Since September 2015, Russia, a major military ally of Syrian government, has been carrying out an air campaign in the country.
At least seven Russian planes were destroyed by rebel shelling at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria on 31 December, the Russian daily Kommersantreported late on Wednesday, citing two sources. More than 10 servicemen were wounded in the shelling by "radical Islamists", the report said.
"According to posts on a specialized forum, on December 31 a Mi-24 helicopter tripped over power line wires and crashed while escorting a convoy", the CIT wrote on Facebook.
A Russian helicopter crashed in Syria on New Year's Eve killing both pilots following a technical fault, Moscow's defence ministry said Wednesday.
Vikings officially activate Sam Bradford for Sunday
Between Case Keenum , Teddy Bridgewater , Bradford and Kyle Sloter , the Vikings now have four quarterbacks on the 53-man roster. Zimmer did say that he believes Bradford is healthy enough to play should the Vikings need to rely on him in the postseason.
Gaine leaving Bills to become Texans' GM
Gaine is a Bill Parcells protégé who worked with the Hall of Fame coach/general manager with the Jets, Cowboys and Dolphins. The Texans are negotiating a contract to hire Brian Gaine as their new General Manager, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports .
According to the ministry, the two pilots died in a hard landing 9 miles away from the airfield.
The investigative blog Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT) quoted a post from Forumavia aviation forum saying the helicopter had tripped over power line wires and crashed while escorting a convoy.
Last month, Russian Federation announced it was withdrawing the bulk of its forces from Syria after it had been fully liberated of Daesh elements.
That success running the football set up one of the things Foles has excelled at in his NFL career: play action. The took over at the Eagles 18 after a short punt hit a player in a crowd and was recovered by LaRoy Reynolds.
She was born in 1926, in Decca, British India (now Dhaka, Bangladesh) and admitted in Santiniketan from 1936 to 1938. Devi was known not just for her writing but also for dedicating her life for the welfare of tribals across India.
Power in the South Hall was restored within minutes, and power has now been fully restored to all areas. Some freaky things are happening at the Consumer Electronics Show , better known as CES , this year.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stopped short of ruling out a second European Union referendum when the Brexit terms are known. Deputy Tory party chairman James Cleverly said the comments showed that Labour was trying to frustrate Brexit.
The institutional investor owned 2,930 shares of the restaurant operator's stock after selling 14,102 shares during the quarter. It increased, as 53 investors sold CMCSA shares while 517 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes.
So, when it emerged Sanchez has been left out of the squad, United supporters were quick to express their excitement on Twitter... Naturally, United fans loved Ferdinand's tweet and have forgiven him for suggesting Sanchez should join City instead.
The victor of the fight will take a step towards becoming the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999. Then last week, it emerged that Parker's promoter, David Higgins, was flying to London to try and seal the deal.
About 100 homes have been destroyed and 300 others damaged in Montecito, a community known for its multimillion-dollar properties. The mudslide swept through the coastal community of Montecito on Tuesday morning, catching numerous victims entirely off-guard.
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Palestinians, however, see East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.
GameStop (GME) Trading Down 11%
The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. Baird reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of GameStop in a report on Tuesday, September 26th.
Wenger Rules Out Move For Man Utd Target
Wenger has been linked with Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom and Thomas Lemar of Monaco as replacements for Sanchez . Nothing really seems to be settled in regards to the Manchester United career of winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan .
Trio of Aston Villa youngsters not available for loan
Tuanzebe played in the Champions League clash with CSKA last year and also featured on New Year's day against Everton. Not only was Jose Mourinho speaking about Tuanzebe, he has also been talking about Zlatan Ibrahimovic .
Cold Start To Week, Snow Possible Mid-Week
I say "nearly" though because light breezes and partly cloudy skies should prevent temperatures from really dive-bombing. In the previous storm, bitter cold Arctic air was in place and there was no doubt that frozen precipitation would fall.
Cold Weather Continues, Slick Roads Still a Concern
The CCEMA is urging residents to protect themselves against the cold with warm layers, hats and gloves. Sunday , there is a 70 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9 a.m., according to the weather service.
Trump denies using racist slur on African countries
The White House also faced a barrage of questions last month after he slurred some words during a speech on national TV. Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe tweeted , "SHAME ON TRUMP!" Our president is a racist.