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  • US tells UN climate conference: ‘We continue to be a leader’ on clean energy

    Date: 2017-11-16 20:29:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:7094597

    WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (MENA) - A State Department official on Thursday called the United States a “leader” on clean energy issues and told United Nations delegates the US is still committed to global climate work, despite US President Trump’s ....

  • UK foreign secretary to visit Russia next month

    Date: 2017-11-16 14:04:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:7093957

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Russia med December, Sputnik news reported quoting Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov. The exact date of the visit will be announced after holding consultations in ....

  • Lavrov accuses US, coalition of hindering work of Russian aviation in Syria

    Date: 2017-11-16 13:07:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:7093809

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has emphasized that contrary to Pentagon's statements, the US presence in Syria is illegal, Sputnik news agency reported Thursday. The Syrian army’s actions supported by the Russian ....

  • Russia has no evidence to US’ collusion with Daesh, this matter must be probed into

    Date: 2017-11-16 12:51:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7093738

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - Russia has no evidence to prove that the US-led coalition helped Daesh militants leave Syria’s Raqqa but this matter needs thorough probe into, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by TASS news agency Thursday. ....

  • Turkey, Russia, Iran to hold Syria summit in Sochi on Nov 22

    Date: 2017-11-16 12:18:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:49 - ID:7093706

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a summit to discuss developments in Syria next week in the Russian resort of Sochi, Russia Today channel said on Thursday. The three countries will discuss the ongoing ceasefire in Syria ....

  • Indonesia anti-corruption agency seeks arrest of parliament speaker

    Date: 2017-11-16 11:11:32 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:38 - ID:7093501

    JAKARTA, Nov 16 (MENA) - Indonesia's anti-corruption agency (KPK) is on the hunt for the country's Speaker of Parliament Setya Novanto after an attempt late on Wednesday to detain him at his home failed, according to Fox News. KPK spent about ....

  • Russia expects US to abide by agreements contained in Putin

    Date: 2017-11-16 09:22:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:7093201

    MOSCOW, Nov 16 (MENA) - Moscow expects the United States to strictly adhere to the agreements to fight terrorism contained in the joint statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Ministry ....

  • US, Japan start drill near Korean Peninsula

    Date: 2017-11-16 08:21:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:7093050

    WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (MENA) - The US has sent an aircraft carrier, destroyers and other ships carrying 14,000 servicemen to waters near Japan for a war drill that has set North Korea's teeth on edge, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday. The 10-day ....

  • Zimbabwe: UN chief calls for 'calm, restraint' as Robert Mugabe, wife remain under house arrest

    Date: 2017-11-15 22:46:25 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:83 - ID:7092806

    HARARE, Nov 15 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed for calm and restraint in Zimbabwe after the military seized power, ABC News reported. "The UN Secretary-General is monitoring the evolving situation in ....

  • UK says Russian hackers targeted media, telecoms firms

    Date: 2017-11-15 22:31:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:7092770

    LONDON, Nov 15 (MENA) - Russian hackers attacked British media, telecoms and energy companies over the last year, the head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has confirmed for the first time. Ciaran Martin, the founding chief executive of ....

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