FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 9:07 P.M.
An investigative report Friday from the international agency that polices drugs in sport put the full scale of the Russian doping controversy into better focus, detailing one of the largest …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 8:09 A.M.
A Japanese capsule blasted off with much-needed supplies for the International Space Station on Friday, a week after a Russian shipment was destroyed shortly after liftoff.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
Russia said the Syrian army was suspending combat operations in Aleppo late Thursday to allow for the evacuation of civilians from besieged rebel-held neighborhoods, but residents and fighters reported no …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:41 A.M.
Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti says an ex-foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is visiting Moscow to meet businessmen and politicians.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
The United States and five other Western powers called Wednesday for an immediate cease-fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo and accused Russia of blocking efforts to halt the bloodshed.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 12:51 P.M.
Syrian government forces swept through the Old City of Aleppo on Wednesday morning as rebel forces – besieged and facing certain defeat – debated withdrawal from their shattered stronghold.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016
The world is a better place, and our nation is more prosperous and secure, when the United States leads from the front.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016
The autocracies are back and rising; democracy is on the defensive; the U.S. is in retreat. Look no further than Aleppo.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 10:04 A.M.
The United States and Russia are studying new ways to break a monthslong diplomatic deadlock over how to stop the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo, U.S. Secretary of …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 3:12 P.M.
Turkish and Russian officials on Thursday held talks on the deteriorating conditions in eastern Aleppo but gave no indication they were close to a cease-fire as Syrian government forces pushed …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 11:50 A.M.
An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:54 A.M.
OPEC has agreed to cut its oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to boost crude prices.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 2 P.M.
Workers completed a massive shelter over the Chernobyl nuclear plant’s exploded reactor on Tuesday, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world that one expert said had closed …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 10:20 A.M.
The Russian military says it has completed the deployment of two newly formed motorized infantry divisions at the nation’s Western borders.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 7:26 A.M.
Renewed airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians as they fled government advances in Syria’s besieged eastern part of Aleppo Tuesday, opposition groups reported. The United Nations said up to 16,000 …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:01 A.M.
OPEC ministers flew to Moscow and officials in Vienna started another round of talks in an effort to salvage an agreement on production cuts, just as Saudi Arabia said a …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:56 A.M.
Almost a third of the Syrian rebel enclave in the eastern sector of Aleppo has fallen to government forces in two days, forcing 10,000 civilians to flee, a monitoring group …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 4:34 P.M.
Airstrikes and rockets in northern Syria knocked out two medical centers dedicated to women Friday and killed at least 12, including two people in one of the health facilities, according …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 11:02 A.M.
Norway’s Supreme Court has rejected Edward Snowden’s request for a legal guarantee that would allow him to collect an award in the Scandinavian country without risk of being extradited to …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:50 A.M.
Saudi Arabia pulled out of planned talks with non-OPEC nations including Russia as disagreements about how to share the burden of supply cuts stood in the way of a deal …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016
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MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 4:10 P.M.
Turkey called on the United States and other nations Monday to rethink its proposal for a no-fly zone in northern Syria as the U.N. expressed deep concerns over the bombing …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is warning his forces could target NATO sites if the country feels threatened, sharply raising the stakes against the Western alliance even as President-elect Donald Trump …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no obstacles to an OPEC agreement this month after oil exporters made major progress in overcoming differences as he reaffirmed Russia is willing …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 7:54 A.M.
NATO’s general secretary said Monday he is “looking forward” to working with Donald Trump’s upcoming U.S. administration and reiterated the trans-Atlantic alliance’s dedication to increasing funds from non-U.S. members.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Government bombardment of besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least 20 people Saturday Syrian opposition activists said, a day after the health directorate said all …
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 9:15 A.M.
President Barack Obama left Europe on Friday urging U.S. allies to keep their relationships strong – and to keep an open mind about President-elect Donald Trump.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 9:21 P.M.
U.S. intelligence officials expect Turkey and Russia to expand military operations in Syria over the next two months as President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team takes over and President Barack Obama …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 2:45 P.M.
A Soyuz rocket carrying a veteran American astronaut, a French newcomer and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off for the International Space Station on Friday.