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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he expected to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.

Pak's SC rejects petition seeking Imran Khan's disqualification Sep 24 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday rejected a petition seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan for not being truthful and righteous as required under the Constitution.

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein resigns: Axios Sep 24 2018 | 1 hrs ago

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, has verbally resigned in anticipation of being fired by President Donald Trump, Axios news site reported.

Russian opposition leader Navalny detained upon jail release: Associates Sep 24 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Monday over allegations of staging illegal protests, his associates aid, adding that the move was meant to sideline him at a time of growing discontent over unpopular government reforms.

Kremlin: Decision to supply Syria with S-300 not directed at any third country Sep 24 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Russia’s decision to supply Syria with an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system is aimed at increasing safety of Russian military, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

No special rules for Britain in Brexit talks: German minister Sep 24 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Germany and it European Union partners cannot afford to make special rules for Britain on their single market, Germany’s European Affairs Minister Michael Roth said in a letter, warning that Berlin had taken measures to prepare for a no-deal scenario.

WADA didn't put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief Sep 24 2018 | 2 hrs ago

The World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie is offended by allegations that WADA put money above clean sport while reinstating Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA), and said the move was only aimed at achieving Russian compliance.

Labour keeps second Brexit referendum on table Sep 24 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Opposition Labour Party will vote this week to keep a second Brexit referendum on the table if Theresa May fails to pass her plan to quit the European Union through parliament, heaping pressure on a struggling prime minister.

Malaysian bank CIMB says chairman Nazir Razak to step down by year end Sep 24 2018 | 2 hrs ago

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd (CIMB.KL), Malaysia’s second biggest bank, said on Monday its chairman Nazir Razak has decided to step down by the end of the year after 29 years at the bank.