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  • 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 ....

  • Colombia finds 'black boxes' from air crash

    Date: 2016-11-29 21:28:10 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:106 - ID:6055281

    BOGOTA, Nov 29 (MENA) - Colombia's civil aeronautics agency says it has found the two flight recorders from the airplane that crashed Monday night with a Brazilian soccer team aboard. The agency says in a Twitter message that both of the ....

  • Obama declines to send official delegation to Fidel Castro’s funeral

    Date: 2016-11-29 20:20:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:6055037

    WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has decided not to send a presidential delegation to Havana for the funeral of Fidel Castro, Cuba's former leader, The Washington Post reported. Instead of an official delegation, the White ....

  • Syria conflict: US admits mistakes led to strike on state forces

    Date: 2016-11-29 19:14:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:6054393

    WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (MENA) - The US has admitted carrying out an attack in eastern Syria that killed dozens of Syrian forces fighting Daesh. The US-led coalition said the "mistake" on 17 September was intended to target Daesh positions, BBC ....

  • UN rights commissioner concerned about humanitarian situation in Syria

    Date: 2016-11-29 17:39:46 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:95 - ID:6054009

    GENEVA, Nov 29 (MENA) - The UN Human Rights Commissioner has voiced concern about the humanitarian situation in Syria's Aleppo. "We are concerned about the well-being of civilians currently caught up in the fighting in Aleppo. Tens of thousands ....

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