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Protesters rally across Russia on Putin’s 65th birthday

Moscow (AP) — In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei...

Russia reports destruction of all remaining chemical weapons

Moscow (AP) — Russia on Wednesday completed the task of destroying its huge, Cold War-era chemical weapons stockpiles, winning praise from an international chemical...

Trump calls Facebook ‘anti-Trump’ after it aids Russia probe

Washington (AP) — Days after Facebook agreed to cooperate with Congress on its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump...

Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games get underway

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO's eastern...

Russian high jump star hits out at slow pace of reforms

Moscow (AP) — Russia's only reigning athletics world champion said Friday that the country isn't moving fast enough with reforms that could see its...

BRICS countries meet to map path to increase their roles

XIAMEN, China (AP) — Five major developing countries opened a summit Monday to map out their future course after host Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Trump blasts Russia sanctions bill _ but still signs it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russia on...

No anthem or colors, but Russians are back at track worlds

Zhukovsky, Russia (AP) — They won't hear their anthem if they win. Their national colors — even on nail varnish — are strictly forbidden....

Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by...

Russia enters 19 for athletics worlds despite doping ban

Moscow (AP) — Russia plans to send 19 athletes to the track and field world championships in London next week despite its suspension from...

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Navy drills emergency response before fleet show

PATTAYA - While preparing Pattaya Bay to host ships from dozens of foreign countries, the navy practiced its response to emergencies before the international fleet...

Thai police search for 20 suspected Uighurs on the run

Bangkok (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were stepping up security along the country's borders as they searched for around 20 suspected ethnic Uighurs...

Meteorological Office warns of more rain in many parts of the country

Bangkok - Four provinces in the central and northeastern regions of Thailand have continued to battle against flooding with areas of the south, central...

Culture Ministry calls for return of ancient Thai artifacts

Bangkok - The Ministry of Culture is speeding up the process for the return of ancient Thai artifacts from overseas. The ministry's ad hoc committee...

Tourists generate 2.1 trillion baht during first 10 months

Bangkok - The Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports, Pongpanu Svetarundra, said arrivals to Thailand generated tourism revenue of more than 2.1 trillion baht...

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