GENEVA/MOSCOW/BEIRUT Syrian troops backed by Russian air support fought their way into the Islamic State-held city of Palmyra on Thursday, their biggest offensive yet against the jihadist caliphate, as Moscow and Washington hailed cooperation to help end the civil war.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met President Vladimir Putin in Moscow in an atmosphere that was noticeably more amiable than past meetings, reflecting new diplomacy the two Cold War superpowers have championed in recent weeks.
12:33 U.S.' Tillerson calms allies on Syria ahead of Geneva talks16
00:02 Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned ‘blind sheikh’ linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 7822
19:00 No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 for 4th straight win (Feb 18, 2017)13
11:59 Pakistan kills 39 suspected militants after deadly shrine bombing17