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A Russian Lieutenant-General speaks to journalists from inside a destroyed warehouse used by fighters of the so-called Islamic State group

A Russian Lieutenant-General speaks to journalists from inside a destroyed warehouse used by fighters of the so-called Islamic State group

Russia denies targeting US-backed forces in Syria

17/09/2017 18:37

Russia has denied claims that it targets U.S. backed opposition trroops in Syria, wounding several fighters. The announcement came amid growing tensions between the United States and Moscow over Syria and other conflicts. 

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis sends telegrams on return trip from visit to Colombia

11/09/2017 12:38

Pope Francis has sent telegrams to the countries over which he flew on his return flight to Rome at the conclusion of his Apostolic Visit to the Colombia, which were Colombia, the Netherlands, United States, Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy.

 

A view of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma

A view of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma hits Florida

10/09/2017 10:07

Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida on Sunday bringing with it devastating winds and life-threatening storm surges.

 

Soldiers remove debris from a partly collapsed municipal building after an earthquake in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico

Soldiers remove debris from a partly collapsed municipal building after an earthquake in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico

Pope in Colombia prays for victims of Mexico quake and Hurricane Irma

08/09/2017 19:16

Pope Francis said he is close to all those suffering the consequences of the devastating earthquake that has struck Mexico and that he is praying for them and for all those affected by Hurricane Irma.

 

A sign is seen at the entrance of the compound of the Trade Representation building of the Russian Federation

A sign is seen at the entrance of the compound of the Trade Representation building of the Russian Federation

Russia Summons Top US. Diplomat Over Searches at Diplomatic Mission

03/09/2017 18:30

Russia has summoned a top United States diplomat in Moscow to protest against a search by American officials of a Russian trade mission building in Washington. 

Indian farmers wade through flood waters to check their paddy fields submerged by monsoon rain in India.

Indian farmers wade through flood waters to check their paddy fields submerged by monsoon rain in India.

Pope Angelus: renewed prayers for those hit by US and South Asia floods

03/09/2017 12:38

During his Angelus address in St Peter’s Square on Sunday Pope Francis renewed his spiritual closeness to the populations of South Asia, which are still suffering the consequences of devastating floods.

One of the Kremlin's ruby stars can be seen behind the golden domes of the Annunciation Chapel in Moscow

One of the Kremlin's ruby stars can be seen behind the golden domes of the Annunciation Chapel in Moscow

Russia: 'Trump contacted Kremlin for real estate deal'

30/08/2017 18:54

The Russian government says U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer reached out to them during the 2016 presidential campaign, seeking help for a massive real estate project in Russia.

Anatoly Antonov, new Russian ambassador to the United States

Anatoly Antonov, new Russian ambassador to the United States

Russia's President appoints new US Ambassador

21/08/2017 18:36

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a former deputy defense minister as Russia's new ambassador to the United States amid mounting tensions between Moscow and Washington.