World Bulletin / News Desk
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Wednesday reiterated support for a Palestinian state as he met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow.
He said: “You know our unchanging position for years relating to Palestine. We will continue to support Palestinians in their efforts to establish their own state.”
Medvedev said they would discuss regional problems and economic and trade relations. Abbas is also due to meet President Vladimir Putin.
Palestine declared independence in 1988 and became a non-member observer state at the United Nations in 2012. Israel refuses to recognize Palestine and continues to occupy parts of Gaza and the West Bank.
Haider al-Abadi calls on Saudi-led alliance to help Iraq repatriate displaced persons and rebuild shattered infrastructure
Comprehensive dialogue hailed as promising long-term solutions to political tensions, but format is criticized
Heavy rains have deluged Zimbabwe in recent days, causing floods and killing people who attempted to cross rivers that had burst their banks.
The former National Security Agency contractor shook the American intelligence establishment to its core in 2013 with a series of devastating leaks on mass surveillance in the US and around the world.
Four other Palestinians wounded as Israeli police conduct demolition raid in the Negev desert village of Um Al Hiran.
A Nigerian air strike mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more.
Extreme weather ruins small fishing boats which saved many lives during 2015 refugee crisis
Ex-army analyst to be released from military prison May 17; was sentenced to 35 years in jail in 2013
The bilateral agreement is being dubbed “a first of its kind.” and follows the signing of an agreement by Latvia last week
Antonio Tajani will replace German Social Democratic politician Martin Schulz
A French-led military intervention that started in January 2013 helped Mali drive out rebels, but rebels remain active across large parts of the region
“Kosovo is a sovereign, independent country and we respect the right of Kosovo to manage who and what crosses its borders”, the online declaration says.
Fear of neighbouring Russia is leading many Estonians to volunteer as paramilitaries, giving up weekends for training
The move was lambasted as a "deliberate provocation" by Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, who suggested it was part of a plan to annex the Serb-populated north of his country.
59 lawmakers from both the House of Representatives -- all Democrats -- will boycott Trump's swearing-in
Russian leader slams what he calls fabrications used to smear US president-elect