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Kremlin critic Navalny boards plane in Germany to fly to Russia

17.01.2021, 12:00

BERLIN - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was seen boarding a Pobeda airlines plane in Germany to fly back to Russia, where he is heading for first time since being poisoned, Reuters witnesses said.

Branson's Virgin Orbit tries to reach space with mid-air rocket launch

17.01.2021, 11:47

WASHINGTON - Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit aims to reach space for the first time on Sunday by launching a rocket from mid-air, a key attempt after aborting the rocket's first test launch last year.

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.27%

17.01.2021, 11:37

Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Energy & Utilities, Agriculture & Food and Media & Publishing sectors led shares lower.

Iran's Zarif tells France: Avoid 'absurd nonsense' about Tehran's nuclear work

17.01.2021, 11:26

DUBAI - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday dismissed a claim by France that Tehran was in the process of building up its nuclear weapons, calling it "absurd nonsense".

Italy's Conte struggles to secure support in Senate showdown

17.01.2021, 11:15

ROME - Efforts by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to build a new majority in parliament after a junior partner quit his coalition floundered at the weekend as several centrist lawmakers rejected his overtures.