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  • White House announces retaliation against Russia: Sanctions, ejecting diplomats

    Date: 2016-12-29 22:13:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:6241905

    WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday to retaliate against alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, prompting vows from Russian authorities that Moscow will respond in kind, CNN reported. ....

  • Russian embassy in Damascus hit by mortar shell again

    Date: 2016-12-29 20:26:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6241485

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Russia's embassy in Damascus was hit by a mortar shell afternoon, Sputnik reported. The spokeswoman added that the embassy compound was attacked ....

  • Cabinet approves joining Montreal Convention on offences, other acts committed in flights

    Date: 2016-12-29 18:03:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:64 - ID:6240585

    CAIRO, Dec 29 (MENA) – Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, approved on Thursday a presidential draft law on joining the Montreal Convention aiming to re-establish uniformity and predictability of rules relating to the international ....

  • Russian senator: Assad backs Russia's efforts to reach ceasefire

    Date: 2016-12-29 16:06:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:6240213

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) – Syrian President Bashar Assad strongly supports the common efforts of Russia and other countries aimed at reaching a ceasefire between the warring sides in Syria, Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Committee for ....

  • Lavrov says Egypt could join Syria talks in Astana

    Date: 2016-12-29 15:06:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:6239857

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed the hope that Egypt will join the negotiations on the Syrian settlement in Astana, while Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and Iraq could join them at subsequent stages, ....

  • Turkish FM: Ankara, Moscow supervise Syrian ceasefire deal

    Date: 2016-12-29 14:51:31 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:49 - ID:6239717

    ANKARA, Dec 29 (MENA) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said Ankara will work with Moscow on supervising the Syrian ceasefire agreement, the BBC reported on Thursday. The deal excludes groups deemed as terrorists by the UN Security ....

  • Putin orders contacts with presidents of Turkey, Iran, Syria

    Date: 2016-12-29 14:31:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:6239401

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday contacts will be made with the presidents of Turkey, Iran and Syria to agree on Syria. Putin said during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense ....

  • Russian president announces ceasefire in Syria, to start midnight

    Date: 2016-12-29 14:19:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:6238829

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria had been signed, which will start at midnight. During a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei ....

  • Putin calls on Damascus, opposition, regional countries to back Syria deal

    Date: 2016-12-29 14:18:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:6238853

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the Syrian government, armed opposition and all countries influencing the situation to support the reached agreements and take part in talks in Astana, Sputnik News reported on ....

  • Russia slams Charlie Hebdo for Tu-154 caricature

    Date: 2016-12-29 12:15:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:6238413

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry described French newspaper of Charlie Hebdo's caricature of the Tu-154 crash as a "poorly-created abomination" which is unworthy of attention. "It is degrading for any human being to even pay ....

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