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  • UK foreign secreatray offers condolences to Italy on earthquake victims

    Date: 2016-08-25 19:43:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:5491777

    LONDON, Aug 25 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson offered condolences to his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni on the earthquake victims, the BBC reported. Johnson that Britain stands by Italy in its hour of need after yesterday's ....

  • Burkini ban protesters throw beach party at French embassy in London

    Date: 2016-08-25 19:15:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:5491709

    LONDON, Aug 25 (MENA) - Demonstrators have staged an impromptu beach party complete with sand, deck chairs and a lobster-shaped lilo outside the French embassy in London to protest against burkini bans that have become law in many French coastal ....

  • UN must take steps over report about chemical weapons' use in Syria – French FM

    Date: 2016-08-25 16:48:50 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:84 - ID:5490949

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) – The UN Security Council must take tough measures following the report indicating the usage of chemical weapons in Syria, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a statement on Thursday. On Wednesday, the UN and ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry to discuss coordination in anti-terror fight in Syria

    Date: 2016-08-25 16:20:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:5490869

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to fly to Geneva on Thursday for talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Tass news agency quoted Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as ....

  • Social Networking sites 'failing' to tackle extremism

    Date: 2016-08-25 14:44:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:5490041

    LONDON, Aug 25 (MENA) - Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were accused by the members of British Parliament of "consciously failing" to combat the use of social networking sites to promote terrorism and extremism. A House of Commons report of home ....

  • Lavrov urges US to fulfill vow to separate Syrian opposition, terrorists

    Date: 2016-08-25 13:54:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:5489981

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the United States to stand by its promise to separate the opposition from terrorist groups in Syria, Tass news agency reported on Thursday. "They had better look in the ....

  • Kerry-Lavrov meeting in Geneva 'crucial' for Syrian file - UN enoy to Syria

    Date: 2016-08-25 13:39:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:63 - ID:5489633

    GENEVA, Aug 25 (MENA) - The meeting which will be held in Geneva Friday between US State Secretary John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov will be very important for the Syrian file and its political process, said UN Special Envoy for ....

  • Germany condemns use of chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2016-08-25 12:52:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:47 - ID:5488909

    BERLIN, Aug 25 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier strongly condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria, RT reported. Commenting on a UN Panel report that found evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria, he said Germany ....

  • Russia, China to hold naval exercise to practice defensive operations

    Date: 2016-08-25 12:02:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:5488533

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Joint defensive operations will be the main theme of a Russian-Chinese naval exercise in the South China Sea next month, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Thursday. "Joint defensive operations on the high ....

  • Lavrov urges US to fulfill vow to separate Syrian opposition, terrorists

    Date: 2016-08-25 11:54:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:5488601

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the United States to stand by its promise to separate the opposition from terrorist groups in Syria, according to TASS. "They had better look in the mirror and implement ....

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