British Prime Minister Theresa May (File)

Western powers condemn nerve agent attack on former spy in Britain

London :  The alleged poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain which has been pinned on Russia was the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War II and there is “no plausible alternative explanation” than Russian culpability, said the leaders of France, Germany, Britain and the US in a joint statement […]

Russia ready to discuss any issue with US: Putin

Moscow :  Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country is ready to discuss any issue with the US and urged Washington to adopt the same attitude. “We are ready to discuss any matter, be it missile-related issues, cyberspace or counter-terrorism efforts,” Putin said in an interview with NBC published by the Kremlin on Saturday, […]

8 die as Russian helicopter crashes in Chechnya

Moscow :  At least eight people were killed in a Mi-8 helicopter crash in south Russia’s Chechnya Republic on Wednesday, authorities said. The aircraft reportedly belonged to the Border Guard Service, TASS news agency reported. “According to preliminary information, up to eight people were killed in the incident,” a spokesman for the local emergencies services […]

‘Dog-speak’ can boost bonding with pets

London :  If you want to develop a good bonding with your pooches, try “dog-speak”. The way you speak to your canine friends may be important in building relationship, similar to the way that ‘baby-talk’ is to bonding between a baby and an adult, researchers suggest. “Dog-speak” has the potential to improve attention and may […]