29 killed, more than 1,200 injured in powerful quake Friday in Elazig province in eastern Turkey.
UN special representative for Libya Ghassan Salame says the 5+5 commission, whose members were proposed by Libya's warring sides, will meet next week to help convert current truce into a "full-fledged ceasefire".
Although there has been a lull in airstrikes and less fighting over the past 10 days, heavy exchanges of artillery fire could be heard from some front lines south of Tripoli late on Sunday, residents said.
The Russian president’s enormous influence over the country’s destiny has forced comparisons between Putin and the former Tsars.
Mikhail Mishustin, a little-known tax chief, was nominated by the president as the new prime minister after Vladimir Putin's announcement of a sweeping constitutional shake-up fuelled speculation about his future plans.
President Vladimir Putin names a little-known new prime minister and proposes a constitutional shake-up as he announces sweeping changes sparking speculation about his future plans.
The Wagner Group is Putin's most potent weapon in advancing Russian policy objectives while maintaining plausible deniability.
Ankara and Moscow called for the ceasefire on Wednesday following a meeting in Istanbul.
The Turkish and Russian presidents formally launched TurkStream gas pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey. The project is part of Moscow's efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Syria regime leader Bashar al Assad during an unprecedented visit to Damascus as prospect of war between Iran and US loom over Mideast.
Lawmakers vote 325-184 in favour of sending troops to the northern African country, following calls from the Tripoli government for Ankara's support against Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia.
Described as a Cold War casualty, Russia has been reasserting itself both politically and militarily. Experts argue that Moscow aims to reclaim its old glory.
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