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Syria's Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane, which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike."This unfortunate incident...

Poland may not be ready for 'Fort Trump': US Army head

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Poland might not yet be ready for a permanent US military base, the head of the US Army said Wednesday, the day after Polish President Andrzej Duda offered to host "Fort Trump."Duda went to the White...

Putin shows off sniper skills firing Kalashnikov rifle

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday showed off his marksmanship by testing out a new Kalashnikov sniper rifle and hitting the target more than half the time.Russian state television showed Putin...

Pussy Riot links member's 'poisoning' to African murder probe

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russian punk group Pussy Riot on Wednesday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists in Africa.The journalists were...

Danske Bank CEO resigns over money laundering scandal

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

The chief executive of Denmark's largest lender, Danske Bank, resigned on Wednesday as the institution said it was unable to determine how much money was laundered through its Estonian branch.The bank...

Russia election chief recommends invalidating 'rigged' vote

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's election commission on Wednesday recommended re-running a key regional poll, an unprecedented move triggered by claims of vote-rigging in favour of a candidate backed by Vladimir Putin.If the...

Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downing

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Israel's air force commander will lead a delegation to Moscow to share the military's findings on the Syrian downing of a Russian warplane following Israeli air strikes, the army said Wednesday.The delegation,...

Trump studying possibility of permanent US base in Poland

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering building a permanent US military base in Poland."We're looking at it very seriously," Trump told reporters as he received Polish President...

Trump studying possibility of permanent US base in Poland

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering building a permanent US military base in Poland."We're looking at it very seriously," Trump told reporters as he received Polish President...

Moscow summons Swiss, Dutch ambassadors over spy row

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of Switzerland and the Netherlands over what it called "unsubstantiated accusations" that Russian spies had attempted to hack Swiss targets.Swiss envoy Yves...

Israel determined to stop Iran in Syria, PM tells Putin

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Tuesday that Israel would keep acting against its arch foe Iran in Syria, after a Russian aircraft was accidentally downed there by Syria during an Israeli missile...

US expresses 'sorrow' over downing of Russian aircraft in Syria

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed sorrow Tuesday for the downing by Syria of a Russian warplane with 15 people on board, saying it underscored an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.According...

Russians could face jail for not deleting news judged 'fake'

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russians who refuse to take down online information that has been judged "false" by a court could be sentenced to up to a year in prison under a bill approved by MPs Tuesday in a key second reading.Deputies...

EU says Turkey-Russia deal on Syria's Idlib must protect civilians

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A deal struck between Turkey and Russia to avoid an assault on Syria's last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province must protect civilians and ensure humanitarian access, the European Union said Tuesday."We...

Russia summons Israel envoy after plane downed in Syria

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia on Tuesday summoned the Israeli ambassador after a Russian plane was shot down over Syria, an incident Moscow has blamed on the Israeli air force."The Israeli ambassador has been summoned to the...



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