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  • Lavrov cancels trip to Ankara after warplane downing

    Date: 2015-11-24 12:42:37 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:44 - ID:3795734

    ANKARA, Nov 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has cancelled his scheduled visit to Turkey, slated for Wednesday, for participation in the 5th Meeting of the Turkish-Russian Joint Strategic Planning Group, a Turkish TV channel ....

  • Russia, Cambodia to exchange data to counter terrorist financing

    Date: 2015-11-24 11:36:15 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:33 - ID:3794750

    PHNOM PENH, Nov 24 (MENA) - The financial intelligence services of Russia and Cambodia have signed an agreement on exchanging data for combating money laundering and terrorist financing, TASS reported. The document was signed by head of Federal ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry confirms Russian Sukhoi Su-24 aircraft crashed in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-24 10:27:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:3793790

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) - A Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft of Russia’s air group in Syria has crashed in Syrian territory, presumably, as a result of an attack from the ground, the Russian Defense Ministry has said, according to Tass News Agency. The ....

  • Putin: Russia ready to extend $5bln state loan to Iran

    Date: 2015-11-24 08:20:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:3792957

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) - Russia is ready to extend a $5bln state loan to Iran to promote industrial cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, according to Tass News Agency. "We plan to enliven industrial cooperation. Russia is ....

  • UN chief appoints UK diplomat as special representative for Somalia

    Date: 2015-11-24 08:06:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:9 - ID:3792985

    CAIRO, Nov 24 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday announced the appointment of Michael Keating of the United Kingdom as his new Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), ....

  • US wants to station own armed border officials at Madrid airport

    Date: 2015-11-23 22:43:44 GMT - Spain - World - SN:148 - ID:3792305

    MADRID, Nov 23 (MENA) - The United States has asked Spain for permission to install officers from its own Customs and Border Protection agency at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport to check for possible terrorism suspects boarding flights to the ....

  • Argentina's President-elect Macri lays out new course

    Date: 2015-11-23 22:06:46 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:144 - ID:3792173

    BUENOS AIRES, Nov 23 (MENA) - Argentine President-elect Mauricio Macri said he would correct "mistakes" made by the outgoing administration, such as currency controls, The BBC news reported. Macri won Sunday's run-off election by a narrow margin ....

  • Putin held 'substantial' talks with Iranian leadership

    Date: 2015-11-23 22:02:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:142 - ID:3792117

    TEHRAN, Nov 23 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani began high-level talks in the Iranian capital shortly following the Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Tehran, Sputnik News reported on Monday. "The ....

  • UN urges Australian rethink on asylum

    Date: 2015-11-23 21:03:23 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:135 - ID:3791985

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (MENA) – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to rethink the country's border security policy, the BBC News reported on Monday. Ban voiced his concerns about ....

  • Spanish police arrest inmate for allegedly recruiting militants inside prison

    Date: 2015-11-23 20:54:17 GMT - Spain - World - SN:133 - ID:3791745

    MADRID, Nov 23 (MENA) - Spanish police have arrested an inmate on suspicion he recruited militants for Daesh armed group inside the facility, Fox News reported. An Interior Ministry statement Monday said the man of Moroccan origin is serving a ....

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