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  • Russian emergencies minister meets with UN secretary general-elect

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:57:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:15 - ID:6113029

    NEW YORK, Dec 9 (MENA) – Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has discussed the implementation of humanitarian projects with United Nations secretary-general-elect Antonio Guterres. The two sides also discussed provision of humanitarian ....

  • Russia and Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:46:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:6113021

    MOSCOW, Dec 9 (MENA) - Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday the Russian-Cuban defense cooperation covers military planning and armed forces reforming, not weapons supply. The remarks came during a meeting of the ....

  • S.Korea's parliament passes President's impeachment bill over corruption scandal

    Date: 2016-12-09 08:21:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:6112889

    SEOUL, Dec 9 (MENA) - South Korea's parliament on Friday passed a motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her alleged link to a corruption scandal involving her confidante that has paralyzed the government for the past several weeks. The ....

  • US offers help to Pakistan in rescue, recovery operations after plane crash

    Date: 2016-12-08 22:08:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:6112389

    WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (MENA) - The United States has offered assistance to Pakistan for rescue and recovery operations after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed, killing all 47 on board, the Geo News reported. Mark C Toner, Deputy ....

  • Putin offers condolences to Pakistan over plane crash

    Date: 2016-12-08 20:38:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:6112169

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered condolences to Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif over the death of passengers and crew of a Pakistan International Airlines passenger ....

  • EU: Turkey doing little to earn visa-free travel

    Date: 2016-12-08 20:37:22 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:92 - ID:6111997

    BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (MENA) - The European Union said Turkey has made virtually no progress on meeting conditions to earn visa-free travel for its citizens, a key part of their deal to prevent refugees reaching Europe, the ABC News reported. The ....

  • Moscow condemns coalition airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

    Date: 2016-12-08 18:46:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6111301

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed concern over recent reports of civilian casualties in US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria, saying that such actions were 'unacceptable', Sputnik news agency reported on ....

  • EU warns against Israeli settlements bill

    Date: 2016-12-08 17:42:06 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:79 - ID:6110837

    BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (MENA) – The European Union (EU) warned Thursday against the adoption of an Israeli bill that would "legalize" settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, WAFA reported. The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, passed the ....

  • No military solution to Syrian conflict - US State Department

    Date: 2016-12-08 15:46:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6110601

    WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (MENA) - There is no military solution to the conflict in Syria, said State Department spokesman Mark Toner. Speaking to media outlets on Thursday, Toner said that the US is holding contacts with the moderate opposition in ....

  • UN reiterates full support for sustainable cessation of hostilities in Aleppo

    Date: 2016-12-08 15:19:19 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:69 - ID:6110221

    NEW YORK, Dec 8 (MENA) - The United Nations (UN) supported all efforts to achieve a sustainable cessation of hostilities in Aleppo. This announcement came after the joint statement released by France, Britain, Italy, Canada and United States ....

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