Putin: modern weapons rate close to 60% in Russian Army
The share of modern weapons in the Russian Armed Forces is coming close to 60 percent and this pace allows the country to reach the planned figure of 70% by 2021, Russia’s President Vladimir …
UN Chief Guterres Calls For Cessation of Saudi-Yemeni War
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has referred to the ongoing Saudi-Yemeni conflict as "stupid", calling on the regime in Riyadh and its allies to put an end to hostilities.
In his …
Russian Security Head Discusses DPRK Nuclear Provocations
As North Korea conducted a nuclear test on Sunday, prompting global condemnation, Russia and South Korean officials met to discuss a response to Pyongyang's "provocations."
South Korean …
Japan Expands Economic Sanctions Against North Korea
The Japanese government freezed assets of four foreign firms and two people over their alleged links to North Korea’s controversial nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
The Japanese …
Israel Suspends Law Legalizing West Bank Settlements
Israel's High Court of Justice suspended a law on Thursday that retroactively legalized almost 4,000 Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, local media reported.
According to the …
Russia Can Resort to Military Force in Afghanistan
Despite efforts by the Afghan government and the US, Daesh (ISIS/ISIL) and the Taliban continue to gain ground in the country, threatening to import terrorism to the Central Asian states.Afghan …
OSCE Committee Aims to Create Common Code for Anti-Terror Law
A new committee on countering terrorism established by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly will focus on developing the assembly's anti-terrorism code of …
Expert: Fighting International Terrorism is Moscow's Top Priority in Libya
Russia's ultimate goal in Libya is to prevent it from turning into another seat of International terrorist activity, Vyacheslav Matuzov, one of the leading Russian experts in Middle East policies, …
Armenia to Host CSTO Interaction-2017 Drills on October 9-13
CRRF, a joint combined arms task force comprising independent military units from CSTO, will conduct the Interaction-2017 military drills in Armenia on October 9-13.
The Collective Rapid Reaction …
Russia Slams US Warning Over Syrian WMDs
US UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has said that a new White House warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on the use of chemical weapons also applies to Syria's Russian and Iranian allies. Russian Senator …