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  • Russian military advisor killed in Syria

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:39:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:6794293

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said in a report that a Russian military advisor was killed in Syria in a gunfire opened by a militant sniper at a unit of the Syrian Army, TASS news agency reported. "Militants' gunfire at a ....

  • Russian Defense Ministry says it never exported HAB-250 bombs

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:31:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:6794172

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that Moscow has never exported HAB-250 bombs and never stuffed them with the nerve agent Sarin, TASS News Agency reported. Gen Igor Konashenkov, the official spokesman for the ....

  • Syria, Ukraine crisis topped agenda of Putin, Merkel talks - Kremlin

    Date: 2017-05-02 22:15:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6794176

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday the crisis in Syria and Ukraine were highlighted in talks that gathered the president and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi. In ....

  • Putin calls for unbiased probe into alleged chemical weapons incident in Syria

    Date: 2017-05-02 18:53:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6794100

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a thorough and unbiased investigation into the incident with the use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Khan Shaykhun, TASS news agency reported. "We resolutely condemn any use ....

  • Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to EU

    Date: 2017-05-02 17:13:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:6794029

    ANKARA, May 2 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened, Sky News TV channel ....

  • UK warns it needs new Middle East policy that does not rely on Trump

    Date: 2017-05-02 17:06:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:6793995

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - The UK must fundamentally rethink its approach to the Middle East and potentially distance itself from the “mercurial and unpredictable” leadership of Donald Trump, a major report has concluded. Former cabinet ministers, ....

  • Daesh terrorist sentenced to 8 years by UK court

    Date: 2017-05-02 16:40:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:6793813

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - A 34-year-old Daesh element has been sentenced to eight years in prison by a UK court. Samata Ullah was convicted of joining the terror group, preparing terrorist acts and possessing articles for terrorist purposes, ....

  • Merkel-Putin talks kick off in Sochi

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:15:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:45 - ID:6793565

    SOCHI, Russia, May 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he expects to discuss the most sensitive issues, namely Ukraine and Syria, at talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Tuesday. "We ....

  • Merkel arrives in Russia’s Sochi for talks with Putin

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:08:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6793517

    SOCHI, Russia, May 2 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi where she is due to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tass news agency reported Tuesday. The Russian and German ....

  • French president receives Morocco's king

    Date: 2017-05-02 13:06:55 GMT - France - World - SN:42 - ID:6793509

    PARIS, May 2 (MENA) - French President François Hollande Tuesday received Moroccan King Mohamed VI at Presidential Palace Elysée. The meeting comes amid a presidential race in France between independent candidate, Emanuel Macron, and far-right ....

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