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    Syrian forces fight their way into Palmyra, as Kerry and Putin hail thaw
    Mar24

    Syrian forces fight their way into Palmyra, as Kerry and Putin hail thaw

    GENEVA/MOSCOW/BEIRUT — Syrian troops backed by Russian air support fought their way into the Daesh-held city of Palmyra on Thursday, their biggest offensive yet against the extremists, as Moscow and Washington hailed cooperation to help end the civil war. US Secretary of State John Kerry met President Vladimir Putin in Moscow in an atmosphere...

    President Putin: We hope Kerry’s visit would approximate stances between the US and Russia
    Mar24

    President Putin: We hope Kerry’s visit would approximate stances between the US and Russia

    Moscow, SANA-Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hoped that the visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry to Moscow would help approximate stances between Moscow and Washington on the crises in Syria and Ukraine. “The two countries can reach common points and go ahead in bilateral and international issues,” Russia Today TV quoted...

    Turkish tourism and economy struggle due to bombings, Russia chill
    Mar24

    Turkish tourism and economy struggle due to bombings, Russia chill

    Suicide bombings in Istanbul, a row with the Kremlin and hard times for the Russian middle class – all these factors spell trouble for Turkey’s tourist industry and its wider economy. Nowhere is the mood gloomier than among shopkeepers in Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural gem and scene last weekend of the second suicide attack on tourists...

    NATO says no ‘trade-off’ with Russia after Brussels attacks
    Mar24

    NATO says no ‘trade-off’ with Russia after Brussels attacks

    ‘Even if we can collaborate more against terrorism, we are not going to abandon our firm response to that aggression and illegal annexation of Crimea,’ NATO Deputy Secretary-General says …read more Source: World...

    Kerry, Steinmeier Discuss Syria, Ukraine
    Mar24

    Kerry, Steinmeier Discuss Syria, Ukraine

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria and Ukraine topped the agenda of talks of US Secretary of State John Kerry and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Moscow on Wednesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    MH17 investigation team in Malaysia to discuss legal options
    Mar24

    MH17 investigation team in Malaysia to discuss legal options

    A joint team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine in 2014 is in Malaysia to discuss options with authorities to set up a tribunal to hold those responsible to account, the Malaysian transport minister said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Djokovic backs off money remarks
    Mar23

    Djokovic backs off money remarks

    MIAMI — World No. 1 Novak Djokovic backed off comments that men’s tennis players should make more than women Tuesday as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks. A furious row over the gender pay gap in tennis erupted at the weekend, when Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore said women...

    Poroshenko tells 

parties to pick new PM this week
    Mar23

    Poroshenko tells parties to pick new PM this week

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko urged parties from Ukraine’s ruling coalition to decide this week on a candidate to lead the government, part of a personnel shake-up aimed at kick-starting stalled reforms and resuming the flow of international financial aid. “I’ll support any candidate for the prime minister’s post who’s...

    Kerry to visit Belgium on Friday in show of US support after bombings
    Mar23

    Kerry to visit Belgium on Friday in show of US support after bombings

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Belgium Friday to voice U.S. support for investigations of Tuesday’s bombings, a State Department spokesman said Wednesday after Kerry arrived in Moscow for talks on Syria and Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence
    Mar23

    A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence

    By John Pilger I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been, they ask, “Where is that?” If I offer a clue by referring to “Bikini”, they say, “You mean the swimsuit.” Few seem aware that the bikini swimsuit was named to celebrate the nuclear...

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