Taiwan to attract more visitors from Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is taking the next step in trying to attract more visitors from Russia by a presence at the Moscow International Exhibition for Travel and Tourism. The island country ...

Taiwan’s warmth woos Russian tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tour group of 43 Russians were full of praise for Taiwan after one week of exploration, reported CNA. The tour group was interviewed by Taiwanese media on Jan. 7, wit...

Russia to consider relaxing visas for Taiwanese businesspeople: Taiwan FM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that Russia is mulling over the option to relax its visa requirements for Taiwanese businesspeople on Oct. ...

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome of a crucial World Cup clash be...

Sochi's empty stadium reflects Russian sports struggles

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sochi's World Cup stadium is a spectacular, sweeping structure on the Black Sea coast, but few locals have seen inside. In fact, the Fisht Olympic Stadium hasn't hosted a game in ...

Russia hails security ties with Egypt, promises more flights

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says close cooperation with Egypt on security issues will help restore a direct air link to Egypt's Red Sea resorts. Sergey Lavrov, speaking a...

Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons without a work permit says she has a story to tell involving the Kremlin, Russian billionaires and even the pres...

4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal which rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a resta...

A look at Egypt-Russia relations as Putin visits Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Relations between Russia and Egypt have rapidly grown over the past three years, with Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi forging a multi-faceted relationship that feature...

A look at the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people. ...

A look at the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack on Friday, when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people. ...

Despite Kremlin's warnings, Russians flock to Montenegro

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Russian tourists are flocking to Montenegro despite warnings from Moscow against their visits to the latest NATO-member country. Montenegro's tourism org...

2 killed in Georgian breakaway province in arms depot blasts

MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia say two people have been killed by explosions that ripped through a munitions depot. Abkhazian officials said the ...

Explosions at arms depot in breakaway Abkhazia injure 50

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian mission in Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia says dozens of people have been injured by explosions at a munitions depot. The Russian embassy in Abkhazi...

A look at alleged Russian cybercriminals arrested in Europe

MOSCOW (AP) — Five alleged Russian cybercriminals have been arrested across Europe in American-initiated operations in the past nine months. Here's a look at who they are, how they were caught and wha...