CAIRO - Russia's VimpelCom Ltd and Weather Investments, the investment company headed by Egyptian telecom mogul Naguib Sawiris, said they are merging to form what would become the world's fifth largest mobile telecommunication service provider in a deal valued at over $6.5 billion.
CAIRO - Trading in mobile phone service provider Orascom Telecom's shares was halted on the Egyptian stock exchange Monday as the bourse sought clarification about reports of a possible deal with Russia's VimpelCom Ltd.
According to security provider M86 Security, many spammers based in China are opening new domain registration in Russia.
BEIJING - China has launched its first-ever cross-border simulated air strike as part of joint drills with Russia, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian States, state media reported Tuesday.
MOSCOW - A Russian state-owned company said Friday it will pay $3.7 billion for 50 new Boeing 737 Next Generation airliners that will then be leased to the national carrier Aeroflot.
- Driverless vehicles go manual in Moscow
- Antivirus Software Launched By Kaspersky Lab
- Obama says Twitter may replace Kremlin red phones
- Medvedev: New technologies would open access
- Cisco commits $1B in meeting with Russian leader
- Russian leader posts his 1st tweet on US tech tour
- Medvedev lands in California, meets dignitaries
- Medvedev to tour Silicon Valley, seek investors
- Russia's Medvedev pledges to loosen state controls
- Russia to scrap gains tax for foreign investors
- Russia presses for French warship technology
- Iran dismisses sanctions, but tried to avoid them
- Russia seeks EU's help with visas, technology
- New Net domains break language barriers
- US agrees to announce missile launches
- US, Russia urge drivers to put down their phones
- Former air force chief: Russia's air defenses weak
- Clinton rules out early end to US nukes in Europe
- Nuclear treaty would cut only long-range arms
- US unveils new, more restrictive nuclear policy
- US unveiling new, more restrictive nuclear policy
- US to adopt narrower policy on using nuclear arms
- US plans broader nuclear arms talks with Russians
- Russia offers Venezuela nuclear help, Chavez says
- Putin deepens ties with Chavez on Venezuela visit
- Aircraft maker pushing exports of spy drones
- Kutcher to Twitter fans during Russian visit
- France agrees to sell Russia advanced warship
- Russia told to innovate or be left behind
- China says missile defense system test successful
- Astronauts blast off for Christmas space mission
- Astronauts geared for yuletide space adventure
- Astronauts set for Christmas space mission
- Venezuela, Russia to boost technology cooperation
- AP News in Brief