Iraq uses new intelligence centre to fight ISIS

30 minutes ago

Iraq has started bombing Islamic State targets with the help of a new intelligence centre that has staff from Russia, Iran and Syria.

Russian missile-maker contradicts Dutch MH17 crash report

2015-10-13 12:42

A Russian state-controlled missile-maker says its own investigation of last year's crash of the MH17 airliner over rebel eastern Ukraine contradicts conclusions from a Dutch probe.

Inquiry finds MH17 plane shot down by Russian-made BUK missile – report

2015-10-13 09:51

International investigators have concluded that doomed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-led eastern Ukraine, a report says.

Hamilton: 'I never sprayed Putin'

2015-10-13 08:48

'I didn't actually spray him,' says Lewis Hamilton who has dismissed reports that he sprayed Russian President Vladimir Putin with the winner's champagne in Sochi.

MH17 report to answer some but not all questions

2015-10-12 15:30

Dutch safety team's final report into the downed Malaysian airliner will not place blame for the attack that killed 298.

Hamilton on verge of third Drivers' title

2015-10-12 08:49

A third Driver's title is just a few points away for F1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Will the last races of 2015 go his way?

Syria opposition to boycott UN talks, cites Russia strikes

2015-10-11 22:20

Syria's key opposition National Coalition says it would boycott talks proposed by UN peace envoy Staffan de Mistura over concerns about his plan and Russia's air strikes in the country.

Ukraine's Naftogaz sends prepayment to Russia

2015-10-11 16:36

Ukrainian state-run energy firm Naftogaz has transferred a prepayment to Russia for gas supplies and plans to buy 2 billion cubic metres in October.

Syrian army, backed by Russia, retakes key town

2015-10-10 20:25

Syrian government troops, backed by Russian airstrikes, have recaptured a strategic town from Islamist rebels in the central province of Hama.

Russian strike hits US-trained rebels in Syria

2015-10-09 22:37

A monitoring group says Russian warplanes have struck a base in northwest Syria belonging to a rebel group that has received US training.


US: Report on MH17 a milestone in accountability

30 minutes ago

The White House says a Dutch Safety Board report on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is "an important milestone" in efforts to hold accountable those responsible.

2 rockets hit Russian embassy in Damascus

2015-10-13 11:00

Two rockets have struck the Russian embassy in Damascus, sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow's air war in Syria.

MH17 inquiry to unveil final report into doomed flight

2015-10-13 09:38

Dutch-led air crash investigators are set to release their final report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the war-torn Ukraine, in a move likely to worsen already-strained ties between Russia and the West.

Force India: EU complaint must run its course

2015-10-13 08:36

Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley may have let a European competition genie out of the bottle but, if so, he said he was ready to face the wrath of F1's powers-that-be.

Russian police foil 'terror attack' planned on Moscow

2015-10-12 08:50

Russian police have arrested a group of people they say were planning a terror attack on Moscow, the country’s anti-terrorism committee says, without giving details about the group’s motives.

Happy Perez: 'I'm going through a great moment'

2015-10-12 07:56

Sergio Perez said he was on the up after finishing third in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix to hand Force India the team's third podium spot in its Formula 1 history.

Russian jets hit 63 targets in Syria in past 24 hours

2015-10-11 18:06

Russian fighter jets hit 63 targets in Syria in the past 24 hours, the defence ministry says, as Moscow intensifies a campaign it says is aimed against the Islamic State jihadist group.

Ineos buys gas field from Russian billionaire

2015-10-11 13:17

Swiss chemicals company Ineos has bought all the UK North Sea gas fields owned by the DEA Group, which is in turn owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.

Russian air strikes hit 55 Islamic State targets in Syria

2015-10-10 16:26

Russian air strikes hit 55 Islamic State group targets in Syria in the past 24 hours, the defence ministry says, as Moscow has ramped up its military campaign in the war-torn country.

Russia's jets hit 60 ISIS targets

2015-10-09 21:40

Russia's air force hit 60 Islamic State targets in Syria and killed around 300 militants, the defence ministry says.

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