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  • UK: Salisbury incident nerve agent ‘delivered in liquid form’

    Date: 2018-04-17 22:36:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:7355899

    LONDON, April 17 (MENA) - The nerve agent used to attack former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in a “liquid form”, the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said. Only a “very ....

  • Russian military uncovers militants’ chemicals lab in Syria’s Douma

    Date: 2018-04-17 22:22:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7355940

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - The Russian military has uncovered a militants’ lab for the production of chemical weapons and the storage of its components in the Syrian town of Douma, specialist of Russia’s radiation, chemical and biological protection ....

  • UK economy to underperform as Brexit worries weigh – IMF

    Date: 2018-04-17 22:13:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:7355886

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - Britain's economy is set to underperform compared to major European peers over the next two years as it grapples with Brexit, according to a fresh report issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday. The ....

  • Daesh militants behead child on charges of helping Afghan forces

    Date: 2018-04-17 21:39:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:7355657

    KABUL, April 17 (MENA) - Daesh militants have beheaded a child on charges of helping the security forces in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. The local officials confirmed on Tuesday that the incident has ....

  • IMF slightly cuts forecasts for ME, North Africa

    Date: 2018-04-17 20:53:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7355891

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday slightly cut its 2018 growth forecasts for the Middle East and North Africa by 0.2 point to reach 3.2 percent. The IMF, in its latest World Economic Outlook, said China will ....

  • 38 militants, including senior leaders, killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-04-17 17:10:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:64 - ID:7355902

    KABUL, April 17 (MENA) - The Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed that 38 militants were killed during the joint airstrikes conducted in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama press agency reported Tuesday. The ministry's deputy spokesman, ....

  • Russia patriarch, Pope Francis urge world leaders to avoid escalation of tensions

    Date: 2018-04-17 17:08:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:7355908

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - The leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and Christian leaders of the Middle East have called on world leaders to relieve tensions in international relations, the Interfax news agency reported ....

  • Russia vows support to Russian companies under int'l sanctions

    Date: 2018-04-17 16:51:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:7355901

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed support for companies hit by sanctions, which will be converted into "development measures," TASS news agency reported on Tuesday. "We will provide support and help to ....

  • Russia calls on West to stop meddling with OPCW work in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-17 15:51:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:7355667

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Moscow calls on Western countries to stop meddling with the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Syria (OPCW), Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday, ....

  • Russia, Kazakhstan slam western airstrikes on Syria

    Date: 2018-04-17 15:38:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:7355647

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to a press statement on the Kremlin website on Tuesday. The leaders exchanged ....

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