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India in touch with Russia over deadly blaze on cargo ships in Black Sea

January 22, 2019 2:30 pm

According to the Russian Maritime Agency overseeing the rescue operations, at least 10 sailors died in the incident on Monday while 12 were rescued and nine are still missing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

Russia says Su-27 fighter jet intercepted US spy plane; US protests

January 30, 2018 9:30 pm

"This is but the latest example of Russian military activities disregarding international norms and agreements," a statement released by State Department said, calling on Russia "to cease these unsafe actions."

14 die in Russia as bus plunges into sea

August 25, 2017 4:19 pm

Earlier the Krasnodar region governor Veniamin Kondratyev said that the bus was carrying 35 people, 20 of whom have been rescued. The emergencies ministry however said the bus was transporting 38 people, 24 of whom were rescued.

NATO jets track 'unusual' Russian bomber sorties

October 30, 2014 1:35 am

NATO aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday.

Moscow denies aircraft 'approached' Canadian warship

September 09, 2014 3:07 pm

Canadian Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said that a Russian military plane had circled over the HMCS Toronto in the Black Sea.

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 08, 2014 10:03 pm

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's roads as Russia reinforced its armed presence.

Last Night World: US secures air base in Romania,begins pull out from Kyrgyzstan

October 20, 2013 4:28 am

The US will use a Romanian air base on the Black Sea as a transit point for its troops leaving Afghanistan.

Black Sea wheat makes Asia comeback after three years

June 21, 2013 2:01 am

Wheat buyers in Asia are looking to replace Indian and Australian cargoes in the lower-end feed grain market with cheaper supplies from the Black Sea,which will be returning to the region after a three-year gap.

Ancient nomads were civilised

March 18, 2012 3:24 am

Archaeologists now believe that ancient nomads prospered through a mobile pastoral strategy and maintained networks of cultural exchange with powerful foreign neighbours

History and its woes

October 21, 2010 5:49 am

How Stalin and Hitler enabled each other’s crimes


Stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea

August 20, 2015 2:04 pm

President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship.