Russian ambassador killed by assassin in Ankara

An armed man shot the Russian ambassador in a contemporary art gallery in Ankara on Monday during the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition ‘Russia as Seen by the Turks’.

While the speech of ambassador Andrei Karlov was underway, eyewitnesses … Read the rest

Russia pounds ISIS in Syria

Fierce fighting rages near Aleppo with the resumption of government air strikes on besieged eastern part, while Russia also announced a wide-scale operation to clean out Syria’s north and central Homs province.

Warplanes paid special attention to the Saraqib-Khan Tuman … Read the rest

Trump sides with Russia on ISIS in Syria during second debate

The Syria charade was blown right open during last nights US presidential debate.

Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of talking tough against the Syrian leader, president Assad, and against the “rebels”, but added that Clinton had no idea who these … Read the rest

Moscow and Paris blame schedule change for cancelling visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has canceled a planned visit to France after Paris changed the program for the trip.

The Kremlin confirmed that Putin’s visit to Paris next week has now been postponed. The decision comes amid increased tensions between … Read the rest

US suspends diplomatic relations with Russia over Syria

US diplomats will suspend discussions with Russia on reviving a September 9 ceasefire deal in Syria reached between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The American decision to suspended diplomatic relations, would make it impossible … Read the rest

Democratic accusations of hacking as Russia refuses to back down on Syria

Democratic hysteria took full force when it was reported that the election systems of Arizona and Illinois were breached by hackers with officials immediately pointing the finger at Russia despite a lack of evidence.

Russia is being accused by the … Read the rest

Various bomb blasts reported from Syria

Syrian state media is reporting that multiple bomb blasts have struck government and military targets around the country.

State television Monday morning reported blasts in the coastal city of Tartus, the central city of Homs, the suburbs of the capital … Read the rest

China enters the fray in Syria

China, Russia and Iran have come together in a tripartite alliance supporting the Syrian government in the war against radical fundamentalist insurgents.

The main targets of this alliance are Islamic State and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, formerly al-Qaeda’s affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra, … Read the rest

Immigrants from terror-linked countries surging at US-Mexico border

U.S. officials are trying to establish closer cooperation with various Latin American nations to combat an increase in the number of illegal migrants from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East attempting to sneak into the United States.

Between October 2015 … Read the rest

Almost half of US refugees are Muslim

The U.S. has received 28,957 Muslim refugees so far in fiscal year 2016, or nearly half (46%) of the more than 63,000 refugees who have entered the country since the fiscal year began Oct. 1, 2015, according to a Pew … Read the rest

Russian helicopter shot down over terrorist-controlled area

Russia’s military transport helicopter Mi-8 was shot down in Syria on Monday over an area under the control of the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) and related groups of the so-called “moderate opposition,” the chief of the General … Read the rest

Germany: 83% say immigration is the biggest challenge

More than four-fifths of Germans have named migration as the biggest challenge their country faces in a new study after a record influx of more than a million migrants entered Germany last year.

Pollster GfK’s latest “Challenges of Nations” report, … Read the rest

US State Department sets new record for ‘Syrian’ refugee approvals

The State Department admitted 80 ‘Syrian’ refugees on Tuesday and 225 on Monday, setting a single-day record, as President Obama tries to meet his target of 10,000 approvals this year — renewing fears among security analysts who say the administration … Read the rest

‘We can’t be the social security for Africa’

Brenner Pass, a scenic gorge in the Alps connecting the boot of Italy to Austria could become a vital passage for a new invasion of migrants.

“We [The EU] can’t be the social security for Africa,” said Rudi Federspiel, a … Read the rest