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  • Real Russia-US cooperation on Syrian issue is being established - Putin

    Date: 2017-03-30 15:21:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:6744858

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) – Real cooperation between Russia and the US on the Syrian issue is improving, Sputnik quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as speaking at the Arctic Forum in Arkhangelsk on Thursday. "In some sensitive areas, such as ....

  • Trump's travel ban could cost $18B in US tourism, analysis shows

    Date: 2017-03-30 15:19:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:6744759

    WASHINGTON, March 30 (MENA) - President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban and an inhospitable political climate could punch an $18 billion hole in US tourism by international visitors over the next two years, USA Today reported, citing projections ....

  • Kunar province hit by 70 artillery shells

    Date: 2017-03-30 13:57:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:50 - ID:6744712

    KABUL, March 30 (MENA) - The restive eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan once again witnessed artillery shelling from the other side of the Durand Line as dozens of shells landed in its two districts in the past twenty four hours, Khaama press ....

  • Russian, Turkish diplomats hold consultations on anti-terrorism fight

    Date: 2017-03-30 13:13:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6744521

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - Senior diplomats of Russia and Turkey held consultations on Thursday, discussing fight against terrorism, TASS News Agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Thursday. It said the consultations were co-chaired ....

  • Russia urges US-led coalition members to avoid civilian casualties in Syria

    Date: 2017-03-30 13:12:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:6744465

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - The Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman urged the US-led coalition members in Syria to avoid civilian casualties. Moscow urges all US-led coalition members in Syria to avoid civilian casualties amid reports of ....

  • UN: 250,000 Syrian refugees resettled

    Date: 2017-03-30 12:27:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:40 - ID:6744460

    GENEVA, March 30 (MENA) - As the number of men, women and children fleeing six years of war in Syria passes the 5 million mark, the international community needs to do more to help them, the UN refugee chief said today. “We still have a long road ....

  • France's calls for Assad's ouster as terms for aid to Syria paradoxical - Moscow

    Date: 2017-03-30 11:48:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:6744425

    MOSCOW, March 30 (MENA) - France's attempts to demand the ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad as a condition for humanitarian aid to the country are paradoxical, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. She said, "an ....

  • Italy: Police detain 4 suspected of being part of jihad cell

    Date: 2017-03-30 10:24:31 GMT - Italy - World - SN:25 - ID:6744225

    ROME, March 30 (MENA) - Italian police have detained three Kosovars and a minor in Venice on suspicion of being part of a jihadist cell, ABC news reported. Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep Thursday ....

  • Chinese president to visit Finland, US in April

    Date: 2017-03-30 09:44:49 GMT - China - World - SN:21 - ID:6744130

    BEIJING, March 30 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a visit to Finland then to the United States in April, said spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang on Thursday as quoted by Xinhua news agency. "At the invitation of ....

  • Ivanka Trump to become Federal employee in White House

    Date: 2017-03-30 08:34:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6743981

    WASHINGTON, March 30 (MENA) - Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of President Trump, is becoming an official government employee, joining her husband, Jared Kushner, in serving as an unpaid adviser to her father in the White House, Skynews reported ....

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