UN helicopter carrying 10 passengers and three crew members came under fire as they were travelling from the trade hub of Goma in North Kivu province near the border with Rwanda.
Foreign Ministry says any actions that threaten Russia's security will be considered an attack on Moscow in accordance with international law.
Russian President Vladimir Putin blames the West for the escalation of the Ukraine conflict after Kiev's allies promised to send new weapons to Ukraine, as fighting continues on to its 363rd day.
The United States accuses UN Security Council of a lack of action on North Korea's ballistic missile launches, warning that the 15-member body's failure to respond emboldens the DPRK.
More than four million people live in areas outside regime control in Syria's north and northwest and 90 percent of whom depend on aid to survive.
US President Joe Biden makes a surprise trip to Kiev ahead of the first anniversary of Russia's attacks on Ukraine as the fighting rolls into its 362nd day.
Defence document revives the label for the first time in six years, signalling a further hardening of Seoul's position toward Pyongyang.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirms that NATO had to ensure Ukraine got the weapons it needed 'to win this war' against Russia, as fighting enters its 356th day.
The United States tells its citizens to get out of Russia due to the war in Ukraine and the risk of arbitrary arrest or harassment by Russian law enforcement agencies, as fighting rages on its 355th day.
Ukraine anticipates a new major offensive from Russia as the fighting continues on its 349th day.
Antonio Guterres says he fears the prospects for peace keep diminishing, as Ukrainian officials warn Russia is preparing another offensive to coincide with the conflict's first anniversary, on its 348th day.
The warning came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced last week that more Israelis will be permitted firearms licenses amid rising tensions in Palestinian territories.
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