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  • France votes to extend airstrikes in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-25 20:24:33 GMT - France - World - SN:101 - ID:3806678

    PARIS, Nov 25 (MENA) - France's parliament has voted overwhelmingly to extend airstrikes in Syria, Sky News reported. A prolonged debate had taken place on whether the campaign should be stepped up in the wake of recent terror attacks in ....

  • Russian businesses boycott Turkey over jet incident

    Date: 2015-11-25 19:23:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:3806093

    MOSCOW, Nov 25 (MENA) – Russia's largest tour operators are terminating their business with Turkey in response to the Kremlin's travel warning to the country in the aftermath of the downing of a Russian warplane, the Russia Today reported. Major ....

  • Meeting between Turkish, Russian officials during coming days

    Date: 2015-11-25 16:41:59 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:70 - ID:3804126

    ANKARA, Nov 25 (MENA) - Turkish diplomatic sources underlined that a meeting will be held during the coming days between officials of Turkish and Russian foreign ministries. This comes amid the tension that erupted between the two countries after ....

  • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov calls Turkish downing of jet a 'planned provocation'

    Date: 2015-11-25 13:48:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:3803906

    MOSCOW, Nov 25 (MENA) - Russia's foreign minister says the downing of a Russian war plane by Turkey was a "planned provocation." Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow will re-consider relations with Ankara following the shooting down of the Russian ....

  • CERF to review next week Egypt's efforts to confront racial discrimination

    Date: 2015-11-25 13:18:54 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:66 - ID:3802774

    CAIRO, Nov 25 (MENA) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will discuss on Monday and Tuesday in two sessions Egypt's file on confronting racial discrimination . Egypt is among the 177 countries which signed the ....

  • Turkish envoy to Russia summoned over downing of SU-24 in Syria

    Date: 2015-11-25 13:17:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:3802962

    MOSCOW, Nov 25 (MENA) - Russia has lodged a strong protest to the Turkish Ambassador in Moscow over the Su-24 incident, the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS on Wednesday. "We have lodged a strong protest to Turkey’s Ambassador over the ....

  • Russia to evacuate nationals from Turkey

    Date: 2015-11-25 13:02:39 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:59 - ID:3802946

    ANKARA, Nov 25 (MENA) - Moscow will send planes to Ankara to evacuate Russian nationals from Turkish territories, a Russian source said on Wednesday. CNN Türk TV channel quoted the source as saying that Russian warplanes have mistakenly violated ....

  • Chinese president to attend Paris climate conference, pay state visits to Zimbabwe, South Africa, attend FOCAC in Johannesburg

    Date: 2015-11-25 12:18:12 GMT - China - World - SN:52 - ID:3802982

    BEIJING, Nov 25 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend an opening ceremony of a climate conference in Paris from Nov. 29 to 30 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who will ....

  • Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia

    Date: 2015-11-25 12:15:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:51 - ID:3802942

    KIEV, Nov 25 (MENA) - Ukraine’s prime minister said his government has decided to close the country’s airspace to all Russian planes, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Kiev banned all Russian airlines from flying into Ukraine last month, but ....

  • Putin: Turkey spreads religious extremism

    Date: 2015-11-25 11:35:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:3802342

    MOSCOW, Nov 25 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Turkish leadership practices a policy aiming at spreading religious extremism. In press statements on Wednesday, Putin underlined that the Russians in Turkey are exposed to ....

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