Topic: Sergei Lavrov
On Monday, 5,000 protesters chanted "Russia without Putin." More protests are planned Wednesday night in Moscow over election rigging by Vladimir Putin's United Russia party.
12/07/2011 09:30 am
Syrian Army defectors launched a fresh assault on a pro-government group yesterday. Some say their concentrated military action could be the turning point for the Syrian protest movement.
11/18/2011 08:31 am
The Arab League has given Syria an ultimatum: end the violence, or face sanctions. But can sanctions sway a government already under heavy pressure?
11/17/2011 08:50 am
President Bashar al-Assad's government has reportedly agreed to a plan to end the Syrian uprising. Leaked details include the release of all political prisoners, a new constitution, and free elections.
11/02/2011 09:37 am
The president is seeking a statement from the European Union, Russia, and the UN – that would set the path for a resumption of direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority no matter what happens Friday.
09/20/2011 01:52 pm
Taking Brega, a strategic oil port in eastern Libya, would be a key victory for the rebels, who lost the town to Qaddafi's troops months ago.
07/18/2011 09:48 am
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be part of Friday’s meeting in Istanbul, held by the so-called contact group of countries. Turkey says it will propose a 'road map' for ending the Libya crisis.
07/14/2011 05:58 pm
A surge of goodwill from Russia to Japan raises the possibility that a territorial dispute between the two countries left over from World War II could finally be resolved.
03/15/2011 01:14 pm
In Pictures Russia's landmarks
UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
03/01/2011 06:28 pm