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  • Indian president, PM mourn Bollywood superstar Sridevi

    Date: 2018-02-25 07:20:14 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:7263634

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25 (MENA) - Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the death of Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor who died of a heart attack at the age of 54, the BBC reported. Modi tweeted that he was ....

  • Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack

    Date: 2018-02-25 07:15:06 GMT - India - World - SN:8 - ID:7263636

    NEW DELHI, Feb 25 (MENA) - Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says as quoted by the BBC. She was 54. The actress known simply as Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family ....

  • Russia's most advanced fighter arrives in Syria -- US military official

    Date: 2018-02-24 22:48:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:7263511

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official was quoted as saying by CNN on Saturday. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating ....

  • Warplanes hit Syria’s Ghouta minutes after UN vote - SOHR

    Date: 2018-02-24 22:34:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:7263482

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said warplanes struck eastern Ghouta on Saturday evening minutes after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, SBS News reported. The ....

  • UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

    Date: 2018-02-24 21:13:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:7263456

    NEW YORK, Feb 24 (MENA) – The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded, ABC News ....

  • UN diplomats locked in talks on Syria ceasefire

    Date: 2018-02-24 20:18:21 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:77 - ID:7263446

    NEW YORK, Feb 24 (MENA) – A UN Security Council meeting to vote on a 30-day ceasefire in Syria failed to start as scheduled at 1700 GMT on Saturday as negotiations continued in an effort to avert a Russian veto, the Daily Mail quoted diplomats as ....

  • 2 killed in parcel bomb explosion in eastern India

    Date: 2018-02-24 19:50:53 GMT - India - World - SN:75 - ID:7263394

    NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (MENA) - A newly married man and his grandmother were killed in India when a wedding gift they were opening exploded, BBC news reported Saturday. The man's wife was critically injured in the blast on Friday in the eastern state ....

  • Moscow calls on Washington, Pyongyang to begin direct talks - diplomat

    Date: 2018-02-24 18:36:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:7263238

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russia is calling on the US and the DPRK to change the tactics of waiting on hold for initiating a direct dialogue, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said in an interview with TASS on Saturday. "Moscow has ....

  • Cyprus protests to UN over Turkish violations of its air, maritime space

    Date: 2018-02-24 18:06:50 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:67 - ID:7263201

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Cyprus has protested to the UN over Turkish violations of its air and maritime space, in a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General by Cyprus` Permanent Representative to the United Nations, the Cypriot news agency ....

  • Trump's views on Ukraine have not met Russia's expectations -- ambassador

    Date: 2018-02-24 17:24:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:65 - ID:7263165

    KIEV, Feb 24 (MENA) - Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States Valery Chaly said the anti-Russian sanctions policy of Washington as well as the support for sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine have strengthened under the current ....

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