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  • UK ambassador summoned to Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2018-03-13 16:27:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:7293199

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) - British Ambassador in Moscow Laurie Bristow has been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry in the wake of the investigation into the possible poisoning of former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergey Skripal ....

  • Trump says he differed with Tillerson on many issues

    Date: 2018-03-13 15:41:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:7293214

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump announced that he has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and will nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed him, replacing his top diplomat ahead of a potential high-stakes sitdown ....

  • Trump sacks State Secretary Tillerson

    Date: 2018-03-13 13:19:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7292900

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. CNN TV channel carried the news adding that director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo will replace him. (MENA) A S E/R E E ....

  • Turkmen president arrives in Kuwait

    Date: 2018-03-13 12:50:43 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:69 - ID:7292396

    KUWAIT CITY, March 13 (MENA) - Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and his accompanying delegation arrived in Kuwait on Tuesday on an official visit to the country. Berdimuhamedow will be received by Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al ....

  • Global(4):Xiaozhu.com and agoda Announce Global Strategic Partnership to Improve Homestay Experience

    Date: 2018-03-13 10:32:55 GMT - China - World - SN:41 - ID:7292435

    BEIJING, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China's leading and fastest growing house-sharing platform Xiaozhu.com has announced a global strategic partnership with global online booking platform agoda, a member of Booking Holdings. The companies ....

  • 2017 was the deadliest year of Syrian war for children, says UNICEF

    Date: 2018-03-13 09:58:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:7292094

    LONDON, March 13 (MENA) - A generation of Syrian children face psychological ruin and ever increasing danger, with child deaths soaring by 50% last year and the number of young soldiers tripling since 2015, The Guardian reported. A report by ....

  • Mattis: Victory in Afghanistan will now be 'political' instead of military

    Date: 2018-03-13 08:51:23 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:24 - ID:7292031

    KABUL, March 13 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he believes victory in Afghanistan is still possible - not necessarily on the battlefield but in facilitating a Taliban reconciliation with the Afghan government, CBS News reported ....

  • China unveils cabinet reshuffle plan

    Date: 2018-03-13 07:50:29 GMT - China - World - SN:19 - ID:7292030

    BEIJING, March 13 (MENA) - China on Tuesday unveiled a massive cabinet reshuffle plan to make the government better-structured, more efficient, and service-oriented, Xinhua News Agency reported. The institutional reform plan of the State Council ....

  • Trump extends state of emergency on Iran for one year

    Date: 2018-03-13 07:17:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:7291964

    WASHINGTON, March 13 (MENA) - President Donald Trump extended the state of emergency on Iran for one more year, the White House announced on Tuesday. Actions and policies of the Government of Iran, including its development of ballistic missiles, ....

  • US to continue aiding Afghan peace bid: Envoy

    Date: 2018-03-13 07:02:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7291960

    KABUL, March 13 (MENA) - The US envoy to Afghanistan on a trip to southern Kandahar province said his country would continue supporting the war-torn country in diverse fields particularly in the peace process, Pajhwok Aghan News reported. John R. ....

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