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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...

Syria welcomes Russia-Turkey deal on Idlib: foreign ministry

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Syrian government on Tuesday praised a Russian-Turkish deal reached the previous day to stave off a military offensive against the Idlib region in northern Syria.A foreign ministry source quoted by...

Russia warns Israel of 'response' to plane downing

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia's defence minister warned his Israeli counterpart Tuesday that Moscow could respond to the downing of a Russian plane over Syria, as he laid "full" blame on Israel's air force."The full blame...

Russia blames Israel for loss of aircraft to Syrian fire

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Russia blamed Israel on Tuesday for the loss of a military jet to Syrian fire, which killed all 15 servicemen on board, and threatened a response.Israeli pilots carrying out attacks on Syrian targets...

Pussy Riot activist out of danger after 'highly plausible' poisoning

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A member of Russian dissident punk band Pussy Riot, Pyotr Verzilov, was the victim of suspected poisoning but is now out of danger, his German doctors said Tuesday, as his estranged wife called it a likely...

No link to Skripal case in new Salisbury scare: police

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A couple who fell ill in the British city of Salisbury at the weekend had not been in contact with the nerve agent used to poison a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, police said Tuesday, confirming there...

Turkey-Russia deal on Idlib provides reprieve for civilians: UN

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Turkish-Russian deal to create a buffer zone in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province should avert an all-out military assault and provide reprieve for millions of civilians, UN Secretary-General Antonio...

Russia says military jet with 14 servicemen aboard vanishes from radar off...

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defence ministry said."Connection has been...

Iran hails 'responsible' Turkey-Russia deal on Syria's Idlib

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday hailed an agreement between Turkey and Russia to avert an assault on Syria's last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province as an example of "responsible diplomacy."After...

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...

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...



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