Russia reinforces control over Turkish food imports

2015-11-26 11:07

Russia has said that it would reinforce control over Turkish food imports as tensions surged with Ankara over the downing of a Russian warplane in Syria.

Rescued Russian pilot: Turkey gave no warning

2015-11-25 22:03

One of the Russian pilots of a fighter jet shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border, has told state media that there was no prior warning.

Iran says Russian jet downing wrong

2015-11-25 16:04

Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet 'sends the wrong message to the terrorists' in Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says.

Putin says 2nd pilot rescued, now safe

2015-11-25 13:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a second pilot from a Russian warplane that was shot down by Turkey near the Syrian border has been rescued.

Turkey has no wish to raise tensions

2015-11-25 11:50

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country does not wish to escalate tensions with Russia over the downing of the plane.

Russia suspends military co-operation with Turkey

2015-11-25 10:08

Russia's defence ministry has announced suspension of military co-operation with Turkey and Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister, has cancelled a planned trip to Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border.

Turkey stabbed Russia in the back - Putin

2015-11-25 07:43

Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, sending tensions spiralling as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara its 'stab in the back' would have serious consequences.

Two Russian pilots alive - Turkey

2015-11-24 22:28

The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border are believed to be alive and Turkish authorities are seeking to recover them.

Downing of Russian warplane is a very serious incident - Kremlin

2015-11-24 14:28

Russia has condemned the downing of a warplane on the Turkish-Syrian border but refused to comment further after Ankara said it had shot down the plane.

Russian pilot captured by militants after plane shot down

2015-11-24 12:38

One of the pilots from a Russian jet reportedly shot down by Turkish forces near the Syrian border has been captured by rebels, a Syrian rebel official says.


15 killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

2015-11-26 10:33

Fifteen people have been killed in Russia when a civilian helicopter crashed in Siberia, regional authorities said.

Putin sends air defence missiles to Syria

2015-11-25 17:56

Putin has responded to Turkey’s downing of Russian jet by sending air defence missiles to Syria.

Turkey's actions looks like planned provocation - Lavrov

2015-11-25 14:24

Russia's foreign minister says the downing of its fighter jet by Turkey appeared to be a 'planned provocation' as the incident heightened tensions between Moscow and Ankara.

Hollande, Obama vow unity against ISIS, appeal to Russia

2015-11-25 11:50

France and the US have pledged to step up the fight against the ISIS group, urging Russia to throw its weight behind global efforts to resolve the four-year Syrian conflict.

Russia: 1 of the downed pilots is being held by Syria

2015-11-25 11:20

Russia's ambassador to France says a Russian military pilot shot down over Turkey is in the hands of the Syrian army.

UN calls for urgent measures between Russia and Turkey

2015-11-25 09:07

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for urgent measures to de-escalate tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane on the Syrian border.

Nato head urges calm after Russian plane downed

2015-11-25 05:15

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance stands by key ally Turkey after it shot down a Russia fighter jet on the Syrian border.

WATCH: Russian journalists injured in Syria after missile lands near their car

2015-11-24 14:58

The Russian Defence Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.

VIDEO: Russian pilot shot while trying to reach government-held territory

2015-11-24 13:36

A Russian fighter jet crew member shot down over northern Syria was hit by rebel fire as he tried to guide his parachute towards government-held territory, the rebel group that claims his killing says.

Turkey warned Russia 10 times before they shot down the plane

2015-11-24 11:41

Turkey confirmed that it shot down a Russian warplane, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.

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