Did Zuma cross Putin?

2017-10-24 09:10

Nobody messes with Russia's Vladimir Putin, as people who have crossed him can testify, and President Jacob Zuma recently found out, writes Max du Preez.

Putin in Turkey for talks on weapons, Syria

2017-09-28 09:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet his Turkish counterpart for talks on Syria and a key weapons deal.

Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

2017-09-07 10:50

The leaders of Russia and South Korea condemn North Korea's latest nuclear test but seem far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions

Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse

2017-09-05 12:14

Vladimir Putin warned of a global catastrophe unless a diplomatic solution is reached over North Korea.

755 US diplomats must leave Russia

2017-07-30 21:47

President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time.

Russia warns of response if US doesn't reopen its properties

2017-07-15 07:36

Russia's Foreign Ministry says it will expel US diplomats and shut down some US compounds in Russia if America does not reopen two Russian recreational estates in the United States that were shut down last year.

Trump says he pressed Putin on elections, time to move on

2017-07-10 15:59

President Donald Trump says "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after he pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin over election meddling.

Trump wins trade concessions at stormy G20

2017-07-08 19:20

US President Donald Trump has won key concessions on trade and the climate from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to date.

Protests continue in Hamburg as G20 leaders dine in style

2017-07-08 06:55

Fires have burned across downtown Hamburg for the second day of clashes between anti-capitalist protesters and police while leaders of the world's 20 most powerful countries listened to Beethoven's 9th Symphony and dined in style.

Trump confronts Putin on election hacking

2017-07-07 20:47

President Donald Trump has opened his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin by raising concerns about Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


Zuma vs Ramaphosa: the new cold war

2017-10-23 10:16

If Cyril Ramaphosa (or Zweli Mkhize, for that matter) wins in December, President Zuma could be out by January. This means he has 70 days to make sure the nuclear deal goes through, writes Adriaan Basson.

Russia threatens to ban Facebook

2017-09-26 23:08

Russia's internet watchdog has warned Facebook it would be banned in 2018 unless it complies with a law on storing local users' data.

Putin says Trump 'not my bride, and I'm not his groom'

2017-09-05 21:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin has brushed off suggestions that he might be disappointed in Donald Trump's presidency.

Vladimir Putin says pressure on North Korea 'futile'

2017-09-01 12:03

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has warned North Asia faces "large-scale conflict" and urged dialogue without preconditions.

Putin, Trump held second undisclosed G20 conversation

2017-07-19 06:29

The private conversation took place during a dinner for G20 leaders in Germany this month, says White House official.

US, Russian diplomats to meet in Washington

2017-07-12 11:11

In the midst of a firestorm over Russian meddling in last year's US election, senior diplomats from both countries will meet next week to consider a number of disputes, the State Department has said.

Among allies, Trump remains an unpredictable force

2017-07-09 16:01

On President Donald Trump's second trip abroad, there were fewer of the bull-in-a-diplomatic-china-shop moments, but he still departed Europe: an unpredictable force on the world stage.

From Melania to Merkel: Five telltale G20 moments

2017-07-08 15:03

From US First Lady Melania Trump's travails to the reserved German Chancellor Angela Merkel's facial twitches, here are some of the anecdotal moments that livened up this year's G20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg...

US, Russia agree new Syria ceasefire deal

2017-07-08 05:53

The US and Russia have agreed on a ceasefire deal covering south-western Syria during talks between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin.

Grins, handshakes as Trump encounters Putin

2017-07-07 15:30

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shared a brief encounter ahead of their highly anticipated meeting in Germany.

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