More Americans consider Russia as greatest threat: Survey

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 06:28

Washington, April 24, Despite the belief among US political pundits that the North Korea could pose the largest threat to America, a new poll showed that ordinary Americans consider Russia as the "greatest danger".


Russia assures no more US strikes on Syrian army

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:54

Damascus, April 20, Syria's presidential advisor Buthaina Shaba'an said on Wednesday that her government's main ally, Russia, assured the Syrian government that there will be no more US strikes on Syrian military positions.


'Russia denies knowledge of IS leader al-Baghdadi's arrest'

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:28

Moscow, April 18, Officials from Russia's Foreign Ministry have denied knowledge of reports that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State jihadist group, has been arrested in Syria, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw said on Tuesday.


Pakistan bore brunt of Soviet-Afghan war despite staying away: NSA

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:32

Islamabad, April 18, Pakistan National Security Adviser Naseer Khan Janjua on Tuesday said the country "didnt take part in the Soviet-Afghan War, nor was it behind the 9/11 attacks, yet it still bore the brunt of the damage they did".


Trump urged to raise Chechnya LGBT violence with Russia

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:30

Washington, April 15, Former US Vice President Joe Biden condemned anti-LGBT violence in Chechnya and urged President Donald Trump's administration to raise the issue directly with Russians, the media reported.


Russia, US agree on joint work over Syrian conflict

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:46

Moscow, April 13, Russia and the US on Wednesday agreed to keep on fighting international terrorism and continue discussions on Syrian conflict settlement, despite turbulent bilateral relations and a string of pending disputes between the two countries.


Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 02:54

United Nations, April 13, Russia on Wednesday vetoed a UN resolution that would have required Bashar al-Assad's government to co-operate with international inquiries into last week's chemical attack in Syria.


UK lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 16:24

Moscow, April 9 (IANS) Russia on Sunday said the cancellation of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's visit to Moscow demonstrates London's lack of understanding of knowledge of events in Syria.


Counter-terrorism to be discussed during Tillerson's visit: Russia

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:28

Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Russia intends to discuss international counter-terrorism with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his upcoming visit next week, despite strained Russia-US ties, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharov said on Saturday.


Russian metro blast suspect identified

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:22

Moscow, April 4 (IANS) The suspect in the metro train explosions in St. Petersburgsia that killed 11 people has been identified by Russian security services, it was announced on Tuesday.


Russia blast suspect is 'from Central Asia'

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:28

Moscow, April 4, The man suspected of killing 11 people in a metro train in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Monday, is in his early 20s and from Central Asia, media reports said.