EU extends anti-Russian sanctions for another 6 months

The EU’s economic sanctions against Russia will be prolonged for another half-a-year, European Council President Donald Tusk has announced on Twitter. The decision was made “unanimously” by the member states during an EU summit in Brussels. The restrictions were extended “given zero progress in implementation of the Minsk agreements” between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics […]

Badboy Russian internationals to spend CHRISTMAS in jail as court extends remand until New Year

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will spend Christmas in prison after being remanded in custody to await trial on charges of assault, which occurred after a night spent drinking. The pair were detained in October over an alleged drunken attack on a civil servant in a Moscow cafe, and […]

Judge extends ban on publication of 3D-printed gun designs

A federal judge in Seattle issued an injunction today that blocks Defense Distributed from publishing its 3D-printed gun designs online. The move extends a temporary ban issued last month and the injunction will remain in place until a lawsuit brought forth by a number of state attorneys general is resolved. Washington, New York, New Jersey, […]

Rock Star Appeal Extends Sánchez’s Spanish Honeymoon

Waiting outside the Spanish Parliament this week for the new Socialist prime minister to arrive, software engineer María López described herself as a bit of a Pedro Sánchez “groupie.” “I know it is not very cool of me, but I want to see him in the flesh,” the 36-year-old said. “He has done more for […]

Qatar Extends Its Unofficial A350-1000 Tour of the US With a New Destination

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European Union extends economic sanctions against Russia

EU leaders have extended economic penalties against Russia for six months until the end of January. The decision prolongs the ban on doing business with Russian banking and financial institutions and new energy projects. “We had a very short discussion on Russia, Ukraine and the Minsk Agreements that led to a political decision to extend […]


MOSCOW, MAY 23— RT, the global news network, has extended the deadline for submissions until June 12 for the Khaled Alkhateb Memorial Awards, an international competition established to commemorate RT Arabic freelancer Khaled Alkhateb, who was killed while reporting from Syria. Every year, on the anniversary of his death, RT will honor the most outstanding […]

Russia extends overflight privileges of US carriers ahead of deadline

Moscow has extended overflight privileges of US carriers flying over Russia, hours before they were due to expire, the US State Department said, noting that it continues working with Moscow to secure “benefits” for US companies. The US State Department announced that it has been relentlessly working with Moscow to extend an agreement which allows […]

Qualcomm extends offer for NXP even as deal continues to lose shareholder support

Even as Qualcomm’s efforts to sway NXP shareholders showed signs of growing futility, the company announced it was extending its acquisition offer by another 10 days. This marks the third extension in the past month, and with each successive announcement Qualcomm has noted that fewer shareholders of NXP semiconductors have tendered their shar…Read More