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  • Putin expects Russia, US to restore normal relations

    Date: 2017-01-17 22:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6353217

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin expects Moscow and Washington to restore normal interstate relations, Tass reported on Tuesday. "I very much hope that common sense will prevail. This also concerns relations between the ....

  • Iran says Trump's talk on nuclear deal is 'mainly slogans'

    Date: 2017-01-17 21:53:47 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:6352965

    TEHRAN, Jan 17 (MENA) - Iran's president on Tuesday compared talk of renegotiating its nuclear accord to "converting a shirt back to cotton," and said US President-elect Donald Trump's talk of doing so is "mainly slogans." Trump has strongly ....

  • Putin dismisses Trump dossier claims as 'rubbish'

    Date: 2017-01-17 16:36:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:6352413

    MOSCOW, Jan 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a damning dossier on US President-elect Donald Trump was "false" and dismissed allegations that his country's security services had been monitoring Trump as ....

  • IOM: Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 2,876

    Date: 2017-01-17 12:24:33 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:37 - ID:6350133

    GENEVA, Jan 17 (MENA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said 2,876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 15 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 23,664 through the first 14 days ....

  • Istanbul nightclub attack gunman arrested, say Turkish officials

    Date: 2017-01-17 09:42:56 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:12 - ID:6348101

    ANKARA, Jan 17 (MENA) - A man suspected of shooting dead 39 people in a New Year’s Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul has been arrested, The Guardian reported, quoting the Turkish officials. It is understood the Uzbek national, named as ....

  • Canada PM Trudeau faces ethics probe over vacation

    Date: 2017-01-17 07:48:26 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:6347913

    OTTAWA, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Canadian Parliament’s ethics commissioner started a formal investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and whether he violated conflict-of-interest laws when he stayed at a private island in the Bahamas over the ....

  • Palestine-Israel issue should not be complicated: Chinese official

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:47:49 GMT - China - World - SN:100 - ID:6346641

    BEIJING, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Palestinian-Israeli peace process should be advanced with a responsible, objective and fair attitude, instead of being complicated, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming said here. "We hope that the parties ....

  • Lavrov, Zarif discuss coordination of Syria peace talks in phone call

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:31:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:6346713

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed in a phone call on Monday the situation in Syria and the preparation for intra-Syrian peace talks in Astana, Sputnik news ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry: Washington initiating new arms race in Europe

    Date: 2017-01-16 22:22:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:6346653

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) - Washington is practically initiating a new arms race in Europe, plans to deploy large-scale armed forces have destructive potentials, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Monday. "Plans of ....

  • EU opposes shift of US embassy site in Israel

    Date: 2017-01-16 20:41:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6346789

    BRUSSELS, Jan 16 (MENA) – European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and warned that it could ratchet up tensions with the Arab world, ABC News ....

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