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  • Russian military says North Korean missile launch was IRBM, flew 732 km

    Date: 2017-07-28 19:38:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:6920217

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - A missile launched by North Korea on Friday was an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), Russia's Defense Ministry said, citing data from its missile warning system. This counters claims made by the Pentagon and South ....

  • Five partner countries of EU extended sanctions against Crimea

    Date: 2017-07-28 19:16:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:65 - ID:6920196

    BRUSSELS, July 28 (MENA) - EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a statement Friday that Ukraine and Georgia, along with Albania, Montenegro and Norway, joined the EU decision to prolong sanctions against Crimea for another year, Sputnik ....

  • Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

    Date: 2017-07-28 18:43:33 GMT - Romania - World - SN:64 - ID:6920178

    BUCHAREST, July 28 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin had to scrap a trip to Moldova on Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace, the Washington Post reported. Rogozin told Russian news ....

  • US imposes new ballistic missile sanctions on Iran after latest launch

    Date: 2017-07-28 18:43:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:6920150

    WASHINGTON, July 28 (MENA) - The United States on Friday imposed new ballistic missile sanctions on Iran, a day after the Islamic Republic launched a rocket towards space, Fox News reported. Though the flight ultimately wasn't successful, ....

  • One dead, others injured after car ploughs into crowd in Finland

    Date: 2017-07-28 18:43:03 GMT - Finland - World - SN:62 - ID:6920112

    HELSINKI, July 28 (MENA) - One person was killed and others were injured after a man drove a vehicle into a crowd in the Finnish capital Helsinki, Russia Today reported. The driver, who appeared to be intoxicated, has been arrested. (MENA) M S ....

  • Macedonian, US troops start joint military exercise

    Date: 2017-07-28 17:32:00 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:61 - ID:6920129

    SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 28 (MENA) - Macedonian and United States troops have started two weeks of joint military manoeuvers in central Macedonia as part of the Balkan country's drive to join NATO, ABC News reported. About 300 US soldiers with 120 ....

  • Russia never engage in worsening of bilateral relations with US

    Date: 2017-07-28 17:22:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:6920067

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) - Russia has never engaged in worsening of relations with Washington, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Friday on her Facebook page. In response to the fresh round of anti-Russian sanctions, Moscow ....

  • Putin, Security Council members discuss Syria’s situation, Russia-US ties

    Date: 2017-07-28 17:13:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:6920059

    MOSCOW, July 28 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting on Friday with permanent members of Russia's Security Council to discuss the current state of Russia-US relations, as well as de-escalation zones in war-torn Syria, Sputnik ....

  • US detects North Korea missile launch

    Date: 2017-07-28 16:39:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:6920063

    WASHINGTON, July 28 (MENA) - The US detected a ballistic missile launch out of North Korea on Friday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN. They are assessing the launch and will have more soon. (MENA) M G E/R R N ....

  • 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 ....

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