Sport’s response to the Russian doping scandal is threatening to tear the Olympic movement apart again as athletes and anti-doping experts line up against administrators on the eve of a key vote in the Seychelles.
US President Donald Trump has escalated his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying “I don’t have an attorney general”.
Dame Katherine Grainger, Britain’s most decorated female Olympian, has added her voice to those urging the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to uphold the Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) suspension.
Russia’s defence ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.
Donald Trump is declassifying a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI director James Comey’s text messages.
Russia and Turkey have announced a deep demilitarised zone will be established in Syria’s Idlib region, the last bastion of anti-government rebels where fears had been high of a devastating offensive by government forces.
Donald Trump’s former campaign manager is facing a court hearing amid reports he is nearing a plea deal to avoid trial on charges stemming from work he did for pro-Russian political forces in Ukraine.
The Kremlin has said it will consider any request by Britain to question the two suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Britain has accused Russia of “lies and blatant fabrications” after the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack claimed they visited the UK as tourists.
A member of Russia protest group Pussy Riot may have been poisoned by an overdose of medication, it has been reported.
Britain has accused Russia of responding with “obfuscation and lies” after the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack claimed they visited the UK as tourists.
The prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack have claimed they visited the UK as tourists.
Vladimir Putin has insisted Russia is a “peaceful nation” after inspecting war games in Siberia which have been billed as the biggest in the country’s history.
The first interview with the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack is expected to be broadcast by Russian state-funded news channel RT.
A promotion from Domino’s in Russia – which offered a lifetime of free pizza to any who got a tattoo of the brand’s logo – has been halted after too many people took part.
Downing Street has rejected claims by Russian president Vladimir Putin that there is “nothing criminal” about the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Moscow and Beijing plan to conduct regular joint war games similar to massive ones being held this week, Russia’s defence minister said.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has escalated the war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack by claiming there is “nothing criminal” about Britain’s prime suspects.
The UN envoy for Syria has hosted key diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey to discuss work towards rewriting the country’s constitution, amid concerns about a military offensive on rebel-held Idlib province.
High-level diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey are meeting the UN envoy for Syria about creating a committee to revise the war-battered country’s constitution.
More than 1,000 people have been detained at anti-government protests across Russia in what the Kremlin called a legitimate response to unauthorised rallies.
The order to carry out the Salisbury nerve agent attack came from the “highest level” of the Russian state, the Home Secretary has said.
Iran and Russia have backed a military campaign to retake the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria as Turkey pleaded for a ceasefire.
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are meeting to discuss the future of Syria as a bloody military operation looms in the last rebel-held area of the war-ravaged nation.
Chinese president Xi Jinping will meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin next week in a sign of strengthening ties between the two global powers.
The head of GCHQ has warned that Russia poses an “active” threat in the first public remarks by a UK spy chief after two men were dramatically accused of carrying out the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Leaders of the UK’s allies have backed Theresa May’s claim that the suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack are Russian spies.
Theresa May said Britain will deploy the “full range of tools” from across the National Security apparatus to counter the threat posed by the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence service.
The war of words with Russia following the Novichok attack has escalated, with a senior minister saying Vladimir Putin bore ultimate responsibility for the action of his spies.
British and Russian officials will come face-to-face as the UN Security Council discusses the Salisbury Novichok attack hours after Theresa May said Moscow agents were behind the deadly poisoning.