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  • *Rosneft sees "significant risk" OPEC won't extend cuts. MOSCOW, March 13- A recovery in U.S. oil output may deter OPEC and non- OPEC producers from extending production cuts beyond June and might lead to a new price war, Russia's top oil major said on Monday. Russia agreed to join OPEC supply curbs late last year despite initial opposition from Rosneft's boss Igor...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

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    U.S. President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her views on the conflict in Ukraine, senior Trump officials said.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 9- Wikileaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses so they can patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday, presenting Silicon Valley with a potential dilemma on how to deal with the anti-secrecy group. If the offer is legitimate, it would place...

  • WASHINGTON/ FRANKFURT, March 9- WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses, to allow them to patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday. Responding to Assange's comments, CIA spokesman Jonathan Liu, said in a statement, "As weve said previously, Julian Assange is not exactly a...

  • An employee polishes traditional Russian wooden nesting dolls, Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a gift shop in central Moscow.

    The idea the U.S. administration would be able to normalize ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin is the stuff of fairytales; Rusal President.

  • Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

    James Comey, Mike Rogers, John Brennan and James Clapper will all be invited to the Russia-related hearing.

  • KIEV, March 7- Ukraine's central bank said on Tuesday it was likely to recommend the introduction of sanctions on the local subsidiary of Sberbank over the Russian lender's decision to recognise passports issued by separatists in eastern Ukraine. On Tuesday, Kremlin-owned Sberbank said it would comply with an order from President Vladimir Putin in February...

  • Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure spend 'music for the whole world': Rusal president

    Rusal President Oleg Deripaska discusses U.S. President Donald Trump, adding that his long career in business would give him a high change of success.

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., conducts a news conference after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol, February 28, 2017.

    Trump said "we should start an immediate investigation" into Schumer's ties with Russia.

  • MOSCOW, March 3- Russia's central bank will nearly halve its daily purchases of foreign currency in March, the finance ministry said on Friday. Russia resumed buying dollars and euros last month, part of an effort to replenish the country's depleted reserves. The finance ministry said the central bank would buy the equivalent of 3.2 billion roubles a day between...

  • An employee polishes traditional Russian wooden nesting dolls, Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a gift shop in central Moscow.

    With the swirl of news surrounding the Trump campaign's alleged links to Russia, it's tough to keep up. Here's where things stand.