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  • 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 ....

  • 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 ....

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