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  • Russia will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov

    Date: 2018-01-19 13:38:21 GMT - Russia - International - SN:6 - ID:7199528

    Russia does not plan to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. He stressed that Moscow shared a common interest in building a nuclear-weapon-free world but not using the ....

  • US withholds $65m from UN agency for Palestinian refugees

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:50:24 GMT - palestine - International - SN:3 - ID:7195130

    The US is cutting $65 million in funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, slashing this year's first contribution by more than half, a State Department official announced Tuesday, France 24 reported. The US sent $60 million to keep ....

  • US says withholding $65 million from UNRWA 'not aimed at punishing'

    Date: 2018-01-17 06:49:07 GMT - USA - International - SN:2 - ID:7195128

    The US State Department said on Tuesday that the Trump administration's decision to withhold $65 million from UNRWA, the UN agency aiding Palestinian refugees and their descendants, was "not aimed at punishing" the Palestinian Authority, despite ....

  • Pope Francis arrives in Chile

    Date: 2018-01-16 07:37:55 GMT - Chile - International - SN:6 - ID:7193281

    Pope Francis arrived in the Chilean capital Monday evening to start a week-long swing through Chile and Peru in which he is expected to highlight the plight of indigenous peoples, the destruction of the Amazon rain forest and the precarious status ....

  • Deadly earthquake shakes southern Peru

    Date: 2018-01-15 07:45:22 GMT - Peru - International - SN:3 - ID:7191240

    Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor, CNN reported. One of the two victims was a 55-year-old man crushed by a rock in Yauca, tweeted Yamila Osorio, governor of the Arequipa ....

  • 5.4 earthquake hits provinces in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-15 07:10:49 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:1 - ID:7191207

    An earthquake measuring 5.4 on Richter scale trembled some areas in Afghanistan but there was no report of casualties, Pajhwok news agency reported Sunday. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake took place at around 1:49pm ....

  • Pope: It's a sin if fear makes us hostile to migrants

    Date: 2018-01-14 13:22:16 GMT - Vatican - International - SN:26 - ID:7190357

    Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a special Mass he celebrated ....

  • Russian, US ambassadors outline joint steps to improve relations between countries

    Date: 2018-01-14 10:58:58 GMT - Russia - International - SN:19 - ID:7189965

    - Russia’s Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov and the US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman outlined joint steps to improve the relations between Moscow and Washington, the Russian news agency Tass reported on Sunday. On Saturday, the Russian ....

  • China calls for cherishing Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-01-14 08:41:22 GMT - China - International - SN:11 - ID:7189629

    China on Saturday called on all sides to cherish the hard-won Iran nuclear deal after the United States decided to extend sanctions relief on Tehran, Xinhua reported. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks when asked to comment on ....

  • Macron calls for respecting Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-01-14 08:36:26 GMT - France - International - SN:9 - ID:7189617

    French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday called for the necessary respect of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, a statement by the Elysee reported. This came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the French leader to change ....

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