Russia says any deal to end land row with Japan needs public support

Any deal to end a territorial row with Japan needs public backing, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, giving a nod to widespread Russian opposition to ceding territory to Japan.

Any deal to end a territorial row with Japan needs public backing, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, giving a nod to widespread Russian opposition to ceding territory to Japan.

Kenyan police on trial over killing of British aristocrat’s son

Four Kenyan policemen went on trial in Mombasa on Tuesday accused of killing the son of a British aristocrat in police custody in 2012, a high-profile case that has become a litmus test of accountability for Kenya’s security services.

Four Kenyan policemen went on trial in Mombasa on Tuesday accused of killing the son of a British aristocrat in police custody in 2012, a high-profile case that has become a litmus test of accountability for Kenya's security services.

Israeli shelling kills Hamas militant after soldier hurt on Gaza border

An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing a Hamas militant in what the army described as retaliation for the wounding of a soldier and a brief incursion during a violent Palestinian border protest.

An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing a Hamas militant in what the army described as retaliation for the wounding of a soldier and a brief incursion during a violent Palestinian border protest.

Police to resume search for missing Cardiff footballer’s plane on Wednesday

Police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrying Cardiff City’s new signing Emiliano Sala after it disappeared over the English Channel en route to the Welsh capital for the soccer player to make his club debut.

Police have suspended the search for a light aircraft carrying Cardiff City's new signing Emiliano Sala after it disappeared over the English Channel en route to the Welsh capital for the soccer player to make his club debut.

Greece removes historic sites from fund list after privatization protests

Greece’s government has taken 2,330 archaeological sites, monuments and museums out of a state assets fund, after protests by Greeks who feared their heritage might be sold off.

Greece's government has taken 2,330 archaeological sites, monuments and museums out of a state assets fund, after protests by Greeks who feared their heritage might be sold off.

Russia’s Novak will not attend Davos: energy ministry

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak will not fly to Switzerland to attend the Davos world economic forum due to changes in his schedule, an energy ministry spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak will not fly to Switzerland to attend the Davos world economic forum due to changes in his schedule, an energy ministry spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Spanish government decree rejected by allies in historic defeat

Spain’s minority Socialist government suffered its first major legislative defeat on Tuesday when its main ally in parliament, Podemos, sided with the opposition to throw out its decree on housing, exposing the administration’s weakness.

Spain's minority Socialist government suffered its first major legislative defeat on Tuesday when its main ally in parliament, Podemos, sided with the opposition to throw out its decree on housing, exposing the administration's weakness.

EU parliament to start ratifying Brexit deal next week

The European Parliament expects to start next week its procedure to endorse the Brexit deal negotiated between the bloc and London, lawmakers said on Tuesday, despite the fact that Britain is still struggling to finalize the divorce agreement.

The European Parliament expects to start next week its procedure to endorse the Brexit deal negotiated between the bloc and London, lawmakers said on Tuesday, despite the fact that Britain is still struggling to finalize the divorce agreement.

Uganda deports MTN executives, cites national security: police

Uganda has deported a French and a Rwandan executive from telecoms group MTN, accusing them of planning to compromise national security, while other employees were being investigated for alleged incitement to violence, police said on Tuesday.

Uganda has deported a French and a Rwandan executive from telecoms group MTN, accusing them of planning to compromise national security, while other employees were being investigated for alleged incitement to violence, police said on Tuesday.

Nuclear-capable Russian bomber crashes amid snowstorm: Defence Ministry

A nuclear-capable Tupolev-22M3 supersonic bomber crashed while trying to land in a snowstorm on Tuesday in Russia’s far north, the Defence Ministry said, saying the aircraft did not have any weapons on board.

A nuclear-capable Tupolev-22M3 supersonic bomber crashed while trying to land in a snowstorm on Tuesday in Russia's far north, the Defence Ministry said, saying the aircraft did not have any weapons on board.