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  • Colombia: Number of Venezuelan migrants continues to rise

    Date: 2018-07-18 22:32:18 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:95 - ID:7495064

    BOGOTA, Colombia, July 18 (MENA) - The number of Venezuelans fleeing into neighboring Colombia continues to rise, with over 50,000 arriving in less than a month, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Colombia migration director Christian Kruger ....

  • Afghan army targets Taliban militants in Farah province

    Date: 2018-07-18 22:24:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:94 - ID:7494989

    KABUL, July 18 (MENA) - The Afghan armed forces on Wednesday carried out several military operations dubbed "Badar-16 operations" to suppress the anti-government armed militants in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press new agency ....

  • Syria plans to purchase Russian MC-21 aircraft, says Russian ambassador

    Date: 2018-07-18 22:14:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:7495105

    DAMASCUS, July 18 (MENA) - Damascus discusses with Moscow the purchase of MC-21 planes, Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Kinshchak told Rossiya 24 television on Wednesday, TASS reported. "They [Syrians] are interested in updating their plane ....

  • S. Korea's nuke envoy meets British delegation over N. Korea

    Date: 2018-07-18 22:03:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:92 - ID:7494978

    SEOUL, July 18 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy had a meeting here Wednesday with Jonathan Nicholas Powell, a former senior British official who just finished a trip to North Korea, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Powell met ....

  • Moscow vows to respond to expulsion of Russian diplomats from Greece

    Date: 2018-07-18 21:43:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:7494936

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Actions similar to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Greece do not remain without consequences, Spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "We have an understanding that the ....

  • Russia sets up center for receiving, relocating refugees in Syria

    Date: 2018-07-18 21:15:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7494903

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Moscow has set up a center for receiving, relocating and accommodating refugees in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the Center would also organize humanitarian aid deliveries, ....

  • 19 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Cyprus

    Date: 2018-07-18 20:46:33 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:85 - ID:7494961

    NICOSIA, July 18 (MENA) - Nineteen people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people who were thought to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus, a Cypriot official was quoted by ABC News said Wednesday. Tolga Atakan, the ....

  • Egypt, Russia discuss ME developments

    Date: 2018-07-18 18:08:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7494902

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed in a meeting with Egyptian Ambassador in Moscow Ihab Nasr the situation in the Middle East and bilateral cooperation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a ....

  • Russia still facing issues in tackling shortage of diplomatic staff in US: amb.

    Date: 2018-07-18 17:29:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:7494895

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Moscow is still facing issues in replacing diplomatic workers expelled from the US over the so-called Skripal issue, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov told reporters on Wednesday. "We are still facing huge ....

  • Russia invites UN high commissioner for refugees to meeting on Syria

    Date: 2018-07-18 16:55:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:7494885

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Russia has sent an invitation to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to take part in a meeting on Syria in the Astana format due in Russia’s Sochi on July 30-31, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria ....

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