UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura called Saturday's terrorist attack in western Syrian city of Homs a "tragic event" and a "spoiler" to the peace process in Geneva.
The United States Air Force plans to deploy its cutting-edge F-35A fighter jets to fight Daesh in the Middle East in a few years, Air Combat Commander Gen. Herbert J. Carlisle.
One of the two new assault rifles currently undergoing field tests in Russia will replace the workhorse Kalashnikov AK-74. Zvezda TV looked at the strong and weak points of the AEK-971 and AK-12 prototypes.
Macedonia’s largest Albanian party DUI decided late on Friday to support the opposition Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) in requesting the mandate from the president to form the country’s government, DUI spokesman Bujar Osmani said.
The Syrian army units repelled an attack of the Jabhat Fatah al Sham terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front and outlawed in Russia, on the southern city of Daraa, local media reported on Saturday, citing a military source.
With Russia marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Isabel Clemente, a teacher of history at the Republican University of Uruguay, spoke about the events that precipitated the political, social and economic experiment that changed the existing world order.
On Monday, Army Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster was named the national security adviser by United States President Donald Trump.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is said to have put on hold its assistance program for the Free Syrian Army. Retired CIA intelligence officer and State Department official Larry Johnson told Radio Sputnik that the move could be linked to the fact that this umbrella organization has not been an efficient military force.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir arrived in Baghdad with an unscheduled official visit, media reported on Saturday.
Ukraine needs lethal arms supplies as well as close multilateral cooperation with the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Saturday.
The United States is considering the possibility of putting North Korea back on Washington's list of states-sponsors of terrorism after a highly toxic liquid was confirmed to have killed the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, media reported Saturday citing US government sources.
A multinational NATO battalion in Lithuania is prepared for drills after Germany's military equipment arrived in the country on Friday, Lithuania's National Defense Ministry said.
The Czech Interior Ministry has no information regarding any threat to the life of Kim Pyong Il, Pyongyang's ambassador to the Czech Republic and the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and has not taken any additional measures to enhance security at the embassy, the ministry’s spokeswoman Iveta Martinkova told Sputnik on Saturday.
DPR deputy defense minister accused government troops on Saturday of staging an overnight attack on a water facility.
Newly-appointed US National Security Adviser Herbert McMaster does not agree with the term "radical Islamic terrorism" and believes that Muslims that perpetrate terrorist attacks are perverting their faith, media reported.
Russia is now upgrading its nuclear arsenal to the number allowed by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), according to Franz Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of Russia's Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security.
In September, Russia and Belarus will hold a large-scale military exercise dubbed Zapad-2017 (West-2017). The Zapad drills are a quadrennial joint exercise and were held for the last time in 2013. However, this year’s drills are regarded by many in Belarus and Europe as a "threat."
Five people suspected of plotting the October 2016 coup attempt in Montenegro signed the plea agreement with the country’s Special State Prosecutor’s Office and were released from custody, local media reported on Saturday.
Ukraine’s banking crisis is a time bomb as many of the loans taken from banks will never be paid back, the German newspaper Die Welt wrote.
Russia and Iran have agreed a roadmap for joint production of nuclear fuel, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) said Saturday in an interview with a local news agency.
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