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Russia says Snowden can stay till 2020

MOSCOW: Russian authorities have extended US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden’s Russian residency permit by three years, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Snowden’s residence permit has been extended “until 2020”, said ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. She had previously indicated on ...

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Russia to host Pakistan, China on Afghanistan

KABUL: Russian authorities are busy in preparations to host its arch-rival in the Cold War era Pakistan and China to discuss security situation in Afghanistan and confer on regional stability and peace, Pakistani foreign ministry confirmed. Spokesman for the ministry, ...

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Putin and Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their press conference in Konstantinovsky Palace outside Saint Petersburg. -AFP SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday pledged to ...

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