Russia: The blood of our soldiers is on USA, Britain and France

Russia: The blood of our soldiers is on USA, Britain and France

The Russian Ministry of Defence has strongly condemned a deadly attack on a Russian mobile hospital in Aleppo, blaming the USA, the UK and France. On 5 December a Russian mobile hospital was hit by mortar fire, killing a female Russian medical worker and injuring other workers and civilians. In the video statement a ministry spokesman blames the attack on insurgents of the opposition, not al-Nusra militants encircled by the Syrian army in eastern Aleppo. Dec 6, 2016
Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

The EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that his team are ready to start negotiations with the UK when Article 50 is triggered. The French politician wants a orderly withdrawal and has so far visited 18 of the 28 EU nations ahead of the talks. He said he expected formal negotiations to last less than 18 months. Dec 6, 2016
Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

The Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, has died at the age of 68. Also known as Amma (mother), she suffered a cardiac arrest on 4 December. She had been ailing in hospital since September. Jayalalithaa was a controversial figure with a string of corruption scandals throughout her political career. She served as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister three times. Dec 6, 2016