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  • Russia vows to respond to expulsion of its diplomats from western countries

    Date: 2018-03-26 15:34:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:145 - ID:7316816

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday Moscow will respond to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from some western countries. "We express a decisive protest over the decision taken by a number of EU and NATO countries ....

  • US expels 60 Russian intelligence officers in response to ex-spy's poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-26 14:45:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:7316531

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - US President Trump is expelling 60 Russian intelligence officers from the United States and ordered the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle, the White House announced. The expulsions are in response to the ....

  • US, South Korea reach agreement on trade, steel tariffs: US Treasury

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:54:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7314601

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - The US and South Korea reached an agreement on revising the allies’ six-year-old bilateral trade deal and President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ....

  • Lab accidentally created 'city' of 180,000 mice: UK gov't

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:47:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:7314705

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - ‘A mouse city’ the size of the population of York was accidentally bred by scientists following a laboratory blunder, a new UK Home Office report has shown. Researchers at an unnamed laboratory bred nearly 180,000 more ....

  • German defense minister tells troops in Afghanistan to prepare for long haul

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:38:57 GMT - Germany - World - SN:80 - ID:7314595

    BERLIN, March 25 (MENA) - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has told the troops in Afghanistan they should prepare to stay in the country for the foreseeable future, after the Bundestag's decision to raise troop numbers. The German ....

  • Brazilian president retreats, to run for new term

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:30:22 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:79 - ID:7314596

    BRASILIA, March 25 (MENA) - Brazilian President Michel Temer said he intends to seek a full term in October’s election, The New York Times newspaper reported on Sunday. Temer had said as recently as last month that he did not intend to run; ....

  • 6.4 quake hits Indonesia

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:19:16 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:78 - ID:7314791

    JAKARTA, March 25 (MENA) - A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, Channel NewsAsia reported on Sunday. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometers below the surface of ....

  • Policeman injured in sword attack in UK

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:12:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:7314706

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - A police officer has been seriously injured after he was slashed with a sword while on duty, The Independent newspaper reported on Sunday A 23-year-old man has been arrested after the incident in Whalley Range, ....

  • Death toll from Russia's Kemerovo shopping mall up to 37

    Date: 2018-03-25 22:06:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:7314776

    MOSCOW, March 25 (MENA) - The death toll from the disastrous fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo has reached 37, a spokesman for the firefighting operation’s headquarters told TASS on Sunday. "The overall number of those ....

  • Reaction at UK’s Porton Down proves it develops toxic chemicals, says Russian diplomat

    Date: 2018-03-25 20:13:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:7314598

    MOSCOW, March 25 (MENA) – A statement by Chief Executive of the British military laboratory Porton Down Gary Aitkenhead confirms that the facility is engaged in developing toxic chemicals, Tass quoted a spokesperson for the Russian embassy in London ....

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