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  • Japan tells N. Korea it wants leader's talks

    Date: 2018-03-22 08:58:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:7308380

    TOKYO, March 22 (MENA) - The Japanese government has conveyed to North Korea its desire to hold summit talks between its Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to Japanese diplomatic sources. Abe wants Kim to ....

  • Russian, US chiefs of staff discuss situation in Syria

    Date: 2018-03-22 08:20:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7308381

    MOSCOW, March 22 (MENA) - Head of Russia’s General Staff Valery Gerasimov and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford discussed Syria on the phone and agreed on further contacts, the Russian Defense Ministry was quoted as saying by ....

  • Suicide attack on convoy in southwestern Pakistan foiled

    Date: 2018-03-22 07:08:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:7 - ID:7308350

    ISLAMABAD, March 22 (MENA) - Afghan security forces have shot and killed a would-be suicide bomber after he opened fire on a security convoy on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, a Pakistani official said on Thursday. Local police ....

  • Russian embassy demands US provide proofs of Russia’s illegal actions in Skripal's poisoning

    Date: 2018-03-22 06:41:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:7308346

    MOSCOW, March 22 (MENA) - The Russian Embassy in the US has demanded that Washington present evidence of Russia’s illegal actions in light of the alleged poisoning of the former Russian intelligence officer and British spy, Sergei Skripal, in the ....

  • Kremlin: Russia had no reason to make attempt on Skripal’s life

    Date: 2018-03-22 06:33:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:3 - ID:7308340

    MOSCOW, March 22 (MENA) - Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russia had no reason to make an attempt on Skripal’s life after handing him over in a spy swap in 2010, Sputnik news reported Thursday. The double agent was ....

  • No hot pursuits into Pakistan, says Pentagon

    Date: 2018-03-21 22:50:03 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:79 - ID:7307922

    ISLAMABAD, March 21 (MENA) - The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) has ruled out hot pursuits into Pakistan to take out terrorists who flee Afghanistan, Pakistan’s Dawn newspapers reported on Wednesday. In a briefing for Indian and Afghan ....

  • Helmand attack leaves 2 policemen dead

    Date: 2018-03-21 22:47:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:78 - ID:7307920

    KABUL, March 21 (MENA) - Two policemen have been killed and three others wounded when Taliban militants attacked their check-post in the Nawa district of the southern Helmand province, a reliable source said on Wednesday. A security official told ....

  • Putin, Guterres highlight UN key role in settling Syrian crisis - Kremlin

    Date: 2018-03-21 22:39:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:7308164

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres have emphasized the importance of the United Nations’ coordinating role in restoring peace and achieving a political solution in Syria, TASS ....

  • Afghan president strongly condemns Kabul suicide blast

    Date: 2018-03-21 22:31:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:76 - ID:7307992

    KABUL, March 21 (MENA) – Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday strongly condemned a suicide attack that killed 26 people and wounded 18 others in Kabul. In a statement carried by the Pajhwok Afghan News, Ghani called the attack as ....

  • Russia, US have common goal in settlement on Korean peninsula — Kremlin

    Date: 2018-03-21 15:03:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:7307596

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - The interests of Russia and the United States with regard to North Korea are similar, although there are differences in tactics, TASS news agency quoted Russia's presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as saying on ....

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