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A statement from the External Affairs Ministry said that the leaders, on Friday, agreed on the importance of reform and strengthening of multilateral institutions which have benefited the world, including the UN, World Trade Organisation...

Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced that America was pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, a decades-old agreement signed in 1987. “Russia has violated the agreement. They’ve been violating it for many years,” Trump told reporters on Saturday before boarding Air Force One to leave Nevada following a campaign …

San Francisco: Facebook has removed 559 Pages and 251 accounts that consistently broke its rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behaviour related to upcoming US mid-term elections. Many were using fake accounts or multiple accounts with the same names and posted massive amounts of content across a network of Groups and Pages to drive traffic to …

Buenos Aires: Russian shooter Grigorii Shamakov has clinched the first gold medal of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics by winning the 10m boys’ air rifle event. “I didn’t have the best start but I was able to keep calm and improve,” Shamakov said on Sunday after he claimed gold with a score of 249.2 points, …

London: The UK government has accused Russia’s military intelligence service of being behind four high-profile cyber attacks, a media report said on Thursday. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) late Wednesday said that hackers from the GRU or Russian intelligence, operating under a dozen different names, including Fancy Bear, targeted the systems database of the Montreal-based …

United Nations: Ministers from India, Brazil, Germany and Japan have expressed concern that although it has been almost 40 years since Security Council reform was put on the General Assembly agenda, it is still languishing. The Ministers from the four countries known as G-4 convened on Tuesday at the Indian Mission to the UN for a …

Moscow: Russian Defence Ministry on Saturday accused the United States of training militants near its base in Syria and instructed them to launch terrorist attacks. According to the ministry’s statement, the information was obtained after the Syrian government troops killed two militants and caught another two near the historic city of Palmyra earlier in the day. …

Moscow: Hosts Russia stunned pre-tournament favourites Spain 4-3 (1-1) via penalty shootouts here on Sunday to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Russia’s Sergei Ignashevich’s own goal in the 12th minute opened Spain’s account before Artem Dzyuba struck in the 41st minute to equalise. In the penalty shootout, Koke and Iago Aspas …