Holly McKenzie

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'US, Russia deeply divided over Syria'

<b>President Barack Obama has said the US and Russia remain deeply divided over the Syria crisis, adding it is difficult to “get to the next phase.”</b><p>"We …

Middle East

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin 'negotiating around the clock' to reach potentially groundbreaking deal to TEAM UP and take down ISIS in Syria

• <b>U.S. and Russia working 'around the clock' to reach Syria deal at the G20</b>• <b><br>President Obama says negotiators from both countries are working</b> …

Syria deal could be announced soon, U.S. envoy tells opposition in letter

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - A deal in Syria being discussed by the United States and Russia, which would involve a country-wide ceasefire and focus on delivering aid to embattled Aleppo, could be announced soon, Washington’s Syria envoy has said.<p>A boy sleeps outdoors in the rebel-held al-Sheikh Said …

Middle East

U.S.-Russia deal on Syria in jeopardy

At the 11th hour, a groundbreaking deal between the U.S. and Russia to broker a ceasefire in Syria is in jeopardy.<p>Secretary of State John Kerry told …

Obama and Putin meet in China amid struggle for Syria deal

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — The United States and Russia struggled Monday to keep alive negotiations to end the bloodshed between U.S.-backed rebels and …

US, Russia come up short on Syria deal; more talks Monday

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — The United States and Russia came up short Sunday on a deal to end years of brutal fighting between Syria's Russian-backed …

Middle East

WORLD WAR 3? Vladimir Putin builds nuclear bunkers as chance of all-out war soars

GETTYThere are fears Putin could be preparing for nuclear war<p>The new facilities, built in strategic locations around Moscow, have raised concerns …

Russia

Is Putin planning for nuclear war? Russian leader has invested in top-secret reinforced bunkers across Moscow say experts

• <b>Claimed Russian hardman invested in the structures for potential</b> <b>war</b>• <b><br>Russian media say they are being built as part of national security</b> …

After the Syrian-refugee milestone: The U.S. hits its modest resettlement goal, but the issue is still toxic

<b>A Jordanian soldier carries a Syrian refugee child to help him board a Jordanian army vehicle with his family near Ruwaished, Jordan, September 10, 2015. (Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)</b><p>Now that 10,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the U.S., what next? Trump wants to send them back<p>Simon …

Middle East

Here's How The Global Refugee Crisis Has Changed Since Last Year

Fewer migrants and refugees have traveled to Europe so far this year but more have died during the journey.<p>Last year, Syrian refugees made up the significant majority of those making the dangerous crossing to Europe. In 2015, more than 1 million refugees arrived on Europe's shores.<p>The data so far …

Russia Practices Shooting Air Incursion Jets Near Black Sea

Russia has shot down over 30 targets of jets in an anti-aircraft drill around the Black Sea, practicing military readiness in case of air incursions, …

Barack Obama’s Syrian Refugees: Mission Accomplished

JUST WAIT TILL HILLARY CLINTON TAKES OFFICE …<p>U.S. president <b>Barack Obama</b>‘s administration announced this week that it had fulfilled its objective of …

China Backs Russia’s War Against ISIS in Syria

<i>Could this be the worst nightmare for Washington neoconservatives? The Chinese military is now moving into Syria in order to come to the assistance</i> …

Russia questions report blaming Syrian government for gas attacks

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia questioned on Tuesday a report by the United Nations and a global chemical weapons watchdog that blamed Syrian government forces for two chlorine gas attacks, saying the U.N. Security Council could not use the conclusions to impose sanctions.<p>U.S. Ambassador to …

Middle East

The Russian Economy Has Reached Bottom And Won't Pick Itself Up

Russia's July macro statistics did not bring any positive news, and its analysis does not allow to conclude the recession ended.<p>Russian GDP decreased …

Here’s How Russia Turns Foreigners Against Their Governments

JACOB BOJESSON<p>Foreign Correspondent<p>08/30/2016<p>Russia’s aggression around the world goes far beyond the political and military moves it makes, as the …

Russia

Russia conducting secret war drills as NATO fears attack is coming

The world leader is straining his relationship with the NATO alliance by staging the massive training exercises with no advanced warning.<p>NATO bosses …

Russia To Test-Fire S-300, S-400 Missile Systems In Military Exercise Involving 4,000 Troops

Russia is all set to test-fire its S-300 and S-400 missile systems as part of a military exercise that has begun in the southwestern Astrakhan …