Syria's army, allies plan offensive against insurgents in Aleppo

BEIRUT - Syria's army along with Iranian and Hezbollah allies will soon launch a ground attack supported by Russian air strikes against insurgents in the Aleppo area, two senior regional officials told Reuters on Tuesday. | Video

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Exclusive: Jeb Bush says Putin's Russia should face consequences over Syria

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - Republican Jeb Bush vowed on Tuesday to take a more aggressive approach to countering Russia if he is elected president next year, calling Vladimir Putin an "agile adversary" who is exploiting a vacuum of U.S. leadership in Syria and elsewhere.

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Blasts in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri kill at least seven: Red Cross

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Blasts detonated by three suicide bombers in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri killed at least seven people on Tuesday, the Red Cross and a vigilante group member said.