Syria meeting breaks up without plan to restore truceDiplomatic efforts to restore short-lived ceasefire are proving futile as intractable war rages on. 'Long, painful meeting.'
U.S.: No cooperation with Russia until Syria aid flowsKerry tells Russian counterpart there will be no military coordination in Syria until regime forces there allow aid into besieged cities.
Lavrov and Kerry discuss joint action against Al-Qaeda in SyriaRussian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.
Kerry urges Russia to help stop Syrian regime's attacksKerry asks Russian counterpart to press Syria to stop bombing opposition forces and civilians in Aleppo and the Damascus suburbs.
Russian FM: Syria ceasefire to extend to Aleppo 'within hours'Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says talks under way to stop slaughter in Syria's Aleppo.
UN Syria envoy meets Lavrov ahead of peace talks resumptionUN envoy Staffan de Mistura meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as peace talks are expected to resume next week.
Russia 'has evidence' Turkey invaded SyriaForeign Minister Lavrov says Turkish troops have entered Syrian territory as part of a 'creeping expansion' on the border.
UN calls for elections in SyriaEnvoy urges UN-observed elections in 18 months, as Russia calls to include Kurds in negotiations.
Russian strikes have helped 'turn around' situation in SyriaRussian FM: Air strikes helped beat back terrorists, prop up Bashar al-Assad.
Turkey expresses condolences over death of Russian pilotTurkish Foreign Minister expresses condolences for the death of a Russian pilot when one of its warplanes was shot down.
Backing away from the edge? Russian-Turkish FMs to meetLavrov says he will meet Turkish counterpart to hear what he has to say over shooting down jet, adds: 'Turkey knows what it must do.'
Islamic State Profiting from America's Egregious PoliciesKerry continues to tie the fate of Islamic State to the fate of Assad - a foolish policy that will let ISIS continue unhindered.
Kerry: Russia's Build-Up in Syria Will Prolong the WarKerry makes his third phone call to his Russian counterpart in 10 days, warns against Moscow's military build-up in Syria.
Kerry and Lavrov Discuss Syria Yet AgainRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discusses the Syrian conflict with his American counterpart for the second time in four days.
Kerry Expresses Concern Over Russian Presence in SyriaSecretary of State speaks to Russia counterpart about reports of Russia's enhanced military build-up in Syria.
Russian, Iranian Foreign Ministers to Discuss Iran DealRussia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to host Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.
Kerry 'Concerned' Over Top Iranian Commander's Russia VisitSecretary of State John Kerry speaks with Russian counterpart to express concern about a visit to Moscow by Qassem Soleimani.
Russian FM Caught in Saudi Hot Mic: 'F***ing Morons'Hold that thought: Lavrov caught cussing in meeting on Syrian conflict - was he targeting cameramen, or Saudi counterpart?
Russia Slams 'Unfounded' Claims of Syrian Chemical WeaponsRussian FM Sergei Lavrov backs Syria after Security Council approves committee to investigate return of chlorine gas attacks.
Russia Condemns US Plan to Extend Syria BombingForeign Minister Sergei Lavrov pushes for 'immediate end to external intervention in the Syrian crisis.'
Russia Promises Hamas to 'Solve Palestinian Problem'Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with Khaled Meshaal in Doha - and promises Hamas to 'return Palestinians home.'
Russia: Islamic State is Our Greatest EnemyRussian FM Lavrov says Russian citizen ISIS terrorists are returning and 'can get up to dirty tricks at home.'
Russia Says America 'Wants to Take over the World'Russian FM responds to Obama's State of the Union, saying he is looking for confrontation, as fallout from Ukraine, Syria deepens.
Three-Way Deal to 'De-Escalate' in UkraineRussia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.
One Dead, 5 Injured in Clashes Between Ukraine, SeparatistsAfter armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.
Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions"Sanctions will hit you back like a boomerang," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns Secretary of State John Kerry.
Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Middle East QuartetEU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton calls for "bold decisions" in the Israel-PA peace process.
Violence Rages in Ukraine for Second Straight DayProtests explode as Ukrainian parliament moves to restrict freedom of expression. President Yanukovych now willing to talk.
Russia: Very Good Chance For a Deal with IranRussia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that the world powers and Iran have no fundamental disagreements.
US & Russia Call For November Syria Peace ConferenceBoth countries urge a UN conference to seek the formation of a transitional government in the war-torn country.
Russia Mulls Sending Troops to 'Monitor' Syrian Chemical WeaponsRussian Foreign Minister makes the suggestion on Russian TV, as mortar round strikes Damascus embassy.
Kerry to Syria: This Is Not a GameA U.S. threat to attack Syria for gassing its own people remains an option, stresses Secretary of State John Kerry.
Russia Urges Syria to Give up Chemical Weapons StockpileRussian FM urges Assad regime to surrender its chemical weapon stockpile to avoid western military strikes.
Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About SyriaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris for talks on Syria's conflict.
Russia, UN Call for Urgent Conference on SyriaUN Secretary-General and Russia agree that a peace conference on Syria should be held "as soon as possible".
Russia to Arm Syria, Despite Israel's ObjectionRussia's Foreign Minister clarifies his country intends to complete the deal to sell advanced missile systems to Syria.
U.S., Russia Seek International Conference on SyriaThe U.S. and Russia agreed to push both sides in the Syria conflict to find a solution and hold an international conference.
Russia's Lavrov Meets Head of Syrian OppositionMoscow says it wants to keep in regular contact with the Syrian opposition after FM Lavrov meets the coalition's leader.
Russian Foreign Minister Warns Against Strike in IranAttacking Iran's nuclear facilities "a very dangerous idea," says Russian FM Sergei Lavrov.
Assad 'Living on Warship'Unconfirmed report in Saudi newspaper says Syrian strongman travels to Syria by helicopter to attend meetings.
Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step DownRussia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.
Russia Urges Assad to Talk to OppositionRussia, Syria's closest ally despite months of violence, encourages Assad to hold dialogue with opposition.
Lavrov: Syria Acting to Consolidate Chemical WeaponsRussia's foreign minister says Syria has acted to consolidate its chemical weapons to prevent rebels capturing them.
Lavrov Supports Palestine During Meeting with AbbasRussian Foreign Minister meets PA Chairman in Amman. "For us the statehood of Palestine is not questionable," he says.
Lavrov: Israeli Arabs Will 'Save' Israel From Iranian NukesAt a meeting with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed Israeli fears of attack by Iran
Russia: West 'Blackmailing' Us over SyriaMoscow: Western powers threaten to cancel U.N. observer force in Syria unless military intervention is authorized.
Russia Willing to See Assad Leave in 'Political Settlement'Russia is willing to see Syria's President Bashar al-Assad leave power – but not by force; rather, as part of a “political settlement.”
Russia Frustrated With AssadRussian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov made a rare show of public pique over Assad's slow adoption of recommended reforms in Syria.
Lavrov Pushes for Reforms in Syria, Violence RagesRussian Foreign Minister visits Assad, urges reforms. Assad claims to agree, but continues killing.
Russia Protecting Iran from WestRussia stepped up to protect Iran from Western interference Wednesday, warning that further sanctions would only "stifle" the economy.