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  • Putin sends troops to Russia's border with North Korea

    Date: 2017-04-20 18:51:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:6777462

    LONDON, April 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is sending troops and equipment to Russia's border with North Korea over fears the US is preparing to attack Kim Jong-un, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday. The Russian president fears ....

  • Russian military adviser killed in attack on Syrian govt camp – MoD

    Date: 2017-04-20 18:23:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:6777440

    MOSCOW, April 20 (MENA) - A Russian military adviser has been killed in a militant assault on a Syrian government forces camp, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Thursday. The officer, Major Sergey Bordov, was training a Syrian Army unit ....

  • UN: 5 million Syrians living under siege

    Date: 2017-04-20 18:21:57 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:78 - ID:6777331

    GENEVA, April 20 (MENA) - Of nearly 5 million Syrians are living in besieged or hard-to-reach areas, agencies have only been able to reach 564,000 this year to date, UN's chief humanitarian adviser for Syria Jan Egeland said. Egeland drew ....

  • St. Petersburg Metro terrorist attack financed from Turkey – investigators

    Date: 2017-04-20 17:08:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:6777326

    MOSCOW, APRIL 20 (MENA) - The April bomb attack in the St. Petersburg Metro was financed by an international terrorist group from Turkey, a Moscow court said, citing the results of the investigation into the incident, according to Russia Today. ....

  • Hasty OPCW Verdict on Sarin in Idlib Undermines Credibility - Russian MoD

    Date: 2017-04-20 13:28:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:6776795

    MOSCOW, April 20 (MENA) - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) chief's conclusion that sarin gas traces were found on victims of the reported April 4 chemical incident in Syria's Idlib exposes the organization, the Russian ....

  • Pence tours Southeast Asia's largest mosque

    Date: 2017-04-20 09:12:03 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:16 - ID:6776235

    JAKARTA, April 20 (MENA) - US Vice President Mike Pence and his family have toured Jakarta's Istiqlal Mosque, the largest in Southeast Asia. The Pences removed their shoes at the entrance and his wife and daughters covered their heads with ....

  • US, Indonesia share many common values - Pence

    Date: 2017-04-20 07:23:56 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:8 - ID:6776151

    JAKARTA, April 20 (MENA) - Vice President Mike Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam after meeting Thursday with the president of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, ABC news reported. Pence said the U.S. wants to ....

  • US approves $295.6 million military equipment sale to Iraq: Pentagon

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:49:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:6775995

    WASHINGTON, April 19 (MENA) - The US State Department has approved the sale of $295.6 million worth of military equipment to Iraq for artillery and infantry Kurdish peshmerga units, CNBC reported. The equipment requested by the Iraqi government ....

  • Lavrov: Idlib chemical incident 'provocation aimed at undermining ceasefire'

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:40:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:6775928

    MOSCOW, April 19 (MENA) - Moscow considers the chemical weapons incident in the Syrian province of Idlib a provocation and an attempt to undermine the ceasefire in the country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday in phone talks ....

  • Sarin or similar used in Syria’s Idlib attack - chemical weapons watchdog

    Date: 2017-04-19 22:19:31 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:97 - ID:6775931

    THE HAGUE, April 19 (MENA) – The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday that sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed nearly 90 people. In a report ....

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