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  • United Nations condemns killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey

    Date: 2016-12-19 20:00:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:6181185

    NEW YORK, Dec 19 (MENA) - The United Nations condemned an attack on the Russian ambassador to Ankara, who was shot and killed in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday. "We condemn the gun attack on the Russian ambassador to ....

  • Russian ambassador shot: Gunman reportedly shouted 'We die in Aleppo, you die here'

    Date: 2016-12-19 19:00:59 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:78 - ID:6180905

    ANKARA, Dec 19 (MENA) - A gunman reportedly shouted "We die in Aleppo, you die here," before shooting the Russian ambassador to Ankara. Andrey Karlov was shot in the back as he made a speech at a photo exhibit in the Turkish capital, with the ....

  • Russian ambassador to Turkey dies after gun attack in Ankara: Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-12-19 18:59:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:6180901

    MOSCOW, Dec 19 (MENA) - Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov who was badly wounded in an armed assault in Ankara has died, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday. Moscow now views the murder of Russian ....

  • UNSC backs sending observers to Aleppo

    Date: 2016-12-19 17:35:05 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:67 - ID:6180337

    NEW YORK, Dec 19 (MENA) - The United Nations Security Council on Monday voted to quickly deploy UN observers to Aleppo to monitor evacuations and report on the fate of civilians who remain in the besieged Syrian city. The council unanimously ....

  • 23 hurt in Russian plane crash in Siberia

    Date: 2016-12-19 07:22:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:6174993

    MOSCOW, Dec 19 (MENA) - The Russian defence ministry said one of its planes has crashed in northeast Siberia, but that nobody had been killed in the accident, Russian news agencies report. The Ilyushin Il-18 aircraft is believed to have been ....

  • UNSC agrees ‘good text’ for resolution on Aleppo, voting to be held Monday - Churkin

    Date: 2016-12-18 22:48:09 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:91 - ID:6174473

    NEW YORK, Dec 18 (MENA) - The UN Security Council has agreed a “good text” of a resolution on Aleppo evacuation monitoring, Russia’s UN envoy told journalists on Sunday. That comes after Russia’s promise to veto the French resolution and its ....

  • Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Syria, evacuation from Aleppo - Kremlin

    Date: 2016-12-18 22:41:24 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:90 - ID:6174413

    MOSCOW, Dec 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation on Sunday with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discussed the situation in Syria with a focus on evacuation from Aleppo, Sputnik news agency cited ....

  • In last-shot bid, thousands urge electoral college to block Trump at Monday vote

    Date: 2016-12-18 12:41:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6170821

    WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (MENA) - Pressure on members of the electoral college to select someone other than Donald Trump has grown dramatically — and noisily — in recent weeks, causing some to waver but yielding little evidence that Trump will fall short ....

  • 40 people killed, injured in traffic accident in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-12-18 12:22:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6170853

    KABUL, Dec 18 (MENA) - Four people were killed when another bus overturned in neighboring Nimroz province, said Ahmad Arab, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nimroz. Arab added that 36 others were wounded in that accident and blamed the ....

  • UN chief calls for safe, orderly migration on Int'l Day

    Date: 2016-12-18 09:46:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:17 - ID:6169541

    CAIRO, Dec 18 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to act on global compact to ensure safe, regular and orderly migration, UN media center reported on Sunday. In his message on the International Migrants ....

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