Shimon Peres laid to rest in funeral attended by world leaders

Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a ...

Russia questions Bulgaria over new candidate for UN chief

Russia and three other Security Council members on Thursday raised questions after Bulgaria formally presented European budget commissioner Kristalina Georgieva ...

Kerry, Lavrov discuss ‘fragility’ of Syria talks – U.S. spokesman

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, by phone on Thursday about the “fragility” of a ceasefire agreement ...

Moscow against seven-day pauses in Syria – diplomat

Moscow regards as unacceptable truces for a term of seven days in Syria, this time is used for terrorists’ regrouping their forces, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey ...

Sweden proposes reintroduction of compulsory military service

Sweden’s government on Wednesday proposed the reintroduction of compulsory military service, as the country continues to rebuild its national defenses amid rising ...

Observance of World Heart Day

Heart health has become a major concern as statistics reveal that 17.3 million lives are lost worldwide each year due to heart strokes and cardiovascular diseases ...

MH17 missile came from Russia, Dutch-led investigators say

International prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 say the missile that hit the plane was fired from territory controlled ...

Macedonia’s Man of Peace

Angelina Jolie’s new film, “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” is about the ethnic tensions that produced the bloodiest conflict in Europe since World War II. ...