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    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb17

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Daesh, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries. Turkish police have raided the homes of Russian-speaking immigrants in Istanbul, detained many and expelled others, according to...

    Mattis does not see military collaboration with Russia, for now
    Feb16

    Mattis does not see military collaboration with Russia, for now

    US President Donald Trump’s defence secretary said yesterday that he did not see possible military collaboration with Russia now, in a blow to Moscow’s hopes to mend ties with Washington after Trump’s election.The remarks are perhaps the strongest indication yet from the Trump administration that prospects for any significant...

    Ukraine’s leader warns of power cuts
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s leader warns of power cuts

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned on Thursday that nationalist protesters blocking a railway to the coal-rich Russian-backed separatist east could cause power outages across the country and job losses as a result. Ultranationalists have put a stop to a railway line since the start of the year between the coal-producing east and...

    France: US position on Middle East peace ‘confused and worrying’
    Feb16

    France: US position on Middle East peace ‘confused and worrying’

    France considers the US position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “confused and worrying”, its foreign minister said today, reacting to US President Trump’s dropping of the America’s commitment to a two-state solution. Jean-Marc Ayrault met Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a G20 meeting of foreign ministers in Bonn where he said...

    Prince Zeid warns against not punishing perpetrators of sexual violence in Ukraine
    Feb16

    Prince Zeid warns against not punishing perpetrators of sexual violence in Ukraine

    New York, Feb. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb16

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    * Turkey and Russia cooperating over Syria * Intelligence sharing after militant attacks * Russian Muslims describe Turkish police raids Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two...

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
    Feb16

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

    A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser,...

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson
    Feb16

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb16

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    (Reuters) More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says. Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in east...

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine
    Feb16

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran earned its second victory at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

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