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President will seek to pursue investment opportunities between the two nations during meetings with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin
President tells Indian media he hopes the BRICS would soon become the ‘E-BRICS’ once Egypt gets its economy back on track
Russia says it has information Syria rebels used chemical weapons
The Coalition had announced on Saturday its intention to withdraw from an 11-nation meeting of the Friends of Syria in Rome on Thursday
Egyptian government applies political pressure to ensure conference takes place
Russia argued on Sunday that Assad’s removal from power was impossible because outside players had no right to meddle in the conflict under the terms of the June pact.
The latest anti-Kremlin march comes after President Vladimir Putin signed off on a measure that introduced a blanket ban on US adoptions in reprisal for Washington legislation targeting Russian officials who have allegedly committed rights abuses.
David Hale meets with Egyptian officials ahead of Quartet meeting on Thursday
Brahimi and Lavrov revealed no details of any peace initiative that may be under discussion
The envoy unveiled his initiative in Damascus as Russia denied the existence of a joint peace plan with the United States
Scores of activists are facing jail time for taking part in 6 May protests on the eve of Putin’s inauguration
Foreign ministry spokesman denies acceptance of end of Al-Assad regime
Medvedev said he is not ruling out a return to the Kremlin
Had the deal been finalised and implemented, it would have made Russia Baghdad’s second-biggest arms supplier, after the United States
Russian foreign minister accuses other countries of taking sides in Syrian crisis.
The Russian president has been facing a nascent protest movement against his rule since an election that returned him to the Kremlin for a third term in May
Russia had thrown its support behind Brahimi’s call for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s army and the rebels to lay down arms during the Eid Al-Adha holiday
Rebels criticise Brahimi as they did with Kofi Annan
The Russian cosmonauts are making their first journey into space, while flight engineer Ford flew to the ISS in 2009 on the US shuttle.
Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle were in Turkey on Saturday for talks on the Syrian conflict.
Russia’s parliament advances spy legislation targeting civil groups working with foreigners
Saudi Arabia and Russia have threatened to block YouTube if Google does not deny access to an anti-Islam film produced in the United States
A new diplomatic crisis between Russia and US predicted
Thousands of Russians take to the streets in a “Russia without Putin” demonstration
Festival organised in support of imprisoned Pussy Riot members held in spite of pressure from authorities to cancel the event
Brahimi visiting Cairo as a peace envoy, having scheduled talks with Arab leaders
Kremlin hoping for major economic gains by playing a regional role
Amid Brahimi’s statements about increasing violence in Syria, New York Times report claims Iran is supplying Syria with arms via Iraq
Selling weapons worth $66.3 billion overseas, the US arms sales triple
Moscow (AFP) — Russia on Wednesday crowned a tortuous 18-year journey from communist economic isolation by becoming the largest state outside the World Trade Organization to join the preeminent free trade club. Optimistic economists think the move will give Russia’s $2 trillion economy a serious boost and herald the end of an era marked by …