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Just a day after a Russian transport plane crashed in Syria, a Russian security services helicopter has crashed in Russia’s Chechnya region, RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.
Several thousand Muscovites marched Sunday in frigid temperatures in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down three years ago, a rare sanctioned opposition gathering ahead of next month's presidential vote.
The EU's top court says psychological tests should not be used as grounds to reject asylum claims from people fleeing countries where homosexuality is illegal.
Russia has replaced Tunisia as the top exporter of foreign fighters to the ranks of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, according to new figures
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Paris on Tuesday under pressure from human rights groups to end what they call France's "disgraceful policies of indulgence" towards him.
The professional adviser of an Israeli football club known for its far-right fan base has resigned after saying he would never sign a Muslim player, a spokesman said on Thursday.
Flicking through before-and-after photos of Aleppo's Umayyad mosque on his phone, the city's mufti Mahmoud Akkam said he initially wanted the celebrated landmark to be restored by fellow Syrians.
U.S.-backed forces now have Islamic State fighters surrounded in central Raqqa, a Syrian Kurdish commander said, but he predicted that driving the militants out could take up to four months.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited has denied allegations of environmental mismanagement in the Niger Delta levelled against it at the weekend by Amnesty International.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in all the three senatorial districts of Oyo State have vowed to resist any form of imposition of candidates and impunity from the national secretariat of the party.
Mr. Adewale Bolaji, the Lagos State chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), has bemoaned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has increased the sufferings of the people since the administration came to power.
A Borno-based humanitarian activist, Mr Zanna Mustapha, said on Sunday that he was sponsoring the education of 300 orphans as part of his contribution to the development of education in the state.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has said he is ecstatic after his Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda recorded their first win of the season by beating Tianjin Quanjian 3-2 on Sunday.
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure has warned that the scheme will not spare any corps employeror other persons aiding and abetting absenteeism and abscondment from service by corps members.
Juventus and Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon has said he will continue playing for as long as he remains motivated to "suffer" and "fight".
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on March 29 decide whether or not Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has case to answer in the 7-count charge of money laundering and criminal breach of trust preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has commended the Federal Government for the effective tackling of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has sacked dozens of workers paid by the government to work on Robert Mugabe's private properties in another setback for the former Zimbabwean president, a newspaper said Friday.