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  • UfM regional dialogue kicks off in Barcelona

    UfM regional dialogue kicks off in Barcelona

    Date: 2019-05-22 22:33:00 GMT - Egypt - International - SN:6 - ID:7952337

    Activities of the Union for the Mediterranean’s (UfM) regional dialogue kicked off in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday. The event was held to discuss preparations for a Mediterranean summit, which is due to be held on June 23-24 in Marseille, ....

  • UN backs demand for Britain to relinquish Chagos islands

    UN backs demand for Britain to relinquish Chagos islands

    Date: 2019-05-22 22:29:14 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:5 - ID:7952336

    Britain suffered an embarrassing diplomatic defeat on Wednesday when the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to hand the disputed Chagos islands back to Mauritius. The United Nations General Assembly voted by 116 to six in favor of a Senegalese ....

  • China

    China "regrets" Security Council's rejection of Russian-requested meeting on Ukraine

    Date: 2019-05-21 09:35:32 GMT - China - International - SN:8 - ID:7949974

    China has voiced regret over the UN Security Council's rejection of a Russian request to discuss the enactment of a Ukrainian language law, Xinhua reported Tuesday. "We regret that the meeting was not able to be held as scheduled. We hope that ....

  • EU calles on Turkey to respect Cyprus's sovereign rights

    EU calles on Turkey to respect Cyprus's sovereign rights

    Date: 2019-05-21 07:30:42 GMT - Cyprus - International - SN:5 - ID:7949817

    The European Union on Monday called on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus in a dispute over exploiting energy wealth off the Mediterranean island, France 24 reported. During a visit to Cyprus, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel ....

  • Trump says US has not reached out to Iran for talks

    Trump says US has not reached out to Iran for talks

    Date: 2019-05-21 06:44:10 GMT - USA - International - SN:2 - ID:7949739

    US President Donald Trump on Monday said his administration has not reached out for talks with Iran and that if Tehran wants to negotiate, it will have to take the first step. "The Fake News put out a typically false statement, without any ....

  • British foreign secretary warns Iran: Don't underestimate US

    British foreign secretary warns Iran: Don't underestimate US

    Date: 2019-05-20 18:53:29 GMT - Switzerland - International - SN:6 - ID:7949450

    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told Iran not to underestimate the resolve of the US, warning that if American interests were attacked then Washington would retaliate, The Telegraph reported Monday. "They don't want a war with Iran. But ....

  • Russia upgrades Pantsir defense system through experience gained in Syria: report

    Russia upgrades Pantsir defense system through experience gained in Syria: report

    Date: 2019-05-17 21:38:50 GMT - Russia - International - SN:10 - ID:7945771

    Russia has unveiled the upgraded export version of the Pantsir missile defense system, "Pantsir-S1M," capable of launching missiles to neutralize a greater range of drone targets, TASS news agency reported. The Pantsir has been refurbished ....

  • UK warns British-Iranian dual nationals against travelling to Iran

    UK warns British-Iranian dual nationals against travelling to Iran

    Date: 2019-05-17 21:34:29 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:9 - ID:7945768

    Britain's Foreign Office is advising against all travel to Iran by British-Iranian dual nationals, the Daily Mail reported. The government said Friday the upgraded travel warning is in response to Iran's "continued arbitrary detention and ....

  • 'Laser weapons' to define Russia’s military potential in 21st century – Putin

    'Laser weapons' to define Russia’s military potential in 21st century – Putin

    Date: 2019-05-17 21:32:06 GMT - Russia - International - SN:8 - ID:7945764

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin says that laser technology will play a crucial role in the nation’s military might as he spoke about the "first practical results" of the country’s Peresvet combat laser system, Russia Today reported. Putin ....

  • Indonesian police beef up security ahead of election results

    Indonesian police beef up security ahead of election results

    Date: 2019-05-17 21:31:21 GMT - Indonesia - International - SN:7 - ID:7945763

    Indonesia is deploying 32,000 security personnel in the capital, Jakarta, after warnings of a possible militant attack during the official announcement of presidential election results next week, police said Friday. National Police spokesman ....

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