Diplomat says Russia and US close to understanding on AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 08, 10:28
Lukashenko says CIS turns into modern regional community over past 25 yearsWorld December 08, 9:40
S-400 missile systems put on combat duty in northwestern RussiaMilitary & Defense December 08, 8:47
Japanese Foreign Ministry officially announced Putin's visit on December 15-16World December 08, 7:04
Putin to meet with head of Eurasian Economic CommissionRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 08, 6:22
Russian envoy says relations with NATO started deteriorating long before Ukrainian crisisRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 08, 4:55
Contact Group agrees to settle water cuts issue in Lugansk within 7 days ― OSCE envoyWorld December 08, 2:58
Glencore expects deal on purchasing stake in Rosneft to close in mid-DecemberBusiness & Economy December 08, 2:03
Italian Prime Minister Renzi officially resignsWorld December 08, 1:27
LONDON, May 15. /ITAR-TASS/. Two Times journalists have been released after being kidnapped by a Syrian rebel gang, The Times reported on Thursday.
Reporter Anthony Loyd and photographer Jack Hill were kidnapped on Wednesday by one of the Syrian rebel groups that was tasked with guarding them. On the same day, journalists were released with the help of the Islamic Front group which is supported by the Arab countries in the Persian Gulf.
Loyd and Hill spend several days covering the developments in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, near the border with Turkey. When the journalists were travelling from the Syrian city of Tall Rifat to Turkey, their vehicle was stopped by armed people.
Journalists were kept hostages for several hours until they were released when the Islamic Front intervened in the matter. Loyd and Hill arrived to Turkey on Wednesday evening.