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  • Russian PM to visit Armenia, Azerbaijan next week

    Date: 2016-04-05 18:50:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:4660601

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to Yerevan on April 7, as was originally agreed, TASS reported Tuesday. On the following day, he will visit Azerbaijan, Medvedev's press secretary Natalia ....

  • Putin holds phone talks with Armenian, Azerbaijani leaders on Karabakh

    Date: 2016-04-05 18:31:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:4660473

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin held phone talks Tuesday with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, discussing the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, Sputnik news agency reported, citing ....

  • Panama Papers: Iceland prime minister resigns

    Date: 2016-04-05 17:37:01 GMT - Iceland - World - SN:103 - ID:4660265

    REYKJAVIK, APRIL 5 (MENA) - The prime minister of Iceland has resigned - the first major casualty of the Panama Papers leaks which have shed an embarrassing spotlight on the world of offshore finance, BBC reported on Tuesday. The leaks, from ....

  • Russia accuses US of hindering nuclear disarmament progress

    Date: 2016-04-05 12:34:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:4657697

    MOSCOW, April 5 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova accused Washington's destructive and anti-Russia policies of being the reason behind failure to achieve progress in nuclear disarmament. "The Russian stance is clear to ....

  • Armenian MoD: Nagorno-Karabakh army claims to have downed Azerbaijani drone

    Date: 2016-04-05 12:27:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:4657665

    KARABAKH - April 5 (MENA) - The army of the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh republic has downed an Azerbaijani drone, Sputnik News Agency quoted Armenian Defense Ministry press spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan as saying on Tuesday. Armenia ....

  • 31 Syrian refugees arrive in Netherlands

    Date: 2016-04-05 11:55:52 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:52 - ID:4657201

    AMSTERDAM, April 5 (MENA) - A total of 31 Syrian refugees coming from Turkey arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday, within the European Union agreement with Turkey that aims at resolving migration crisis in Europe. The migrants were sent to an ....

  • France PM warns extreme Islam winning propaganda war

    Date: 2016-04-05 10:20:15 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:4655501

    PARIS, April 5 (MENA) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds, warning the veil was being used as a political symbol for the “enslavement of women,” according to France24. ....

  • Three killed in shooting incident in Karachi

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:28:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:22 - ID:4655353

    ISLAMABAD, April 5 (MENA) - At least three people, including a minor girl, were killed in a firing incident in Karachi’s Nagan Chowrangi, Pakistan's Dunya News reported Tuesday. Some unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire at alleged ....

  • Hammond: Improving human rights core of UK foreign policy

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:27:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:4655685

    LONDON, April 5 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said improving human rights is a core function of the Foreign Office and is the responsibility of every British diplomat around the world. In a brief statement released on Tuesday, he ....

  • Wall Street Journal: Sanders, Clinton agree to final debate before New York primary

    Date: 2016-04-05 09:19:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:4655121

    WASHINGTON, April 5 (MENA) - Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders have agreed to meet for another Democratic presidential primary debate on April 14, less than a week before the consequential New York ....

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