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  • Russia accuses Turkey of ongoing hostilities in Syria's Aleppo, Idlib

    Date: 2016-03-04 22:05:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:4445137

    MOSCOW, March 4 (MENA) – Ankara is fully responsible for ongoing hostilities in Syria's Aleppo and Idlib provinces as Turkey ensures steady supply of weapons to terrorists and keeps shelling groups of Kurdish militia fighting against al-Nusra Front, ....

  • Greece seizes Turkish arms ship

    Date: 2016-03-04 21:33:41 GMT - Greece - World - SN:82 - ID:4445081

    ATHENS, March 4 (MENA) - Greek port authorities in the Aegean island of Crete on Friday seized two containers from a Togo-flagged cargo ship, coming from Turkey, after discovering a large amount of illegal weapons and explosives, Sky News ....

  • Amnesty condemns takeover of Turkish paper by governemnt

    Date: 2016-03-04 21:27:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:79 - ID:4445073

    ANKARA, March 4 (MENA) – Turkey’s government takeover of Zaman newspaper is the latest deeply troubling episode in the Turkish authorities’ ongoing onslaught on dissenting media, Amnesty International said on Friday on its official ....

  • 48 killed, wounded during counter-terrorism operations : Afghan MoD

    Date: 2016-03-04 18:10:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:4444325

    KABUL, March 4 (MENA) - At least 24 anti-government armed militants were killed while 24 others were wounded in the latest counter-terrorism operations conducted by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), Khaama Press quoted the Afghan Ministry ....

  • Helicopter hard landing in Russia's Vladimir region kills one, leaves 3 wounded

    Date: 2016-03-04 13:00:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:4442049

    MOSCOW, March 4 (MENA) - A person was killed and three others were injured in a hard landing of a helicopter in Russia's Vladimir region east of Moscow, a source in the law enforcement agencies told TASS on Friday. "According to preliminary data, ....

  • Turkey jails two Syrians over migrant drowning

    Date: 2016-03-04 12:58:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:39 - ID:4441961

    ANKARA, March 4 (MENA) - A court in Turkey has jailed two Syrians to four years in jail over the death of Alan Kurdi and four others, according to the BBC. Alan was the Syrian three-year-old whose photograph, lying dead on a Turkish beach, ....

  • East Belfast: Prison officer injured after bomb explodes under van

    Date: 2016-03-04 10:23:41 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:30 - ID:4441641

    BELFAST, March 4 (MENA) - A 52-year-old man, who is a serving prison officer, has been taken to hospital after a bomb exploded under a van in east Belfast, the BBC reported. Police said the incident happened at Hillsborough Drive at about 07:10 ....

  • N. Korean leader orders nuclear weapons to be made ready for use

    Date: 2016-03-04 08:44:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:4440953

    SEOUL, March 4 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday ordered the country's nuclear weapons to be made ready for use at a moment's notice, Yonhap news agency reported. He also said the communist country will revise its military ....

  • Syria ceasefire to be implemented parallel to political process - Lavrov

    Date: 2016-03-04 08:27:24 GMT - France - World - SN:18 - ID:4440817

    PARIS, March 4 (MENA) – The cessation of hostilities in Syria is not limited by any particular timeframe, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. According to Sputnik news agency, Lavrov stressed that even though it was not the same as a ....

  • Moscow: US sanctions undermine possibility of cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2016-03-03 22:40:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:4440185

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday said that the United States should be aware that the recently extended sanctions against Russia undermine the possibility of cooperating with Moscow on important international ....

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