Syrian rebels push back against Russia-backed regime forces' advances in Idlib

World Aug 28, 2019

Syrian rebels push back against Russia-backed regime forces' advances in Idlib

Syrian rebels on Tuesday launched a wide-scale attack against a five-month Russia-backed Syrian army campaign aiming to take back the opposition's last major bastion, opposition officials, rebels and residents said. The push-back comes as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in ...

Putin says 'we are not hiding' deadly test of nuclear-powered cruise missile

World Aug 22, 2019

Putin says 'we are not hiding' deadly test of nuclear-powered cruise missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Wednesday that a recent deadly explosion at a military testing site in northwestern Russia hasn't posed any radiation threat but he remained coy about the circumstances of the mysterious incident. Speaking after talks in Helsinki with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, ...