Lawyer of Suspected Russian Pilot Killer Files Appeal to Mitigate Sentence

Lawyers of the suspected killer of Russian pilot in Syria, Alparslan Celik, filed an appeal Tuesday to mitigate his punishment for fraud, a legal adviser on the team, Murat Ustundag, said.

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 03:41 GMT


Iraq Receives New Batch of Mi-28NE Military Helicopters From Russia

The Iraqi Defense Ministry said that Russia supplied Iraq with a new batch of Mi-28NE “Night Hunter” military helicopters.

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 03:05 GMT


Mass Casualties Reported at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport From Suicide Bombing

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 01:55 GMT


Turkey's Main Opposition Party Slams Ankara's Legitimation of Gaza Blockade

Turkey and Israel have reached an agreement on the normalization of relations. Sputnik spoke to Turkish journalists and politicians about the implications of the apparent political rapprochement.

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 01:34 GMT


Russia, Syrian Kurds Discuss Including Syrian Ethnic Groups in Geneva Talks

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with representatives of the Syrian Kurdish National Council the importance of including representatives of all ethnic and religious groups in the country in intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva for finding solutions and determining the future of a united, independent and sovereign Syria.

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 00:12 GMT


Daesh Increasingly Targeting Israel Amid Setbacks in Syria, Iraq

US Special Envoy to the Counter-IS Coalition, Brett McGurk said that the Daesh focused on Israel as a target.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 23:22 GMT


Iran’s Ex-President Ahmadinejad Not Yet Offering New Candidacy

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's intention to put forward his candidacy at the presidential election is inaccurate information, according to a source.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 21:14 GMT


Temple Mount is Closed for Non-Muslim Visitors After Arab Youth Riots

Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem to non-Muslim visitors for three days amid Arab youth' riots, according to the local police.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 20:45 GMT


Israeli PM`s Visit to Turkey Not Under Discussion Yet

Benjamin Netanyahus visit to Turkey is not under discussion yet, his official spokesman told Sputnik on Tuesday. </p>

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 20:14 GMT


Turkish Court Extends Custody of Suspected Killer of Russian Su-24 Pilot

A Turkish court ruled Tuesday to extend custody of suspected killer of Russian pilot in Syria until Alparslan Celik until June 8, 2017, as part of a fraud case, Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 19:43 GMT