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  • Kremlin regrets EU recalling of its ambassador to Russia

    Date: 2018-03-23 11:35:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:7310660

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov voiced regret on Friday over the European Union’s decision to recall its Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer for consultations, TASS news agency reported. "In regard to the decision [on ....

  • Nine Daesh militants killed in drone strikes in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-23 10:58:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:7310625

    KABUL, March 23 (MENA) - Nine militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed in separate US drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, a military official said on Friday. Afghan National Army’s 201 Selab Military Corps ....

  • Putin wins Russian presidential election with 76.69% of vote - CEC

    Date: 2018-03-23 10:19:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:7310548

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Incumbent President Vladimir Putin secured a landslide victory on March 18 presidential election winning 76.69 percent of the votes after 100 percent of ballots have been counted, Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) ....

  • EU calls on Turkey to respect Cyprus' sovereign rights

    Date: 2018-03-23 09:58:45 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:18 - ID:7310525

    NICOSIA, March 23 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) member states have called on Turkey to cease all illegal activities in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone and normalize its relations with Nicosia, Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported on Friday. The ....

  • Russia still sees no facts ‘proving its role’ in British spy’s poisoning, says Lavrov

    Date: 2018-03-23 09:38:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:7310520

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Moscow still sees no facts proving its role in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. "London is making every effort to push the ....

  • China to take necessary measures against US protectionism

    Date: 2018-03-22 22:44:16 GMT - China - World - SN:104 - ID:7310184

    BEIJING, March 22 (MENA) - China will "take all necessary measures" to defend its rights and interests, an official with the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday, responding to media reports that the United States will soon release results of a ....

  • Trump targets up to $60 billion in Chinese imports with new tariffs

    Date: 2018-03-22 18:42:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:7309908

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump announced Thursday his plans for tariffs on up to $60 billion annually in Chinese imports, designed as retaliation for an administration report that will outline Beijing’s violation of U.S. ....

  • Trump's lead attorney in Russia probe resigns

    Date: 2018-03-22 18:05:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7309810

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - John Dowd on Thursday stepped down as the lead lawyer on the legal team representing President Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and any collusion on the ....

  • UN: Conflict, drought bring 'acute' hunger to 124 million

    Date: 2018-03-22 11:55:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:7308887

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - A UN-led report says 124 million people last year suffered such acute hunger that their lives were at risk, up from 108 million in 2016, Fox News reported. The increase was largely attributed to new or intensified ....

  • World celebrates World Meteorological Day

    Date: 2018-03-22 09:26:04 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:22 - ID:7308451

    CAIRO, March 22 (MENA) - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) celebrates on Friday, March 23, World Meteorological Day amid increased hazards, including tropical cyclones, heavy rain, heat waves and drought. The theme for 2018 is ....

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