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  • Peru asks Trump to consider deporting ex-President Alejandro Toledo

    Date: 2017-02-13 06:25:35 GMT - Peru - World - SN:6 - ID:6511781

    LIMA, Feb 13 (MENA) - Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has urged his US counterpart Donald Trump to consider deporting fugitive former Peruvian leader Alejandro Toledo, the BBC reported Monday. Toledo, who is believed to be in San ....

  • Trump: US stands behind Japan 100%

    Date: 2017-02-12 19:06:58 GMT - Japan - World - SN:80 - ID:6510741

    TOKYO, Feb 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has stressed that the United States will work closely with Japan in dealing with North Korea, following its ballistic missile launch, the Japanese NHK radio reported. In a joint statement with ....

  • Saudi CP meets UN secretary general

    Date: 2017-02-12 15:25:28 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:59 - ID:6508893

    RIYADH, Feb 12 (MENA) - Saudi Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef received here on Sunday United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. During the meeting, the Crown Prince affirmed that the kingdom will continue to support ....

  • Ex-foreign minister Steinmeier elected new German president

    Date: 2017-02-12 15:22:47 GMT - Germany - World - SN:58 - ID:6508881

    BERLIN, Feb 12 (MENA) - Ex-foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Germany’s new president on Sunday, according to Euro News. The Social Democrat, 61, takes on the largely ceremonial role from 77-year-old Joachim Gauck, a former ....

  • Demonstrators march through Minneapolis in support of immigrants

    Date: 2017-02-12 12:51:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:6507853

    WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (MENA) - Thousands of people marched through Minneapolis Saturday in support of refugees and immigrants, according to MPR News. The march - called the Caravan of Love - wound its way from City Hall to the west bank of the ....

  • Afghanistan's president heads for UAE

    Date: 2017-02-12 11:38:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:6506917

    KABUL, Feb 12 (MENA) - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani left here on Sunday for the UAE to hold talks with a host of UAE officials on ways of boosting bilateral cooperation. The Afghan president's visit comes in response to an official ....

  • 'The world needs science and science needs women,' UN says on International Day

    Date: 2017-02-12 09:49:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:12 - ID:6506361

    CAIRO, Feb 11 (MENA) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday urged greater investments in teaching science, technology, engineering and math to all women and girls as well as equal access to these opportunities, the UN official ....

  • Mattis to make first trip to Europe as Pentagon chief

    Date: 2017-02-11 22:40:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:6505225

    WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will depart Tuesday on his first trip to Europe as Pentagon chief, meeting with defense ministers from numerous countries as Washington mulls deploying thousands more troops to Afghanistan ....

  • Germany says 91 mosques attacked in 2016

    Date: 2017-02-11 21:26:37 GMT - Germany - World - SN:54 - ID:6505049

    BERLIN, Feb 11 (MENA) - The German government says 91 mosques were attacked in the country in 2016, Fox News reported. The interior ministry said on Friday in a report that most attacks — 21 of them — took place in the western German state of ....

  • Report: Iran detains 8 Takfiri terrorists

    Date: 2017-02-11 21:03:15 GMT - Iran - World - SN:53 - ID:6504909

    TEHRAN, Feb 11 (MENA) - Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country's intelligence forces have detained eight non-Iranian "Takfiri terrorists" who they say planned to sabotage celebrations during the anniversary of the ....

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