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  • Bosnia appeal in genocide case against Serbia rejected

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:48:42 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:108 - ID:6665937

    THE HAGUE, March 9 (MENA) - The International Court of Justice in The Hague on Thursday rejected a request for a review of the 2007 genocide judgment clearing Serbia, saying it had not come from Bosnia and Herzegovina as a state, The Balkan Insight ....

  • US Senate panel backs Trump nominee to be ambassador to Israel

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:31:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:6665597

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 12-9 on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's nominee as ambassador to Israel, outspoken bankruptcy lawyer David Friedman, a staunch supporter of expanded ....

  • Putin says he is looking forward to Angela Merkel’s visit

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:29:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:6665369

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Moscow is looking forward to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "We are looking forward to Madam General Chancellor’s visit, please convey our best wishes to her," TASS news ....

  • Daesh releases pictures of terrorists involved in Kabul military hospital attack

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:27:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:6665333

    KABUL, March 9 (MENA) – Daesh released the pictures of the terrorists who were involved in a deadly coordinated attack on Kabul’s main military hospital, Khaama Press reported on Thursday. The pictures circulated on social media purportedly show ....

  • Trump vows to ‘spare no effort’ to find American missing in Iran for 10 years

    Date: 2017-03-09 19:12:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:6665301

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - The White House said US President Trump is “unwavering” in his determination to bring home CIA contractor Robert Levinson, who went missing in Iran 10 years ago on Thursday, The Washington Post reported. “We want him ....

  • Netanyahu: 'Russia makes major contribution' to fight against Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-09 18:48:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:6665305

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Moscow "has made a major contribution" to the fight against Daesh, the Israeli prime minister said on Thursday. According to Sputnik news agency, Benjamin Netanyahu added that Russia made a significant contribution to the ....

  • US to host 68-nation meeting on countering Daesh

    Date: 2017-03-09 18:36:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:98 - ID:6665433

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host a 68-nation meeting in Washington this month to discuss the next moves by the coalition fighting Daesh, Al Arabiya television quoted a senior administration official as ....

  • Donald Tusk re-elected as European council president

    Date: 2017-03-09 17:56:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:92 - ID:6665321

    BRUSSELS, March 9 (MENA) - EU leaders have re-elected Donald Tusk as president of the European Council despite a bid to oust him by his home country, Poland, the BBC News reported. Sources say the leaders voted 27 to one to give him another ....

  • Russia, Germany interested in making Geneva process on Syria permanent

    Date: 2017-03-09 15:54:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:6664285

    MOSCOW, March 9 (MENA) - Moscow and Berlin are interested in making sure that the "Geneva process" on Syria becomes permanent and effective, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday following talks with his German counterpart, Sigmar ....

  • Top diplomat says Russia's potential support for Syrian Kurds may be headache for Turkey

    Date: 2017-03-09 15:32:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:79 - ID:6663253

    ANKARA, March 9 (MENA) - Turkey views Russia’s possible support for the Kurdish Self-Defense Forces as a problem for Ankara, CNN Turk television cited Turkish Foreign Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying on Thursday, according to TASS. "If the Self-Defense ....

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