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  • US declines invitation to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-23 20:50:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:7544989

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - The US has rejected an invitation to join Russia-led talks on Afghanistan because they are unlikely to help bring peace, a State Department spokesman said. As a matter of principle, the US supports Afghan-led efforts ....

  • US Senate passes bill to honor former president Anwar Sadat

    Date: 2018-08-23 20:10:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7545153

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) – The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to honor former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, the Egyptian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday. The Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act S266 awards the Congressional ....

  • Russia: Conditions of return of Syrian refugees take shape now

    Date: 2018-08-23 18:06:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:7544993

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the process of the return of the Syrian refugees back home is not yet massive but conditions are being formed for this purpose. In tweets on the Russian Foreign ....

  • British Airways to suspend flights between London, Tehran

    Date: 2018-08-23 17:46:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:7545010

    LONDON, Aug 23 (MENA) – British Airways has announced it will be suspending its flights between London and Tehran, citing a lack of “commercial viability," the Independent reported on Thursday. British Airways currently operates six flights per ....

  • Trump declares 'market would crash' if Democrats impeached him

    Date: 2018-08-23 17:33:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:7544995

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump warned that the “market would crash” if he was ever impeached -- while questioning why Democrats would even consider that course in the future. “I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s ....

  • Mixed statements from Russia in response to new US sanctions

    Date: 2018-08-23 17:18:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:7544987

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) – Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday it was too soon to speak about Russia’s concrete moves in response to new sanctions slapped by the US, TASS reported. "Of course, the president will be taking the decisions ....

  • Seoul, Washington consult to bridge gaps over inter-Korean economic coop.

    Date: 2018-08-23 16:37:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:41 - ID:7544991

    SEOUL, Aug 23 (MENA) - Seoul and Washington have been communicating with each other to bridge their gaps, Seoul's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha was quoted by Yonhap News Agency as saying on Thursday during a parliamentary session. "There has ....

  • Lavrov to hold talks with Saudi top diplomat in Moscow Wednesday

    Date: 2018-08-23 16:08:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:7545005

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir in Moscow on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday. "We consider the ....

  • Kremlin comments on Russian Security Council chief and Bolton talks

    Date: 2018-08-23 14:50:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:7544863

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - The Kremlin expects that Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and US National Security Adviser John Bolton will discuss all issues on the bilateral agenda, although that the US side is not quite willing to ....

  • Malaysian PM: Malaysia needs to learn from China

    Date: 2018-08-23 11:18:00 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:17 - ID:7544410

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 (MENA) - Malaysia needs to learn from China on how such a big country with 1.4 billion population can meet the needs of its people in term of foods, technology and employment, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said. ....

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