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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Turkish and Russian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin, are expected to meet in person in Ankara next week, following the recent agreement for the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria, including rebel-held Idlib.
MOSCOW - The Associated Press
Russians cast their ballots with muted enthusiasm in national parliamentary elections Sunday, a vote that opinion polls indicate could water down the strength of the party led by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, despite the...
Kazakhstan’s president issued a decree yesterday to dissolve parliament and call a snap election that will end the governing party’s monopolistic grip over the legislature.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev made a final push to ensure ruling party United Russia keeps its dominance in legislative polls, saying the country needed a stable parliament untroubled by divisions.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday condemned Syria's suspension from the Arab League over its lethal crackdown on protests.
ISLAMABAD / WASHINGTON
A communication breakdown that caused confusion prevented Pakistan’s air force from defending troops during the deadly NATO bombing last weekend of two border outposts, the military said Dec. 2, responding...
Pakistan, enraged by a NATO cross-border air attack that killed 24 soldiers, could withdraw its support for the U.S. war on militancy if its sovereignty is violated again, the foreign minister suggested in comments published...
MOSCOW - Agence France- Presse
President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday made a final push to ensure ruling party United Russia keeps its dominance in legislative polls, saying the country needed a stable parliament untroubled by divisions.
KABUL / ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
President Hamid Karzai yesterday outlined his conditions for long-term U.S. military bases in Afghanistan at a key four-day gathering of elders, saying that Kabul wants national sovereignty “today.”
A senior Kremlin official held talks in the rebel Georgian region of South Ossetia yesterday as Russia tried to defuse a political crisis sparked by the invalidation of presidential polls.
ADDU, Maldives / SINGAPORE
India tries to repair its relations with Pakistan while at the same time signing a strategic partnership with Afghanistan. The Indian FM says the ‘trust deficit’ with Pakistan is shrinking and calls for anti-terror cooperation