By PBS NewsHour
Deadly attacks blasted hospitals and schools across Northern Syria, killing nearly 50 civilians, many of them children. Activists blamed Russian airstrikes, despite plans for a temporary cease-fire. The White House condemned the violence and the Turkish foreign minister called it…
Russia said on Saturday a Syria ceasefire plan was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes took rebel ground near Aleppo and set their sights on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday sharply criticized Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of "repeated aggression" in both places.
Seventeen nations led by the U.S. and Russia offered a Syrian cease-fire agreement in Munich Friday, to be enacted in one week. But Russian airstrikes in the region have continued unabated, President Bashar al-Assad is still vowing to retake all…
America's top intelligence officials brought an updated assessment of worldwide threats to the U.S. to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their top concerns included cyber attacks, the Islamic State group, the war in Syria, North Korea's nuclear activities and a resurgent…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. says Russia's counterterrorism campaign in Syria is actually helping the Islamic State.
As Syrian government forces close in on Aleppo, U.N. officials warn that 300,000 people might become trapped in the remains of Syria’s largest city, while tens of thousands of refugees try to flee towards the Turkish border. Russian airstrikes, bolstering…
NATO is undertaking its largest build-up in Eastern Europe since the Cold War, in order to counter recent Russian expansionism. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Ash Carter has proposed quadrupling U.S. spending on boosting its military might in Europe. But is it…
Just a day after peace talks stalled in Geneva, heavy new attacks against the Syrian opposition by government forces -- supported by Russian airstrikes -- came under scrutiny for undermining the diplomatic effort. An expected advance by the government on…
By Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa — An explosive feud between Donald Trump and Fox News is overshadowing the final sprint to Iowa's presidential caucuses, injecting a new sense of chaos into the already turbulent 2016 Republican contest and forcing rival campaigns to…
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