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  • Swedish and North Korean FMs conclude talks

    Date: 2018-03-17 20:36:24 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:82 - ID:7300903

    STOCKHOLM, March 17 (MENA) - Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom and North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho concluded talks in Stockholm, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. The North ....

  • Mauritius president resigns amid financial scandal

    Date: 2018-03-17 20:10:35 GMT - Mauritius - World - SN:81 - ID:7300902

    PORT LOUIS, March 17 (MENA) - The president of the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius, has resigned amid a financial scandal, ABC News reported on Saturday. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Gurib-Fakim submitted her resignation in the "national interest," her ....

  • Russia, Iran, Turkey to assist UN to draft constitutional reform in Syria - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-03-17 18:46:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:7300846

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reiterated the necessity to assist in drafting the constitutional reform in Syria with the office of the United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, Russia’s Foreign ....

  • Dozens detained in Albania over immigration crimes

    Date: 2018-03-17 18:37:28 GMT - Albania - World - SN:72 - ID:7300781

    TIRANA, March 17 (MENA) - Albania police arrested 39 people in a crackdown on crime rings illegally sending about 1,000 Albanians to Britain, the United States and Canada, Fox News reported Saturday. Police chief Ardi Veliu said that, after ....

  • Russia expels 23 British diplomats

    Date: 2018-03-17 09:19:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:7299762

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - Russia has expelled 23 British diplomats in a deepening geopolitical dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, Russia Today channel reported. The Russian foreign ministry summoned the British ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry summons UK ambassador

    Date: 2018-03-17 09:08:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:7299600

    MOSCOW, March 17 (MENA) - UK Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow has been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. The news comes amid the deterioration of the UK-Russian relations after former Russian ....

  • Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is fired day before retirement

    Date: 2018-03-17 08:07:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7299575

    WASHINGTON, March 17 (MENA) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who rose to serve as second-in-command at the bureau, said CNN on ....

  • Infighting leaves eight Daesh militants killed, injured in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-03-17 07:32:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:8 - ID:7299539

    KABUL, March 17 (MENA) - At least six militants affiliated to Daesh terrorist group were killed and two others were injured in an infighting in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office said in a statement ....

  • Russia says all decisions on response measures to UK taken

    Date: 2018-03-16 22:12:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:7299374

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Moscow has already taken decisions on response measures concerning the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UK and will inform London about them soon, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told TASS on ....

  • OIC chief, Pope Francis discuss terrorism, Rohingya, Jerusalem

    Date: 2018-03-16 21:40:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:105 - ID:7299331

    JEDDAH/ROME, March 16 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen met with Pope Francis in the Vatican city on Friday. They emphasized the importance of inter-faith dialogue and ....

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