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In a dramatic speech, the PM said he was quitting to pave the way for a Labour and Lib Dem pact that would wreck the Tory clamour for power.
11 May 2010 , 09:01Mirror.co.uk13420
Norway and Russia are pushing ahead in talks to end decades of dispute over their maritime border in the Barents Sea, a part of the Arctic rich with oil and gas, Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store said today.
23 April 2010 , 08:55Upstream19520
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the United States and the world to impose "crippling sanctions" on Iran's imports of refined petroleum to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon.
20 April 2010 , 08:58Reuters14400
The BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) group is gradually becoming a global force capable of making concrete decisions, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.
16 April 2010 , 08:42RIA Novosti12250
Ukraine has agreed to eliminate its stockpile of weapons-grade nuclear material, the US said, as a nuclear security summit opened in Washington.
13 April 2010 , 08:28BBC News14470
The sudden revolution in Kyrgyzstan prompted some nasty speculation about posturing by Moscow and Washington, just as Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama signed a long-awaited nuclear reduction pact Thursday meant to bolster their military cooperation.
09 April 2010 , 08:47The Moscow Times38780
US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, have signed a landmark nuclear arms treaty in the Czech capital, Prague.
09 April 2010 , 08:18BBC News14120
A government formed by opposition in Kyrgyzstan said it has taken full power in the country after two days of unrest that left at least 65 people killed, the opposition-nominated premier said.
08 April 2010 , 08:22RIA Novosti12780
U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev are expected to ink a landmark arms control deal on Thursday in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic.
07 April 2010 , 08:27Xinhua12830
Russia's partners in a new customs union, Kazakhstan and Belarus, are getting cold feet about a pact designed to boost trade among the trio and add clout to their WTO accession talks.
06 April 2010 , 08:02Reuters17940
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin oversaw the signing of 31 agreements in oil, nuclear power and trade on Friday during his first visit ever to Venezuela, while President Hugo Chavez said they even held talks on joint space exploration.
05 April 2010 , 07:58The Moscow Times28880
Belarus has filed a lawsuit against Russia over oil export fees, the Belarussian Justice Ministry said today.
26 March 2010 , 08:16Reuters33890
President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will continue ruling Russia in a tandem after 2012, when Medvedev's first presidential term expires, State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said Friday.
22 March 2010 , 09:48The Moscow Times15100
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has secured a coalition in parliament and one of his loyalists has been named as the new prime minister.
12 March 2010 , 08:50BBC News10440
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is due in India for talks expected to focus on arms and energy contracts.
11 March 2010 , 10:48BBC News16900
President Barack Obama has "responded positively" to calls to clamp down on market speculators, the Greek PM said after talks in Washington.
10 March 2010 , 09:02BBC News10590
Even before the votes were tallied, Iraq’s candidates and coalitions began positioning themselves in an evolving political landscape on Monday.
09 March 2010 , 11:23The New York Times10070
The Parliament in Ukraine passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Yulia V. Tymoshenko on Wednesday, ousting the last of the Orange Revolution leaders from power but almost certainly not from politics.
04 March 2010 , 11:52The New York Times10640
Closer cooperation with Russia should become a major foreign policy priority for NATO.
04 March 2010 , 09:27RIA Novosti9980
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is expected to discuss the transit of Russian gas with European Union leaders on Monday on a visit signalling a desire for more balanced ties with Russia and Europe.
01 March 2010 , 12:40Kyiv Post10060