US President Donald Trump says it's "certainly possible" he'll invite Vladimir Putin as a guest to next year's Group of Seven summit in the US, setting up a flashpoint with fellow nations who...

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ACCORDING to Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, "the liberal idea has become obsolete". Maybe so. But illiberalism does not seem to be doing so well either, to judge from my recent visits to...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he will be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Japan but told journalists that the contents of the talks are...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump will meet with China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan while attending the Group of 20 summit later this week in Japan,...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Japan later this month.

[ST PETERSBURG] In back-to-back speeches at an investment conference Friday, the leaders of Russia and China cast themselves as the champions of free markets and global trade, an overt show of...

[MOSCOW] Chinese President Xi Jinping appears on Friday as guest of honour at Russia's showcase economic forum, as the two neighbours present a united front in the face of shared troubles with the...

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday for a three-day trip, timed just before this month's G-20 and reflecting their burgeoning bilateral dialogue. Yet...

[SOCHI] Russian President Vladimir Putin told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday that he sensed that US President Donald Trump genuinely wanted to repair battered relations between...

[SEOUL] Kim Jong Un invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit North Korea, and the offer was "readily accepted", state media in Pyongyang said on Friday.