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Russia sends anti-aircraft missiles to Syria

Moscow,November 5: Russia has sent anti-aircraft missiles to Syria in order to safeguard its jets involved in airstrikes against militants in the war-battered Arab country, the commander of the Russian Air Force was quoted as saying on today.

Russia has been carrying out airstrikes on Islamic State fighters in Syria since the end of September at the request of President Bashar Assad, Russia's long-term ally.

Russian officials have insisted that their military involvement in Syria will be limited to an air force operation.

British man exposed to Novichok discharged

London : A British man, who was undergoing medical treatment after he was exposed to a Soviet-era nerve agent, was discharged from the Salisbury Distr...

PM Modi to meet Chinese President on sidelines of BRICS summit

Beijing : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit to be held in Johannesburg next wee...

MQM founder urges Mohajirs to boycott election

London : Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain urged the ethnic Mohajir community to have the courage to boycott Pakistan's general ele...

US concerned about LeT proxies contesting Pak elections

Islamabad : The United States (US) has expressed concerns about the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the upcoming gene...