Lavrov to UN envoy: Damascus regained control over border zones adjacent to Iraq, Turkey
The Syrian government has taken back control over large swathes of the border with Iraq and Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during his meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir …
Russian watchdog tightens checks on borders in view of coronavirus threat
Russia’s consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor is carrying out tighter double checks of all those arriving from unsafe regions on all Russian borders following the identification of a new …
Black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane still in Iran
The black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane downed in Tehran on January 8 are still in Iran, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) said in a statement on Thursday.
Canadian specialists …
Second case of new coronavirus confirmed in South Korea
A second case of the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV has confirmed in South Korea, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Friday.
The second case was confirmed in the 55-year-old South …
Syria accuses Turkey of breaching agreements reached in Astana and Sochi
Damascus has appealed to the international community to put pressure on Ankara for Turkey to cease its aggressive action in northeast Syria which the government says run counter to the agreements …
Chinese authorities cut transport services to three cities over coronavirus outbreak
Chinese authorities have cut bus and waterborne services to the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, over a pneumonia outbreak caused by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus, the country’s Transport Ministry …
Moscow airports step up disease control measures amid novel coronavirus outbreak
Disease control measures have been stepped up in Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport amid reports of a novel coronavirus outbreak in China, Russia’s sanitary watchdog Rospotrebnadzor …
Decryption of black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane will take place in Iran
The decryption of black boxes from the downed Ukraine International Airlines plane will take place in Iran, Fars News Agency informed on Wednesday, citing Iranian Minister of Road and Urban …
Lavrov to meet with UN Syria envoy on January 24
Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov is scheduled to hold a meeting with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on January 24, the Foreign Ministry told TASS on …
Over 320 cases of new coronavirus confirmed in China
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China has reached 324, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Wednesday.
The Chinese authorities earlier confirmed 309 cases …