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Multiple Fatalities at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Update: Explosion at the Manchester Arena is being treated as a possible terrorist attack. There are fatalities following an incident at Manchester Arena in England on Monday, according to local police. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There […]

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Russia Wants to Extend Nuclear-Capable Missiles’ Range

Russia’s armed forces have started talks with the country’s missile manufacturer to upgrade the range and precision of its nuclear capable Iskander-M missiles, according to reports. State news agency RIA Novosti reported a statement from the Ministry of Defense, explaining that it sought more accurate versions with a longer range:“A meeting between the chief of […]


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Russia accuses US of backing terrorists in Syria after airstrike

Beirut/Moscow (dpa) – A US-led coalition airstrike on Syrian government forces highlights the US’ willingness to back terrorists attempting to overthrow Syria’s ruling regime, charged Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday as he condemned the attack. In making the statement, Lavrov rushed to support Syria, a major Russian ally, a week after his meeting […]


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Russia Slams Lithuania As Putin-Critics Fly In

Russia has accused Lithuania of being “openly adversarial” for hosting a conference where Mikhail Khodorkovsky and other critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak. Khodorkovsky is one of Putin’s most famous opponents, becoming Russia’s richest man and a patron of Putin’s opponents in the late 1990s, before spending 10 years in jail on suspicious […]


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Erdogan’s Bodyguards Clash With Protesters in D.C.

Footage has emerged of a mass brawl outside the Turkish embassy in Washington during which men believed to be Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards are seen attacking protesters just hours after the Turkish president’s meeting with Donald Trump. The brawl ensued as Erodgan’s security detail and pro-Erdogan supporters confronted Kurdish and Armenian demonstrators. A video—posted by […]