The main hospital, courthouse and municipal buildings are largely rubble—testimony to the intense government assault the town has been subjected to since being seized by the rebels six years ago.
President Trump announces that U.S. forces, in a combined operation with France and the U.K., have conducted precision strikes on targets associated with Assad's chemical weapons program.
The United States and Europe hit Russia with fresh sanctions for failing to stop soaring tensions in Ukraine, where a pro-Moscow mayor was shot and badly wounded and rebels seized another town.
The Group of Seven rich countries have agreed to slap sanctions on Moscow as early as Monday over the soaring Ukraine crisis amid fears in the West that Russia could be about to invade.
Kiev claimed it inflicted stinging defeats on pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine on Thursday, as President Barack Obama accused Russia of not abiding by a deal to defuse the escalating crisis in the ex-Soviet country.
Putin suggests to Obama 'joint steps' to calm Ukraine: Kremlin (via AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested to his US counterpart Barack Obama...
Iran may have gotten a New Year’s gift via the Crimea crisis, as Russia threatens to play the Iran card over proposed U.S. sanctions.
Will Russia’s rush to referendum and the outcome affect other populations that want to secede throughout the world? Will it destabilize the current world order?
Russian President Vladimir Putin will address both houses of parliament on Tuesday over Crimea's vote to leave Ukraine and become part of Russia, the Kremlin and lawmakers said.
The United States on Monday imposed financial sanctions on seven top Russian government officials and lawmakers to punish Russia's incursion into Crimea.