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3 hrs ago | MarketWatch
"We are studying the essence of claims laid to us to determine the actions necessary to open the restaurants for our customers as soon as possible," McDonald's said.
4 hrs ago | Reuters
A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source.
6 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk
Veterans from across the south west who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were being honoured by Russia at a presentation ceremony in Trowbridge today to recognise their bravery during the conflict.
9 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
Several dozen women gathered outside a military base in central Russia on Thursday to demand that commanders come clean about the whereabouts of their husbands after reports of secret funerals for soldiers covertly sent to Ukraine.
Russia has been forced to fight off invaders and plunderers for millennia. The West has attacked her directly , or by proxy almost every 50 years.
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power lashed out at Russia on Thursday, a day that saw Ukraine's president accused Russia of sending troops across the Ukrainian border to fight with pro-Russian separatist rebels.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.
About two dozen servicemen of the 38th separate guardian mobile brigade have left for Krasnodar region from the Machulishchy aerodrome today.
Russian journalists say they have been attacked while investigating reports that soldiers were secretly buried after being killed in Ukraine.
A U.S. citizen who worked for NGOs in Russia and is the wife of a prominent St. Petersburg human rights lawyer, has left the country after a court upheld an order to deport her as a threat to national security.
It should have been a no-brainer for the U.S. and Russia to cooperate to fight Islamic radicals in the Middle East.
Courts ordered three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow to be closed for the maximum term of 90 days on Wednesday on health grounds in a case widely seen as retaliation against Western sanctions.
Verkhovna Rada's Speaker Oleksander Turchynov demands Ukraine's president and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Petro Poroshenko to hold a session of the Military council immediately.
Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border.
In the first six months of 2014, Bulgaria's exports to Russia dropped by 2.1%, while Russian imports fell by 23%, according to data presented at a business forum.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 06:42 am
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