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  • Lavrov says Moscow hopes for frank talks with Tillerson

    Date: 2017-04-04 17:48:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:6752826

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - Moscow expects US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit Russia so that a frank conversation could be held, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday. "We still expect U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ....

  • St. Petersburg Metro bomber, identified as 22yo Dzhalilov, planted another bomb

    Date: 2017-04-04 13:54:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:6752310

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - The Russian Investigative Committee has identified 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, a Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen, as the suspect believed to have carried out the terrorist bombing in the Saint Petersburg Metro, Russia Today ....

  • France wants UNSC to meet after 'disgusting' Syria gas attack

    Date: 2017-04-04 13:36:57 GMT - France - World - SN:65 - ID:6752313

    PARIS, April 4 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council after a "disgusting" gas attack on Syria's rebel-held Idlib province. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a ....

  • Russian health min.: Death toll from Monday's metro attack rises to 14

    Date: 2017-04-04 09:41:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:6751758

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said that the death toll in Monday's subway blast in St. Petersburg rose to 14. Russian agency Ria Novosti quoted Skvortsova as saying on Tuesday that three persons injured in ....

  • Lavrov: Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort

    Date: 2017-04-04 09:35:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:6751738

    MOSCOW, April 4 (MENA) - The deadly bomb blast in St Petersburg shows the need for joint efforts against global terrorism, Russian agency RIA Novosti quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Tuesday. "This tragedy in St Petersburg once ....

  • US withdraws funding for UN Population Fund

    Date: 2017-04-04 07:11:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:6751502

    WASHINGTON, April 4 (MENA) - US has withdrawn funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that promotes family planning in more than 150 countries, the BBC reported. "This determination was made based on the fact that ....

  • Merkel: EU to focus on Brexit damage control

    Date: 2017-04-03 20:43:31 GMT - Germany - World - SN:97 - ID:6751297

    BERLIN, April 3 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union "an unhappy event" that made "dent" in the European Union and the bloc will try to limit its damage, Sputnik News Agency reported. ....

  • Leopard briefly shuts down Nepal's international airport

    Date: 2017-04-03 20:08:59 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:95 - ID:6751275

    KATHMANDU, April 3 (MENA) - Nepal's only international airport was briefly shut down Monday after a leopard was spotted on the runway, ABC News reported. Tribhuwan International Airport, located in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, was closed Monday ....

  • German court sentences extremist to life over bomb plot

    Date: 2017-04-03 20:01:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:94 - ID:6751274

    BERLIN, April 3 (MENA) - A German court handed lengthy prison sentences Monday to four extremists over plots to bomb a train station and kill a far-right politician. The Duesseldorf regional court found Marco G., whose surname wasn’t published in ....

  • Death toll in Russia attack reaches 14

    Date: 2017-04-03 18:38:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:6751181

    MOSCOW, April 3 (MENA) – The death toll in a suspected bomb blast inside a train in the St. Petersburg Metro, Russia, reached 14, in addition to 50 injured. According to Russia Today, 39 of the injured were still in hospitals, and that six of ....

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