Opinion

Russia has joined the 'scramble' for Africa

Russia seeks 'low-cost, high-profile' opportunities on the African continent to burnish its prestige.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Inside Story

Is nuclear non-proliferation still a realistic goal?

Russia hosts a conference at a time of global unease about atomic ambitions in Iran and North Korea.

Ukraine

UN top court says it has jurisdiction in Ukraine-Russia case

ICJ rejects Moscow's bid to block case brought by Ukraine accusing Russia of supporting pro-Russian separatist rebels.

UN top court says it has jurisdiction in Ukraine-Russia case

Turkey

Turkey's Syria operation: How it unfolded

Al Jazeera looks at last month's developments that followed Ankara's offensive on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

AJ Impact

Russian National Wealth Fund to cut dollars, say sources

The shift is significant because US currency accounted for 45.5 percent of its assets at the end of September.

Russian National Wealth Fund to cut dollars, say sources

Europe

UK: Ex-MI5 head calls for 'Russian meddling' report's publication

Downing Street has been accused of holding back report into alleged Russian interference in UK democracy.

UK: Ex-MI5 head calls for 'Russian meddling' report's publication

AJ Impact

Boeing's key test of Starliner space capsule is mostly successful

Joint operation with NASA shows aerospace giant is getting on track to transport crew to International Space Station.

Boeing's key test of Starliner space capsule is mostly successful

Nuclear weapons

Gorbachev warns world in 'colossal' danger from nuclear weapons

Former Soviet leader says 20th-century rivalry between Russia and US replaced by new state of permanent war.

Gorbachev warns world in 'colossal' danger from nuclear weapons

Europe

UK: Russia election-meddling report delayed until after election

Prime minister's office reportedly blocking publication of report until after next election.

UK: Russia election-meddling report delayed until after election

The Bottom Line

Transcript: Does 'America First' mean 'America Alone'?

Read the full transcript of our discussion on US foreign policy and whether the US is still an ally that can be trusted.

AJ Impact

Pig deaths on Chinese/Russia border: African swine fever spreads?

Russian authorities report almost 60 outbreaks in wild and domestic pigs, most within miles of the border with China.

Pig deaths on Chinese/Russia border: African swine fever spreads?

Turkey-Syria border

Russia and Turkey begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

Ground and air units are patrolling near the Syrian border town of Darbasiya.

Russia and Turkey begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

AJ Impact

Russian oil tycoon offers to buy back state assets for a pittance

Mikhail Gutseriyev offered $2.12bn of $11.7bn the Russian government believes it is owed for rescuing his family banks.

Russian oil tycoon offers to buy back state assets for a pittance

AJ Impact

Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe

The approval is the last major hurdle for the $11bn project, which will bolster gas flows from Siberia into Germany.

Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan: Turkey-Russia patrols in Syria to begin on Friday

Announcement after visit by Russian military delegation to Turkey comes amid reports of clashes in northeast Syria.

Erdogan: Turkey-Russia patrols in Syria to begin on Friday