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  • Iran to sell Russia 100,000 barrels of oil per day

    Date: 2017-02-22 09:04:47 GMT - Iran - World - SN:16 - ID:6566593

    TEHRAN, Feb 22 (MENA) - Iran announced it will begin selling 100,000 barrels of oil per day to Russia within the next 15 days and receive payment half in cash and half in goods and services, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported ....

  • 8 terrorists killed in police encounter in Karachi

    Date: 2017-02-22 08:04:45 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:6566225

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 22 (MENA) - Eight alleged terrorists involved in sectarian killings were killed in an encounter with police in Karachi, Geo News reported. The encounter was conducted on a tip-off about the presence of a wanted terrorist and banned ....

  • Syrian opposition's Moscow Group to take part in Geneva talks

    Date: 2017-02-21 21:45:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:96 - ID:6565509

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Syrian opposition’s Moscow Group will participate in intra-Syrian talks in Geneva and it has already formed its delegation, the chief of the Popular Front for Change and Liberation, Moscow Group leader Qadri Jamil has ....

  • Armed opposition in Syria receives weapons from abroad - Moscow

    Date: 2017-02-21 20:26:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:6564681

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Minister, Army Gen. Sergei Shoigu, said Tuesday that Syria's armed opposition and groups of mercenaries have been supplied with arms and ammunition from abroad throughout the duration of the war in Syria, ....

  • S. Korean ship released after being seized by Libyan military

    Date: 2017-02-21 19:53:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:84 - ID:6563569

    SEOUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - A South Korean ship with 24 crew members and some 5,000 cars was released Tuesday after being seized by the Libyan military last week, Yonhap news agency quoted Seoul's foreign ministry as saying. The ministry said that the ....

  • Russia to deliver humanitarian aid convoy to Ukraine's Donbass

    Date: 2017-02-21 15:20:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:6563565

    MOWCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations on Tuesday said a humanitarian aid convoy would be sent to Ukraine's Donbass for the first time in 2017. Some 26 trucks are loaded with more than 300 tons of humanitarian aid to ....

  • Kremlin declines to comment on appointment of Trump’s new national security adviser

    Date: 2017-02-21 11:07:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:6561569

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - Kremlin does not make comments on appointments to positions in the US Administration but merely monitors Washington’s steps to shape its stance in relations with Russia, Tass news agency quoted Russian presidential spokesman ....

  • Suicide bombers kill 5 outside court in northwest Pakistan

    Date: 2017-02-21 10:51:03 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:37 - ID:6561493

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 21 (MENA) - A group of suicide bombers struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least five people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group, the ABC News reported. The attack was the latest ....

  • EC denies its president's resignation soon

    Date: 2017-02-21 10:41:39 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:33 - ID:6561153

    BRUSSELS, Feb 21 (MENA) - The European Commission (EC) denied that its President Jean-Claude Juncker was to resign soon, said the Italian news agency (AKI). Spokeswoman for the commission Natasha Bertaud said on twitter that Juncker was as ....

  • Putin: Churkin's achievements can't be overestimated, he was true patriot

    Date: 2017-02-21 09:56:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:6561129

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - It is difficult to overestimate the achievements of late Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a message expressing condolences to Churkin's family published on the ....

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