RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined that they are put to good use.

[BRUSSELS, Belgium] Washington repeated a warning on Wednesday to Western firms invested in Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany that they were at risk of sanctions, and said Moscow was...

WORLD CUP 2018

IT WAS only a couple of minutes to midnight, and Miroslav Romaschenko did not want to leave. As Croatia's players bounced around in ecstasy and as Russia's collapsed, disconsolate, onto...

A NEW law forcing Russian homebuilders to use bank loans to fund construction rather than relying on cash from selling homes before they are complete will add to costs and encourage industry...

SINGAPORE was the top target for cyber attacks across the globe during the Trump-Kim Summit this month, going by data collected by Seattle-based app security company F5 Networks, in concert with its...

[WASHINGTON] US Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet Russia's energy minister next week in Washington, a person familiar with the situation said on Friday, as the two countries compete to...

[NEW YORK] The 2018 World Cup started Thursday. You may not be the world's biggest soccer fan, but you want to at least pretend, right? Here is how to sound smart wherever you might be watching...

[MOSCOW] Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow as President Vladimir Putin basked in the glow.

AMBIGUOUS behaviour, doctrines and statements have gained popularity as foreign policy instruments among great and smaller powers alike over the last decade. Ambiguity - intentional lack of clarity...