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  • Ankara chooses 'cooperation over fighting' with extremists - Putin

    Date: 2016-04-14 13:31:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:4719613

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - The Turkish government fights extremists in the country less than it cooperates with them, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. "As far as Turkey is concerned, we see a similar situation. However, in our point ....

  • Russia closely watching situation around Aleppo — Putin

    Date: 2016-04-14 11:56:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:4718705

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Peace in Syria will come as a result not of military actions but of peace talks, Tass quoted the Russian president as saying on Thursday. "We hope that reconciliation of armed forces will not lead to appeasement, but ....

  • Lavrov: Russia counts on results of intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva

    Date: 2016-04-14 11:56:05 GMT - Mongolia - World - SN:58 - ID:4718725

    ULAANBAATAR, April 14 (MENA) - Moscow hopes that the ongoing intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva will be efficient, Interfax quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying in a lecture at the Mongolian Foreign Ministry. "We are expecting ....

  • Suspected Paris attacker possessed information on German nuclear plant

    Date: 2016-04-14 11:47:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:55 - ID:4718477

    BERLIN, April 14 (MENA) - RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND) reported on Thursday that documents discovered in alleged Paris terrorist attacker Salah Abdeslam's Brussels apartment suggest he was gathering information about a nuclear facility in ....

  • European council worried about growing number of illegal Libyan immigrants

    Date: 2016-04-14 11:35:43 GMT - Libya - World - SN:53 - ID:4718489

    TRIPOLI, April 14 (MENA) - Alarming numbers of migrants are poised to flood into Europe from Libya, European Council president Donald Tusk warned. Addressing the European parliament, he said there will be a repeat of the crisis that has seen more ....

  • Oxfam: US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens

    Date: 2016-04-14 11:30:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:4718405

    LONDON, April 14 (MENA) - US corporate giants such as Apple, Walmart and General Electric have stashed $1.4tn (£980bn) in tax havens, despite receiving trillions of dollars in taxpayer support, the Guardian quoted a report by anti-poverty charity ....

  • Balfour Beatty, Interserve accused of migrant worker labor abuses in Qatar

    Date: 2016-04-14 08:03:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:20 - ID:4716357

    LONDON, April 13 (MENA) - Balfour Beatty and Interserve, two of the UK’s largest construction companies, have been accused of a raft of labor abuses by migrant workers employed on large-scale projects operated by companies that the firms co-own in ....

  • Kerry stresses US opposition to use of torture

    Date: 2016-04-14 07:40:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:4716245

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - The United States is opposed to the use of torture in any form at any time by any government or non-state actor, US State Secretary John Kerry said. He was responding to statements by Republican presidential ....

  • Pentagon: Successful anti-Daesh military campaign moving to ‘phase two’

    Date: 2016-04-14 07:27:36 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:18 - ID:4716249

    BAGHDAD, April 13 (MENA) - The Pentagon said Wednesday that the first phase of military operations against the so-called Islamic State (Daesh) in Iraq and Syria is completed, and that the U.S.-led coalition is now focused on “dismantling” the ....

  • China, Russia push to prevent Daesh using chemical weapons in Syria

    Date: 2016-04-14 06:59:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:16 - ID:4716185

    NEW YORK, April 14 (MENA) - China and Russia have introduced a draft UN resolution aimed at preventing extremist groups like Daesh and al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front from developing or using chemical weapons in Syria, South China Morning Post reported ....

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