A team of Russian embassy staffers, Emergency Situations Ministry experts and members of catering staff have began organizational and reconstruction effort in the compound of the Russian diplomatic mission in Kabul. According to the head of the Russian Defense Ministry's press service, Nikolai Deryabin, this team had been brought with all the necessary equipment to Bahram airbase, not far from the Afghan capital city, by military transport aviation planes.
Turkish President Erdogan called for a revision of the 1923 Lausanne Treaty, which consolidated the results of the First World War for Turkey in 1923
On December 10, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, its thirty articles enshrining basic and fundamental rights guaranteeing dignity of the human person and equality for all, regardless of race, color, creed or gender. A pipe dream?
Vladimir Putin's aircraft landed on Hmeymim airbase of the Russian Air Force in Syria in the morning of December 11