Xi tells Modi ‘healthy, stable’ China-India ties needed

XIAMEN: Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should pursue ‘healthy, stable bilateral ties’, state media reported Tuesday in the wake of a protracted border standoff. He called for putting its bilateral relationship with India on the ‘right track’. The exchange, mentioned in a

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

Russian President Vladimir Putin. PHOTO: REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would not change the leadership in Pyongyang, but could lead to large-scale human suffering. Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, also warned against further ramping up military hysteria around

Putin says Trump is ‘not my bride, and I’m not his groom’

XIAMEN, CHINA: While responding to what he called Washington’s “boorish” treatment of Russia’s diplomatic mission on US soil, Russian President Vladimir Putin came up with an interesting response to a reporter’s question. He was speaking after US officials ordered Russia to vacate diplomatic premises in several American cities. Asked by a reporter if he

Russia rejects Ukraine’s accusations of preparations for terrorist attacks

A senior Russian senator has rejected recent statements of Ukraine’s security officials reading that Russia was allegedly preparing terrorist attacks on Ukrainian territory and noted that Moscow attached primary importance on good relations with neighbors. “I can refute this with 100-percent [certainty]. Nothing of this kind has ever been done and

Million protesters in Chechnya decry persecution of Myanmar Rohingya Muslims (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Police say a million people have turned out for a protest rally in Grozny, the capital of Russia’s Chechen republic, to protest the violence in Myanmar, where government security troops are conducting a large-scale crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. https://twitter.com/Kharachoeva/status/904654451448926209?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rt.com%2Fnews%2F401966-grozny-rally-myanmar-muslims%2F The rally supporting the Rohingya was held on Monday in the