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In holiday message, Putin says Russia ‘open to dialogue’ with US

(CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was “open to dialogue” with the US in a holiday message to President Donald Trump. The message was included in a list of holiday greetings sent by Putin to heads of foreign states and governments that was released by the Kremlin Sunday. Russia’s ‘invulnerable’ nuclear missile ready to deploy, Putin says “In a congratulatory ...

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Kim promises more summits with S. Korea

Seoul―North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South’s President Moon Jae-in “frequently” next year to discuss denuclearization of the peninsula in a rare letter sent to Seoul, Moon’s office said Sunday. The leader of the isolated North met with Moon three times this year—twice at the border truce village…

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Putin scores some wins but tensions with the West mount

It’s been a mixed year for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin may look like a winner after an abrupt U.S. decision to pull out of Syria. But Russia’s leader faces massive challenges in Syria and elsewhere, and he hasn’t moved an inch closer toward throwing off the Western sanctions that have emaciated Russia’s economy. The Russian military campaign in Syria ...

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Polls open in DR Congo election

Polls have opened in Africa’s second largest country in an election delayed for more than two years. Close to 40m people are eligible to vote in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where President Joseph Kabila – in power since 2001 – is standing down. But the run-up has been hit by violence and controversy over the decision to exclude almost ...

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