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Israel expresses 'sorrow' for Russian deaths, blames Assad and Iran

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Israel's military expressed "sorrow" on Tuesday for the deaths of crew members of a Russian military aircraft accidentally downed by Syria during an Israeli strike, but blamed Syrian President Bashar...

Putin: plane downed in Syria after 'chain of tragic accidental circumstance...

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that "tragic accidental circumstances" led to the downing by Syria of a Russian warplane with 15 people on board."It rather looks like a chain of tragic accidental...

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Israel downs Russia warplane

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes.The...

Ukrainian Church to become independent of Russia: envoy

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

An envoy of Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, told Ukraine's leader Monday that his country's church would soon be declared independent of Russia, a move set to infuriate...

Russia, Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib: Putin

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

The presidents of Russia and Turkey said Monday they had agreed to create a "demilitarised zone" around Syria's Idlib, in a move aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province."We have...

US, Russia clash at UN over North Korea sanctions

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

The United States on Monday accused Russia of "cheating" on UN sanctions against North Korea with plans for a railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang.Russia shot back...

Seven police injured in Ukraine clashes with nationalists

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Seven police officers were injured Monday in clashes with ultranationalists who were protesting a decision to extradite a Russian citizen wanted by Moscow as a suspected Islamic State fighter, Kiev police...

Swiss, Russian FMs to meet next week on spy row

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Switzerland's foreign minister said Monday that he will meet his Russian counterpart next week after details emerged of alleged attempts by two Russian spies to hack sensitive Swiss targets.Swiss officials...

Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment...

Seven police injured in Ukraine clashes with nationalists

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Seven police officers were injured Monday in clashes with ultranationalists who were protesting a decision by the authorities to extradite a Russian citizen wanted by Moscow as a suspected Islamic State...

Turkey bolsters military presence in Syria's Idlib

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Turkey's military has sent its most significant batch of reinforcements to the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib in weeks, reports said Monday, as Ankara seeks to prevent a Moscow-backed assault by...

Pentagon chief in Skopje over Russia bid 'to sway' name change vote

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Skopje on Monday to throw his support behind a 'yes' vote in Macedonia's upcoming referendum on a name change and to counter "Russian influence" against the...

Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia on Monday released fresh information to back its claim the missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over war-torn Ukraine in 2014 was fired by Kiev's forces.At a briefing, the Russian defence...

Russia says no Syria assault as Putin, Erdogan agree Idlib plan

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow said Monday there would be no assault on Syria's Idlib as the leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarised zone around the Syrian rebel-held province.Russian President Vladimir...

Dining couple fall ill in UK town hit by poisoning: police

16 September 2018 | 0 comments

British police on Sunday sealed off part of Salisbury, where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned by Novichok, after two people fell ill at a restaurant on Sunday following a "medical incident".The...



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