Syria game is hardest for us: Japan coach
October 08, 2015 - 13:10 GMT
Fancied Japan will be under pressure when it takes on Group E leader Syria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2019 joint qualifiers at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Thursday. The match kicks off at 5pm.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby made the comments during a press briefing on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Russia's actions in Syria were "largely reactive" and that Russian airplanes were mostly striking Syrian opposition targets not affiliated with the Daesh group.
Over half a million refugees entered Europe in the past eight months. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a historic speech on the need for Europe to unite over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Russia's stealth fighters T-50 perform during the MAKS-2013, the International Aviation and Space Show, in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
October 08, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Russian jets have a long history of airspace violations, including a recent incident in Turkish territory as well as a near collision with two US jets.
Kickstarter has waived its usual fee and funding target thresholds to raise nearly $800,000 so far. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
A call from the White House got Kickstarter on board to bring refugees much-needed aid.
The US will not cooperate with Russia
October 08, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
Two US military aircrafts were forced to reroute over Syria to avoid a Russian fighter jet in the same area. American pilots have been instructed to change their flight paths if they encounter Russian aircraft within 20 nautical miles.
A screenshot from a video released by Russia's Ministry of Defence shows Russian Navy warships en route to their firing positions in the Caspian Sea. (YouTube)
October 08, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Four Russian Navy warships launched cruise missiles on Daesh targets in Syria form the Caspian Sea Wednesday.
Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets land at Hmeimim airbase in the Syrian regime stronghold of Latakia on October 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 16:43 GMT
The regime offensive in Hama is the first of its kind to receive Russian air support.
Russian strikes targeted areas across the Idlib province last week, including Kafranbel. (Twitter)
October 07, 2015 - 14:02 GMT
This is a tiny farming town you've probably seen many times before.
A Syrian refugee child eats food which her mother collected from rubbish in the Eminonu district of Istanbul.(AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 07, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Oxfam criticized the intentional community's efforts to address Syrian's food needs both inside Syria and abroad.
With six days left in the campaign, the UN refugee agency in inching toward $800,000 in donations and hoping for the final push. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
With six days left in the campaign, the UN refugee agency in inching toward $800,000 in donations and hoping for the final push.