Moscow

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

16 migrants dead in Moscow warehouse fire

16 migrant workers mostly from Kyrgyzstan die in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse early Saturday, Russian authorities say.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fire cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly...

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Woman held for Moscow child 'beheading'

Police in the Russian capital Moscow arrests a woman on suspicion of murdering a child after she was found apparently carrying a severed head.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Moscow initially surprised by Dhaka's joining

Russia was initially surprised by Bangladesh joining the Saudi-led 34-nation “Islamic Alliance” to combat terrorism, but is not worried over the present activities of the coalition.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Russia factory fire kills 12 'migrants' in Moscow

Twelve people, including three children, die in a huge fire at a textile factory in the east of the Russian capital Moscow, officials say.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Terror alert for New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Modi walks during national anthem, Russian official nudges him back

In an unusual incident, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pulled back by a Russian official as he walked past the guard of honour accorded to him while Indian national anthem was being played...

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

US-Russia try to narrow Syria divisions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria's civil war.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

IS agents from Syria 'in Thailand to target Russians'

Thai police say they were warned by Moscow that 10 Syrians working for the so-called Islamic State (IS) entered Thailand in October to target Russians.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.