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    Russia strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:53pm on February 24, 2020

    Five civilians died on Monday in Russian air strikes backing Syrian regime forces as they chip away at the country’s last major rebel bastion, a...

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    Sanders warns Russia as meddling charges hit US election

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:52pm on February 22, 2020

    Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia not to meddle in the Democratic presidential race, as Donald Trump angrily dismissed assertions that Moscow was again seeking...

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    Trump dismisses new Russia polls interference claim

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:50pm on February 22, 2020

    President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed reported warnings by US intelligence that Russia is meddling in this year’s elections as a ‘hoax’ planted by his...

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    At least eight killed, two hurt Russia road accident

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Moscow | Updated at 02:39pm on February 13, 2020

    A minibus collided with a truck in the wee hours of Thursday in the northwest of Russia’s Pskov Region, killing eight people and injuring another...

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    Nearly 700,000 displaced in NW Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Abin Semaan, Syria | Updated at 10:12pm on February 10, 2020

    A Russia-backed regime offensive has displaced close to 700,000 people in northwest Syria since December, the United Nations said Monday, as bombardment by Damascus and...

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    At least five people killed in Russian air strikes in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 03:53pm on February 10, 2020

    Russian air strikes Monday killed at least five civilians in the last major opposition bastion in northwestern Syria bringing the death toll to 25 in...

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    ‘Serf’ comedy becomes top- grossing Russian film

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:06pm on February 04, 2020

    A comedy that tells the story of a misbehaving rich kid waking up as a 19th century serf has become the highest grossing Russian film...

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    Four Turkish soldiers killed, nine hurt in Syria attack on Idlib

    Agence France-Presse. Ankara | Updated at 02:28pm on February 03, 2020

    Four Turkish soldiers were killed Monday by Syrian regime shelling in the northwestern region of Idlib, Turkey’s defence ministry said...

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    EU’s fragile democracy

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2020

    AN ASSOCIATED Press report datelined January 30, 2020, Brussels — ‘EU: Russia, China use “digital war” to undermine democracies’ — cites European Commission vice-president Vera...

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    Strikes hit Syria rebel bastion

    Agence France-Presse . Ariha | Updated at 05:17pm on January 30, 2020

    Air strikes killed 10 civilians near a bakery and a medical clinic in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib region on Thursday, as government forces kept up a...