World Apr 4, 2017

St. Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia

A blast in a St. Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 14 people and wounded 50 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, authorities from the predominantly Muslim central Asian state said. Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday ...

National / Politics Sep 7, 2013

Regional rapprochement far off despite Abe's schmoozing

Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first face-to-face encounters with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts amid fraught bilateral ties, full rapprochement with the two neighboring countries is still a long way off. In Russia for a Group of 20 summit, Abe chatted briefly with Chinese ...