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WATCH: Russia has 19 million barrels of oil that no one wants

2019-05-17 12:29

Russia is stuck with 19 million barrels of oil, worth about $1.2bn, that no one wants after it was found to be contaminated. Now it's unclear who will pay for the cleanup.

WATCH: Scientists want to clone a 42 000-year-old extinct foal

2019-05-12 13:36

Researchers found the body of a 42 000-year-old foal frozen in the Siberian permafrost. Now they are planning to bring its species back to life.

From Russia with disinformation? Election interference plot by Putin’s man uncovered – reports

2019-05-09 15:26

An alleged plot to interfere in the South African elections by a Russian businessman with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in order to give the ANC a boost at the polls, has been exposed.

Pilot: Lightning prompted deadly Russian plane crash-landing

2019-05-07 12:00

Investigators find black boxes from Sukhoi Superjet-100 as probe into fatal Moscow airport crash continues.

WATCH: 41 dead as Russian plane bursts into flames on landing

2019-05-06 07:27

A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children.

Russia won't immediately raise oil output after Iran waivers end

2019-04-27 16:34

Russia will not immediately raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude in May, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.

What's at stake as Kim Jong Un meets President Putin in Russia?

2019-04-24 10:56

Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, the meeting coming just two months after the North Korean leader's meeting with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam that ended abruptly.

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

2019-04-22 12:10

President Donald Trump's lawyer is insisting there's "nothing wrong" with the president's 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians.

Zimbabwe, Russia finalise deal for R55bn platinum mine

2019-04-10 15:31

Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Russia to build a new platinum mine in the southern African country, finalising a deal that’s stalled since 2014.

Russia plans to free almost 100 captured whales

2019-04-07 09:43

Russian officials say that nearly 100 illegally captured whales could be returned to the wild during the summer.

 

Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties

2019-05-14 18:37

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control.

Putin hails military might on WWII Victory Day

2019-05-09 21:45

Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to ensure Russia's military strength as the country marked World War II Victory Day, an event that has become increasingly important over his two-decade rule.

Russia's Lavrov to hold talks with Zarif on May 8

2019-05-07 21:38

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian foreign ministry says.

Israel clashes with Palestinians | Venezuela crisis: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-06 07:28

Palestinians claim ceasefire reached with Israel | Venezuela crisis: Guaido defiant; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

SA's foreign relations rest on common interests and goals – not political regimes

2019-04-29 19:00

When South Africa reintegrated into international affairs, our foreign policy was conceptualised under Nelson Mandela's leadership. We live by the maxim that we "are at peace with the world and ourselves", writes Ndivhuwo Mabaya.

Russian air strikes kill 10 civilians in Syria's Idlib: monitor

2019-04-27 07:31

Air strikes by regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians in the jihadist-held region of Idlib in northwestern Syria, a war monitor says.

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

2019-04-23 16:46

North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin.

Time to rethink our foreign relations

2019-04-14 10:00

In our foreign policy, we have to balance our interests. There is nothing wrong with rethinking our relationships with countries that were on our side in the fight against apartheid, writes Phumlani Majozi.

May talks Brexit | Yemen struggles with deadly cholera: WATCH the top World news videos for your Monday

2019-04-08 07:51

Theresa May gives video update on Brexit | Vaccines blocked as deadly cholera raged in Yemen; here are the top World news videos for your Monday. WATCH.

Protests rock Brazil and Hong Kong: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-04-01 05:56

Thousands in Brazil protest military coup anniversary | Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China extradition law; here are the top World news videos for your Monday. WATCH.

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