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  • Russia's UN envoy: Relations between Moscow, Washington getting worse

    Date: 2017-07-28 16:37:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:6920084

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Relations between Russia and the United States are getting ever worse but Moscow still hopes for a constructive dialogue in the United Nations, Russia’s newly-appointed UN envoy Vasily Nebenzya told TASS in his first ....

  • One killed in knife attack in Hamburg supermarket

    Date: 2017-07-28 16:28:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:55 - ID:6920016

    BERLIN, July 28 (MENA) - German police announced on Friday that one person was killed and others were injured in a knife attack in a supermarket in Hamburg, the BBC reported Friday. Hamburg police said on Twitter that the attacker was arrested, ....

  • N. Korea fired apparent ballistic missile, says S. Korea

    Date: 2017-07-28 16:23:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:54 - ID:6920056

    SEOUL, July 28 (MENA) - The South Korean military said that North Korea fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile into the East Sea late Friday, Yonhap news agency reported. The missile was launched from Jagang Province, northern North Korea, ....

  • Daesh greatest threat to Russia's national security, says official

    Date: 2017-07-28 11:28:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:6919468

    BEIJING, July 28 (MENA) - Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said Daesh terrorist group, banned in Russia, is the greatest threat to Russian national security. Patrushev made the remarks on the sidelines of his participation ....

  • Russia denies appointing new ambassador to US

    Date: 2017-07-28 11:28:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:6919614

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov said Friday that Putin is yet to decide on sending a new Russian ambassador to the United States. Peskov explained that such a decision can only be made after ....

  • Moscow arrests seven Asian nationals for plotting attacks in St. Petersburg

    Date: 2017-07-28 10:19:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:6919469

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) said Friday that seven Central Asian nationals were arrested on charges of plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The ....

  • Russia tells US to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

    Date: 2017-07-28 10:15:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:6919470

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Russia told the United States to cut the number of its diplomats in Russia to 455 people, Sputnik reported on Friday. "The total number of employees in US diplomatic and consular agencies in Russia will be cut to 455," ....

  • Seven illegal immigrants drown near Turkish coast

    Date: 2017-07-28 10:14:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:22 - ID:6919466

    ANKARA, July 28 (MENA) - At least five children and two people drowned when a boat carrying illegal immigrants sank near Sizmi Turkish resort, ABC News reported on Friday. The boat sank off the Turkish resort late on Thursday evening, as nine ....

  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif resigns over Panama Papers verdict

    Date: 2017-07-28 09:24:07 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6919422

    ISLAMABAD, July 28 (MENA) - Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country's Supreme Court to disqualify him from office, the BBC reported Friday. The ruling came after a probe into his family's wealth ....

  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified by court

    Date: 2017-07-28 08:09:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:6919287

    ISLAMABAD, July 28 (MENA) - Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office following an investigation into corruption allegations. The ruling comes after a probe into his family's wealth following ....

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