Sunday , 22 April, 2018

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Koreas set up first leaders’ hotline

North and South Korea connected a first ever hotline between their respective leaders Friday, exactly a week before a much anticipated inter-Korean summit. South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to meet his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un on April…

John Bolton meets Russian ambassador amid growing tensions

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), White House has confirmed a meeting between the newly appointed U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton and Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador in Washington. The meeting was held amid unprecedented tensions between Russia and America recently….

Russian Foreign Ministry evacuated over bomb threat

The Russian Foreign Ministry has been evacuated after an anonymous phone call about an alleged bomb threat, the country’s official TASS news agency reported on Thursday. About 40 people evacuated the ministry’s building after the call, the news agency reported…

Iraq hit terrorist’s targets in Syria

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Iraqi army has carried out fresh airstrikes against terrorists of Daesh in Syria, military officials said on Friday. The airstrikes, which hit several targets in Deir ez -Zor, were carried out by Iraqi forces backed…

Iran has no intention to pull out from Syria : Iranian cleric

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Ahmad Khatami, temporary Friday Prayer Imam in Tehran says Iran will not pull back from Syria. Speaking among a group of clerics, Khatami described Syria as resistance front against Israel. “I am not the person,…

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Protests continue over a possible division of Kazerun

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), angry protesters chanted slogans against a plan of Iran’s government to divide Kazerun, a province in the south of Iran. Despite the presence of heavily-armed anti-riot forces, thousands of people continued to protest on Friday,…

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Trains collide in Austria wounding 54

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), at least 54 people have been wounded after two passenger trains collided in Salzberg city of Austria on Friday. Wounded people have been transferred to a near hospital. There is no report of a possible…

Russian Foreign Ministry evacuated over bomb threat

The Russian Foreign Ministry has been evacuated after an anonymous phone call about an alleged bomb threat, the country’s official TASS news agency reported on Thursday. About 40 people evacuated the ministry’s building after the call, the news agency reported…

112 illegal currency exchangers arrested in Iran

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Iranian officials say at least 112 illegal currency exchangers have been arrested recently in Iran and millions of dollar and euro have been seized during an operation. Iskandar Mumeni, said 50 illegal currency exchanger shops…

Turkey names new border crossing to Afrin ‘Kumlu’

A new border crossing to northwestern Syria’s Afrin region, which is expected to accelerate humanitarian aid delivery, will be named the “Kumlu Border Crossing”, according to an official source. The border crossing is part of Turkey’s efforts to develop the…