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  • VIENTIANE/ GENEVA, July 26- The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a U.N. envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, who support opposing sides in Syria's...

  • MOSCOW— Turkey's economy minister says the country is ready to resume work on building a gas pipeline from Russia, a project that was suspended amid tensions between the two countries. The project, called Turkish Stream, would bring gas from Russia to Turkey, from where it could be distributed to European Union countries. Turkey suspended the Turkish Stream as...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said he aimed to convene a new round of Syria peace talks toward the end of August, quietly scrapping a previous Aug. 1 deadline while keeping some...

  • WASHINGTON— The White House warned Tuesday of a "revolution" of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North Korea, and issued a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks. Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama's homeland security and...

  • LONDON, July 26- Emerging market stocks dug in at nine-month highs on Tuesday ahead of a flurry of central bank meetings, including a possible rate hike in Nigeria where the recently unshackled naira was bobbing at a record low. Hungary, which has been emerging Europe's top performing market again this year, was also holding a rate meeting as was more turbulent...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. Kerry has defended the proposal despite deep skepticism among top American military and intelligence officials, including Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and chairman of the...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, met on Tuesday to discuss a U.S. proposal for closer military cooperation on Syria. They met on the sidelines of a meeting of Southeast Asian nations in Laos, the second time they have met this month to discuss the Syria plan, which would see Washington and Moscow share intelligence to...

  • Demonstrators make their way around downtown, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. On Sunday, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., announced she would step down as DNC chairwoman at the end of the party's convention, after some of the 19,000 emails, presumably stolen from the DNC by hackers, were posted to the website Wikileaks.

    If Russia is found to be behind the DNC hack and subsequent leaks of information, a red line has been crossed, security experts say.

  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says "there is no proof whatsoever" that Russian intelligence is behind the thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee that WikiLeaks released.

  • Isaacson: Russia trying to tip scales of American election

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president and CEO, comments on the DNC email controversy and concerns about cybersecurity.

  • MOSCOW— The Moscow City Hall has launched a new app based on the hit smartphone game "Pokemon Go" where users can "catch" famous Russian historical figures. The City Hall said in a statement on Monday that the app would be available next month and should encourage Muscovites to get outside more. Photo "allows players to search for national icons such as Peter the Great,...

  • Afghan Shiites mourn during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 24, 2016.

    Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began burying those killed in Saturday's suicide attack with many blaming politicians for security failures.

  • The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    The IOC will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over its doping record but will impose conditions on the delegation.

  • NAIROBI- Central bank of Kenya monetary policy meeting- 0000 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 26 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at Nedbank group's annual investment summit on "the role of business in securing a more prosperous and inclusive future for all South Africans"- 0700 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish quarterly inflation...

  • Turkish solders at Taksim square as people protest against the military coup in Istanbul on July 16, 2016.

    It is too early to buy Turkish assets, despite the rout, Renaissance Capital said on Friday. Instead, it advocated investors look at Russia.

  • Russian Olympic team awaits IOC ruling

    The International Olympic Committee will decide whether or not the entire national team will be excluded from the Rio games.

  • The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    CNBC assesses the cost of Russia's absence from the global showcase of sporting prowess.

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • MOSCOW— A cameraman for Russian state television has been found shot to death in his Moscow home. The body of 43- year-old Andrei Nazarenko was found in his apartment, his employer Rossiya-1 said Thursday. Russia's top criminal investigation body said he had two bullet wounds.

  • Russian athletes still banned from Rio Olympics

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport denied to appeal the Olympic ban on 68 Russian track and field athletes.