India, Pakistan trade accusations over Kashmir flare-up
India and Pakistan issued statements about the air skirmish over the Line of Control separating the two parts of Kashmir. New Delhi claims to have downed a Pakistani Air Force F-16 jet, while …
Russia calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint
Russia is concerned about rising tensions between India and Pakistan and urges the two countries to exercise restraint, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS reported.
According to …
Indian Air Force shoots down Pakistani F-16 fighter jet
The Indian Air Force on Wednesday shot down Pakistan’s multi-role F-16 fighter jet, which allegedly intruded India’s airspace, the Firstpost Internet portal reported.
India’s Asian …
Russia’s NTV founder Malashenko reportedly committed suicide, says Spanish Civil Guard
Spain’s Civil Guard believes "everything shows" that Igor Malashenko, one of the founders of Russia’s NTV television channel, committed suicide, a source in the country’s law …
Russia’s FSB thwarts IS terror plot against GRU officers, commuter rail passengers — media
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has foiled an attempt to carry out a terrorist attack on military intelligence (GRU) officers and railway passengers in Moscow that members of the Islamic …
Kremlin brands wave of bomb hoaxes as provocation
A wave of hoax bomb reports in Moscow is an obvious provocation, and intelligence services are looking for the perpetrators, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists, TASS reported.
"It is …
Investigative Committee suspects Russian senator of being involved in two murders
The Russian Investigative Committee has implicated Rauf Arashukov, a senator from the Karachay-Circassian Region in two murders in 2010. The first murder was that of Aslan Zhukov, deputy chairman of …
Painting stolen in Tretyakov Gallery heist ‘not damaged’, source says
The "Ai Petri. Crimea" painting by renowned Russian landscape painter Arkhip Kuindzhi, has not been damaged after being uncovered outside Moscow following a brazen, board-daylight heist from the State …
Tankers in Black Sea ablaze for five days
The fire on the tankers Maestro and Candy was not fully put out by Friday morning, and the ships stopped drifting, the Azov-Black Sea Branch of the Maritime Rescue Service told TASS.
A rescue source …
At least 16 people die in Venezuelan protests — portal
At least 16 people died in clashes during anti-government protests in Venezuela on Wednesday, El Pitazo portal reported, TASS reported.
According to the portal, protesters clashed with security …