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Military attack on Syria's Idlib would be catastrophic: Turkey

Any Syrian government military offensive against Idlib, the last major rebel-held area of Syria, would result in a humanitarian catastrophe, Turkey`s Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Friday.

Aug 24, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Rex Tillerson meets Russian Foreign Minister, discusses Syria

The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Russian mission in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Russia didn't meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

An official from the White House, however, later indicated that the President (Trump) had not in fact accepted assurances from Putin that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 election.

 

Jul 08, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

Donald Trump, with Vladimir Putin, predicts 'positive things' for US, Russia

Trump's predecessor, President Barack Obama, had notoriously strained ties to Putin, and Trump has expressed an interest in a better US-Russia relationship.
 

Jul 07, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Russia slams US strike on pro-Syrian government forces

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday slammed the recent 'illegitimate' US-led coalition's strike against pro-Syrian government forces.

May 19, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov concerned over US attempt to arm Syrian rebels

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov voiced his concerns over possible US arms deliveries to Syrian rebels in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Dec 28, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Russia turns down Japan's diplomatic gift of a dog ahead of summit

Abe Shinzo's government wanted to gift a male Akita to Putin, which is a large breed of dogs originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan.

Dec 12, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Bashar al-Assad insists Syrian forces to clean Aleppo of rebels

Amid ongoing violence in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad has insisted that the country`s armed forces must continue "to clean" up Aleppo city, even as diplomats are preparing to halt bloodshed in rebel-held areas of the city.

Oct 15, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

US, Russia make headway on brokering truce in war-torn Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry told press on Friday that talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had made much headway, with minor details remaining to be addressed in view of brokering a new truce for war-torn Syria.

Aug 27, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj meets mother of Russian woman who was attacked with acid in Varanasi - See Pic

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met mother of a 23-year-old Russian woman who was attacked with acid in Varanasi in November last year

Apr 18, 2016, 22:12 PM IST

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov briefs Sushma Swaraj on probes into Indians' deaths

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday briefed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj about progress in the investigations into the deaths of three Indian nationals in Russia earlier this year.

Apr 18, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Swaraj meets Lavrov; raises issues of Indian students, businessman's deaths

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov here and raised issues of the killing of an Indian and the death of two Indian girl students in a fire tragedy in this country besides discussing key bilateral matters.

Apr 18, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

John Kerry off to Russia for talks on Syria, Ukraine after Brussels attacks

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group.

Mar 23, 2016, 05:24 AM IST

Minister talks planned on downed plane: Turkey

Turkey's Foreign Ministry says the foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia have agreed to meet for talks over the downing of a Russian warplane.

Nov 25, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

Turkey downs Russian jet it says violated its territory

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called on all parties to be prudent and to contribute to reducing tensions.

Nov 25, 2015, 03:03 AM IST

Nations agree on new Syria talks, but say little about Assad

The United States, Russia and more than a dozen other nations directed the UN today to start a new diplomatic process between Syria's government and opposition groups with the goal of reaching a nationwide cease-fire and political transition but without an explicit demand for President   to quickly leave power.

Oct 31, 2015, 01:58 AM IST

Will look into India's request for declassification of Netaji's files: Russia

Russia assured India that they will look into their request for declassification of files related to Netaji.

Oct 20, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

Russia India's 'tried and tested real friend': Sushma Swaraj

Asserting that its foreign policy towards Russia has never changed, India Tuesday said it was its "tried and tested real friend".

Oct 20, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally

Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday.

Oct 13, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Russia calls for 'maximally effective' terrorism fight

 Russia followed its launch of airstrikes in Syria with a call on Thursday for the world to unite in the fight against terrorist groups, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told foreign ministers of world powers that his country was circulating a draft UN Security Council resolution to help make it happen.

Oct 01, 2015, 00:26 AM IST