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  • Russia to send plane for Russian diplomats expelled from US

    Date: 2016-12-30 15:39:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:6245045

    MOSCOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - Russia will send a plane for its diplomats and their families to be expelled by the United States, Sputnik quoted the Kremlin press service as reporting on Friday. On Thursday, US outgoing President Barack Obama ....

  • Beijing affirms firm stance on Palestinian cause, two-state solution

    Date: 2016-12-30 14:57:04 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:6244397

    BEIJING, Dec 30 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying said Beijing has a firm stance on the Palestinian cause that supports all efforts leading to ease tension between the Palestinians and Israelis, promote the peace ....

  • Putin: Russia will not expel any Americans

    Date: 2016-12-30 13:31:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:6244385

    MOSCOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia will not expel anyone as a response to US sanctions against Moscow over alleged hacking. Moscow will determine further steps in restoring ties with the United States ....

  • Malaysia Intends To Elevate Ties With US - Ambassador-designate Zulhasnan

    Date: 2016-12-30 13:16:37 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:44 - ID:6244221

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 (MENA) - Tan Sri Zulhasnan Rafique said Kuala Lumpur intends to elevate ties with Washington to greater heights as he is named Malaysia's new ambassador to the United States, said Bernama news agency. Zulhasnan said he was ....

  • Financial Times forecasts the world in 2017

    Date: 2016-12-30 13:04:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6244021

    LONDON, Dec. 30 (MENA) - The Financial Times made its annual predictions on Friday on several global political and economic issues. In England, it predicted the pressure on the prime minister Theresa May to get on with leaving the EU is reaching ....

  • Obama administration changed course to 'anti-Russian agony' - Medvedev

    Date: 2016-12-30 12:42:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6244033

    MOSCOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - The Obama administration has sadly changed its course from restoring ties with Russia in its early days to "anti-Russian agony" as it enters its final month, the Sputnik cited Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as saying ....

  • Critics say Kerry’s Israel speech could backfire on Obama administration

    Date: 2016-12-30 12:31:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:6243881

    WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (MENA) - John Kerry’s speech on the Mideast peace process has drawn an exceptionally sharp reaction in Washington, with lawmakers in both parties warning it could further inflame the fraught state of the relations between Israel ....

  • 3 Dead in Shootout in Russia's Dagestan

    Date: 2016-12-30 12:08:26 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:38 - ID:6243777

    MAKHACHKALA, Dec 30 (MENA) - One police officer and two suspected militants have been killed in a shootout in Russia's volatile North Caucasus, Abc reported. Fatina Ubaydatova, spokeswoman in Russia's republic of Dagestan, said on Friday a ....

  • Russian FM proposes expulsion of 35 US diplomats in sanctions tit-for-tat

    Date: 2016-12-30 11:27:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:6243761

    MOSCOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry has proposed expelling 35 American diplomats in response to the recent sanctions imposed by Washington, Russia Today channel reported on Friday. “Russia’s Foreign Ministry and their colleagues ....

  • Putin, Finnish president discuss bilateral ties, Syrian settlement

    Date: 2016-12-30 11:17:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:6243753

    MOSCOW, Dec 30 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone conversation with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto bilateral ties and the settlement of the Syrian crisis, Tass news agency quoted the Kremlin press service as ....

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