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Saudi minister, after Russia talks, says Syria's Bashar al-Assad still has to go

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir discussed Syria`s future with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Wednesday after which he said Riyadh still believed there was no political future for President Bashar al-Assad.

Russia 'open to dialogue' with US despite problems: Sergei Lavrov

Russia 'open to dialogue' with US despite problems: Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today that Moscow is open to dialogue with Washington despite tense relations between the countries, after talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

The bomb blast in St Petersburg which has now killed 14 people is thought to have been carried out by a man born in Kyrgyzstan.

Sessions to respond in writing to questions over Russia contacts: US Department of Justice

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will reply in writing to Senate Democrats` questions about his meetings with Russia`s ambassador last year.

Russia seeks 'post-West' order as US vows loyalty to allies

Russia seeks 'post-West' order as US vows loyalty to allies

"I hope that (the world) will choose a democratic world order - a post-West one - in which each country is defined by its sovereignty," Lavrov said.

Syria talks in Geneva postponed from Feb 8 until end of the month: Lavrov

UN-hosted negotiations on the Syrian conflict planned for February 8 in Geneva have been postponed until the end of that month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

Iran`s Zarif hails Syria truce as `major achievement`

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday welcomed a nationwide truce in Syria as a "major achievement" that could lead to renewed peace talks.

'No progress' as John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov meet on Syria: US

'No progress' as John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov meet on Syria: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov failed to make progress on a Syria truce in talks in Germany early Thursday, an American official said.

How Syrian boy with burnt face became propaganda icon

The pro- and anti-Russian strand has consistently run through the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Syria peace negotiators agree to 'prolong contacts': Lavrov

Washington, Moscow and key regional players who met in Switzerland for Syria peace talks have decided to "prolong contacts", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

Fresh diplomatic talks to end the Syrian conflict open in Switzerland Saturday, the first since Washington halted bilateral negotiations with Moscow on a truce agreed earlier this month.

Intense air strikes batter Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

Intense air strikes batter Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out dozens of air strikes on rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Friday, a monitor said, as world powers prepared for new talks on a ceasefire.

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss Syria, officials said on Wednesday, as a devastating bombing campaign of the city of Aleppo intensified.

Relations with US have fundamentally changed: Russia Foreign Minister

Relations with US have fundamentally changed: Russia Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said relations between Russia and the US have undergone fundamental changes.

John Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks

Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart to talk about the fighting in Syria on Wednesday, two days after Washington suspended contacts on reviving a ceasefire there.

Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US

Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US

Two days after threatening to suspend talks with Russia on the crisis in Syria, the United States confirmed Friday that negotiations continue but insisted they are "on life support."

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov agree Syria truce holding, extend it by 48 hours

The United States and Russia agreed that the Syrian cessation of hostilities that began on Monday had largely held and should be extended for another 48 hours despite the sporadic violence, the US State Department said on Wednesday.

US pushes Russia on `true` Syria deal as regime advances

The two powers back opposite sides in the five-year conflict, with Moscow supporting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and the US behind the rebels.

Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry to hold Syria talks September 8-9

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday.