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  • US VP due to visit Jordan on Jan 21

    Date: 2018-01-09 10:52:09 GMT - Jordan - International - SN:2 - ID:7181752

    US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Jordan on January 21 within the framework of a regional tour, an official source told the Jordanian news agency Petra on Tuesday. Pence is scheduled to meet with Jordanian King Abdullah II, added the ....

  • Washington apologizes for emergency helicopter landings in Japanese Okinawa

    Date: 2018-01-09 10:48:51 GMT - Japan - International - SN:1 - ID:7181718

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis apologized on Tuesday for two emergency landings made by US military helicopters in a period of less than a week in the southern Japanese prefecture of Okinawa, Kyodo News reported. Japanese Defense Minister ....

  • U.S VP to head to Middle East late next week

    Date: 2018-01-08 18:54:43 GMT - USA - International - SN:26 - ID:7181151

    U.S Vice President Mike Pence will head next week for a Middle East tour, which will include Egypt, Jordan and Israel, CNN quoted his office as saying on Monday. Pence's Middle East swing is taking place a month later than originally scheduled, ....

  • French president arrives in China

    Date: 2018-01-08 11:40:54 GMT - China - International - SN:15 - ID:7179828

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday launched a state visit to China at the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, a nod to his Chinese counterpart's scheme to revive the famous trading route, France 24 reported. Along with his wife ....

  • CIA chief denies agency role in Iran unrest, predicts new violence

    Date: 2018-01-08 11:40:15 GMT - USA - International - SN:14 - ID:7179889

    Head of the CIA Mike Pompeo on Sunday denied his agency had any role in fomenting the recent anti-government protests in Iran but predicted the violent unrest “is not behind us,” Mike Pompeo, named a year ago by US President Donald Trump to head ....

  • Malaysian PM to confer with Saudi king on regional situation, economic cooperation

    Date: 2018-01-08 09:30:42 GMT - Malaysia - International - SN:5 - ID:7179742

    Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak left here on Monday a working visit to Saudi Arabia that runs until Jan 12, at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Bernama News Agency reported. The prime minister ....

  • UNRWA mandated by UN, indispensable for peace - spokesman

    Date: 2018-01-08 09:27:44 GMT - palestine - International - SN:4 - ID:7179603

    Spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Chris Gunness said Sunday the agency is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to continue with its services until a just and lasting ....

  • Former WTO chief, UN envoy Peter Sutherland dies at 71

    Date: 2018-01-08 07:49:31 GMT - Ireland - International - SN:2 - ID:7179582

    Irish businessman and diplomat Peter Sutherland, who held senior roles in the European Union, the World Trade Organization and the UN, has died. He was 71, ABC News reported. Sutherland's family said he died Sunday at a Dublin hospital after a ....

  • Macron reiterates France's support for two-state solution

    Date: 2018-01-08 07:45:48 GMT - France - International - SN:1 - ID:7179571

    French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated on Sunday his country's support for the two-state solution between Palestinians and Israelis, the Elysee said. During a meeting with a visiting delegation of the Palestinian Central Council, Macron ....

  • Man killed in explosion outside Stockholm metro station

    Date: 2018-01-07 16:14:45 GMT - Sweden - International - SN:18 - ID:7179225

    A man seriously injured in an explosion outside a metro station in Stockholm, Sweden, has died, the Mirror reported Sunday. The 60-year-old man suffered severe injuries when he reportedly picked up a hand grenade off the floor and it blew ....

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