Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked Turkey in his annual state of the nation address. He said Turkey would regret shooting down a Russian warplane. Putin also called for a united international front against terrorism.
The first meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg is likely to be short. But that isn't stopping Moscow from hoping for a new era in relations with Washington.
Syria began its descent into civil war in early 2011, when government security forces shot and killed protesters. But if President Bashar al-Assad thought a show of force would end the protests, he was wrong.
The G20 summit has concluded in the German city of Hamburg, with leaders of 19 nations recognizing the US' decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement. They, however, renewed their pledge to implement the climate deal.
Russia's Vladimir Putin is confident "safe zones" in Syria's rebel-held areas would deliver a ceasefire that will hold. The 6-year-long conflict dominated Putin's talks in Sochi with Turkish President Erdogan.
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