Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March truce| Reuters
Feb 11, 2016 at 04:16 | Source:
UNITED NATIONS/DAMASCUS/ONCUPINAR, Turkey World powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a Western official said Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging ...
Republicans Christie, Fiorina dropping White House bids| Reuters
Feb 11, 2016 at 02:31 | Source:
WASHINGTON New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov...
Syrian rebels demand U.S. action ahead of peace talks| Reuters
Feb 10, 2016 at 23:16 | Source:
LONDON/ONCUPINAR, Turkey Rebel groups urged U.S. President Barack Obama to do more to stop Russian bombing raids in Syria as pressure mounted on Washington ahead of a new round of peace talks this week. World powers are meeting in Germany on Thursda...
Falling metal prices hit Hindalco hard; Q3 net falls 89% to Rs 41 cr
Feb 10, 2016 at 11:17 | Source:
Aditya Birla Group firm Hindalco Industries on Tuesday reported an 88.7 percent plunge in standalone net profit to Rs 40.5 crore for the quarter ending 31 December 2015 due to a sharp fall in metal prices.The company had reported a standalone net pro...
Exclusive - Damascus vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels| Reuters
Feb 10, 2016 at 00:31 | Source:
DAMASCUS Damascus aims to secure Syria's border with Turkey and recapture the city of Aleppo with its latest military offensive, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday.In an interview in her Damascus office, Bouthaina Shaaban hel...
Islamic State widow charged over US hostage Kayla Mueller's death
Feb 09, 2016 at 09:41 | Source:
Washington: The widow of late Islamic State group financial leader Abu Sayyaf was charged Monday for her alleged role in the death of US aid worker Kayla Mueller in 2015.Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, a 25-year-old known as Umm Sayyaf, was accused of c...
Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border| Reuters
Feb 09, 2016 at 03:30 | Source:
BEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assa...