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  • 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 ....

  • Hollande drops bid to strip dual-citizen terrorists of citizenship

    Date: 2016-03-30 11:08:43 GMT - France - World - SN:29 - ID:4617725

    PARIS, March 30 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande backtracked on a constitutional amendment proposal that would strip dual nationals convicted of terrorism of their French citizenship, France 24 reported. The president said he would ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for shooting down F16 jet in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-03-30 09:27:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:4616329

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - The Taliban group claims responsibility for shooting down the US F-16 fighter jet after taking off from Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, Sky News reported Wednesday. An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet crashed Tuesday ....

  • UN chief urges countries to let in more Syrian refugees

    Date: 2016-03-30 09:26:55 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:17 - ID:4616501

    GENEVA, March 30 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged governments around the world to let in more people from Syria and "counter fear-mongering" about refugees. Ban spoke at a one-day conference in Geneva meant to further efforts to ....

  • Afghan Official: Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops

    Date: 2016-03-30 08:47:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:4616205

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province, abc news reported. Mohammad Nabi Niazo, the Dihrawud district ....

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