Russian violations of Turkish airspace on purpose

2015-10-06 16:30

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg has condemned a series of Russian incursions into Turkish airspace, saying they don't appear accidental.

Russia raids close door on Syria political solution

2015-10-05 19:00

More than 40 of Syria's most powerful rebel factions say that Russia's air campaign has made a political solution to the country's bloody conflict impossible.

Russian TV forecasts 'good weather for bombing' in Syria

2015-10-05 14:44

Russian TV has taken its gung-ho coverage of air strikes in Syria to another level by airing cheery weather forecasts for its fighter jets bombing Syria.

Russia's airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home

2015-10-04 21:59

Whatever effect Russia's airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the US and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.

Cameron: Russian military action in Syria a terrible mistake

2015-10-04 16:30

British Prime Minister David Cameron says that Vladimir Putin's decision to take military action in Syria to support Syrian President Basha Assad is a “terrible mistake”.

Cameron: Russia backing butcher Assad

2015-10-03 21:43

Russia is backing "butcher" President Bashar Assad with airstrikes that are often not aimed at Islamic State fighters in Syria, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Obama warns Putin on 'recipe for disaster'

2015-10-03 15:01

US President Barack Obama has warned that Russia's aggressive military campaign in Syria supporting strongman Bashar Assad is a "recipe for disaster".

Russia targets ISIS in new airstrikes

2015-10-02 19:22

Russian aircraft have launched new airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist militia in Syria.

US, Russia hold military talks on Syria strikes

2015-10-01 22:54

US and Russian defence officials have held talks aimed at preventing "misunderstandings" between their forces over Syria.

Iran enters Syria war, Russia bombs CIA group

2015-10-01 18:39

Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad's government.


Syria ground offensive will follow Russian strikes - source

2015-10-05 22:01

The Syrian government and its allies are preparing for a ground offensive on rebel-held territory targeted in recent Russian air strikes, a source says.

Turkey warns Russia after airspace violated

2015-10-05 16:16

Turkey has issues a sharp warning after a Russian warplane, apparently operating inside Syria, violated Turkish airspace.

ISIS blows up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra

2015-10-05 08:25

ISIS militants have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2 000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief says.

British PM urges Putin to change course in Syria

2015-10-04 21:06

British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to "change direction" in Syria and recognise that its President Bashar al-Assad must be replaced.

Russia bombs 10 ISIS targets in new Syria strikes – official

2015-10-04 14:05

Russia’s military says it has bombed 10 Islamic targets in Syria over the past 24 hours in a further escalation of its campaign against the jihadist group.

Russia says 600 militants flee Syria

2015-10-03 18:58

Russian air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria have sown "panic", forcing some 600 "militants" to abandon their positions.

No school for 400 000 Syrian refugee children

2015-10-03 08:59

Out of 640 000 Syrian children in Turkey, 400 000 are not at school.

31 migrants found in a refrigerated truck in France

2015-10-02 18:02

Police have found 31 migrants, 30 of them Syrian refugees, hidden inside a refrigerated truck outside the northern French town of Dunkirk.

Russia has sent 50 military aircraft to Syria

2015-10-01 18:39

Russia has sent more than 50 military aircraft as well as marines, paratroopers and special forces into Syria.

Russia strikes rebels in Syria

2015-10-01 17:44

Russian aircraft have mounted airstrikes against rebels in Syria for the second straight day.

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