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  • African countries ask for Russian arms at $21 billion--Russia

    Date: 2016-09-13 09:29:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:5592121

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - The export portfolio of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport’s to Africa has grown to more than $21 billion, the head of the company’s delegation at the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2016 expo in South Africa was ....

  • Russian, Iranian deputy foreign ministers to discuss Russian-US deal on Syria

    Date: 2016-09-13 09:28:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:5592133

    MOSCOW, Sept 13 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov will discuss the Russian-US ceasefire agreement on Syria with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Jaberi Ansari during consultations slated for Wednesday, Russian Foreign ....

  • IMF boss to go on trial in France on December 12

    Date: 2016-09-12 21:28:06 GMT - France - World - SN:66 - ID:5591129

    PARIS, Sept 12 (MENA) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will go on trial in France on December 12 over a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister, France 24 quoted the court hearing the case as ....

  • Obama acknowledges plight of refugees as Muslims observe Eid Al adha

    Date: 2016-09-12 21:04:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:5591077

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama recognized the plight of the world's refugees Monday in a greeting to Muslims observing Eid al Adha — Islam's most important holy day, according to Voice of America. "We are reminded of the ....

  • Moscow welcomes Syrian government consent to endorse Russian-US ceasefire agreement

    Date: 2016-09-12 19:27:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:5590805

    MOSCOW, Sept 12 (MENA) - "Moscow welcomes the public confirmation by the Syrian government of its agreement with the Russian-US accords and readiness to implement them," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday, according to ....

  • China, Russia ready for joint navy drill in South China Sea

    Date: 2016-09-12 18:42:27 GMT - China - World - SN:57 - ID:5590653

    BEIJING, Sept 12 (MENA) – A Russian fleet arrived at a port in Zhanjiang in south China's Guangdong Province on Monday, with Chinese naval forces gathering for a joint drill, Xinhua reported. The "Joint Sea 2016" drill will go ahead between Sept. ....

  • Austrian presidential election postponed due to faulty envelops

    Date: 2016-09-12 18:08:39 GMT - Austria - World - SN:56 - ID:5590509

    VIENNA, Sept 12 (MENA) - The Austrian government has been forced to postpone a re-run of the presidential election after voters complained of faulty envelopes, according to the BBC. Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said the issue over an ....

  • Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid al Adha

    Date: 2016-09-12 17:02:48 GMT - China - World - SN:52 - ID:5590429

    BEIJING, Sept 12 (MENA) - Millions of Muslims around China celebrated Eid al Adha on Monday, one of Islam's most important festivals. After prayers, many people visited markets around the mosque, buying beef, mutton, desserts and fruit, Xinhua ....

  • David Cameron to quit as Conservative MP

    Date: 2016-09-12 16:35:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:5590209

    LONDON, Sept 12 (MENA) – Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to stand down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Oxfordshire seat of Witney, the BBC reported on Monday. Cameron, who resigned as prime minister after June's EU referendum, ....

  • Putin discusses Syria with Russian Security Council after deal with US

    Date: 2016-09-12 14:55:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:5589585

    MOSCOW, Sept 12 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian crisis with the country’s Security Council in the wake of the latest agreement with the United States on a ceasefire in Syria, Sputnik news agency quoted Kremlin ....

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