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Smoke and Mirrors: Russian Aircraft Get a Sleek New Countermeasure

Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), a subsidiary of the state-owned Russian corporation Rostec, has developed a new type of electronic missile jamming unit for Russia’s Armed Forces, according to RIA Novosti.

Row Breaks Out Over LuxLeaks Political Cover-Up

Lawmakers in the European Parliament have hit out at what they describe as "procedural tricks" being used to protect Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem from investigation into the LuxLeaks scandal.

Russia Denies Naming India’s Goa Region ‘Unfavorable’ Travel Destination

The Russian Embassy in New Delhi denied on Monday media reports that Russia had recommended Russian citizens to refrain from visiting India, and the resort of Goa in particular, a statement obtained by Sputnik said.

Erdogan Has ‘Every Reason to be Sorry for Downing Russian Aircraft’

Russian pilots have “at times” crossed into Israeli air space while conducting flights over Syria, however the incidents have never lead to any drastic consequences, similar to the Turkish downing of Russia's Su-24 bomber, due to ‘excellent security coordination’ between the two states, according to a top Israeli defense official.

Truth Will Set You Free: Turkish Media Questions Ankara's Version on Su-24

Analyzing the Turkish attack on a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria last week, Turkish journalist Umit Kivanc suggested that Ankara's narrative on how things went down doesn't seem to mesh with the basic facts, adding that a reasoned analysis has led him to conclude that the attack may have been a deliberate, political provocation.

EU Summits Cause Merkel to Question European Unity

The German chancellor has expressed doubts that a meeting in Brussels between the EU and Turkey and another between the eight countries most affected by the migrant crisis represent the beginnings of a more united Europe.

Beijing Air Pollution Reaches Critical Level, 19 Times Over Normal Levels

The concentration of tiny PM2.5 particles in the air in the Chinese capital of Beijing reached a critical mark, according to the Real-time Air Quality Index.

Davutoglu Blames Russian Airstrikes for 'New Waves of Refugees' Into Turkey

Russian airstrikes on the Turkish-Syrian border cause an increased flow of Syrian refugees, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.

Laser Power: Russia Develops Energy Beam for Satellite Refueling

Russian scientists have developed a unique system for the transmission of electricity between spacecraft using lasers and photoelectric converters, according to the Russian daily Izvestia.

Why did Turkey shoot down the Russian Soukhoï 24 ?, by Thierry Meyssan

Turkey made a bad mistake when it shot down the Russian aircraft which had strayed into its airspace for 17 seconds. The operation, conceived to teach Russia not to interfere with the Third Syrian War – designed to create a colonial state in Northern Syria to which the Turkish Kurds would be transferred – had the opposite effect. Show More Summary

When a Kid Kills His Longtime Abuser, Who's the Victim?

You could hardly open a Pennsylvania newspaper in 2012 without running into a story about the prosecution of sexual predators or their enablers. The case of Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State football coach convicted of abusing 10 boys, was all over the headlines. Show More Summary

NATO Allies ‘Fully Support’ Turkey's Right to Protect Territory, Airspace

According to Jens Stoltenberg, NATO supports Turkey’s right to defend its territory and airspace.

EU-Turkey Visa-Free Regime Reason for UK to Leave Bloc - UKIP

The approval of a visa-free regime between the European Union and Turkey would be a reason for the United Kingdom to exit the bloc, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader said Monday.

India to Diversify Air Force With Local, Russian Aircraft - Air Staff Chief

New Delhi will purchase Russian-developed Su-30MKI aircraft and Indian-made TejasMK-II planes as well as French-built Rafale fighters for Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said.

Jordan Ready to Accept Russian Tourists, Replace Egypt, Turkey

Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Fayez said that Jordan does not yet have the capacity to accommodate as many Russians as Egypt did but hoped to increase the number of holidaymakers from Russia.

Plane With Body of Russian Su-24 Pilot Returns Home From Ankara

A plane carrying the body of Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov, the pilot of the Russian Su-24 bomber downed by Turkey over Syrian territory, has left the Turkish capital of Ankara for Moscow, the Turkish Ulke Haber news portal reported Monday.

Israel Move to Halt EU Talks on Palestine 'Temporary' Measure

According to a source in the Council of the European Union, Israel’s decision to suspend contact with the European Union on the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict is a temporary measure.

'48 Hours': US Embassy in Kabul Warns of 'Imminent' Terrorist Attack

According to the US Embassy in Kabul, the city is under the threat of an imminent attack within the next 48 hours.

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