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Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Trump dealing with the summit with certain urgency, says North Korea Times Amidst preparations for US President Donald Trump- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un June...
Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Both leaders discuss bilateral and international issues during informal talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi held informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in...

Russian helicopter crashes in Eastern Syria, 2 pilots killed

In another jolt to Russian forces in Syria, a Ka-52 helicopter has been crashed, while it was on a routine flight in eastern Syria on...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

A Russian fighter jet Sukhoi-30SM has crashed Thursday morning in the Mediterranean killing both pilots, the Defence Ministry told in Moscow. However, the Russian...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Continuing its campaign against Daish (IS) and other opposition armed groups, Syrian army has given them 48 hours ultimatum to terrorists to leave a pocket,...
British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

Russia has claimed of having “irrefutable” evidence that British spy agency had orchestrated “false flag” operation in the Damascus suburb town of Douma, for...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Russia declares complete Syrian control over the enclave Amidst fear of triggering war between US and Russia over situation in Syria, Bashar al-Assad army has...
US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

Amidst fear of triggering war in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Council witnessed escalating tension between US and Russia on the developments...
Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

US envoy at UN: Washington was ready to "respond" to the attack regardless of whether the Security Council acted or not An escalating war of...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...
Russia call US sanctions on business entities “erroneous”

Russia call US sanctions on business entities “erroneous”

Russia-US tit-for-tat diplomacy expands The ongoing diplomatic tussle between Russia and US, which was triggered after alleged poisoning of a former spy Sergei Skripal...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Moscow close US consulate in St Petersburg In a tit-for-tat response in kind, Russia has, on Friday, ordered expulsion of 59 diplomats from 23 countries as...
Russia expect inking S-400 missile contract with India in 2018

Russia expect inking S-400 missile contract with India in 2018

This would be the biggest defence deal between the two countries in recent years Russia hopes to ink a deal with India to deliver its...
British investigators: Skripals came in contact with nerve agent at home entrance

British investigators: Skripals came in contact with nerve agent at home entrance

Over 250 detectives working round the clock The investigation into the murder attempt of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter by alleged poisoning...
US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

Use of nerve agent against former spy yet to be confirmed In an extraordinary coordinated move against Russia for its alleged involvement in using nerve...
Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

In a major breakthrough in its fight against terror groups, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited front lines in Eastern Ghouta  on Sunday and met...
Russia: Vladimir Putin re-elected for another six years

Russia: Vladimir Putin re-elected for another six years

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has once again won elections to remain in office for another six years. He garnered 76.66% of the vote in...
Russians voting to elect next President, Putin getting huge support

Russians voting to elect next President, Putin getting huge support

In a major democratic exercise Russians are casting their ballots in the presidential election. The country spread into eleven time zones began polls in...
Russia retaliates: expels 23 British diplomats, close British Council

Russia retaliates: expels 23 British diplomats, close British Council

Theresa May say it doesn’t change facts  In a tit-for-tat retaliatory action, Russia has declared 23-British diplomats as personae-non-gratae and ordered their expulsion within a...
UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK expels 23 Russian diplomats, largest expulsion in 30 years Amidst allegations of not honoring UNSC resolution for 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta by Russian...
UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

Syria claims of alleviating civilians’ through humanitarian corridors The UN secretary-general has urged Security Council members to "end the suffering" of residents in besieged Eastern Ghouta, on Monday, while US has...

Russia loses 39 military personnel in Syria air-crash

Terror attack ruled out as plane falls 500 meters short of runway A Russian transport plane Antonov-26 has crashed at Khmeimim airbase in Latakia province...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
Syria: Rescue leaflets thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Rescue leaflets for civilians, militants thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Amidst calls of stopping bloodshed by Syrian forces in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian aircraft continued dropping leaflets on Friday for encouraging the civilians to leave...
Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Washington worried over Baghdad growing ties with Moscow In a major setback to Washington, Iraq has denied permission to US for setting up its...
Syria: US, Russia continue nursing interests amidst bloodshed

Syria: US, Russia continue nursing interests amidst bloodshed

Amidst conflicting reports about developments in Eastern Ghouta, US and Russia were critical of each other’s policies and perceptions. Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

UN: North Korea provides material for Syrian chemical weapons

In a substantial revelation by two major trans-Atlantic media organisations, there are reports that North Korea has been sending equipment and material to Syria...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...
UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

Syria asks world body to implement earlier 30 resolutions, if it is honest The situation in Syria is keeping world community engaged. The UN Security...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Syria has once again become bone of contention between United States and Russia. The Syrian army’s ongoing operation in Eastern Ghouta where reports of...

Vladimir Putin and King Salman discuss Syria crisis

King Salman initiated the phone call  Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Salman of Saudi Arabia have discussed the situation in Syria and the results...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
COOL DIP: Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a dip in the water during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations at Lake Seliger, Tver region, Russia, Reuters/UNI

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Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...

Cold Breaks Thermometer At Yakutia In Russia As Temperature Hits -67C

Temperatures fell to -67C, breaking thermometers at Oymyakon, in world’s coldest inhabited region in Russia’s remote, diamond-rich Yakutia on Tuesday. Siberian Times reported the temperature...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
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China, Russia criticise US for Cold War mentality and Imperialism

The Trump upheavals in the world politics are continuing. Several countries who received friendly gestures by the US President in recent months are now...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
STAND TOGETHER: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) helps light the Centennial Flame with Nunavut's Premier Paul Quassa (second right), Governor General Julie Payette (second left) and Nunavut's Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, during a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Reuters/UNI

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Putin’s three-nation, one-day tour may tilt balance towards Moscow

Signs $ 21 billion deal for a nuclear reactor in Egypt, supply S-400 missile defence system to Turkey Amidst anti-US passions around the world for...
putin-assad

Vladimir Putin orders Russian forces to withdraw from Syria

Bashar al-Assad thanked Russian leader for fighting against terrorism Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday during an un-scheduled visit...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

In another blow to Donald Trump’s administration, Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has pleaded guilty of making false statements during FBI...
putin-bashir

Sudan asks Russia to provide protection from US divisive policy

Khartoum’s move will irritate US, Israel and Saudi Arabia At a time when major developments were taking place in Middle East, Africa is developing another...
sochi-meeting

Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
Donald Trump

Trump frustrated on indictment of two campaign aides, plead guilty by another

White House tries to douse the situation In a major development troubling US President Donald Trump, federal investigators probing Russian involvement in the 2016 election...
cyber attack

Bad Rabbit: New cyber attack linked to NotPetya hits parts of Eastern Europe

The new cyber attack has hit parts of Eastern Europe, including an international airport in Ukraine and three media outlets in Russia. Four months after...
attack in mosque

IS target mosques to create Sunni-Shia violence in Afghanistan

US using IS as “tool” to destabilize region, says Hamid Karzai In a bid to create sectarian violence in Afghanistan, suicide bombers struck two...
Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

King Salman tries to balance ties by visiting Moscow In a major shift towards Russia, Saudi Arabia has agreed to sign a $3bn weapons deal...
Chopper crash

IAF helicopter crashes near Indo-China border in Arunachal, all 7 personnel on-board feared dead

The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident, second such incident since July this year A...
Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Not seen Trump administration’s serious effort, says Lavrov Russia has slammed US administration for pursuing double standard approach while fighting against terror in Syria...
North korea

Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea

Washington-Pyongyang  war of words continues Amid ongoing confrontation between US and North Korea over its repeated intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear test, Russia and China...
ALL NIGHT LONG: Men at work during the construction of the first flyover in Agartala, UNI

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Chandigarh youth falls prey to Blue Whale Challenge

The Blue Whale Challenge is an online activity in which a pressure group entrusts tasks to the prospective targets to inflict injury on oneself The...
Russia expresses ‘regret’ over Doklam standoff but won’t take sides

Russia expresses ‘regret’ over Doklam standoff but won’t take sides

Amid rumours that China wanted Russia’s support against India on Doklam dispute, Russian envoy to Beijing insists that “the two countries do not need...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US sponsored resolution on Saturday to punish North Korea by slapping a ban on mineral and...
FISHY TALES: Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by Sergei Menyailo, the presidential envoy in Russia's Siberian federal district, Alexei Tsydenov, the acting head of Buryatia, and Leonid Mikhailik, the head of the Main Board on the Protection and Reproduction of Fish Stock and Fishery Control (Glavrybvod) local branch, release young omul into Lake Baikal at the Baikal Nature Reserve in the Republic of Buryatia, Russia, Reuters/UNI

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US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...
Vladimir Putin

Putin Expels Over 750 US Diplomats against New Sanctions

Washington says it was uncalled-for act In the largest diplomats’ expulsion witnessed in the modern history, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff...
Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Acting against the desire of President Trump, the US House of Representatives passed a Bill with overwhelming majority on Tuesday to impose new sanctions...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

White House Admits Trump’s Undisclosed Meeting with Putin

Trump says fake news was sick and dishonest It is White House once again. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held another...
Trump faces Nationwide Protests demanding Impeachment

Trump faces Nationwide Protests demanding Impeachment

People demand “lock him up” Having embarrassed time and again on the conspicuous contacts between his campaign team and Russian establishment, President Donald Trump faced...
With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

USA and Greece stands in the bottom position due to their various internal issues Surpassing  the other countries, India has topped in a survey conducted...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Absolute evidence to begin case Against Trump, claims Bharara

Absolute evidence to begin case Against Trump, claims Bharara

Trump’s difficulties may rise in coming days Preet Bharara, the Indian American prosecutor has claimed that there was “absolute evidence” to begin case against President...
James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle, he said Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday said President Donald Trump fired him...
Trump likely to withdraw the US from Paris Accord

Trump likely to withdraw the US from Paris Accord

The US will become the second major power to reject the accord after Russia US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw the United...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
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Modi-Putin to hold annual bilateral summit in St. Petersburg

India, Russia to sign agreement to build nuclear plants Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia on the third leg of his four-nation...
Modi kick-starts European tour

Modi kick-starts European tour

He will visit Germany, Spain, Russia and France with the aim of boosting India’s economic engagement with these nations Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just...
India’s Arjun tanks to debut at International Army Games 2017, yes you heard that right!

India’s Arjun tanks to debut at International Army Games 2017, yes you heard that...

India’s most powerful and indigenously-built Arjun battletanks are likely to feature at the International Army Games 2017, which will be held in Russia and...
Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

New York Times spoils his maiden foreign trip By Abu Turab A recent New York Times story about what transpired during US President Donald Trump’s meeting...
Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

US President Donald Trump is said to have shared highly sensitive and classified information about the Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
Flynn’s last nail

Flynn’s last nail

He is now under Pentagon lens for money received after retirement as US Army general from Russian, Dutch and Turkish interests By Sujit Bhar Lt Gen...
POINT OF VIEW : A girl holds a sign that reads "We are Syria, Trump killer" during a protest against the US military strike against Syria, in front of the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, Reuters/UNI

Now Trump has blood on his hands

The friendship with Putin is over for now as the US president makes a policy turnaround and bombs Syria, post the deadly chemical attack...
FBI to probe Trump’s Russia connection

FBI to probe Trump’s Russia connection

Director confirms agency will probe Moscow’s involvement and influence in the last US election By Sujit Bhar Donald J Trump is in a spot of trouble;...
It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

The Russians are back, the Russians are back!

There was a sentimental 1966 movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming. In 2017, the Russians reappear in American imagination in darker...
The Trump Putin Tango

Trump-Putin Tango

It’s the issue that’s gripping America By Kenneth Tiven in Washington US President-elect Donald Trump has zero experience in his adult life with management by consensus,...

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Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Trump dealing with the summit with certain urgency, says North Korea Times Amidst preparations for US President Donald Trump- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un June...
Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Both leaders discuss bilateral and international issues during informal talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi held informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in...

Russian helicopter crashes in Eastern Syria, 2 pilots killed

In another jolt to Russian forces in Syria, a Ka-52 helicopter has been crashed, while it was on a routine flight in eastern Syria on...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

A Russian fighter jet Sukhoi-30SM has crashed Thursday morning in the Mediterranean killing both pilots, the Defence Ministry told in Moscow. However, the Russian...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Continuing its campaign against Daish (IS) and other opposition armed groups, Syrian army has given them 48 hours ultimatum to terrorists to leave a pocket,...
British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

Russia has claimed of having “irrefutable” evidence that British spy agency had orchestrated “false flag” operation in the Damascus suburb town of Douma, for...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Russia declares complete Syrian control over the enclave Amidst fear of triggering war between US and Russia over situation in Syria, Bashar al-Assad army has...
US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

Amidst fear of triggering war in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Council witnessed escalating tension between US and Russia on the developments...
Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

Russia MP warns of tit-for-tat steps if US strike Syria

US envoy at UN: Washington was ready to "respond" to the attack regardless of whether the Security Council acted or not An escalating war of...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...
Russia call US sanctions on business entities “erroneous”

Russia call US sanctions on business entities “erroneous”

Russia-US tit-for-tat diplomacy expands The ongoing diplomatic tussle between Russia and US, which was triggered after alleged poisoning of a former spy Sergei Skripal...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Russia expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries, crisis expands

Moscow close US consulate in St Petersburg In a tit-for-tat response in kind, Russia has, on Friday, ordered expulsion of 59 diplomats from 23 countries as...
Russia expect inking S-400 missile contract with India in 2018

Russia expect inking S-400 missile contract with India in 2018

This would be the biggest defence deal between the two countries in recent years Russia hopes to ink a deal with India to deliver its...
British investigators: Skripals came in contact with nerve agent at home entrance

British investigators: Skripals came in contact with nerve agent at home entrance

Over 250 detectives working round the clock The investigation into the murder attempt of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter by alleged poisoning...
US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

US, EU and allies expel 113 Russian diplomats

Use of nerve agent against former spy yet to be confirmed In an extraordinary coordinated move against Russia for its alleged involvement in using nerve...
Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

In a major breakthrough in its fight against terror groups, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited front lines in Eastern Ghouta  on Sunday and met...
Russia: Vladimir Putin re-elected for another six years

Russia: Vladimir Putin re-elected for another six years

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has once again won elections to remain in office for another six years. He garnered 76.66% of the vote in...
Russians voting to elect next President, Putin getting huge support

Russians voting to elect next President, Putin getting huge support

In a major democratic exercise Russians are casting their ballots in the presidential election. The country spread into eleven time zones began polls in...
Russia retaliates: expels 23 British diplomats, close British Council

Russia retaliates: expels 23 British diplomats, close British Council

Theresa May say it doesn’t change facts  In a tit-for-tat retaliatory action, Russia has declared 23-British diplomats as personae-non-gratae and ordered their expulsion within a...
UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK, US together against Russia on nerve gas attack in London

UK expels 23 Russian diplomats, largest expulsion in 30 years Amidst allegations of not honoring UNSC resolution for 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta by Russian...
UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

Syria claims of alleviating civilians’ through humanitarian corridors The UN secretary-general has urged Security Council members to "end the suffering" of residents in besieged Eastern Ghouta, on Monday, while US has...

Russia loses 39 military personnel in Syria air-crash

Terror attack ruled out as plane falls 500 meters short of runway A Russian transport plane Antonov-26 has crashed at Khmeimim airbase in Latakia province...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
Syria: Rescue leaflets thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Rescue leaflets for civilians, militants thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Amidst calls of stopping bloodshed by Syrian forces in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian aircraft continued dropping leaflets on Friday for encouraging the civilians to leave...
Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Iraq not to allow US military bases to save sovereignty

Washington worried over Baghdad growing ties with Moscow In a major setback to Washington, Iraq has denied permission to US for setting up its...
Syria: US, Russia continue nursing interests amidst bloodshed

Syria: US, Russia continue nursing interests amidst bloodshed

Amidst conflicting reports about developments in Eastern Ghouta, US and Russia were critical of each other’s policies and perceptions. Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

UN: North Korea provides material for Syrian chemical weapons

In a substantial revelation by two major trans-Atlantic media organisations, there are reports that North Korea has been sending equipment and material to Syria...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...
UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

Syria asks world body to implement earlier 30 resolutions, if it is honest The situation in Syria is keeping world community engaged. The UN Security...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Syria has once again become bone of contention between United States and Russia. The Syrian army’s ongoing operation in Eastern Ghouta where reports of...

Vladimir Putin and King Salman discuss Syria crisis

King Salman initiated the phone call  Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Salman of Saudi Arabia have discussed the situation in Syria and the results...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
COOL DIP: Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a dip in the water during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations at Lake Seliger, Tver region, Russia, Reuters/UNI

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Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...

Cold Breaks Thermometer At Yakutia In Russia As Temperature Hits -67C

Temperatures fell to -67C, breaking thermometers at Oymyakon, in world’s coldest inhabited region in Russia’s remote, diamond-rich Yakutia on Tuesday. Siberian Times reported the temperature...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Turkey summons US diplomat for supporting Syrian Kurd group

Expresses displeasure to Russia and Iran In a rare experience US diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned  by Turkish...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
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China, Russia criticise US for Cold War mentality and Imperialism

The Trump upheavals in the world politics are continuing. Several countries who received friendly gestures by the US President in recent months are now...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
STAND TOGETHER: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) helps light the Centennial Flame with Nunavut's Premier Paul Quassa (second right), Governor General Julie Payette (second left) and Nunavut's Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, during a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Reuters/UNI

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Putin’s three-nation, one-day tour may tilt balance towards Moscow

Signs $ 21 billion deal for a nuclear reactor in Egypt, supply S-400 missile defence system to Turkey Amidst anti-US passions around the world for...
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Vladimir Putin orders Russian forces to withdraw from Syria

Bashar al-Assad thanked Russian leader for fighting against terrorism Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday during an un-scheduled visit...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

In another blow to Donald Trump’s administration, Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has pleaded guilty of making false statements during FBI...
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Sudan asks Russia to provide protection from US divisive policy

Khartoum’s move will irritate US, Israel and Saudi Arabia At a time when major developments were taking place in Middle East, Africa is developing another...
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Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
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Trump frustrated on indictment of two campaign aides, plead guilty by another

White House tries to douse the situation In a major development troubling US President Donald Trump, federal investigators probing Russian involvement in the 2016 election...
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Bad Rabbit: New cyber attack linked to NotPetya hits parts of Eastern Europe

The new cyber attack has hit parts of Eastern Europe, including an international airport in Ukraine and three media outlets in Russia. Four months after...
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IS target mosques to create Sunni-Shia violence in Afghanistan

US using IS as “tool” to destabilize region, says Hamid Karzai In a bid to create sectarian violence in Afghanistan, suicide bombers struck two...
Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

Russia, US sell advance weapons to Saudi Arabia

King Salman tries to balance ties by visiting Moscow In a major shift towards Russia, Saudi Arabia has agreed to sign a $3bn weapons deal...
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IAF helicopter crashes near Indo-China border in Arunachal, all 7 personnel on-board feared dead

The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident, second such incident since July this year A...
Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Not seen Trump administration’s serious effort, says Lavrov Russia has slammed US administration for pursuing double standard approach while fighting against terror in Syria...
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Moscow calls row kindergarten fight, China reduces oil supply to North Korea

Washington-Pyongyang  war of words continues Amid ongoing confrontation between US and North Korea over its repeated intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear test, Russia and China...
ALL NIGHT LONG: Men at work during the construction of the first flyover in Agartala, UNI

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Chandigarh youth falls prey to Blue Whale Challenge

The Blue Whale Challenge is an online activity in which a pressure group entrusts tasks to the prospective targets to inflict injury on oneself The...
Russia expresses ‘regret’ over Doklam standoff but won’t take sides

Russia expresses ‘regret’ over Doklam standoff but won’t take sides

Amid rumours that China wanted Russia’s support against India on Doklam dispute, Russian envoy to Beijing insists that “the two countries do not need...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US sponsored resolution on Saturday to punish North Korea by slapping a ban on mineral and...
FISHY TALES: Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by Sergei Menyailo, the presidential envoy in Russia's Siberian federal district, Alexei Tsydenov, the acting head of Buryatia, and Leonid Mikhailik, the head of the Main Board on the Protection and Reproduction of Fish Stock and Fishery Control (Glavrybvod) local branch, release young omul into Lake Baikal at the Baikal Nature Reserve in the Republic of Buryatia, Russia, Reuters/UNI

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US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...
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Putin Expels Over 750 US Diplomats against New Sanctions

Washington says it was uncalled-for act In the largest diplomats’ expulsion witnessed in the modern history, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff...
Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Acting against the desire of President Trump, the US House of Representatives passed a Bill with overwhelming majority on Tuesday to impose new sanctions...
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White House Admits Trump’s Undisclosed Meeting with Putin

Trump says fake news was sick and dishonest It is White House once again. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held another...
Trump faces Nationwide Protests demanding Impeachment

Trump faces Nationwide Protests demanding Impeachment

People demand “lock him up” Having embarrassed time and again on the conspicuous contacts between his campaign team and Russian establishment, President Donald Trump faced...
With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

USA and Greece stands in the bottom position due to their various internal issues Surpassing  the other countries, India has topped in a survey conducted...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Absolute evidence to begin case Against Trump, claims Bharara

Absolute evidence to begin case Against Trump, claims Bharara

Trump’s difficulties may rise in coming days Preet Bharara, the Indian American prosecutor has claimed that there was “absolute evidence” to begin case against President...
James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle, he said Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday said President Donald Trump fired him...
Trump likely to withdraw the US from Paris Accord

Trump likely to withdraw the US from Paris Accord

The US will become the second major power to reject the accord after Russia US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw the United...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
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Modi-Putin to hold annual bilateral summit in St. Petersburg

India, Russia to sign agreement to build nuclear plants Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia on the third leg of his four-nation...
Modi kick-starts European tour

Modi kick-starts European tour

He will visit Germany, Spain, Russia and France with the aim of boosting India’s economic engagement with these nations Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just...
India’s Arjun tanks to debut at International Army Games 2017, yes you heard that right!

India’s Arjun tanks to debut at International Army Games 2017, yes you heard that...

India’s most powerful and indigenously-built Arjun battletanks are likely to feature at the International Army Games 2017, which will be held in Russia and...
Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

New York Times spoils his maiden foreign trip By Abu Turab A recent New York Times story about what transpired during US President Donald Trump’s meeting...
Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

US President Donald Trump is said to have shared highly sensitive and classified information about the Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
Flynn’s last nail

Flynn’s last nail

He is now under Pentagon lens for money received after retirement as US Army general from Russian, Dutch and Turkish interests By Sujit Bhar Lt Gen...
POINT OF VIEW : A girl holds a sign that reads "We are Syria, Trump killer" during a protest against the US military strike against Syria, in front of the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, Reuters/UNI

Now Trump has blood on his hands

The friendship with Putin is over for now as the US president makes a policy turnaround and bombs Syria, post the deadly chemical attack...
FBI to probe Trump’s Russia connection

FBI to probe Trump’s Russia connection

Director confirms agency will probe Moscow’s involvement and influence in the last US election By Sujit Bhar Donald J Trump is in a spot of trouble;...
It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

The Russians are back, the Russians are back!

There was a sentimental 1966 movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming. In 2017, the Russians reappear in American imagination in darker...
The Trump Putin Tango

Trump-Putin Tango

It’s the issue that’s gripping America By Kenneth Tiven in Washington US President-elect Donald Trump has zero experience in his adult life with management by consensus,...

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