Russian air strikes in Syria 'directly enabling' Islamic State: US

Russian air strikes in and around the city of Aleppo against opponents of the Syrian regime are benefitting the Islamic State group, a senior US official charged on Wednesday.

Russia warns US over missile system deployment to South Korea

Russia warns US over missile system deployment to South Korea

Russia on Wednesday warned that Washington`s deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.

UN urges Turkey to open borders, end to bombing of Aleppo

The United Nations urged Turkey to let in tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a regime offensive around Aleppo on Tuesday, adding to calls for Russia to end air strikes ahead of fresh peace efforts.

Syrians recount `hell` of Aleppo life under air strikes

 Syrian farmer Mahmud Turki was sitting on his couch at sunset watching the news with his family after eating supper. Then an air strike hit his home and turned his life upside down.

'Horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria, says Angela Merkel

Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to try to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aimed at halting attacks against Syria's largest city.

Syria rebels lose new ground to Kurds, regime: Monitor

Damascus: Syrian rebels have withdrawn from three villages threatened by Russian strikes in the northern province of Aleppo that borders Turkey, allowing Kurdish fighters to overrun them, a monitor said on Monday.

Russia holds Islamic State group suspected of planning attacks: Report

Russia`s FSB security police has arrested seven Islamic State militants in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg who were planning terrorist attacks in Moscow and St Petersburg, Interfax news agency quoted the FSB as saying on Monday.

Syria rebels risk collapse after Russia-backed regime gains

Syria `s mainstream rebels risk total collapse after a Russian-backed regime advance that severed their main supply line to Aleppo city and threatens to leave them completely besieged there.

Russia must stop bombing women, children in Syria: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Russia Friday to implement a ceasefire in Syria, saying its bombing campaign was killing women and children in large numbers and "has to stop."
 

Erdogan calls Russian claim of Syria invasion plan 'laughable'

Russia yesterday had claimed Turkey was planning to invade Syria, saying it had spotted troops and military equipment on the border with the war-torn country.

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

In the event of such a development, NATO forces would suffer severe damage including loss of human lives. 

NATO says Russian air strikes `undermining` Syria peace efforts

NATO says Russian air strikes `undermining` Syria peace efforts

Syrian peace talks in Geneva earlier this week broke up acrimoniously as long-time President Bashar al-Assad launched a fresh offensive against rebel forces in Aleppo.

Is Turkey preparing to invade Syria? Russia believes so

Is Turkey preparing to invade Syria? Russia believes so

Moscow said it had recorded plenty of such examples at the Syrian-Turkish border "including the presence of troops and military equipment".

Polish president's jet 'disintegrated' mid-air in 2010: Minister

The Polish government`s jet which crashed in 2010 in western Russia, killing the president along with a large number of high-ranking officials had "disintegrated" mid-air, Polish defence minister said on Thursday.

Kremlin declines to name Russian military trainer killed in Syria

The Kremlin on Thursday declined to name a Russian military trainer killed in Syria this week and said Russian servicemen were still not taking part in ground operations in Syria.

Missed Russian cosmonauts' spacewalk? Here's video for you to watch

Missed Russian cosmonauts' spacewalk? Here's video for you to watch

The duo worked outside for four hours and 45 minutes, finishing 45 minutes early.

UN tries to get Syria peace talks back on track

The UN envoy for Syria was under pressure Wednesday to get peace negotiations back on track after intense Russian bombing in support of regime forces left talks in Switzerland hanging by a thread.

Russia's oil output hits record ahead of possible OPEC talks

Russia in January pumped a record amount of crude oil, the Russian energy ministry said Tuesday, as Moscow pushes for oil-producing states to coordinate production.

Angela Merkel tells Vladimir Putin to `use influence` to rein in Ukraine rebels

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after the German leader warned that a peace deal was not being fully implemented.

Chechen leader threatens Russian opposition leaders in 'sniper' video

Chechen leader threatens Russian opposition leaders in 'sniper' video

The clip, posted on Kadyrov's popular Instagram page, features former Russian prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov alongside Vladimir Kara-Murza.