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Russian businessman Kerimov detained by French police in Nice: prosecutor's office

PARIS Senior Russian lawmaker and businessman Suleiman Kerimov was arrested by French police at Nice airport on Monday night in connection with a tax evasion case, an official at a French prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.

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Russia's Putin hosts Assad in fresh drive for Syria peace deal

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for three hours of talks to lay the groundwork for a new push by Moscow to end Syria's conflict now that Islamic State's territorial caliphate is overrun.

Russia, Syria, Davos 1:46pm EST

U.S. says air strike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia on Tuesday when it launched an air strike against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked insurgent group that wants to topple the U.N.-backed government.

Africa 1:35pm EST

France's Macron tells Iran, Israel leaders of need to preserve Lebanon's stability

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told the leaders of Iran and Israel in separate telephone calls that it was vital to keep Lebanon disassociated from regional crisis and urged all countries in the region to work collectively to reduce tensions.

Davos 1:10pm EST

Trump and Putin speak for an hour about Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone for about an hour on Tuesday and covered topics including Syria, Ukraine, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan, a White House official said.

Russia moves to shelter banks funding arms makers from sanctions

MOSCOW Russia has proposed ending the publication of the names of banks which finance Russian state-controlled arms producers, in a possible sign that Moscow is preparing for new U.S. sanctions.

Russia, Campaign Finance 12:36pm EST

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