Among its preliminary conclusions is that the new American leader is a risk-taker who can be naïve, according to a senior Kremlin adviser.
ABU DHABI, Feb 20- Russia hopes to get around European Union sanctions by reaching a deal with Iran for the supply of gas turbine equipment for two power plants in Crimea, the head of Russian state defence conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. EU sanctions bar European individuals and companies from providing energy technology to Crimea, which was annexed by...
Michael Flynn was sent a sealed proposal detailing a way to lift sanctions against Russia just a week before he resigned; New York Times report.
LONDON, Feb 20- Turkey's lira hit the strongest level in more than six weeks against the dollar and Mongolian bonds soared after a $5.5 billion IMF-led bailout for the country, outperforming broader emerging markets. Turkey's lira strengthened 0.3 percent in its second day of gains, shrugging off data showing consumer confidence declining in February, though...
Traffic analytics firm Inrix has calculated how much time drivers spend stuck in traffic during peak travel times last year in 1,064 cities in 38 countries worldwide. Source: Inrix Inc., 2016 Global Traffic Scorecard. Does not include cities in Japan or China, where Inrix does not collect its own data.
DETROIT— When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place New York at 89, according to a traffic scorecard compiled by Inrix, a transportation analytics firm. San Francisco was the fourth-most congested city, while Bogota, Colombia, was fifth, Sao Paulo...
DETROIT, Feb 20- Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers an average of $1,200 a year in wasted fuel and time, and much more in Los Angeles, the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays, according to a study by INRIX Inc released on Monday. While Thailand was the world's most congested country in 2016, according to the study, the United States had the worst traffic...
*Ford's sales in Russia up 10 pct last year, beating rivals. *U.S. rival General Motors quit Russia in 2015. MOSCOW, Feb 19- Ford has become the first major foreign carmaker in Russia to see sales grow after three bad years, potentially vindicating its decision to double down on a notoriously volatile market when rivals decided to cut and run.
Norway has called on political leaders to put greater emphasis on job creation in order to rebalance society and withstand extremism.
Prince Turki al Faisal, former head of Saudi Arabian intelligence, speaks about the new Trump administration and the rise of populism in Europe.
Vice President Mike Pence declared that the US would "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO.
*Promises "unwavering" commitment to NATO. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday brought a message of support for Europe from Donald Trump but failed to wholly reassure allies worried about the new president's stance on Russia and the European Union. Trump's contradictory remarks on the value of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, scepticism of the 2015...
Estonian Defence Minister Margus Tsahkna weighs in on the threat that Russia poses to Europe.
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary general, discusses the defense spending of member states.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen discusses relations with Russia and the potential impact of fake news.
Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, discusses conflict in the Middle East and the diplomacy necessary to resolve this.
France's left-wing is gearing up for what promises to be a tough presidential campaign against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Promises "unwavering" commitment to NATO. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday brought a message of support for Europe from Donald Trump but failed to wholly reassure allies worried about the new president's stance on Russia and the European Union. Trump's contradictory remarks on the value of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, scepticism of the 2015...
"We have at the moment in the eurozone of course a problem with the value of the euro," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to work with Russia in the fight against Islamist terrorism.