COPENHAGEN - Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen on Thursday, called on Russia to immediately release an Estonian policeman who they say was "abducted" from his country and jailed for 15 years in a case that violated international law.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING - Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured the U.S. state.
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 3 - Russia needs to create its own Asia-Pacific hub to store, process and trade seafood and fish, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said on Thursday, the latest plan to protect domestic producers.
NEW YORK - Defending champion Marin Cilic powered into the third round of the U.S. Open with a routine win over Russia's Evgeny Donskoy on Wednesday while the curtain came down on American Mardy Fish's career.
UNITED NATIONS - Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Council diplomats said on Wednesday, though Moscow's U.N. envoy said the holdup was for technical reasons.
NEW YORK, Sept 2 - Defending champion Marin Cilic powered into the third round of the U.S. Open with a routine win over Russia's Evgeny Donskoy on Wednesday while the curtain came down on American Mardy Fish's career.
MOSCOW, Sep 2 - The Russian rouble fell on Wednesday after a volatile day of trading, sinking in the evening along with the oil price after U.S. oil inventory data showed a large buildup in stockpiles.
MOSCOW, Sept 2 - A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, during which they will discuss stabilising oil prices, is unlikely to yield any concrete results, a senior Russian source said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW - Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States' widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticising the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability.
MOSCOW - Russia staged a military parade on Wednesday to commemorate seizing a group of Pacific islands from Japan at the end of World War Two, a move likely to inflame tensions over a long-running territorial dispute with Tokyo.
BICSKE, Hungary - Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp on Thursday, a confrontation that has become a focus of Europe's migration crisis. | Video