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  • Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

    The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency also...
  • Swedish military continue search over alleged mystery submarine

    STOCKHOLM Swedish navy vessels, as well as helicopters, other aircraft and army units, continued searching on Tuesday for a suspected foreign submarine among islands off the capital, Stockholm. Sweden's Supreme Commander Sverker Goransson said on Tuesday...
  • McDonald's continues to feel Russian government pressure

    McDonald's continues to feel Russian government pressure
    McDonald’s is still feeling the impact of restaurant inspections and forced closures in Russia, with nine locations temporarily shut down, the world’s largest restaurant company said this week. McDonald’s began seeing mass...
  • How a timid West let Russia regroup

    How a timid West let Russia regroup
    Looking back over the past quarter-century, it isn't easy to name a Western policy that can truly be described as a success. The impact of Western development aid is debatable. Western interventions in the Middle East have been disastrous. But one...
  • Russian tennis president apologizes for calling Williams sisters men

    Russian tennis president apologizes for calling Williams sisters men
    MOSCOW -- Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) President Shamil Tarpishchev has officially apologized for making an inappropriate comment about the Williams sisters on state television. Appearing on a chat show, the program host had said: "I was at the...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Vladimir Putin brings the Cold War back to McDonald's

    McDonald's long has been the great commercial bellwether of Russian-American relations. The company stepped proudly into that role in 1990, when it opened its first restaurant in Moscow's Pushkin Square and created an immediate sensation. There was...
  • Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected

    Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected
    Sweden’s royal navy deployed hundreds of troops and vessels Monday in a search for “suspected foreign activity underwater” after reportedly intercepting a Russian-language distress signal coming from a submerged craft in Stockholm’...
  • Russian tennis official takes more heat for 'Williams brothers' remark

    A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee. While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
  • Russia's North Caucasus region on the agenda at slide show in Pasadena

    RUSSIA Slide show Bill Altaffer will discuss the little-known region of the North Caucasus and its people and cultures. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220....
  • Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash

    Report: Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 crash
    Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The crash over pro-Russian...