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  • UN increases troop levels in Mali by 2,500

    Date: 2016-06-29 20:57:32 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:123 - ID:5184621

    NEW YORK, June 29 (MENA) - The United Nations is increasing its peacekeeping force in Mali by more than 2,500 troops, Fox News reported. The move is an effort to counter increasing attacks by Islamic extremists on civilians and peacekeepers in ....

  • UN chief says two-state solution only way to meet aspirations of Palestinians, Israelis

    Date: 2016-06-29 20:03:25 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:118 - ID:5184469

    GENEVA, June 29 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged on Wednesday the Palestinians and Israelis to never give up hope of negotiating a settlement. According to the UN Geneva headquarters, he made the remarks in a message ....

  • Still 'great way' to achieve real Russia-US partnership - ambassador

    Date: 2016-06-29 19:16:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:5184481

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - There is still a long way to achieve serious Russia-US cooperation in the fight against terrorism, but there are good prospects for its gradual expansion, Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak said in an ....

  • Ankara thanks Russians for support after Istanbul airport attack — embassy

    Date: 2016-06-29 14:42:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:5182721

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Turkey has expressed gratitude to the citizens of Russia for their support after deadly blasts at Istanbul’s airport, the country’s embassy told TASS on Wednesday. "Last night an awful terrorist attack occurred in ....

  • Russia to start normalizing ties with Turkey - Putin

    Date: 2016-06-29 13:55:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:5182345

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a phone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday he had given instructions to the government to start talks with Turkey on the resumption of trade and ....

  • Russian president condoles Turkish nation over victims of airport terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-06-29 13:44:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:5182349

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his sympathy to the Turkish people in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul, which killed at least 41, including 13 foreigners, and injured 239. “We regret and ....

  • Pope Francis denounces Istanbul terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-06-29 13:31:08 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:74 - ID:5181961

    THE VATICAN, June 29 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican has denounced the "brutal terrorist attack" at Istanbul's airport and called on the killers behind it to change their ways, ABC News reported on Wednesday. In a noontime blessing from his ....

  • Iranian killed, 5 wounded in Istanbul terror attack

    Date: 2016-06-29 13:21:17 GMT - Iran - World - SN:71 - ID:5182113

    TEHRAN, June 29 (MENA) - An Iranian national has lost his life in Tuesday's terrorist attack in Istanbul's Atatürk International Airport, said a Foreign Ministry official. Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi said on Wednesday that five other ....

  • Kremlin: Istanbul attack signals need for joint fight against terrorism

    Date: 2016-06-29 13:05:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:5181945

    MOSCOW, June 29 (MENA) - The terrorist attack on Istanbul confirms the need for a joint fight against terrorism, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "President Putin has expressed condolences to the Turkish people over the awful ....

  • White House, Greek foreign ministry decry Istanbul bombings

    Date: 2016-06-29 11:22:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:5180285

    WASHINGTON, June 29 (MENA) - The White House denounced Tuesday's terrorist attack on Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, according to ABC News. "The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today's heinous terrorist ....

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