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Russian hackers ‘targeted French presidential candidate Macron campaign’

PARIS (AFP) – French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group on Tuesday. The Pawn Storm group, which has been linked to several high-profile attacks in the …

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Russia,Pakistan will boost ties in gas,petroleum sectors

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A High level delegation from the Russian Federation led by Mr. Yuri.P.Sentyurin, State Secretary &Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation and Mr.A.Vtaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom called on Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources. During the …

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Proposed UN resolution on Syria ‘unacceptable’:Russia

MOSCOW -UNS – Russia said Wednesday that a UN resolution put forward by Britain, France and the United States on a suspected chemical attack in Syria was “unacceptable”, after deflecting blame from its ally Damascus. “The text as presented is categorically unacceptable,” foreign ministry spokeswoman …

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10 killed in 2 blasts in St Petersburg metro stations

ST. PETERSBURG -UNS : At least 10 people were killed in explosions in two train carriages at metro stations in St. Petersburg on Monday, Russian authorities said. Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying one of the blasts was caused by a bomb …

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Russian Military delegation visits Waziristan;Pakistan Army’s role appreciated

RAWALPINDI -UNS: Deputy Chief of General Staff ,Colonel General Israkov Sergi Yuryevich headed a Russian Military delegation who visited Miran Shah North Waziristan Agency and Wanna, South Waziristan Agency, on Thursday. According to the ISPR, the Russian Military delegation was briefed about the Pakistan-Afghanistan border …

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CPEC Opens new doors to the Eurasian region

Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik Pakistan is getting closer to the Russian Federation.A number of the former Soviet republics are interested in to develop strong economic ties with Pakistan. Within the Russian Federation,Tatarstan Republic is striving to develop ties with Pakistan in the larger Islamic prospective …

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Russia supplying Taliban as they fight US,NATO : General Curtis

WASHINGTON – AFP/UNS- Russia is “perhaps” supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO s supreme allied commander who also heads the US military s European Command, told lawmakers he had …

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Russia expects direct dialogue at intra-Syrian talks in Geneva: FM

MOSCOW -UNS/Xinhua — Moscow expects ample participation of all parties of the Syrian conflict in the intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland, and hopes they will be able to maintain direct dialogue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday. “I hope that all those invited will …

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ECO Islamabad summit to inject new impetuous to regional economic growth: China

BEIJING -UNS – China says the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit held in Islamabad would give a new impetuous to the regional economic growth. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Geng Shuang, at a press briefing in Beijing today, said that China is open to all …

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Russia calls for ‘post-West’ world order

MOSCOW -Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Saturday for an end to a world order dominated by the West and said Moscow wants to establish a “pragmatic” relationship with the United States. “I hope that (the world) will choose a democratic world order — a …

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