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Couple taken ill in Salisbury not exposed to nerve agent: UK police

(Reuters) – Two people taken ill in a restaurant in Salisbury, the English town where a former Russian agent and his daughter were poisoned in March, were not...

Trump says U.S. considering permanent military presence in Poland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the...

Russia’s foreign ministry summons Swiss envoy over spying claim

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had summoned Yves Rossier, Switzerland’s ambassador to Moscow, for an explanation over Swiss...

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of...

Netanyahu tells Putin Syria is to blame for downing of Russian plane, offers help with inquiry

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that Syrian forces were to blame for the downing...

Syria’s Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

ANKARA/AMMAN (Reuters) – Turkey will send more troops into Syria’s Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and...

Anti-Kremlin activist saved by prompt treatment: doctors

BERLIN (Reuters) – Anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov would probably have died following an apparent poisoning in Moscow last week if he had not received prompt...

Israel confirms envoy in Moscow summoned to Russian foreign ministry

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that its deputy ambassador in Moscow had been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry but...

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of...

Israel’s Netanyahu to speak to Russia’s Putin: Israeli diplomatic source

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an Israeli diplomatic source said on...