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  • 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 ....

  • EU ambassador to Turkey visits two Greek soldiers detained in Edirne prison

    Date: 2018-07-18 16:44:04 GMT - Greece - World - SN:70 - ID:7494745

    ATHENS, July 18 (MENA) - European Union's ambassador to Turkey, Christian Berger, paid a visit to the two Greek army officers held in the high-security prison in Edirne, Turkey, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) reported on Wednesday. The ....

  • Trump says Russia to help on North Korea

    Date: 2018-07-18 16:23:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:7494818

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Russia has agreed to help the U.S. deal with North Korea. But he didn’t provide details as he sought to stem political damage following his forced retreat from comments made ....

  • Somali, Swedish FMs probe fostering bilateral relations

    Date: 2018-07-18 16:06:12 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:64 - ID:7494687

    BRUSSELS, July 18 (MENA) - Somalia’s Foreign Minister Ahmed Isse Awad has held talks with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström in Brussels, Radio Shabelle reported Wednesday. The two ministers discussed a range of issues regarding ....

  • UN warns AIDS infections growing in 50 countries

    Date: 2018-07-18 11:59:25 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:32 - ID:7494321

    GENEVA, July 18 (MENA) - The UNAIDS warned on Wednesday that new HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries and that AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough. In a new report released Wednesday in Paris at an event co-hosted with ....

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