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  • Trump says he's leaving businesses to focus on presidency

    Date: 2016-11-30 14:09:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:6059321

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing and profiting ....

  • Kremlin expects Ankara’s explanation on Erdogan’s statement on Syria

    Date: 2016-11-30 13:07:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:6058445

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - The statement of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the true goal of Ankara’s steps in Syria came as a surprise and the Kremlin seeks explanations, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday, ....

  • Russia concerned over Israeli settlement expansion reports - foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-11-30 12:13:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6057877

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russia is concerned over reports of Israel's planned illegal settlement construction on occupied Palestinian territory, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday, according to Sputnik News. Earlier in ....

  • Lavrov to visit Turkey Thursday

    Date: 2016-11-30 11:04:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6057217

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will head for Turkey on Thursday to discuss ways of combating terrorism in Syria and the necessary political settlement on the basis of international law. Lavrov intends to pay a ....

  • Russia mulling response to Turkish president statements on Syria - paper

    Date: 2016-11-30 08:03:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:6056021

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russia is mulling a response to the recent statements by the Turkish president on Syria, the Russian newspaper Izvestia reported on Wednesday. If the statements proved to be true, Russia may call for an emergency United ....

  • Black boxes found from Brazilian team plane crash

    Date: 2016-11-30 08:02:39 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:16 - ID:6056029

    BOGOTA, Nov 30 (MENA) - Emergency workers have found the black boxes with flight data and cockpit voice recordings from a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains with a Brazilian football team on board, France 24 reported Wednesday. Luis ....

  • Presidential office says Park will follow whatever decision parliament makes on her fate

    Date: 2016-11-30 07:47:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:6055989

    SEOUL, Nov 30 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye will accept whatever decision parliament makes regarding her fate, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday, as opposition parties continued to press her to swiftly resign over ....

  • South Korea, Japan, US eye nuclear envoy talks in mid-December

    Date: 2016-11-30 07:40:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:6055981

    SEOUL, Nov 30 (MENA) - The chief nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan and the United States are arranging talks in mid-December in Seoul to discuss and coordinate measures in response to North Korea's growing nuclear threat, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • Hidden explosive kills soldier in southern Thailand

    Date: 2016-11-30 06:15:10 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:3 - ID:6055637

    BANGKOK, Nov 30 (MENA) - Police say a soldier has been killed by an explosive device near an army checkpoint in southern Thailand, ABC news reported Wednesday. They said the blast on Wednesday left three other soldiers injured. Lt. Col. ....

  • No breakthrough in Normandy four talks on Ukrainian crisis - Russian FM

    Date: 2016-11-29 22:40:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:6055221

    MOSCOW, Nov 29 (MENA) - No progress has been achieved in talks on the Ukrainian crisis in the Normandy Four ministerial format on Tuesday in Minsk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. According to Lavrov, the ministers were not able to ....

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