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Russia announces four more escape routes from Syrian Aleppo

Russia announces four more escape routes from Syrian Aleppo

"Four humanitarian corridors are being opened, in addition to those prepared earlier for the exit of civilians from Aleppo neighbourhoods controlled by militants," a defence ministry statement said.

IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia doping

IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia doping

Russia, the IOC left it to individual sports federations to vet which athletes could compete or not.

Olympics: Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

Olympics: Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

There are now 117 Russian competitors banned from the Rio Games from the 387 initially nominated by the Russian Olympic Committee.

Democratic fund-raising group for US Congress candidates confirms hack

A committee that raises money for Democratic candidates for the US House of Representatives confirmed on Friday it had been hacked in an intrusion possibly linked to Russian hackers, similar to an earlier breach targeting another Democratic Party group.

VIRAL VIDEO: Horrific car accident, woman flung 15 meters into air

VIRAL VIDEO: Horrific car accident, woman flung 15 meters into air

Luckily the woman survived the crash that involved some seven cars and all were destroyed.

Al Qaeda and Syria branch split up

Al Qaeda and Syria branch split up

The Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra Front, said on Thursday it was breaking ties with the global terror network, in a video showing its leader Abu Mohamad al-Jolani for the first time.

Russia announces aid operation for Syria`s besieged Aleppo

Russia announces aid operation for Syria`s besieged Aleppo

 Syria regime ally Russia on Thursday announced a "large-scale" aid operation to allow civilians and fighters to flee besieged Aleppo, as the president offered an amnesty to rebels who surrender.

Ukraine at UN says Putin's Crimea decree 'null and void'

Ukraine's UN ambassador on Thursday dismissed as "null and void" a decree by President Vladimir Putin incorporating annexed Crimea into the southern region of Russia.

Russia says starts humanitarian operation in Syria's Aleppo

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday the Russian and Syrian militaries would start a large-scale humanitarian operation in Aleppo during which civilians and militants would be given the chance to leave the city.

Syria, Russia cluster munition use `relentless`: HRW

Human Rights Watch accused the Syrian regime and its ally Russia on Thursday of extensively using banned cluster munitions in their offensive against rebels in the war-torn country.

China, Russia navies to hold drills in South China Sea: Beijing

China, Russia navies to hold drills in South China Sea: Beijing

China and Russia have close military and diplomatic ties, often in opposition to the West, particularly the United States, and their leaders Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin enjoy a tight relationship.

Donald Trump was 'being sarcastic' over Russia hacking comments

Donald Trump was 'being sarcastic' over Russia hacking comments

 Republican Party's presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that he was "being sarcastic" when he suggested that Russia should find Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's missing emails.

US Presidential Elections: I've nothing to do with Russia, says Donald Trump as Democrats accuse Moscow of helping him

US Presidential Elections: I've nothing to do with Russia, says Donald Trump as Democrats accuse Moscow of helping him

US presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he had "nothing to do with Russia" after Democrats accused Moscow of trying to help the Republican nominee win the November general election.

2016 Olympic Games: President Vladimir Putin to meet Russia`s dope-tainted Rio team

2016 Olympic Games: President Vladimir Putin to meet Russia`s dope-tainted Rio team

International sports federations are now scrambling to vet Russian athletes as time ticks down to the start of the Games on August 5.

SHOCKING! Former PM Manmohan Singh's plane nearly crashed in 2007

SHOCKING! Former PM Manmohan Singh's plane nearly crashed in 2007

The report claims the Air India One flying Dr Singh failed to lower its landing gear in time while landing at the Moscow airport.

Kremlin dismisses US Democratic email hack claims as `absurd`

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed allegations that Russia was behind a hack of the Democratic National Committee`s emails as absurd, mocking what it called obsessive references to Russia in the US presidential campaign.

Erdogan to visit Russia on August 9

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on August 9 for his first face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin since Moscow and Ankara mended ties damaged by the downing of a Russian jet last year, Turkish officials said on Tuesday.

Swimming's governing body FINA bans seven Russians from participating at Rio Olympics

Swimming's governing body FINA bans seven Russians from participating at Rio Olympics

FINA was the first sport to impose bans in light of Sunday`s IOC decision, which ruled against a blanket ban on all Russian competitors in Rio.

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another three wounded in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country`s separatist east, the military said Monday.

Chabahar port may become operational in 1.5-2 years: Govt

Commercial operations at the Chabahar port are expected to start in the 18-24 months, which will provide India increased connectivity to Russia and North Baltic countries, among others, Parliament was informed on Monday.