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  • The lifeblood of Venezuela's economy is taking a beating in the wake of Trump's sanctions

    Date: 2019-02-28 21:36:32 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:86 - ID:7827437

    CARACAS, Feb 28 (MENA) - Venezuela's oil shipments have reportedly fallen sharply since the US hit the country with energy sanctions, the Business Insider reported. Oil shipments from the country dropped 40% to 920,000 barrels per day over the ....

  • Russian Black Sea fleet officer, partner jailed as spies for Ukraine

    Date: 2019-02-28 17:50:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:7827195

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - An officer of Russia's Black Sea fleet and his partner have been imprisoned on charges of spying for Ukraine, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday. Russia's North Caucasus Regional Military Court ....

  • Trump reaffirms commitment to dialogue with N. Korea in talks with Moon

    Date: 2019-02-28 17:40:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:73 - ID:7827192

    SEOUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to resolving the North Korean nuclear issue through dialogue Thursday, hours after his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended without an agreement. In a ....

  • Five Daesh members sentenced for plotting terror attacks in Moscow

    Date: 2019-02-28 16:50:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:7826861

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - The North Caucasus District Military Court has sentenced five citizens of Russia’s Ingushetia Republic to between 12 and 20 years in a maximum security colony for plotting terror attacks on the territory of the French Embassy ....

  • Moscow: Lavrov to go on Gulf tour for high-level talks on March 3-7

    Date: 2019-02-28 15:25:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:7826828

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will make a Gulf tour, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 3-7, for meetings with the heads of these states, according to spokeswoman for the ....

  • Heavy casualties inflicted on Taliban commanders and militants in Balkh province

    Date: 2019-02-28 09:17:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:7826157

    KABUL, Feb 28 (MENA) - The Taliban militants and their commanders have suffered heavy casualties during clashes and airstrikes in northern Balkh province, the Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan ....

  • Thai Airways cancelled flights to Pakistan and Europe

    Date: 2019-02-28 08:00:23 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:12 - ID:7826079

    BANGKOK, Feb 28 (MENA) - Pakistan has shut its airspace, forcing commercial airlines to reroute. Thai Airways International announced on Thursday that it had cancelled flights to Pakistan and Europe, which left thousands of passengers stranded in ....

  • No agreement: Trump-Kim summit cut short in Hanoi

    Date: 2019-02-28 07:47:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7826067

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - "No agreement was reached at this time, but their respective teams look forward to meeting in the future," CNN quoted US press secretary Sarah Sanders as saying in a statement. US President Donald Trump insisted that ....

  • Russia submits its draft resolution on Venezuela to UNSC — diplomatic mission

    Date: 2019-02-28 06:54:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:7 - ID:7826011

    NEW YORK, Feb 28 (MENA) - Russia has submitted its own draft resolution on Venezuela to the UN Security Council (UNSC) after the US had submitted its draft document, official spokesman for the Russian mission to the UN Fyodor Strzhizhovsky told ....

  • 17 dead in terror blast in central Mali

    Date: 2019-02-27 17:50:29 GMT - Mali - World - SN:99 - ID:7825585

    BAMAKU, Feb 27 (MENA) - Seventeen civilians were killed in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, Eyewitness News quoted security sources and a local official as saying on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Tuesday in ....

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