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After talks, France's Macron hits out at Russian media, Putin denies hacking


VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron rolled out the red carpet for Russia's Vladimir Putin on Monday, but past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking allegations. | Video


Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex May 29 2017

KIEV/MOSCOW Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) raided the Kiev and Odessa offices of Russia's top search site Yandex on Monday, accusing the company of illegally collecting Ukrainian users' data and sending it to Russian security agencies.

Moldova government expels five Russian diplomats, president furious May 29 2017

CHISINAU Moldova's pro-European government expelled five Russian diplomats on Monday, a move the country's Moscow-backed president Igor Dodon described as "outrageous" and aimed at undermining Moldova-Russia relations.


Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon May 29 2017

VERSAILLES, France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were agreed the time was right for a new round of peace talks on Ukraine.

Germany says to host Tuesday meeting on Ukraine crisis May 29 2017

BERLIN Deputy foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis in the Normandy group format, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said.


European allies see the two sides of Trump May 28 2017

TAORMINA, Italy In Sicily, Donald Trump listened attentively during complex G7 debates over trade and climate change, smiled for the cameras, and for the most part refrained from provocative tweets.


France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal May 27 2017

TAORMINA, Italy French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he hoped U.S President Donald Trump would end up backing the 2015 Paris climate change agreement despite declining to do so during a Group of Seven summit in Sicily.

Two British jets dispatched after Russian incursion May 27 2017

LONDON Two British fighter jets were dispatched from a Royal Air Force base in Scotland on Saturday after an incursion by Russian jets, Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.


Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique: source May 27 2017

TAORMINA, Italy Group of Seven (G7) leaders have still not agreed to joint language on the issues of trade and Russia, a G7 source said, hours before their final communique is due to be published.


G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions, says EU's Tusk May 26 2017

TAORMINA, Italy European Council President Donald Tusk urged Group of Seven leaders on Friday to stick to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue.


North Korea warns of 'bigger gift package' for U.S. after latest test

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision guidance system and ordered the development of more powerful strategic weapons, the North's official KCNA news agency reported on Tuesday.