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  • Lavrov: Syrian opposition factions escalate confrontation against al Nusra Front

    Date: 2017-10-04 13:26:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:7023382

    MOSCOW, Oct 4 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that armed Syrian opposition factions have escalated activities against al Nusra Front and that Russia is willing to help factions in such activities. In a statement ....

  • Theresa May faces calls to sack Boris Johnson over Libya comments

    Date: 2017-10-04 12:50:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:7023374

    LONDON, Oct 4 (MENA) - Theresa May is facing calls to sack Boris Johnson from her own backbenchers after he said a war-torn Libyan city only had to “clear the dead bodies away” to become a world-class tourist and business destination, the Guardian ....

  • 3 Turkish soldiers killed, 4 injured in blast in southeastern Turkey

    Date: 2017-10-04 08:34:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:16 - ID:7022809

    ANKARA, Oct 4 (MENA) - Three Turkish soldiers were killed and four others injured in an explosion in southeastern Turkey. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the blast, Sky News quoted military sources as saying on Wednesday. (MENA) M H K/R ....

  • Pakistan executes 3 militants convicted over terror attacks

    Date: 2017-10-04 06:48:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7022751

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (MENA) - Pakistan's army executed three militants who were sentenced to death by military courts after being convicted of carrying out terror attacks in recent years, ABC news reported. A statement from the military said the ....

  • Mattis voices support for Iran deal ahead of deadline

    Date: 2017-10-03 22:01:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:88 - ID:7022620

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - Twelve days before the Trump administration will decide whether or not to re-certify Iran's compliance with the Iran deal, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told Congress it's in America's national security interest to ....

  • Some 1,400 Russian social media ‘death groups’ uncovered since early 2017

    Date: 2017-10-03 21:51:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:7022585

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russia’s Interior Ministry said it uncovered nearly 1,400 ‘death groups’ operating in social networks since the start of 2017, TASS news agency reported. A senior ministry official Alexander Moshkov said "Since the ....

  • US new ambassador pledges to rebuild trust in US-Russia relations

    Date: 2017-10-03 21:37:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:86 - ID:7022514

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - The United States’ newly-appointed Ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, pledged on Tuesday to do his best to rebuild trust in relations between his country and Russia, TASS reported. "As the US Ambassador to the Russian ....

  • US-Cuba row: Washington expels 15 Cuban diplomats

    Date: 2017-10-03 21:28:47 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:85 - ID:7022539

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - The US has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats, saying Havana failed to protect US diplomats from mysterious acoustic attacks, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The Cuban personnel have been given seven days to leave. The US ....

  • Putin lambasts war hysteria over North Korea

    Date: 2017-10-03 21:15:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:7022509

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that soaring military rhetoric over North Korea is harmful, asserting Moscow is critical of North Korea’s violations of UN Security Council resolutions, TASS news agency reported. ....

  • Russia includes Taldou to combat-free zones in Syria

    Date: 2017-10-03 21:07:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:7022561

    MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russian Defense Ministry announced Tuesday the town of Taldou in Homs province as a combat-free zone in Syria, after reaching an agreement with armed opposition to reduce tension there. According to Russia Today, the ....

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