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  • Kremlin calls for creation of united anti-terrorist front

    Date: 2016-02-15 12:53:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:4318681

    MOSCOW, Feb 15 (MENA) - Cooperation in the framework of a united anti-terrorist front is needed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by Sputnik on Monday as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance to establish ....

  • Moscow will not confront Turkish military - Senator

    Date: 2016-02-15 12:04:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:4318169

    MOSCOW, Feb 15 (MENA) - Since the Turkish military is not attacking the Russian military in Syria, Russia will not enter into a confrontation with Turkey, the head of Russia’s upper parliament’s Defense and Security Committee said ....

  • Initial UN aid convoys to leave for Syria this week

    Date: 2016-02-15 11:50:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:38 - ID:4318161

    MUNICH, Feb 15 (MENA) - The first convoys of humanitarian aid should head to besieged Syrian towns and cities by Tuesday or Wednesday at the latest, United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura said. In a telephone interview with The Wall Street ....

  • 3 killed, 1 injured in S. Korea military chopper crash

    Date: 2016-02-15 08:53:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:4316385

    SEOUL, Feb 15 (MENA) - A military helicopter crashed near a residential area in South Korea's eastern region, leaving three crew members dead and one seriously injured, Yonhap quoted authorities as saying on Monday. The Army's UH-1H helicopter ....

  • Putin could end Syrian civil war 'by making a phone call', Hammond says

    Date: 2016-02-14 22:59:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:4315465

    LONDON, Feb 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is the "one man on this planet" who can end the Syrian civil war, according to the UK Foreign Secretary, The Independent reported Sunday. Speaking on The Andrew Marr Show, Philip Hammond ....

  • Hawaii declares state of emergency over Zika virus, dengue fever outbreak

    Date: 2016-02-14 21:23:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:4315245

    WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (MENA) - Hawaii Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus, Fox News reported Sunday. The state has been in the midst of a dengue fever outbreak ....

  • WFP to establish food storage depots for emergency situations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2016-02-14 21:01:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:96 - ID:4314705

    KABUL, Feb 14 (MENA) - The World Food Program (WFP) which is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security has vowed to establish food storage depots for emergency situation in eastern Nangarhar province ....

  • Afghanistan chides Pakistan ambassador over governor’s kidnapping

    Date: 2016-02-14 16:31:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:69 - ID:4313385

    Kabul, Feb 14 (MENA) - Afghan Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan over the abduction of a former Afghan governor in Islamabad, Khaama Press reported. Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi, a former governor of Herat ....

  • Iran offers to help Syria with air defenses

    Date: 2016-02-14 16:31:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:68 - ID:4313153

    TEHRAN, Feb 14 (MENA) - Iran’s air defense chief said his country is ready to help defend Syria’s airspace. Tasnim news agency on Sunday quoted Gen. Farzad Esmaili as saying "We will help Syria in a full-fledged manner if the Syrian government ....

  • McCain slams Syria deal for empowering 'military aggression'

    Date: 2016-02-14 15:14:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:4312673

    MUNICH, Feb 14 (MENA) - US Senator John McCain on Sunday slammed the Syria truce deal his government forged with Russia, saying it would only empower "military aggression", France 24 reported. "Let's be clear about what this agreement does: It ....

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