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  • US hopes for UN vote on Syria attack resolution

    Date: 2017-04-06 20:52:44 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:88 - ID:6756538

    NEW YORK, April 6 (MENA) - The United States says it hopes for a vote late Thursday on a resolution that would condemn the chemical attack in northern Syria that killed dozens of people, New York Daily News reported. The US currently holds the ....

  • US secretary of state says no role for President Bashar Assad in governing Syrian people

    Date: 2017-04-06 20:43:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:6756556

    WASHINGTON, April 6 (MENA) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday said the US is considering an "appropriate response" to the Syrian government's apparent use of chemical weapons and that he sees "no role" in the country for President ....

  • Russian envoy says no progress in relations between Russia, NATO

    Date: 2017-04-06 19:46:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:6756500

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Russia’s Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said on Thursday that there has been no progress in Russia-NATO relations, TASS News Agency reported. During an interview with the Rossiya 24 TV channel, the ....

  • Moscow renews commitment to two-state solution for Palestinian-Israeli crisis

    Date: 2017-04-06 19:32:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:6756481

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday Moscow's commitment to the comprehensive settlement based on the two-state principle, with East Al Quds as the capital of the future Palestinian state, Sputnik news agency ....

  • 8 people detained in connection with St. Petersburg Metro bombing – official

    Date: 2017-04-06 19:10:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:6756490

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Eight suspects have been detained as part of the St. Petersburg terrorist attack investigation, according to the Russian Investigative Committee, which is leading the inquiry. "As a result of investigative actions taken ....

  • France FM arrives in Nouakchott

    Date: 2017-04-06 17:45:47 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:72 - ID:6756294

    NOUAKCHOTT, April 6 (MENA) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived here on Thursday on a visit to Mauritania, where he will hold talks with President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on bilateral ties and regional issues in which the African ....

  • Merkel: UN failure to condemn chemical attack is "scandal"

    Date: 2017-04-06 15:58:25 GMT - Germany - World - SN:64 - ID:6756221

    BERLIN, April 6 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the failure of the UN Security Council to condemn the recent chemical attack in Syria was a "scandal". At a news conference broadcast by Sky News Arabia, Merkel said ....

  • Putin rebukes Netanyahu over ‘groundless’ accusations on suspected chemical incident in Syria

    Date: 2017-04-06 15:33:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:6756179

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a telephone conversation that it was unacceptable to make “groundless” accusations concerning the alleged chemical weapons incident that took ....

  • Kremlin: Trump’s statements on alleged Syria gas attack not to affect Russia-US relations

    Date: 2017-04-06 13:22:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:6755835

    MOSCOW, April 6 (MENA) - Statements by US President Donald Trump on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Idlib province will not affect relations between Moscow and Washington significantly, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov ....

  • Germany investigating 20 Turks on suspicion of spying

    Date: 2017-04-06 12:48:07 GMT - Germany - World - SN:42 - ID:6755780

    BERLIN, April 6 (MENA) - German authorities are investigating 20 Turkish citizens on suspicion of conducting espionage in Germany, a newspaper reported . Die Welt said it received information in an official government response to a question about ....

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