Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Israeli military’s aerial operations in the Syrian airspace are in flagrant violation of the incumbent Damascus government’s sovereignty as tensions are simmering between Moscow and Tel Aviv over the downing of the Russian Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft in the western Syrian province of Latakia.
The Russian bases of Tartus and Khemeymim in Syria are reliably protected from powerful missile and bomb strikes from the sea and land, but they were vulnerable to attacks by subversive groups of militants.
At least ten workers died on Thursday, January 4, as a result of a fire at a shoe factory in a small village in the Novosibirsk region. This tragedy is only the last episode in a series of accidents at the workplace and fires, which in Russia annually kill at least 15,000 workers.
Iranian MPs have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would see Jerusalem recognized as the capital of the Palestinian State during a parliamentary session Sunday.
David Davis has conceded in front of peers that Britain’s Brexit withdrawal agreement will “probably favour“ the EU.
North Korea has lobbed perhaps the most damning insult yet in its war of words with President Donald Trump, accusing the Republican of being worse than Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Accusing Iran of not living up to the spirit of the nuclear agreement, Trump gives the US Congress 60 days to decide whether to reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran that were lifted under the 2015 pact.
Neighbours in Mesquite, Nev., say they 'had no idea that a lunatic lived three doors down'.It's a modest, orange stucco house on a hill overlooking the desert, not much different from any of the others on the block, except for wooden boards covering a hole where the garage door would have been, and the yellow police tape that circles the property.
Russia has warned the United States that its military will target areas where U.S. Special Forces are operating in Syria if it feels American-backed forces provoke it.
Tensions in strategically located Somalia illustrate how far the political ripples from the Gulf dispute have spread.