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  • Russian Spokesman: Murder of Russian envoy to Turkey catastrophic

    Date: 2016-12-21 15:23:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:6194269

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) – Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday described the assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey two days ago as unprecedented act in relations between the two countries. In statements carried by the ....

  • Kremlin calls murder of Russian envoy blow to Turkey's prestige

    Date: 2016-12-21 13:36:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6193585

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that the murder of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was a serious blow to Ankara, RIA news agency reported. "This is certainly a blow to the country's prestige," Peskov ....

  • Turkish diplomat's daughter found dead in Baku

    Date: 2016-12-21 13:04:25 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:40 - ID:6193005

    BAKU, Dec 21 (MENA) - A daughter of a Turkish diplomat was found dead Wednesday in the Azerbaijani capital Baku. Russia Today TV channel reported that the 15-year-old girl died after falling from the tenth floor of their apartment in Baku. The ....

  • Moscow to take adequate measures over US expansion of anti-Russian sanctions

    Date: 2016-12-21 13:03:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:6192985

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Kremlin regrets that Washington continues its destructive policy against Russia and adequate measures in response to the expansion of sanctions will be taken, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov Russia Today on ....

  • Warring parties in Iraq urged to take necessary measures to protect civilians

    Date: 2016-12-21 12:14:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:33 - ID:6192353

    NEW YORK, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Human Rights Watch urged all warring parties in Iraq to take the necessary measures to protect civilians. It also urged the Iraqi forces to avoid deploying forces inside houses in the residential areas in order to ....

  • Germany might seek help of army after Berlin attack

    Date: 2016-12-21 10:40:43 GMT - Germany - World - SN:21 - ID:6191557

    BERLIN, Dec 21 (MENA) - A German security expert suggested Wednesday that German army forces would give a hand to police forces in providing security to citizens. The suggestion came following Monday's attack on a Christmas market in central ....

  • Ban might seek South Korea presidency

    Date: 2016-12-21 08:18:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6190617

    NEW YORK, Dec 21 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday gave the strongest signal yet that he’s willing to run for president in his native South Korea, Bloomberg reported. Ban said he’d be inclined to run if his decade-long ....

  • Russia reserves right to respond asymmetrically to US sanctions — Ryabkov

    Date: 2016-12-20 22:02:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:6189557

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Moscow reserves the right to choose the time, venue and form of counter-moves to US sanctions, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Tass Tuesday in comments on the US’ expanding its sanction list against ....

  • UK Unite says airport workers' strike cancelled

    Date: 2016-12-20 20:32:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:109 - ID:6189197

    LONDON, Dec 20 (MENA) - A planned 48-hour pay strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at 18 airports in the UK from Friday has been called off, The Independent reported on Tuesday. Members of Unite employed by Swissport were due to walk out ....

  • Berlin market lorry attack: Only suspect held released

    Date: 2016-12-20 18:23:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:100 - ID:6188781

    BERLIN, Dec 20 (MENA) - The only suspect held after Monday's deadly lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market has been released, prosecutors say. They say they do not have sufficient evidence to pursue the case against the man, who has been ....

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