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  • UK defense min.: Britain could carry out cyber attacks to defend itself against Russia

    Date: 2017-02-03 18:33:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:86 - ID:6458241

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) – Britain could carry out offensive cyber attacks to tackle high-tech Russian subversion, the Telegraph quoted the UK Defence Secretary as saying on Friday. Sir Michael Fallon said the UK and its Nato allies must now compete ....

  • Chinese FM to visit Australia, New Zealand next week

    Date: 2017-02-03 18:25:39 GMT - China - World - SN:84 - ID:6458293

    BEIJING, Feb 3 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to pay an official visit to Australia and New Zealand on February 7-10 at the invitation of his Australian and New Zealand counterparts Julie Bishop and Murray McCully, Xinhua news agency ....

  • Belarus to impose no restrictions on free entry for Russians, president says

    Date: 2017-02-03 18:21:52 GMT - Belarus - World - SN:83 - ID:6458205

    MINSK, Feb 3 (MENA) - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said on Friday that Belarus will impose no restrictions on free entry for Russians in response to Russia’s introduction of borders zones, TASS news agency reported. "I can guarantee: ....

  • Migrant crisis: EU leaders agree plan to stop Libya influx

    Date: 2017-02-03 18:10:23 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:6458201

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - European Union leaders meeting in Malta have agreed on a plan to reduce the flow of migrants from Libya, the BBC reported. Libya's UN-backed government will receive €200m ($215m, £171m), including funding to reinforce its ....

  • US Treasury sanctions Iran after ballistic missile launch

    Date: 2017-02-03 17:51:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:6458081

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's administration enacted new sanctions on Iran Friday, the first concrete action after the White House put Tehran "on notice" this week, CNN reported. The Treasury Department said it was applying ....

  • UN condemns 'devastating' Rohingya abuse in Myanmar

    Date: 2017-02-03 17:48:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:79 - ID:6458053

    GENEVA, Feb 3 (MENA) - The UN has accused security forces in Myanmar of committing serious human rights abuses, including gang-rape, savage beatings and child killing, the BBC news reported. It made the allegations in a damning report compiled ....

  • Chinese Foreign Ministry says 20 state leaders to attend 'Belt & Road Summit' in May

    Date: 2017-02-03 17:09:07 GMT - China - World - SN:75 - ID:6458033

    BEIJING, Feb 3 (MENA) - The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that 20 state leaders have confirmed their attendance at a Belt and Road summit forum in Beijing in May. In a press briefing on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said ....

  • Moscow never been too optimistic about sanctions relief under new US administration- Kremlin

    Date: 2017-02-03 16:02:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:6457145

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Russia disagrees with new US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley's comments on Crimea's status, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday, noting that Moscow has never been too optimistic about the prospect of sanctions relief ....

  • US Pence to attend Munich Security Conference

    Date: 2017-02-03 15:51:35 GMT - Germany - World - SN:69 - ID:6456857

    BERLIN, Feb 3 (MENA) – US Vice President Mike Pence has accepted an invitation to attend the February 17-19 Munich Security Conference, conference organizers said on Friday, Euronews reported. The conference in southern Germany will take place ....

  • Trump warns Iran against 'playing with fire' after missile test

    Date: 2017-02-03 15:46:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:6456825

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump raised the stakes with Iran again this morning by dashing off a tweet, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. 'Iran is playing with fire - they don't appreciate how "kind" President Obama was to ....

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