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  • Bogdanov, Shannon discuss efforts to resolve Yemen, Libya crises - Moscow

    Date: 2016-03-30 19:07:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:4621517

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon discussed in Moscow on Wednesday the coordination of efforts to resolve crises in Yemen and Libya through ....

  • Kremlin: Russia skips nuclear security summit

    Date: 2016-03-30 18:08:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:4621433

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russia has refused to take part in this week’s nuclear security summit in Washington over the lack of cooperation with partners on this issue, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. "The nuclear security ....

  • Bangladesh court seeks arrest of ex-PM Zia in bus attack

    Date: 2016-03-30 17:37:09 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:94 - ID:4621437

    DHAKA, March 30 (MENA) - A Bangladeshi court issued arrest warrants on Wednesday for former prime minister Khaleda Zia and 27 other opposition party leaders on accusations they instigated an arson attack on a passenger bus during an anti-government ....

  • Russia increases scholarships to Syrian students

    Date: 2016-03-30 15:44:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:4620421

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - The scholarships offered to the Syrian students in Russian universities will be increased to 300 ones. During an international high-level meeting on the Syrian refugees held in Geneva, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • Russia, US discuss coordination to liberate Syria's Raqqa

    Date: 2016-03-30 14:19:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:4619345

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russia and the United States are discussing "concrete" military coordination to liberate the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov as saying ....

  • Dutch police carry out raid in Rotterdam; no weapons found

    Date: 2016-03-30 14:06:34 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:66 - ID:4619493

    AMSTERDAM, March 30 (MENA) - Dutch police have carried out another raid in the port city of Rotterdam, days after detaining a 32-year-old French national at the request of French authorities on suspicion of involvement in a "terrorist plan", The New ....

  • Poland will take 7,000 refugees, sets conditions

    Date: 2016-03-30 14:05:17 GMT - Poland - World - SN:65 - ID:4619401

    WARSAW, March 30 (MENA) - Poland's foreign minister says the government stands by its commitment to take in 7,000 refugees, on condition they are checked for security and are willing to settle in Poland. Poland had previously agreed on that ....

  • Lavrov says Russia keen maintain Lebanon's interests

    Date: 2016-03-30 12:20:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:4618517

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Future Movement Leader Saad Hariri discussed with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov means to end Lebanon's crises during a visit to Moscow. Foreign "meddling in the region's affairs – and especially that of Lebanon ....

  • Kremlin: Russia skips nuclear security summit over lack of cooperation with partners

    Date: 2016-03-30 11:36:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:4618081

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Russia has refused to take part in this week’s nuclear security summit in Washington over the lack of cooperation with partners on this issue, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "The nuclear security issue is rather ....

  • Bombing of Russian police convoy in Dagestan kills 1

    Date: 2016-03-30 11:29:30 GMT - Dagestan - World - SN:35 - ID:4616889

    MAKHACHKALA, March 30 (MENA) - Police in Russia's volatile North Caucasus say one person has been killed and two more injured in a bombing on a police convoy, Euronews reported. Fatina Ubaydatova, police spokeswoman in the restive region of ....

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