US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention and that the Russians should be 'more transparent about what they're up to.'
President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?
The country's task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over the past day raised the pandemic-long total to 8,027,012.
The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.
The State Department said the two side intended 'to have a deliberate and robust dialogue that will seek to lay the groundwork for future arms control and risk reduction measures'.
Vladimir Putin's United Russia party won the elections in which people could vote online. The critics seek to invalidate the results of online voting and to abolish such a practice in the future to prevent vote-rigging.
Tech giants complicit in suppressing opposition voices. Organizations linked to imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny are declared extremists.
By beating Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final, Daniil Medvedev became the first Russian to win a major title since Maria Sharapova in 2014.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in his BRICS address said his country is 'interested in stopping the flow of migration'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended virtual meeting of the BRICS.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the meeting is scheduled to include Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro.
Russia has said it will monitor Taliban's 'future steps to ensure order and security of the country's citizens and provide security for the Russian diplomats'.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said it could ensure peace and stability in the country.
Xi told Putin that China stands ready to strengthen communication and coordination with Russia and the broader international community on the Afghan issue
'There is a danger that terrorists and different groups that found a refuge in Afghanistan will use the chaos left by our Western colleagues and try to launch an expansion into neighboring countries,' Putin said.
The two leaders had a detailed discussion .
Putin has criticized Western nations for seeking to temporarily house Afghan refugees in Central Asian countries, citing security concerns for Russia.
Russian opposition supporters, independent journalists and human rights activists have faced increased government pressure ahead of September's voting
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.PTI Photo
Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.