• Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem leaves the podium after addressing the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    Syria at UN summit as Russian bombing causes tensions

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister said Friday that airstrikes against the Islamic State group “are useless” unless they are coordinated with the Syrian government, as the international community scrambled to respond to Russia’s airstrikes in his country.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his hand on his ear while listening to a newsman’s question as he leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. Friday, Oct. 2 , 2015.  Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Paris with the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine.The long-awaited summit in Paris on Friday is being overshadowed by international concerns about Russia’s military intervention in Syria this week. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

    US-led coalition asks Russia to concentrate on fighting IS

    PARIS (AP) — With Russian warplanes bombing Syria for a third day, French President Francois Hollande told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Moscow’s airstrikes must be confined to attacking Islamic State militants, not other rebels opposing the Damascus government.

  • Russian athletes sent home from SKorea for inflight incident

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nine Russian athletes, trainers and journalists were sent back home from South Korea on Friday after allegedly being drunk and rowdy on a plane, South Korean police said.

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015

    The Latest: Oregon college cancels classes all of next week; 9 victims are identified