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  • Russia became major actor on global agriculture markets – FAO director-general

    Date: 2016-12-13 10:12:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:6138085

    MOSCOW, Dec 13 (MENA) - UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Director-General said that Russia made significant progress in developing its agriculture sector and became a major actor on global agricultural markets, Sputnik reported. Russia made ....

  • S. Korea, U.S., Japan vow to cooperate in implementing latest sanctions on N.K.

    Date: 2016-12-13 08:23:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:6137417

    SEOUL, Dec 13 (MENA) - Top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan vowed Tuesday to closely cooperate in carrying out the latest sanctions imposed on North Korea following its September nuclear test, Yonhap reported. In their ....

  • Trump victories certified in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

    Date: 2016-12-13 08:23:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6137413

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - President-elect Donald Trump's victories in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania were certified Monday, further affirming his win over Democrat Hillary Clinton in last month's presidential election, Fox News reported. Wisconsin ....

  • Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing in New York over bombing threat

    Date: 2016-12-13 08:06:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6137337

    NEW YORK, Dec 13 (MENA) - A flight en route from Houston, Texas to the German town of Frankfurt made an emergency landing in the John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York because of a bombing threat, the airline said in a statement."The flight LH441 ....

  • Trump picks Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state

    Date: 2016-12-13 07:23:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:6137205

    WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (MENA) - US President-elect Donald Trump is poised to name Rex Tillerson, chief executive of ExxonMobil, as his secretary of state, the Financial Times reported. Trump tweeted on Monday that he would formally unveil his choice ....

  • Man held for allegedly stabbing worshipper near California mosque

    Date: 2016-12-12 20:02:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:6136149

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (MENA) – A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after police say he stabbed a worshipper near a Simi Valley mosque in the US, FOX News reported on Monday. Police said reports of people fighting sent ....

  • EGFA decries church terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-12-11 17:53:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:124 - ID:6127829

    CAIRO, Dec 11 (MENA) – The Egyptian-German Friendship Association (EGFA) condemned on Sunday the cowardly terrorist attack that hit El Boutroseya Coptic Orthodox Church this morning in Cairo's Abbassiya district, killing at least 25 people and ....

  • Romanians vote for parliament amid concerns over graft

    Date: 2016-12-11 09:37:43 GMT - Romania - World - SN:26 - ID:6124161

    BUCHAREST, Dec 11 (MENA) – Romanians began voting Sunday in a parliamentary election a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced the last Socialist prime minister from power, ABC News reported. The country of about 19 million is one of ....

  • Chinese ships enter Japanese waters around Senkakus

    Date: 2016-12-11 08:59:06 GMT - Japan - World - SN:20 - ID:6123965

    TOKYO, Dec 11 (MENA) - Three China Coast Guard vessels entered Japanese waters around the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Sunday, Japanese news agency Kyodo quoted the Japan Coast Guard as saying. The ships were spotted in ....

  • S. Korea's military chief calls for vigilance against North provocations

    Date: 2016-12-11 08:17:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:6123661

    SEOUL, Dec 11 (MENA) - South Korea's military chief called for vigilance against North Korea's possible provocations after parliament voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye a day earlier, Yonhap quoted officials as saying Sunday. South Korea's ....

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