks grow

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz had announced the measures on Saturday, describing them as

03 Nov 2020 2:15 PM

Vienna attack: Five killed as suspected IS sympathisers strike six locations

At least three people were killed, with several wounded, when attackers opened fire in six central locations

03 Nov 2020 1:36 PM

Prince William's COVID-19 positive kept secret in first wave of UK pandemic

Around the same time in April, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital after testing positive for the virus

02 Nov 2020 6:43 PM

Greek Orthodox priest shot outside French church, suspect arrested

France is already on edge after the killing of three people inside a church in Nice and the beheading of a teacher earlier this month

01 Nov 2020 3:56 PM

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Johnson locks down England as UK COVID-19 cases pass 1 million

Johnson was criticised by political opponents for moving too slowly into the first national lockdown

01 Nov 2020 1:51 PM

Church attack in Nice: What we know so far

The brutal killings come only two weeks after a French teacher was decapitated outside his school north of Paris by an Islamist extremist

30 Oct 2020 9:11 AM

Pope says same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws

He made his comments in a new documentary “Francesco” by Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky that was released on Wednesday

22 Oct 2020 6:17 PM

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger

Founded in 1961, the UN organisation helped 97 million people last year, distributing 15 billion rations to people in 88 countries last year

09 Oct 2020 3:05 PM

Girls Takeover: Finland PM hands her post to teenager for one day

Although Finland scores highly in gender equality comparisons, women are still heavily under-represented in technology firms and boardrooms

08 Oct 2020 10:13 AM

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Navalny makes first video appearance since coma in two-hour video interview

The Kremlin critic said his health had improved and that doctors were surprised by the speed of his recovery

06 Oct 2020 2:05 PM

Build back greener: UK's Johnson pitches wind-driven recovery from pandemic

Johnson is under pressure over his handling of the pandemic as his government’s response has been cast by opponents as poorly organised

06 Oct 2020 9:49 AM

Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies

R-Pharm’s announcement is another sign Russia is pushing hard to take a global lead in the race against the virus

19 Sep 2020 1:11 PM

From Denmark to Greece, European cities announce tighter COVID-19 restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it was inevitable that the country would see a second wave of the coronavirus

19 Sep 2020 9:48 AM

90-minute British DnaNudge COVID-19 test is accurate, Lancet study finds

The ability to correctly identify positive cases is at 94.4% and a specificity – correctly identifying those without the disease – at 100%

18 Sep 2020 3:58 PM

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Seventeen OSCE nations appoint team to probe Belarus election

Minsk prevented the deployment of OSCE election observers by not inviting them and has ignored repeated offers by the OSCE chairman to visit

18 Sep 2020 9:21 AM

Navalny aides say Novichok agent found on water bottle in hotel room

The aides said they believed Navalny was poisoned 'before he left his room to reach the airport'

17 Sep 2020 3:57 PM

Russia seals deal to supply and test its coronavirus vaccine in India

Dr Reddy’s, one of India’s top pharmaceutical companies, will carry out Phase III clinical trials of Sputnik-V in India, RDIF said

17 Sep 2020 10:15 AM

Thirteen detained after fire near second migrant camp in Greece

The Lesbos fire at Moria camp on September 8 had left over 12,000 asylum seekers homeless

16 Sep 2020 1:25 PM

'Poisoned' Putin critic Navalny shares hospital photo of himself

Navalny’s spokeswoman said that once he has recovered, the Putin critic plans to return to Russia

16 Sep 2020 9:38 AM

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