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  • Neither George HW nor George W Bush to endorse Donald Trump: spokesman

    Date: 2016-05-05 07:13:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4846305

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - Neither George HW nor George W Bush, the only two living former Republican presidents of the United States, will endorse Donald Trump. In statements released to the Guardian on Wednesday evening, spokesmen for both ....

  • Clinton leads Trump by double-digits

    Date: 2016-05-05 06:42:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4846213

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - As Donald Trump captures the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll finds he begins his general election campaign well behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. The new CNN/ORC Poll, completed ahead ....

  • Obama to visit Canada for North American summit

    Date: 2016-05-05 04:59:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:4846089

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (MENA) - President Barack Obama will travel to Canada next month for a North American Summit, where he will meet the leaders of Canada and Mexico and address a joint session of the Canadian parliament. The one-day summit on June ....

  • US, Russia agree to include Aleppo in Syrian ceasefire deal: US State Dept.

    Date: 2016-05-04 22:39:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:4845109

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - The US State Department has confirmed that Moscow and Washington have agreed that the ceasefire in Syria should include the city of Aleppo, which has recently been the scene of the county’s heaviest fighting, Russia Today ....

  • Most of Aleppo controlled by Syrian army, but situation remains difficult

    Date: 2016-05-04 22:28:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:4845557

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - Most parts of the Aleppo region are controlled by Syrian troops, but the situation remains difficult, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. According to ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, groups claiming ....

  • UK wins exemption from new EU asylum rules

    Date: 2016-05-04 22:16:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:4845533

    LONDON, May 4 (MENA) - Britain has won a significant carveout from new EU rules on asylum seekers that will allow the UK to continue expelling migrants that arrive via other EU countries, The Financial Times reported. Under plans announced on ....

  • How does Russia view the endgame in Syria? -- CSMonitor

    Date: 2016-05-04 21:57:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:4845469

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - Efforts to salvage a failing cease-fire in Syria moved to Moscow today, in a sign of Russia’s influence over the battlefield and of growing anxiety over the surge of violence in the northern city of Aleppo that has taken ....

  • Russian, Iranian deputy foreign ministers discuss Syria ceasefire

    Date: 2016-05-04 21:40:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:4845325

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed the cessation of hostilities in Syria with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday. "A detailed ....

  • US wins pledge of more resources from anti-Daesh allies

    Date: 2016-05-04 21:31:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:4845177

    WASHINGTON, May 4 (MENA) - A coalition of countries battling Daesh jihadists in Syria and Iraq pledged Wednesday to pour more resources into the fight, after coming under strong pressure from Washington for greater contributions, the Daily Mail ....

  • Russia wants US thorough probe into Russian national’s death - foreign ministry

    Date: 2016-05-04 21:00:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:4845173

    MOSCOW, May 4 (MENA) - Moscow wants the United States to investigate thoroughly all the circumstances of the death of Russian citizen Igor Zyazin, Russia’s Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law Konstantin ....

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