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Fighter planes have already been sent to Bashar al-Assad's strongholds in Syria and the Russian President has discussed the issue with Barack Obama
Obama and Putin continue to disagree over the future of Syria's President Assad despite hints at an entente between the United States and Russia
Russia and the US agreed to open lines of communication to avoid accidental military conflict in the region
How they got through a 90-minute meeting together is a mystery
- The pair's duelling speeches serve as a preview for their private meeting
- Syrian civil war has killed more than 250,000 people and resulted in a flood of refugees
- First face-to-face encounter in nearly a year comes as Russia increase their military engagement
The Russian foreign ministry said Moscow could join a coalition as long as Syria are included in international efforts to combat Isis
Ignore the misleading briefings. It is Vladimir Putin who is precipitating change in US and UK policy
Mr Obama was awarded the prize in 2009, less than a year after becoming President
WND has exclusively broken a story involving the 44 US president and a demon; namely that the latter has appeared in front of the former
Video: The President of Kenya bluntly shut down Mr Obama's discussion about the need for equality for the LGBT community
The 'special relationship' is stronger than it’s ever been
The President told David Letterman's future replacement: 'You've been taking a lot of shots at my job, I decided I'm going to go ahead and take a shot at yours.'
In annual address, the President says 'too many Americans are working more than ever just to get by – let alone get ahead'
Musician was still an activist as recently as October 2011 when he marched in New York City as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests
The United States is confronting yet another public shooting rampage tonight after police in Maryland confirmed that three people had been shot dead inside a shopping mall in Columbia, a suburb of Baltimore.
Another day, another embarrassing anecdote about Toronto’s illustrious mayor Rob Ford