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  • UN official calls for int’l inquiry into Yemen violence

    Date: 2017-02-10 15:30:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:42 - ID:6498049

    GENEVA, Feb 10 (MENA) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein has renewed his call for conducting an international independent probe into violations in Yemen, Spokesman for the High Commissioner for Human Rights Rupert ....

  • UN chief to visit Egypt as part of Mideast tour

    Date: 2017-02-10 14:43:08 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:38 - ID:6498509

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - UN Secretary General António Guterres is scheduled to visit Egypt as part of a Middle East tour that he will start later on Friday. During his tour, Guterres will make stops in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman and Qatar ....

  • Russian ambassador says Russia-US fight against terrorism will be basis for further cooperation

    Date: 2017-02-10 13:37:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:34 - ID:6497997

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - The joint Russian-US fight against the Daesh and Al-Qaeda terrorist organizations (outlawed in Russia) could be the basis for restoring relations between the two countries, the TASS cited Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergey ....

  • Russian airstrike which killed Turkish troops in Syria followed Ankara data – Kremlin

    Date: 2017-02-10 13:28:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:33 - ID:6498065

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - The Russian Air Force strike which killed Turkish soldiers in Syria was guided by positioning data provided by Turkey, and there should not have been any Turkish troops in the area, Russia Today TV channel quoted the Kremlin ....

  • Trump lashes out at 'political' travel ban ruling

    Date: 2017-02-10 12:42:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:6497681

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - President Trump lashed out at an appeals court decision on Thursday rejecting his administration's case to reinstate his travel ban, calling the ruling "a political decision," The Hill reported on Friday. “SEE YOU IN ....

  • Abe, Trump to affirm US defense of Japan over Senkakus

    Date: 2017-02-10 10:58:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:6497165

    TOKYO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will confirm the Japan-US security treaty applies to the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands during their first summit meeting today, Japanese news agency ....

  • Iran’s Rouhani warns US over ‘threatening language’

    Date: 2017-02-10 09:38:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:6496797

    TEHRAN, Feb 10 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Friday that those using "threatening language" against Tehran would regret it as the regime faces increasingly hawkish rhetoric from the new US administration, according to Russia Today ....

  • EU’s top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson

    Date: 2017-02-10 09:33:48 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:19 - ID:6496625

    BRUSSELS, Feb 10 (MENA) - EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke “at length” about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal and Ukraine, the EU said in a statement. Mogherini is in Washington ....

  • Putin to hold talks with Slovenia’s president

    Date: 2017-02-10 09:15:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:6496685

    MOSCOW, Feb 10 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold negotiations with Slovenia’s President Borut Pahor on Friday, TASS News Agency reported. The Slovenian leader will pay an official visit to Russia at the invitation of the Russian ....

  • Trump backs ‘One China’ policy in first presidential call with Xi

    Date: 2017-02-10 07:36:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6496185

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) - President Donald Trump has told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he will respect the “One China” policy, in a move that will ease tensions between the powers, Financial Times reported. In his first conversation with Xi ....

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