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Counter-Terrorism Must Stay Unrelated to Political Interests - Lavrov

Russia considers it unacceptable to suppress an extremist organization in one case, and turn a blind eye to the actions of the same militant group in another case.

European Lawmakers Call for End of Unequal Treatment by US Under TTIP

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are calling for the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to put an end to the "unequal treatment of European investors in the US."

Donbass Crisis Still Not Solved – Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Ukraine to express Germany’s support to the reforms planned by the Ukrainian government.

Russia Ready to Consider EEU Currency Union – Prime Minister

It would be possible to consider the creation of a monetary union within the Eurasian Economic Union, Dmitry Medvedev said.

Putin to Meet With Slovakian Prime Minister Fico June 2

Russian President Putin and Slovakian Prime Minister Fico are set to discuss bilateral cooperation exchange opinions on actual topics on the international agenda on June 2.

Cameron and Merkel Meet to Rekindle Ancient Alliance

UK Prime Minister David Cameron meets Germany's Angela Merkel on Friday for crucial talks over Britain's membership of the European Union. Both leaders know they will have to make compromises, but history is on their side.

Stealth Ability Neutralized! Russia’s T-50 Jetfighter to Rule the Skies

An active defense system developed for Russia’s fifth-generation T-50 jetfighter is also able to neutralize enemy planes’ stealth capability, RIA Novosti reported Friday, citing the press service of the Himalaya system’s designers, the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern [KRET].

Sports Lawyers Decry US Attempts to Stop Blatter Reelection

The FIFA presidential election is taking place during the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich on Friday. After the US Justice Department had unsealed an indictment charging top FIFA executives with racketeering and money laundering, many Western politicians and top football officials urged four-time Joseph Blatter to step down.

Gas Talks Between Russia, Ukraine, EU to Be Held Next Week

Trilateral gas talks between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC) will be held next week in Belgium’s capital Brussels, Ukraine’s permanent representative to the European Union Kostiantyn Yelisieiev said Friday.

Russia Free of 'Dutch Disease' Over Dropping Oil Prices - Finance Minister

Russia's economy evened out and oil prices leveled out to the value of the ruble, the finance minister said.

US Needs 'Slight Connection' to Prosecute Officials Abroad - Attorney

There is no rule in international law that forbids a country from exercising extraterritorial jurisdiction when there is a connection, Steven Schneebaum told Sputnik.

US Double Standard: Probing FIFA Instead of Clinton Foundation - Analyst

US should investigate the financial records of the Clinton Foundation instead of the FIFA corruption scandal, Charles Ortel told Sputnik.

Russia Will Respond to NATO's Missile Defense Buildup in Europe – General

Russia will adequately respond to what it sees as an “unrestrained expansion” of NATO’s missile defenses, a top defense ministry official said on Friday.

Senior Islamic State Members Flee Northern Syria With $11 Million

A treasurer and a judge, both members of the Islamic State, fled the city of al-Shadadi located in al-Hasakah Governorate in northern Syria after government forces pushed back militants from more than 100 villages in the province.

All 209 FIFA Members to Vote in Presidential Election Amid Scandal

All 209 FIFA members will be eligible to vote in the presidential election within the next few hours amid the corruption scandal involving several top FIFA officials.

FIFA Scandal Likely to Net Additional Arrests as It Exposes More Corruption

Arrested high-ranked FIFA official charged with corruption may reveal information about those other who involved in the scandal.

EU's Foreign Policy Chief Mogherini Confirms Trip to Moscow in Near Future

European High Representative Frederica Mogherini has confirmed her readiness to visit Moscow in the near future, Russia’s EU Envoy Vladimir Chizhov told RIA Novosti on Friday.

Corruption Scandal is Reaction to Russia, Qatar World Cups - Blatter

The ongoing scandal erupted as a reaction to Russia's and Qatar's winning the bids to host World Cup competitions, FIFA President Joseph Blatter said.

New Delhi Airport Radiation Leak Poses No Risk to Passengers - Operator

Passengers face no risk from Friday's leak of radioactive material in New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, an official with the airport's operator said Friday.

Indian Heat Wave Slowly Weakening as Death Toll Exceeds 1,800 - Official

So far 1,826 deaths have been reported due to heat waves in India, Indian Home Ministry sources told Sputnik.

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