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  • Afghan official: Daesh militants kill 11 in mosque ambush

    Date: 2017-02-25 09:02:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6583873

    KABUL, Feb 25 (MENA) - An Afghan official said that 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander have been killed by Daesh militants in northern Zawzjan province, ABC News reported Saturday. Mohammad Reza Ghafori, spokesman for the ....

  • King Salman's visit reaffirms ties - Najib

    Date: 2017-02-25 06:50:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:8 - ID:6583337

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman Abdulaziz's visit to Malaysia on Sunday reaffirms a partnership and brotherhood built on mutual trust and respect, Bernama news agency said quoting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak ....

  • Documents indicate Germany spied on foreign journalists

    Date: 2017-02-24 21:35:20 GMT - Germany - World - SN:85 - ID:6582829

    BERLIN, Feb 24 (MENA) – Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, apparently spied on large numbers of foreign journalists overseas over the course of several years, including employees of the BBC, Reuters and the New York Times, DER SPIEGEL ....

  • 19 killed in explosive crash in northwestern Peru

    Date: 2017-02-24 21:32:43 GMT - Peru - World - SN:84 - ID:6582813

    LIMA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Nineteen people have been killed in northwestern Peru after witnesses say a truck carrying school supplies crashed into a motorcycle and a small public bus, ABC news reported Friday. Fire Chief Victor Fernandez said the ....

  • Petition calls for Barack Obama to run as French president

    Date: 2017-02-24 20:02:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:6582665

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) – If the upcoming French election wasn't tense enough, a petition is calling to add yet another candidate into the mix: former US President Barack Obama, the Time Magazine reported on Friday. The Obama 17 campaign, which ....

  • Austria plans 'change of course' for EU ahead of council presidency: official

    Date: 2017-02-24 18:42:00 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:6582233

    VIENNA, Feb 24 (MENA) – Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz said his country will plan a "change of course" for the European Union, in the lead up to its presidency of the Council of the EU next year, Xinhua reported on ....

  • Iran complies with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

    Date: 2017-02-24 18:16:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:65 - ID:6582161

    NEW YORK, Feb 24 (MENA) – Iran is complying with a landmark atomic deal signed with major world powers in 2015, the Daily Mail quoted a report from the UN nuclear watchdog on Friday. The International Atomic Energy Agency's report showed that ....

  • China urges UK not to interfere in Hong Kong affairs

    Date: 2017-02-24 18:12:54 GMT - China - World - SN:64 - ID:6582049

    BEIJING, Feb 24 (MENA) – The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday called on the British government to stop interfering in Hong Kong Affairs. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang made the call in remarks on six-monthly report to ....

  • Council of Europe: Social rights shield not used enough

    Date: 2017-02-24 17:50:57 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:60 - ID:6582009

    NICOSIA, Feb 24 (MENA) - Europe's top human rights body said that more of its members need to ratify a legal process that could help protect the social rights of society's most vulnerable groups, including migrants, ABC news reported. Gabriella ....

  • China warns Japan over report on Taiwan-related issue

    Date: 2017-02-24 17:09:00 GMT - China - World - SN:57 - ID:6581981

    BEIJING, Feb 24 (MENA) - A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry said Friday that Beijing has lodged representations to the Japanese side and urged Japan to be cautious in its words and deeds regarding Taiwan-related issues, Xinhua news ....

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