Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said that Russia does not yet see the prospects of holding Lausanne-format meetings on Syria as long as existing agreements are not fulfilled.
According to city's militia fighters, Syrian government forces have gained control of strategic heights in southern Aleppo.
Several Syrian refugee children were found making clothes for UK brands at Turkish factories for lower than minimum wages, UK media reported Monday.
A report released by the United Nations says that resolution of water-related disputes in conflict-plagued Afghanistan will contribute to the agricultural sector and economy of the country in whole.
Former Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al Thani died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to media reports.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Turkish artillery and tanks are supporting the northern Iraqi Kurdish forces Peshmerga in the operation to liberate the Iraqi settlement of Bashiqa from the Daesh terrorist group.
Special counterterrorist units of Iraq reached the outskirts of the Qawsyat district, that is the first district that belongs to the northern part of Mosul, according to a military source.
Kurdish units had accomplished their goals of the military operation in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Daesh forces have executed 284 people in Mosul, including dozens of children, as they fight to keep their grip on the city.
As Turkey revives calls for a new constitutional referendum to expand presidential powers, Turkish public official, publicist and writer Baskın Oran explained to Sputnik Turkiye that Turkey is a country where the power is already concentrated in those same very hands.
Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister of Turkey and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) said that the draft of the new Turkey's constitution is ready for parliamentary approval.
The Syrian army forces supported by the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and air forces are advancing to strategic heights near the 1070 neighborhood in southern Aleppo, according to a RIA Novosti correspondent.
According to the Russian Energy Minister, oil-producing countries would be satisfied with prepared measures on balancing the oil market.
A grandmother in the Turkish town of Diyarbakir has at least 415 grandchildren who range in age from 90 to two, BBC Turkiye reported last week.
Iraq is not going to reduce current oil production level, media reported Sunday.
Within hours of a 72-hour cease-fire expiring, Yemen was once more being pounded by airstrikes and both sides in the war were blaming each other for the resumption of conflict.
Turkish military forces hit 51 positions of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria, according to the statement of Turkey's General Staff.
Syrian army regained full control over the air defense military base in the south of Aleppo, following the heavy fighting with terrorists, according to a source.
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