Jan 24, 2016

Russian air raids blamed for civilian deaths ahead of Syria talks

Suspected Russian raids killed 47 civilians in war-ravaged eastern Syria on Saturday, amid reports U.S. forces are building up an air base to bolster their fight against jihadis further north. Meanwhile, senior diplomats scrambled to resolve the key question of who will represent Syria’s ...

Jan 15, 2016

IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery

The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency’s independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and corruption in track and field ...