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  • Japan rejects Russian criticism of Aegis Ashore deployment plan

    Date: 2019-02-09 13:22:33 GMT - Japan - World - SN:37 - ID:7796273

    TOKYO, Feb 9 (MENA) - Tokyo has rejected Moscow’s claim that the Aegis Ashore missile defense system Japan plans to deploy violates the US-Russia Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya responded to a ....

  • Key Daesh member arrested in Kabul

    Date: 2019-02-09 11:55:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:7796107

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - A key member of Daesh terrorist group, responsible for recruiting fighters for the group, was arrested in an operation by the National Directorate of Security’s Special Unit in Kabul’s PD5, said a statement on Saturday. The ....

  • Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni operation

    Date: 2019-02-09 10:16:43 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:20 - ID:7795887

    KABUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - Taliban’s military commission chief was killed among eight fighters of the group in a military operation carried out by the Afghan forces in Ghazni province, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. The ....

  • Thailand's king condemns bid by sister to become PM

    Date: 2019-02-08 18:21:36 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:55 - ID:7795290

    BANGKOK, Feb 8 (MENA) - Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has denounced as "inappropriate" his sister's unprecedented bid to run for prime minister, the BBC reported on Friday. In a palace statement, he said such an act would "defy the nation's ....

  • Brazil's president shows solidarity with families of Rio fire victims

    Date: 2019-02-08 18:18:43 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:54 - ID:7795293

    BRASILIA, Feb 8 (MENA) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, who is receiving treatment for pneumonia, tweeted a statement from the hospital "in solidarity" with the mourning families of those who fell victim to a fire that ripped through a youth ....

  • Moscow says ready for dialogue with Wahintion based on mutual respect

    Date: 2019-02-08 17:57:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:52 - ID:7795361

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday his country is open for dialogue with the United States but this dialogue must be based on the principles of equality and mutual respect, TASS reported. "As for relations ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry says Israel has to stop attacking Syria

    Date: 2019-02-08 15:48:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7795079

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - Israel's strikes on Syria must stop as they additionally worsen the situation, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin told reporters. "As for recent Israeli strikes, we have stated that such arbitrary attacks on a ....

  • Putin, Russia's Security Council discussed situation in Syria - Peskov

    Date: 2019-02-08 13:41:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:7794967

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council his forthcoming contacts with the presidents of Belarus, Turkey and Iran, as well as a number of domestic Russian issues and ....

  • Afghan Special Forces kill 2 Taliban leaders in Nangarhar

    Date: 2019-02-08 12:08:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:30 - ID:7794717

    KABUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - The Afghan Special Forces have killed two senior Taliban leaders during a raid in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier on Friday, reported Khaama Press news agency. According to informed military sources ....

  • Moscow dismisses Washington’s claims on Russian violation of INF Treaty

    Date: 2019-02-07 21:00:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7794123

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) – The Russian defense ministry said Thursday that it “categorically" denies groundless "allegations” of the United States on Russia’s violation of its liabilities under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF ....

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