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Carter Page, a businessman previously described as a foreign-policy adviser to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, said on Friday he saw significant business opportunities in Russia. Page arrived in Moscow on Thursday and told Russia's RIA news agency he was visiting Russia to work on economic projects. The current nature of his relationship with Trump's team is unclear.
BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaign by government troops and their allies to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling enclave.