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  • Russia says US slow to agree on Syria monitoring

    Date: 2016-03-19 22:06:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:4545701

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry says the US has dragged its feet on responding to Moscow's proposals on joint monitoring of a Syria cease-fire, ABC News reported on Saturday. Lt. Gen. Sergei Kuralenko said Saturday that ....

  • NASA astronaut, two cosmonauts arrive at Space Station for six-month stay

    Date: 2016-03-19 17:00:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:4543261

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - One American and two Russians blasted off for their six-month stay on the International Space Station Friday evening from Kazakhstan, according to media reports. The Russian Soyuz spacecraft lifted off with 9,000 pounds ....

  • Iran's Zarif to discuss business, Syria on Turkey visit

    Date: 2016-03-19 17:00:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:64 - ID:4543257

    TEHRAN, March 19 (MENA) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif joined his Turkish hosts in Istanbul on Saturday in condemning a suicide bombing by suspected Kurdish militants in a main shopping district that killed five people, Channel News ....

  • Istanbul blast death toll up to 5

    Date: 2016-03-19 15:32:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:4542597

    ANKARA, March 19 (MENA) – The death toll from the Istanbul suicide bombing has risen to five. The blast took place earlier Saturday in a busy shopping area frequented by tourists and locals in Istanbul. The explosion was in Istiklal Avenue, a ....

  • Second flight data recorder found at FlyDubai Boeing crash site in Russia

    Date: 2016-03-19 11:57:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:4541417

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Specialists have found the second flight data recorder at the crash site of the FlyDubai Boeing in Rostov-on-Don, the Sputnik reported Saturday. "The second black box was found at 12:10 p.m. Moscow time," a source in the ....

  • Armed Forrces chief dismisses rumours US building military base In Sabah

    Date: 2016-03-19 11:55:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:39 - ID:4541433

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 (MENA) - The Malaysian Armed Forces today dismissed rumours that the United States is setting up a military base in Sabah. Armed Forces chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin said in a statement that the rumours were ....

  • 2 terrorists arrested in Karachi security raid

    Date: 2016-03-19 10:07:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:25 - ID:4540569

    ISLAMABAD, March 19 (MENA) - Pakistani police arrested on Saturday two terrorists during a security raid in the country's largest city of Karachi. A fire exchange was prompted by the gunmen who opened fire at policemen, injuring some of ....

  • Kerry due in Russia on March 23

    Date: 2016-03-19 09:59:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:4540565

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry will pay a visit to Moscow on March 23-24 to discuss with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov bilateral cooperation and the urgent international issues. "On March 23-24, Kerry will come ....

  • FlyDubai sets up operations room after crash

    Date: 2016-03-19 09:49:10 GMT - United Arab Emirates - World - SN:18 - ID:4540561

    DUBAI, March 19 (MENA) - An operations room was set up in the wake the of FlyDubai's flight FZ981 crash in Russia to manage the crisis and gather information, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group Sheikh Ahmed bin ....

  • Putin extends condolences to families of victims of Boeing crash in south Russia

    Date: 2016-03-19 08:37:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:4539949

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin offers condolences to all who lost the loved ones in the Boeing crash in Rostov-on-Don. Putin ordered the local governor and minister of emergencies to do everything necessary for the ....

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