Monday October 05, 2015
NATO has told Russia to halt its incursions into the airspace of Turkey, a member of the alliance, saying the violations were both extremely dangerous and irresponsible.
Friday October 02, 2015
US President Barack Obama has warned that Russia's military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
Thursday October 01, 2015
Russian jets have continued to bomb rebel positions in Syria today including areas in the northwest of the country held by an alliance of insurgents including al Qaeda's Nusra Front.
Wednesday September 30, 2015
The US and Russian militaries could hold talks as early as tomorrow on ensuring that they do not inadvertently come into conflict in their air strikes in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Wednesday August 19, 2015
The so-called Islamic State group has beheaded the 82-year-old former antiquities director for the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief and a monitor said.
Friday August 07, 2015
The so-called Islamic State jihadist group abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town known as a symbol of religious co-existence, a monitoring group has said.
Thursday June 18, 2015
Wood rot from exposure to excess moisture most likely weakened the horizontal beams supporting an apartment balcony that collapsed in Berkeley, California, and killied six people, several independent experts have concluded.