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  • 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 ....

  • Iranian police: Main ringleaders of riots arrested

    Date: 2018-01-07 15:59:58 GMT - Iran - International - SN:17 - ID:7179162

    Spokesman for Iran’s Police Brigadier General Saeed Montazer said on Sunday that the main ringleaders of the riots and acts of vandalism in the country are in custody, Tasnim News Agency reported. During the riots, 20 people, including an ....

  • Iranian ex-president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

    Date: 2018-01-07 15:25:42 GMT - Russia - International - SN:16 - ID:7179154

    The former president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been arrested for inciting unrest against the government, the Daily Mail reported. The ex-leader was apprehended during a visit to the western city of Busehehr on December 28. During his ....

  • 16 Taliban, Daesh militants killed, wounded in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-07 14:09:57 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:15 - ID:7179031

    At least three Taliban insurgents were killed Sunday and eleven others were wounded during separate operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, Afghan Khaama Press reported. The provincial government media office in a statement said ....

  • Trump administration condemns EU for not supporting Iran protesters

    Date: 2018-01-07 10:23:09 GMT - United Kingdom - International - SN:6 - ID:7178559

    US President Donald Trump and his administration are disappointed in the European Union for not doing more to support Iran's anti-government protesters, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. The comments from the country's top diplomat ....

  • Putin voices sincere congratulations on Orthodox Christmas

    Date: 2018-01-07 09:59:33 GMT - Russia - International - SN:4 - ID:7178507

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated orthodox Christians and Russian citizens on Christmas, Kremlin said Sunday. "My sincere congratulations on Christmas. This holiday brings joy and hope to millions of believers, disseminates ....

  • UN starts probe into attacks on Congo peacekeepers

    Date: 2018-01-06 09:18:48 GMT - United Nations - International - SN:5 - ID:7176910

    The United Nations (UN) has launched an investigation into recent attacks on peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The investigation will focus on the Dec. 7 attack, in which 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers were killed, 43 wounded and ....

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