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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Levels of trust between Moscow and Washington have deteriorated since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday.

  • Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday as tensions rose between the United States and Russia, in addition to worries about U.S. relations with Syria and North Korea. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a message from world powers to Moscow on Tuesday denouncing Russian support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- Anxious investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday after reports that Syrian warplanes dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas a day after the United States said their use could lead to further U.S. strikes in Syria. Also, North Korea state media warned of a nuclear attack on the United States if provoked, as a U.S. Navy...

  • NEW YORK, April 11- Anxious investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday after reports that Syrian warplanes dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas a day after the United States said their use could lead to further U.S. strikes in Syria. Also, North Korea state media warned of a nuclear attack on the United States if provoked, as a U.S. Navy...

  • LONDON, April 11- Safe-haven German Bund yields dipped below 0.20 percent for the first time in more than five weeks on Tuesday after the United States said it may authorise more strikes on Syria in a move that has escalated tensions with Russia. The United States and its allies blame Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a poison gas attack that killed 87 people...

  • Putin says watch out for a

    The Russian president says he has information about an imminent U.S. airstrike.

  • *Europe stocks edge up after Asia dips. LONDON, April 11- Nervous investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday as growing tensions over Syria put the U.S. administration and Russia on a collision course. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a unified message from world powers to Moscow, denouncing Russian support for Syria, after a...

  • *Europe stocks edge up after Asia dips. LONDON, April 11- Nervous investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday as growing tensions over Syria put the U.S. administration and Russia on a collision course. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a unified message from world powers to Moscow, denouncing Russian support for Syria, after a...

  • LONDON, April 11- Safe-haven German Bund yields dipped below 0.20 percent for the first time in more than five weeks on Tuesday after the United States said it may authorize more strikes on Syria in a move that has escalated tensions with Russia. The United States and its allies blame Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a poison gas attack that killed 87 people a...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about the chemical weapons attack in Syria during a meeting with Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray at the State Department in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2017.

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow will be an early test of whether the Trump administration can use any momentum generated by a missile attack on a Syrian air base to craft and execute a strategy to end the Syrian war.

  • Eric Trump

    Trump's decision to order a cruise missile strike on Syria is evidence he is not colluding with Russia and will not be "pushed around" by Putin, Eric Trump told the U.K.'s Daily Telegraph on Tuesday.

  • *North Korea, Russia, Iran and Libya also in focus. LUCCA, Italy, April 10- Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialized nations met in Italy on Monday, looking to put pressure on Russia to break its ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Calling the strike a "game changer," British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said support for the Syrian...

  • *Foreign ministers holding two days of talks in Italy. *North Korea, Russia, Iran and Libya also in focus. LUCCA, Italy, April 10- Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations met in Italy on Monday, looking to put pressure on Russia to break its ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

  • AMMAN, April 9- A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally. The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on...

  • AMMAN, April 9- A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally. The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on Friday from...

  • AMMAN, April 9- A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally. The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian air base on Friday from...

  • *Suicide bombing on St Petersburg metro killed 14 people. ST PETERSBURG, Russia/ OSH, Kyrgyzstan, April 8- T he man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after travelled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters. If Jalilov had been in Syria, that...

  • *Suicide bombing on St Petersburg metro killed 14 people. ST PETERSBURG, Russia/ OSH, Kyrgyzstan, April 8- T he man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after traveled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters. If Jalilov had been in Syria, that would...

  • UK Defense Minister Michael Fallon

    Britain said on Sunday Russia bore responsibility by proxy for civilian deaths in Syria last week.

  • *Suicide bombing on St Petersburg metro killed 14 people. ST PETERSBURG, Russia/ OSH, Kyrgyzstan, April 8- T he man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after travelled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters. If Jalilov had been in Syria, that...