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US Department of State spokesperson Mark Toner said that the task force leading the implementation of the cessation of hostilities in Syria began work on Friday on rolling out a ceasefire deal.
The Cruz campaign has pulled an ad attacking his Republican rival Marco Rubio after finding out one of the stars of the spot has a past in softcore pornography.
A source in the French government said that newly-appointed French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will not be able to attend the upcoming meeting of the Normandy Quartet format on Ukrainian reconciliation.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis arrived in Havana, Cuba on Friday for a meeting with Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq are forced to abide by the rules set by Washington, a French volunteer told Sputnik.
Patriarchal press service head Alexander Volkov called the meeting between Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill and head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis "a parity meeting on equal terms."
Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis come together for a historic meeting in the Cuban capital, the first time that the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches have met in nearly 1,000 years.
If a snow storm makes driving problematic, why not use a dog sled?
There is more to Iran's announcement that it intends to sell oil in euros or yuan than meets the eye, Iran's Deputy Petroleum Minister Masoud Hashemian Esfahani and oil expert Mohsen Maghsoudi told Sputnik.
Stratfor, the US-based intelligence think tank often called the 'Shadow CIA', has released satellite photos showing a buildup of Russian air power at the Hmeymim Airbase in Latakia, northwest Syria. The think tank bluntly warns that if Turkey or Saudi Arabia were to attack Syrian forces, they would be "met with significant Russian air defenses."
Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said that Macedonia will have to completely stop the flow of refugees.
Former US Congressman James Greenwood said that United States is not prepared to properly deal with a biological attack against it.
Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said that NATO does not have sufficient resources and tools that would allow it to play any significant independent role in solving the refugee problems.
A pair of Russian pranksters reportedly managed to trick Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Ukraine's Finance Ministry has not received any appeals from Germany regarding the submission of new proposals to Russia on the restructuring of Kiev's $3-billion debt, Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said Friday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated that the United Kingdom should remain part of the 28-nation bloc – but only in case of "maintaining all of the principles, for example the principle of freedom of movement."
Russian Foreign Ministry said that Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders will visit Moscow in spring.
US Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said that the US Navy received signals from NATO states for undersea warfighting assistance.
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko said that US military advisors and their coalition partners have little or no direct contact with the Afghan National Defense and Security Force units below the army headquarters and regional police headquarters level.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that Department of Justice’s has prepared a series of guidebooks to guide police agencies gain the trust of the communities they serve.