Britain, France seek more EU sanctions on Syria, Russia over Aleppo

Oct 13, 2016

Britain, France seek more EU sanctions on Syria, Russia over Aleppo

Britain and France are leading EU efforts to impose more sanctions on Syrians close to President Bashar Assad in response to the devastating bombing of Aleppo, diplomats said, signaling that Russians may eventually be added to the list. German government sources say Berlin is ...

Putin postpones visit to France amid diplomatic tensions

Oct 11, 2016

Putin postpones visit to France amid diplomatic tensions

Amid a bitter rift over Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin indefinitely postponed a trip to France after Paris had revised its program for the visit and said it would talk about nothing else but the Syrian crisis. French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that ...