Syrian Kurds Needed at Negotiating Table in Geneva: Russian Envoy

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nsnbc : Mikhail Bogdanov, Russian Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister told reporters on Monday that Moscow believes it necessary to engage the Kurds in the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva. Bogdanov said:  “The Kurds’ participation issue is still pressing. We believe that their representatives should be More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Mozambican Parliament to Discuss Decentralization and Peace

nsnbc : The main item on the agenda of the fifth session of the Assembly of the Republic started Monday and placed peace and the debate on decentralization as top priorities. Ivone Soares, head of Renamo’s parliamentary More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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China Concerned THAAD Deployment Undermines Strategic Balance

nsnbc : China on Monday warned against the deployment of an advanced U.S. THAAD missile defense system in the Republic of Korea (ROK), saying China’s security interests should not be undermined and stressing More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Killing of Five UAE Diplomats in Afghanistan Allegedly Planned in Pakistani Madrassa

nsnbc : The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in Kandahar, Afghanistan, was planned at a madrassa in Pakistan, claimed, a spokesman of Afghanistan’s interior ministry. Sediq Seddiqi, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Malaysian Authorities Sweep Kuala Lumpur Airport after Kim Murder – Suspect Claims She Was Set Up

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Malaysian Authorities swept Kuala Lumpur International Airport for toxic chemicals that may have been involved in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam who allegedly was murdered with XV nerve agent. More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Afhganistan’s Taliban Kingpin Calls for Tree Planting Campaign

nsnbc : Mawlavi Haibatullah Akhundzada, the “supreme leader” of Afghanistan’s Taliban, called on all people in the country to plant fruit trees and other threes to beautify the country. In a surprising More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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South Korea’s Park Geun-hye Won’t Attend Final Constitutional Court Hearing

nsnbc :  Embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye has reportedly decided not to attend a final hearing of the Constitutional Court, which is deliberating Park’s impeachment motion. The Constitutional More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Baghdad Lawmakers Ask Iranian Kurdish KDP-I in Iraq to Disarm or Leave – Wildcards in a Wider ME War

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraqi lawmakers in the capital Baghdad demand that Iranian and Turkish Kurdish militants, primarily the KDP-I and PKK leave the country. The KDP-I is a sister-party to the northern Iraqi More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Copper is great at killing superbugs – so why don’t hospitals use it?

Bill Keevil (TC) : Fantasilandia in Chile, one of Latin America’s largest theme parks, has replaced its most frequently touched surfaces with copper to help reduce the spread of germs and protect the health of More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Turkey’s HDP Appointed Osman Baydemir as New Party Spokesman

nsnbc : Turkey’s leftist People’s Democratic Party(HDP) on Friday, appointed Osman Baydemir as new spokesman. The former spokesman was remanded in an alleged terrorism probe over alleged links to the More...