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Russia and Syria suspend strikes on Aleppo

Russia and Syria have suspended air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned eight-hour humanitarian pause to allow aid through to the city.

Russia and Syria have suspended air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned eight-hour humanitarian pause to allow aid through to the city.

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Russia 'ready' to cooperate with US on Syria ceasefire

Russia said on Thursday it would study a draft French resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, and was ready to cooperate with the United States through multilateral…

Russia said on Thursday it would study a draft French resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, and was ready to cooperate with the United States through multilateral…

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US tension over Russian missile deployment to Syria

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

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Syrian government agrees to US-Russia deal

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.

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US and Russia unveil Syria peace plan

The US and Russia say they have struck a deal aimed at ending Syria’s civil war.

The US and Russia say they have struck a deal aimed at ending Syria’s civil war.

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US-Russia talks go ahead in Geneva renewing hope for a ceasefire in Syria

Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…

Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…

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US-Russia talks on Syria stall

Russia and the US have discussed possible cooperation to defeat terrorist groups in Syria.

Russia and the US have discussed possible cooperation to defeat terrorist groups in Syria.

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US and Russia report progress but no deal reached on Syria

The US and Russia have made progress on a deal to restore a truce in Syria but failed to make a breakthrough on military cooperation and a cessation of…

The US and Russia have made progress on a deal to restore a truce in Syria but failed to make a breakthrough on military cooperation and a cessation of…

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Kerry and Lavrov arrive in Geneva for talks on Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

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Russia hits back at US claims over its Syria raids from Iran

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has rejected US suggestions that it might be violating a UN resolution by using an Iranian air base to launch air strikes in Syria.

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has rejected US suggestions that it might be violating a UN resolution by using an Iranian air base to launch air strikes in Syria.

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World leaders condemn Nice attack

Leaders from around the world have been voicing their outrage over the truck attack in Nice which killed at least 84 people.

Leaders from around the world have been voicing their outrage over the truck attack in Nice which killed at least 84 people.

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France has violated the Vienna Convention - Lavrov

The Russian Foreign Minister says he has written to his French counterpart after Russian fans were detained following violence in Marseille.

The Russian Foreign Minister says he has written to his French counterpart after Russian fans were detained following violence in Marseille.

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Aleppo a city of slaughter as diplomats struggle for solutions

Fighting raged in the battle scarred Syrian city of Aleppo as the UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura held talks with Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov.

Fighting raged in the battle scarred Syrian city of Aleppo as the UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura held talks with Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov.

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Aleppo - hopes a truce is only "hours away"

Russia's Foreign Minister tells reporters it is hoped a unilateral truce declared by the Syrian military could be extended to Aleppo within a matter of hours.

Russia's Foreign Minister tells reporters it is hoped a unilateral truce declared by the Syrian military could be extended to Aleppo within a matter of hours.

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Calls for calm after third day of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia’s president has warned that renewed fighting in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh could spiral into all-out war after a third day of

Armenia’s president has warned that renewed fighting in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh could spiral into all-out war after a third day of

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Syria ceasefire more likely to fail than succeed, says Russian FM

Russia’s foreign minister said a Syrian ceasefire set to start next week is more likely to fail than succeed. Sergey Lavrov was speaking at a

Russia’s foreign minister said a Syrian ceasefire set to start next week is more likely to fail than succeed. Sergey Lavrov was speaking at a

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Peace talks do not legitimise Syrian rebel groups, says Russia

Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign

Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign

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Syrian opposition accuses Moscow of hindering peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov ahead of next week’s peace negotiations on Syria. John

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov ahead of next week’s peace negotiations on Syria. John

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Turkish pro-Kurd politician criticises Ankara during Russia visit

Russia says it is ready to work closely with ethnic Kurds to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State. It came as Selahattin Demirtas, leader of a

Russia says it is ready to work closely with ethnic Kurds to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State. It came as Selahattin Demirtas, leader of a