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  • Normal relations with Turkey do not affect ties with Cyprus, Russian ambassador says

    Date: 2018-04-04 22:46:30 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:100 - ID:7334036

    NICOSIA, April 4 (MENA) - At this moment, Russia is entering the state of smooth relations with Turkey, but this does not affect Moscow’s relations with Cyprus and its positions on the Cyprus problem, Russian Ambassador in Nicosia Stanislav Osadchiy ....

  • Greek minister says country to send 7,000 service members to borders with Turkey

    Date: 2018-04-04 22:43:58 GMT - Greece - World - SN:99 - ID:7334039

    ATHENS, April 4 (MENA) - Greece's defense minister announced that he has ordered additional military personnel to move to islands in the eastern Aegean Sea. Minister Panos Kammenos said 7,000 service members from the armed forces were being moved ....

  • Sweden: Man held after fire breaks out at Portuguese Embassy

    Date: 2018-04-04 22:42:08 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:98 - ID:7334035

    STOCKHOLM, April 4 (MENA) - Police in Sweden say they have detained a man in his 50s who is suspected of arson at the Portuguese Embassy in Stockholm, ABC News reported. A large fire broke out shortly before noon Wednesday in a downtown ....

  • Belgium's FM regrets Russia’s decision to expel Belgian diplomat

    Date: 2018-04-04 22:26:23 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:96 - ID:7334032

    BRUSSELS, April 4 (MENA) - Foreign Minister of Belgium Didier Reynders has expressed his regret over the Russian authorities’ decision to expel one of the Belgium diplomats as a response to an earlier expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Belgium, ....

  • Ukrainian border service plans to detain all ships travelling to and out of Crimea

    Date: 2018-04-04 22:22:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:7333975

    KIEV, April 4 (MENA) - Ukraine will detain all the ships traveling to and out of Crimea without Kiev’s consent, Ukrainian Border Service Spokesman Oleg Slobodyan said, commenting on the detention of Russia’s Nord vessel, assigned to the port of ....

  • Afghan report: 1,800 killed, injured in March

    Date: 2018-04-04 21:57:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:94 - ID:7334149

    KABUL, April 4 (MENA) - Over 1,800 people have been killed and injured in 171 attacks in March, an increase of 29 percent in casualties compared to the month of February, according to statistics included in reports carried by the Pajhwok Afghan ....

  • Plane crashes near Florida airport leaving at least two people dead

    Date: 2018-04-04 21:37:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7334110

    WASHINGTON, April 4 (MENA) - Two people were killed Wednesday after an airplane crashed near Florida’s Daytona Beach International Airport, FOX NEWS reported. The aircraft crashed near the Daytona Flea & Farmers Market on Wednesday morning, the ....

  • F-16 jet crashes at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas, officials say

    Date: 2018-04-04 20:42:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7334246

    WASHINGTON, April 4 (MENA) - An Air Force F-16 jet crashed Wednesday at Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, defense officials told Fox News. The status of the pilot, or pilots, was not immediately clear. The jet crashed during routine ....

  • UN: 100,000 returned to Raqqa following Daesh defeat

    Date: 2018-04-04 20:30:20 GMT - Syria - World - SN:87 - ID:7334151

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) – Some 100,000 people have come back to live in the Syrian city of Raqqa, Sputnik quoted adviser on humanitarian issues to the UN Special Envoy for Syria Jan Egeland as saying Wednesday. According to Egeland, the United ....

  • WHO: Explosive hazards pose fatal risks to millions in Syria

    Date: 2018-04-04 19:33:48 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:83 - ID:7333988

    Geneva, April 4 (MENA) – More than eight million people are exposed to explosive hazards in Syria, including over 3 million children, the World Health Organization (WHO) posted on its website on Wednesday. Marking the International Day for Mine ....

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