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Christian Lowe

France, under pressure from right wing, toughens stance on immigration

Nov 06 2019

PARIS France is to clear out some migrant tent camps, impose quotas for migrant workers and deny newly-arrived asylum seekers access to non-urgent healthcare, in a drive to show voters President Emmanuel Macron is heeding their concerns about immigration.

Renault looks for new partners, third-quarter revenue falls

Oct 25 2019

PARIS French carmaker Renault is on the hunt for new partners to buy its cars and components as it reported a fall in quarterly revenue and pushed ahead on a strategic review with "nothing off the table". | Video

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry

Jul 03 2019

(The July 2 story corrects Norwegian authority director comment to say it learnt of reports of a gas explosion from Russian media, not Russian authorities)

Putin, battling ratings slump, reviews Red Square military parade

May 09 2019

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin watched intercontinental nuclear missile launchers roll across Red Square on Thursday as Russia put on its annual show of military might to mark the Soviet Union's World War Two victory over the Nazis. | Video

Special Report: How Russia sank billions of dollars into Venezuela quicksand

Mar 14 2019

MOSCOW At the end of 2015, managers at Rosneft, the Russian state-controlled oil firm, sounded the alarm to their bosses about the company's investments in Venezuela. Rosneft's local partner, Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, owed it hundreds of millions of dollars, according to internal documents, and there seemed no prospect things would get better.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defence strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" programme.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defense strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" program.

UPDATE 2-Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

* Russia urges United States to negotiate (Edits, adds background and quotes)

After rare misfire, Kremlin set to win regional vote

Dec 17 2018

MOSCOW A Kremlin-backed candidate is on track to be governor of a region on Russia's Pacific coast, voting results showed on Sunday, after an election process in which the opposition had threatened the Kremlin's usually tight grip on power. | Video

Russian oil production down from post-Soviet high in November

Dec 02 2018

MOSCOW Russian oil output stood at 11.37 million barrels per day (bpd) in November, down from the post-Soviet record high of 11.41 million bpd that it reached in October, Energy Ministry data showed on Sunday.

World News

At embattled Hong Kong university, a dramatic escape

Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police on Monday by shimmying down plastic hosing from a bridge and fleeing on waiting motorbikes as the police fired projectiles.