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Russia to Upgrade Syria's Air Defences with Anti-aircraft Missile System

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Russia will send new S-300 surface-to-air missiles to Syrian government forces. This announcement comes one week after Syrian forces accidentally shot down Russian aircraft during Israeli air-strike. Also, China accuses US of bullying as new trade-tariffs imposed, public inquiry begins in UK into scandal over contaminated blood which may have cost thousands of lives, and injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel after three days adrift in Indian Ocean.

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