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  • Russian official: Moscow invited OSCE PA mission to Crimea in near future

    Date: 2019-02-22 16:08:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7816673

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russia has invited the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly to send a mission to Crimea as soon as possible, Leonid Slutsky, said a Russian delegate to the OSCE PA. "We've ....

  • Russia calls not to believe US statements about peacekeeping contingent in Syria

    Date: 2019-02-22 16:07:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:7816672

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called not to believe Washington's statements that after the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, there would remain a peacekeeping contingent there, Sputnik news agency ....

  • Lavrov to visit Vietnam, Hong Kong, China late February

    Date: 2019-02-22 15:10:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:7816603

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Vietnam on February 24-25, and may meet with Vietnamese Foreign Ministry top officials, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday. "The Russian ....

  • Venezuela's Deputy Foreign Minister Says Maduro, Putin in constant contact by phone

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:51:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7816623

    MOSCOW, Feb 22 (MENA) - Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Yvan Gil said that the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, was constantly on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik news agency reported. Nicolas Maduro, and Russian ....

  • Beijing hosts Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:44:17 GMT - China - World - SN:43 - ID:7816494

    BEIJING, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) organized on Friday the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum, titled "Invest in Saudi Arabia" on the sidelines of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to Beijing. ....

  • N. Korea cuts food rations by almost half due to bad weather, sanctions

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:01:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:7816495

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - North Korea said it is facing a food shortage for 2019 that will require rations be reduced by almost half for its citizens, Newsweek reported on Friday. The country revealed the information to the United Nations in a ....

  • 23 militants killed in past 24 hours, says Afghan MoD

    Date: 2019-02-22 14:01:36 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:38 - ID:7816537

    KABUL, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense said on Friday that nearly two dozens insurgents have been killed and four others wounded during operations over the past 24 hours, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. The military operations were ....

  • Five children die of suspected food poisoning in Karachi

    Date: 2019-02-22 12:47:54 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:34 - ID:7816416

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 22 (MENA) - Five children died of suspected food poisoning after dining at a restaurant located in Karachi’s Saddar area, Geo news quoted the police as saying on Friday. According to police officials, five children, whose ages ....

  • UN chief discusses Yemen, Venezuela with Pompeo

    Date: 2019-02-22 07:21:05 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:7815909

    NEW YORK, Feb 22 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo focusing on the redeployment of forces from Yemen’s key port and the situation in Venezuela, the Washington Post reported. UN ....

  • Albanian opposition holds anti-govt rally, demands new vote

    Date: 2019-02-21 22:20:23 GMT - Albania - World - SN:78 - ID:7815829

    TIRANA, Feb 21 (MENA) - Thousands of protesters supporting Albania's opposition surrounded the parliament building Thursday and demanded the government step down, claiming it's corrupt and has links to organized crime, ABC News reported. Hundreds ....

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